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Shale

A decade ago, in December 2008, shale gas and tight oil accounted for 16% of total U.S. gas production and about 12% of U.S. total crude oil production. Read more

Drilling & Exploration

With US shale activity in 2019 beset by uncertainty, Rystad Energy identifies three trends for US light tight oil production that will have a profound impact on the evolution of the industry in 2019 and 2020. Read more

Drilling & Exploration

Rystad Energy forecasts offshore spending will outgrow spending on onshore shale activities this year. Read more

Offshore & Marine

ONEOK plans NGL, gas system expansions, Williams Partners, Crestwood unveil Powder River Basin expansion, Freedom Oil & Gas commences drilling program in Eagle Ford Shale, Appalachia, Permian, Haynesville drive U.S. natural gas production Read more

Drilling & Exploration

In June 2018, natural gas production in the Haynesville shale formation, located in northeastern Texas and Louisiana, averaged 6.4 billion cubic feet per day. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

ONEOK Inc. plans to expand its natural gas pipeline infrastructure in the Permian Basin and Oklahoma... Vaquero Midstream recently began processing rich natural gas through its second 200-MMcf/d ... The DOE published the 2018 Natural Gas Liquids.. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

BP’s $10.5 billion move to acquire most of BHP Billiton shale acreage in North America, signals a bold return by the UK oil giant to the lower 48 states and gives it a prominent position in the red-hot North American tight oil play. Read more

M&A/Investment

U.S. crude oil production is expected to average more than 12 million barrels per day late next year for the first time ever. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

During the fourth quarter of 2017, Sendero Midstream Partners LP placed into service a new state-of-the-art cryogenic natural gas processing plant...Investing in a new ethylene or polyethylene project in the Shale Crescent USA region will deliver... Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

Louisiana Offshore Oil Port (LOOP) LLC has successfully completed the first Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC)...Shale Support Holdings LLC has opened its newest exclusive terminal in Gibsland, Louisiana...Eco-Energy Distribution Services has opened... Read more

Tanks/Terminals/Storage

Valiant Midstream to build natural gas system in Oklahoma; Hydraulically fractured horizontal wells account for most new wells; Foothills Exploration reports success with horizontal well in Utah... Read more

Drilling & Exploration

According to Cal Dooley, President and Chief Executive Officer of the American Chemistry Council, “We’re doing more than any other sector of our economy to create more economic opportunity and more jobs than anyone else is doing,.." Read more

Engineering, Procurement & Construction

IEA's executive director, Dr. Fatih Birol, testified before the United States Senate about the agency's global market outlook. Birol outlined four large-scale shifts in the global energy system that will set the scene for the coming decades. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

The market narrative consuming crude oil markets currently is the interplay between supply cuts by OPEC and its allies and rising U.S. shale output, with a side helping of Chinese imports driving demand. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

According to Timothy Dove, President and Chief Executive Officer, Pioneer Natural Resources the shale play in the Permian Basin is “demonstrably different” from any other shale play that greatly impacted Texas and the United States, or even the world Read more

Upstream

The DOE has selected six projects to receive approximately $30 million in federal funding...According to reports, West Virginia University (WVU) has partnered with the National Energy Technology Laboratory...Enterprise Products Partners LP plans to.. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

Canyon Midstream Partners II LLC has commenced operations at its newly constructed natural gas processing facility... Transco has filed an application with the Federal Energy Regulatory...Keyera Corp. has entered into a 20-year infrastructure... Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

OPEC will hold a dinner on Monday in Houston with U.S. shale firms, two industry sources said, the latest sign of the producer group widening talks about how best to tame a global oil glut. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

In the two years since Washington lifted a 40-year ban on oil exports, tankers filled with U.S. crude have landed in more than 30 countries, ranging from massive economies like China and India to tiny Togo. Read more

Pipeline/Transportation

The proposed changes to the US tax system has run its course. Most believe the net impact of the bill will be positive – at least to the corporate bottom line. From an upstream perspective, one has to wonder about the impact on supply and prices. Read more

Drilling & Exploration

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