Infrastructure & Construction

4 hours ago

Court doesn't stop oil flow through Dakota Access Pipeline

BY Patrick C. Miller Bakken crude will continue to flow through the Dakota Access Pipeline as both sides in the legal dispute file court documents through August. Federal Judge James Boasberg declined to shut down pipeline operations during the ongoing court case. READ MORE

8 hours ago

New study offers first ever look at shale’s impact in Texas

BY Luke GeiverA group of experts in the fields of medicine, engineering and science believe they've completed the first-of-its-kind study on the impact of shale oil and gas development in Texas. READ MORE

8 hours ago

Braskem to build $675M petrochem plant in U.S. because of shale

BY Braskem Calling shale gas production and volumes in the U.S. the most attractive feedstock option in the world, Braskem has announced plans to build a $675 million petrochemical production plant 26-miles from Houston. READ MORE

10 hours ago

Permian refinery developer adds modular refinery specialty firm

BY MMEX Resources MMEX Resources, a development stage company focusing on the acquisition, development and financing of oil, gas, refining and infrastructure projects in Texas and South America, has announced a strategic relationship with VFuels. READ MORE

June 20, 2017

U.S. Silica building frack sand mine, plant to support Permian

BY Patrick C. Miller In response to the growing demand for frack sand in West Texas, U.S. Silica is building a new mine and plant to support expanding oil and gas activity in the Permian and Delaware basins. The $225 million project should be completed by year's end. READ MORE

June 19, 2017

Baker Hughes, GE reach milestone in merger transaction

BY Patrick C. Miller Baker Hughes and GE reached a milestone in their proposed merger when the U.S. Department of Justice approved an agreement allowing the transaction to move forward. The deal is expected to be completed by the middle of the year. READ MORE

June 19, 2017

Hearing will address what happens to DAPL after judge’s ruling

BY Patrick C. Miller A status hearing Wednesday U.S. District Court will determine the next steps in the the fate of the Dakota Access Pipeline. Last week, Judge James Boasberg found the Army Corps of Engineers's assessment of the project lacking in two key areas. READ MORE

June 16, 2017

Drilling in Oklahoma’s STACK expected to increase 46 percent

BY Staff A new study by The Freedonia Group, an industry research firm, forecasts a 46 percent increase over 2016 in the number of drilled in Oklahoma's STACK shale formation. The study identifies several key trends that will contribute to continued growth. READ MORE

June 13, 2017

Bakken's increased production shows industry confidence

BY Patrick C. Miller North Dakota's oil production continued to increase as the state set new records for gas production and the number of producing wells. Lynn Helms, mineral resources department director, said it reflects industry's confidence in the Bakken. READ MORE