Logistics

August 06, 2019

Caliber Midstream bolsters Bakken assets through acquisition

BY Caliber Midstream Holdings Caliber Midstream Holdings LP has acquired the North Dakota assets previously owned by American Midstream Partners LP. The assets are connected to the Dakota Access Pipeline. READ MORE

August 05, 2019

Concho signs with Solaris for Delaware Basin shale water services

BY Solaris Water Midstream Concho Resources Inc. and Solaris Water Midstream LLC have announced the formation of a strategic joint venture focused on optimizing produced water logistics at scale in the Northern Delaware Basin. READ MORE

August 05, 2019

Hexion, Black Mountain Sand partner on Permian shale resin

BY Hexion Inc. This unique partnership joins together one of the leading resin-coated proppant suppliers with the fastest-growing sand supplier in the world. Hexion’s Voyager resin-coating service unit will be strategically located at a Black Mountain Sand site. READ MORE

July 30, 2019

CP Energy adds Spartan services to bolster shale footprint

BY Luke GeiverCP Energy Services Inc. has added Spartan Energy Services. CP now consists of CP Well Testing, Arctic Energy Services, and Foster Testing. Spartan is a leading, multi-basin, oilfield services company. READ MORE

July 23, 2019

Pipeline investors bolster case for growing their strategic fund

BY Luke GeiverNEP has formed the Strategic Pipeline Income Fund for accredited investors. The fund is meant to capitalize on the continued, and growing, need for pipelines to move oil, gas and ethanol across the U.S. READ MORE

July 09, 2019

Lucid, XTO agree to long-term Delaware Basin gas deal

BY Lucid Energy Group Lucid’s assets are strategically positioned for XTO’s development plans and complement what its affiliates are planning for midstream infrastructure within the basin and out of the basin to the downstream markets. READ MORE

July 09, 2019

US surpasses 12 million barrels per day of oil for first time

BY Emily Geary/U.S. Energy Information Administration U.S. crude oil production and lease condensate reached another milestone in April 2019, totaling 12.2 million barrels per day, according to EIA's latest Petroleum Supply Monthly. READ MORE

July 02, 2019

Bakken Conference set to bring new insight on tech, policy, plans

BY North American Shale Magazine The 2019 panel presentations will provide in-depth analysis and timely presentations from 30-plus speakers including a special session titled, “Innovation in Bakken Research: University- and Industry-Led Efforts to Solve Big Problems." READ MORE

July 01, 2019

Kinder Morgan, Tallgrass plan to expand Bakken crude takeaway

BY Luke GeiverKinder Morgan Inc. (KMI) and Tallgrass Energy have announced a new plan to move additional Bakken crude out of western North Dakota. A new expansion of existing infrastructure could help move more Bakken crude to Cushing, Oklahoma. READ MORE

June 26, 2019

Milestone breaks ground on Permian shale slurry injection site

BY Milestone Environmental Services Milestone’s ongoing strategic expansion will support growing customer needs for disposal, as well as our goal to have a facility within an hour of every customer in the region. READ MORE

June 18, 2019

For shale truck driver shortage, virtual reality could be answer

BY Luke GeiverVirtual reality simulators could be the key to maintaining oil and gas production in some of North America's most prolific, and truck-dependent, shale plays. READ MORE

June 18, 2019

ESAI: Demand, not inventories, should drive OPEC decision

BY ESAI Energy As the OPEC+ meeting, now delayed until July 7, approaches, the question of inventory levels will gain considerable attention. We believe global (OECD and non-OECD) crude oil and product inventories are adequate, but not excessive. READ MORE

June 17, 2019

Bakken Liberty project will give oil producers confidence to grow

BY Luke GeiverBy the first half of 2021, the Bakken shale oil and gas play of North Dakota, Montana and portions of Saskatchewan, could have access to a second major oil takeaway pipeline. READ MORE

June 03, 2019

Cheniere, Apache sign historic Permian shale LNG deal

BY Luke GeiverCheniere Energy and Apache Corp. have signed a first-of-its-kind agreement on liquefied natural gas that will use global LNG prices as a basis for a 15-year supply agreement. READ MORE

May 30, 2019

Altus bolsters Permian gas midstream foothold with pipe, plants

BY Luke GeiverAltus Midstream is positioning itself for a long-term presence in the Permian Basin shale gas scene. This week the company bought into a long-haul pipeline plan designed to move gas to the Gulf Coast. It also added one of three processing plants. READ MORE

May 28, 2019

Bakken midstream developer helps establish LNG site in Florida

BY Luke GeiverA Bakken-focused midstream and transload site provider has played a part in opening a small-scale liquefied natural gas facility in Florida. Northstar Midstream, which owns and operates a crude gathering and transload site in western ND, helped. READ MORE

May 28, 2019

With help from Saudi Aramco, Sempra building out US LNG facility

BY Luke GeiverSempra Energy has been busy in the first half of 2019 establishing its global liquefied natural gas company. The company recently entered negotiations with Saudi Aramco for export or supply opportunities. READ MORE

May 07, 2019

STACK shale gains new gas gathering system

BY Howard Energy Partners Howard Energy Partners has announced that it has executed an agreement with a major North American oil and gas producer to construct, own and operate a new natural gas gathering system located in the STACK play. READ MORE

May 06, 2019

In Depth: Meet the modern shale water company

BY Sponsored Content Hydrozonix, a Texas-based water specialist, has created a foothold in the Bakken and other basins by offering water consulting, technology and services that have been successful at treating more than 100 million barrels of water. READ MORE

May 06, 2019

IAOGP: We support increase of US LNG exports to Europe

BY International Association of Oil & Gas Producers The American Petroleum Institute and the International Association of Oil & Gas Producers released a position paper at the first EU-U.S. Energy Council Business-to-Business Energy Forum on encouraging U.S. LNG exports to the EU. READ MORE

April 22, 2019

Bayou Bridge Pipeline could aid Bakken, DJ, Powder River shippers

BY Luke GeiverEnergy Transfer LP and Phillips 66 Partners LP have announced plans to potentially expand crude oil shipper access on a Louisiana refinery-linked system to Bakken, Powder River, DJ Basin, and Permian Basin producers. READ MORE

April 15, 2019

Reactions to Trump's energy infrastructure executive order

BY Staff Following President Trump's executive order on issuing permits and promoting energy infrastructure and economic growth, energy associations reacted in support, but not every entity agreed with the orders. READ MORE

April 15, 2019

Established midstream builder, major Permian producer form JV

BY Luke GeiverFrontier Midstream Solutions is looking to duplicate previous midstream success in the Permian Basin. The Oklahoma-based entity has signed a deal with Midland, Texas-based Concho Resources. READ MORE

April 09, 2019

New oilfield waste facility opening in Permian shale

BY Milestone Environmental Services The Midland Basin continues to have some of the highest density of drilling, completion, and production activity in the world, and responsible development of this important play requires a world-class oilfield waste management solution. READ MORE

April 08, 2019

Permian gas pipeline could ease bottlenecks, give global access

BY Luke GeiverFor $3.7 billion, Permian Global Access Pipeline LLC intends to build a shale gas pipeline that would connect the Permian shale play to Lake Charles, Louisiana. READ MORE

April 04, 2019

Proposed south TX shale oil refinery earns crucial air permit

BY Luke GeiverRaven Petroleum's quest to build a 30,000 per day crude refinery from Eagle Ford or Permian Basin oil is another step closer to reality after the company earned an air permit from a Texas regulatory group. READ MORE

April 02, 2019

Permian shale’s premiere private midstream assets sell for $3.6B

BY Luke GeiverStonepeak Infrastructure Partners will pay $3.6 billion for the largest privately-held midstream crude operation in the Permian Basin. Through the acquisition, Stonepeak will take control of Oryx Midstream. READ MORE

April 01, 2019

South Korea group invests $300M in Marcellus shale

BY Luke GeiverSK Holdings Co., a top two conglomerate in South Korea, is investing in the Marcellus and Utica shale plays. Working with FirstReserve, a global private equity firm that has several major oil and gas investments, SK will bring $300 million. READ MORE

April 01, 2019

Trump issues go-ahead permit for Keystone XL pipeline

BY TransCanada Keystone XL will create thousands of jobs and deliver economic benefits across North America while being the safest, most efficient and environmentally sound way to move crude oil to the U.S. Gulf Coast. READ MORE

April 01, 2019

Cushing-to-Houston pipeline to move Bakken, Midcon, Permian oil

BY Luke GeiverA Cushing-to-Houston light oil pipeline project pitched to help Bakken and Midcontinent producers send crude to the Texas Gulf Coast could expand to take additional barrels from the Permian. READ MORE