Logistics

December 15, 2017

Global energy trader eyes crude terminal project to move TX shale

BY Luke GeiverVitol, a global energy and commodity trading company that trades more than 7 million barrels of crude oil per day, has begun talks with Harvest Pipeline Co. on a new crude oil terminal located near Corpus Christi to move barrels from Texas shale. READ MORE

December 14, 2017

Marcellus shale development doesn’t affect mortality rates

BY Staff A new report analyzing health data from six Pennsylvania counties with heavy gas development in the Marcellus shale play in a 10-year period shows that the development has had little or no impact on human health. READ MORE

December 11, 2017

Rail car data firm, proppant handler combine to help shale

BY Staff The demand for proppant during times of high oilfield activity has created several services, technologies or trends,from proppant delivery infrastructure to the opening of idled sand mines. Railtronix is now bringing data to proppant suppliers. READ MORE

December 05, 2017

Preferred’s frack sand sell-off marks new shale in-basin strategy

BY Luke GeiverPreferred Proppants LLC is taking a new, more regional approach to the frack sand supply business. The Pennsylvania-based sand producer and supplier has chosen to reduce rail fleets and out-of-basin production sites. READ MORE

December 05, 2017

Magellan’s new proposal: connect Permian, Eagle Ford to TX coast

BY Luke GeiverMagellan Midstream has proposed a new pipeline project that would connect Permian and Eagle Ford crude production with export and refining locations in Corpus Christi and Houston, Texas. READ MORE

November 28, 2017

Morgan Stanley, former ETP president partner on Midcon project

BY Luke GeiverThe SCOOP and STACK plays in the Midcontinent region of North America's shale landscape are worth investing in for Morgan Stanley Energy Partners. READ MORE

November 14, 2017

China signs deals with Alaska, West Virginia for shale gas

BY Luke GeiverChina's desire to utilize U.S.-based shale gas can now be clearly seen in Alaska and West Virginia. During his recent tour of Asian countries, President Donald Trump helped to connect Alaska and West Virginia with China Energy Investment Corp. READ MORE

November 14, 2017

Growing Arkansas frack sand supplier uses barge for Marcellus

BY Luke GeiverSelect Sands can now supply frack sand by land and sea. The Vancouver, British Columbia-based industrial silica provider that started a mine in Arkansas in 2014, has signed a deal with an end-user in Appalachia for 10,000 tons of frack sand. READ MORE

October 31, 2017

Newpark Resources buys Well Service Group for $75M

BY Newpark Resources Newpark Resources Inc. today announced that it has entered into definitive agreements to acquire substantially all of the assets, operations and employees of the Well Service Group Inc. READ MORE