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New study shows the benefits of natural gas across the U.S.

BY Staff A new study released by the American Petroleum Institute outlines the economic and energy benefits the U.S. receives from natural gas production and makes projections about the future. In 2015, the resource supported 4 million jobs in the country. 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 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

Oak Ridge research aims to improve oil and gas extraction

BY Staff Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have combined two analytical techniques that they believe could lead to more economical and efficient oil and gas extraction from shale. The lab is looking for collaborators to continue the research. READ MORE

June 06, 2017

New analytical tool could aid in effective cleanup of oil spills

BY Patrick C. Miller Researchers at Florida International University have developed an analytical tool which provides better information more quickly on oil spills. Understanding of how oil interacts with the environment could lead to better remediation technologies. READ MORE

June 06, 2017

Report highlights how oil and gas industry benefits communities

BY Patrick C. Miller A new report from the American Petroleum Institute provides information, data and examples of how the U.S. oil and gas industry provides economic benefits to communities while providing energy cleanly and safely. READ MORE

June 06, 2017

Stage Completions uses new tech for record Eagle Ford well

BY Luke GeiverStage Completions has broken a hydraulic fracturing record in South Texas. The Calgary-based completions company has finished a company-best 117-stage well in the Eagle Ford. READ MORE

June 06, 2017

Oklahoma operator deploys new pressure pumping tech

BY Luke GeiverAn Oklahoma-focused oil producer has deployed a new type of pressure pumping unit. Midstates Petroleum, an independent oil and gas producer, announced recently that pressure pumping units fueled by 100 percent CNG were used to frack a well. READ MORE