Logistics

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

October 31, 2017

Shale gas play gains new frack sand operation

BY Luke GeiverHaynesville shale gas producers have a new in-basin option for proppant. Shreveport, La.-based Performance Proppants LLC has opened a new 1.4 million ton per year frack sand supply facility in the heart of the play. READ MORE

October 24, 2017

ONEOK, Martin Midstream partner on $200M Delaware Basin pipeline

BY Luke GeiverEyeing the growth potential for natural gas liquids produced from the Delaware Basin, ONEOK Inc., has announced a new joint-venture effort with Martin Midstream. READ MORE

October 12, 2017

Permian producer Callon finds midstream asset management group

BY Luke GeiverPure-play Permian Basin exploration and production company Callon Petroleum Co. has found a new entity to manage its midstream infrastructure. READ MORE

October 02, 2017

RRIG acquires 475-mile water pipeline, infrastructure in Permian

BY RRIG Water Solutions RRIG Water Solutions understands that the most expensive water in the oil patch is the water that never arrives. The company said it is committed to investing in pipeline infrastructure to improve access to large volumes of water in the Permian. READ MORE

October 02, 2017

Tally Energy forms to serve shale producers’ new focus

BY Luke GeiverShale oil and gas producers have shifted their focus from developing and expanding fields and acres towards executing on operational efficiency gains and production increases, according to Tally Energy. READ MORE

September 19, 2017

Marcellus, Utica, DJ Basin shale gas pipeline builders updates

BY Luke GeiverConstruction to help build a pipeline section enabling Marcellus shale gas producers to reach the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern U.S. markets is officially underway. DJ Basin and Utica producers also have pipeline talk to consider. READ MORE

September 12, 2017

OPEC, EIA reports offer 2018 price, supply, demand insights

BY Staff New reports released this week from the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and the U.S. Energy Information Administration provide oil pricing and supply forecasts through 2018 but offer little on the impact of Harvey or Irma. READ MORE

September 12, 2017

Permian shale customer demand drives Dragon’s San Angelo purchase

BY Luke GeiverThe demand for surface production equipment has provided an opportunity for Beaumont, Texas-based Dragon to expand its offerings to the Permian Basin. READ MORE

September 12, 2017

New Stakeholder gathering system to serve Permian, San Andres

BY Stakeholder Midstream Stakeholder Midstream LLC announced today it will build a new natural gas gathering system in the Permian Basin to serve producers working in the Horizontal San Andres. READ MORE

September 05, 2017

Magellan eyes Delaware Basin pipeline regardless of open season

BY Luke GeiverAlthough the company will conduct an open season call to gain shipper interest levels and contracts, Magellan said the construction of the pipeline will not hinge on results from the open season. READ MORE

August 29, 2017

Texas frack sand firm enlists in state’s conservation plan

BY Luke GeiverA growing frack sand provider with Permian Basin operations has taken a major step to secure future operations by entering into a Texas Conservation Plan designed to protect the Dunes Sagebrush Lizard. READ MORE

August 18, 2017

US Silica adds frack sand capacity, Permian location through deal

BY Luke GeiverA frack sand supply giant just got bigger. U.S. Silica Holdings Inc. has agreed to acquire a Missouri sand mining and supply company for $95.4 million. READ MORE

August 18, 2017

Midstream Co. looking to expand in STACK acquires E&P assets

BY 4 AM Midstream 4 AM Midstream LLC has announced that it has acquired midstream oil and gas gathering assets from White Star Petroleum, LLC, an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company, to strengthen its reach in the STACK play. READ MORE

August 15, 2017

Fluid management firm Goodnight Midstream enters third shale play

BY Luke GeiverGoodnight Midstream has expanded its network of water fluids operations to another shale play. After success in the Bakken followed by the Permian, the Dallas-based company has established a presence in the Eagle Ford. READ MORE

August 07, 2017

Construction on new Oklahoma transload facility begins this month

BY Patrick C. Miller Oklahoma’s STACK and SCOOP plays are getting their first independent, dedicated proppant transloading facility. A seven-year agreement between Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure and an E&P producer in the STACK could open the way to more development. READ MORE

July 18, 2017

Conference speakers say the Bakken has a lot going for it

BY Patrick C. Miller Speakers during the first day of the 2017 Bakken Conference & Expo in Bismarck discussed oil and gas trends and talked about why, despite the downturn in oil prices, the Williston Basin is still going strong. READ MORE

July 14, 2017

In Depth: Petro Waste Environmental transition between basins

BY Patrick C. MillerPetro Waste Environmental LP was fortunate that when the company launched in 2012 with the goal of providing nonhazardous waste services to shale oil producers in the Eagle Ford, it also had an eye on the Permian Basin's potential. READ MORE

July 14, 2017

In Depth: A Mammoth Frack Sand Expansion

BY Patrick C. MillerRecent acquisitions and expansions have helped Mammoth Energy Services greatly increase its ability to serve shale oil producers in the U.S. and Canada. READ MORE

July 14, 2017

In Depth: Studies in Texas Shale

BY Luke GeiverIn a first-of-its-kind report, a group of Texas subject-matter experts has created a complex, considerate and semi-complete assessment on shale energy development in Texas. READ MORE

July 11, 2017

2017 Bakken oil conference begins next week

BY John NelsonThe 3rd Annual Bakken Conference & Expo will begin Monday, July 17th at the Bismarck Events Center in Bismarck, North Dakota. The event is expected to draw several hundred Bakken-focused professionals to the three-day gathering. READ MORE

July 05, 2017

Permian-to-Gulf-Coast-pipeline gains more shale oil commitments

BY Luke GeiverEnterprise Product Partners has Permian Basin shale oil producers lining up to utilize its crude oil pipeline. The company announced more Permian producers have signed contracts for volume commitments to move crude to the Texas Gulf Coast. READ MORE

June 27, 2017

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

June 20, 2017

Midstream entities continue to partner with shale producers

BY Luke GeiverMidstream entities continued to find a healthy appetite from shale energy producers looking to deal or connect. H2O Midstream has formed an agreement with Encana Oil & Gas Inc. in a deal regarding water gathering and re-use. 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 13, 2017

Howard Midstream, WPX partner on Delaware oil, gas projects

BY Luke GeiverSan Antonio-based Howard Midstream Energy Partners is now a major supporter of the Tulsa-based exploration and production firm WPX Energy. The entities have signed a joint venture to develop and operate oil and gas assets in the Delaware. READ MORE

June 13, 2017

SemGroup to buy Houston terminal with plans for shale

BY Luke GeiverOklahoma-based SemGroup is adding assets in Houston. SemGroup has entered into an agreement to to purchase one of the largest oil terminals in the U.S. to potentially serve shale producers looking to export. READ MORE

June 13, 2017

Through name change, Andeavor takes Tesoro over

BY Luke GeiverStarting in August, Tesoro Corp. and Tesoro Logistics LP will be operating under a new name. The oil refining, marketing and logistics companies are changing their names to Andeavor and Andeavor Logistics LP. READ MORE

May 30, 2017

2-million-barrel ship arrives at Corpus Christi for Permian crude

BY Staff A 2-million-barrel opportunity for Permian Basin oil producers floated into the Port of Corpus Christi at the end of May. A Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC) arrived at the Oxy Ingleside Energy Center to test the process for loading Permian crude. READ MORE

May 30, 2017

Frack sand logistics provider adds rail, storage for Permian

BY Luke GeiverTwin Eagle Sand Logistics LLC is doing its part to bring more sand into the Permian Basin of Texas. The Houston-based midstream and wholesale energy services provider that formed in 2010 is adding 30,000 tons of vertical storage in Big Springs. READ MORE