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CAMRO study shows Colorado stands to lose $26 billion if bans on energy development pass

The Colorado Alliance of Mineral and Royalty Owners (CAMRO) released a report prepared by Netherland, Sewell, & Associates showing that untapped minerals in Colorado’s Wattenberg field could have an expected ultimate recovery of nearly $180 billion over the life of the field.

America's LNG exports may double prices by 2040 as demand surges

Exports of U.S. LNG may double prices by 2040, but rising output and better trade balances will soften the blow to consumers.

Boosting the power of Big Data for completions

Piyush Pankaj, Samir Menasria, Abhishek Sharma, Priyavrat Shuklaj, Tobias Judd, Schlumberger; Steve Geetan, Richard MacDonald, EP Energy Corporation

Predictive proxy model uses data analytics, reservoir characterization to streamline completion optimization

Oil explorers hungry for "super-spec" rigs expand U.S. drilling

Oil drillers added more rigs in the U.S. this week, undaunted by pipeline bottlenecks that are hindering efforts to ship crude from the nation’s busiest field.

API welcomes BLM clarification for U.S. oil, gas development on public lands

API today welcomed the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) issuance of a new policy directing its field offices to expedite its review and approval processes for natural gas and oil exploration and production projects on federal lands, consistent with the intentions of Congress when it enacted the Energy Policy Act of 2005.

Petroteq acquires additional acreage in Utah's Uintah basin

Petroteq Energy Inc., a company focused on the development and implementation of proprietary technologies for the energy industry, has announced that it has acquired additional acreage in the resource rich Uintah basin.

Oil boom bottlenecks are costing U.S. investors $1 billion a day

More than $1 billion a day. That’s the price tag for a Permian basin pipeline crunch that’s increasingly affecting investors as much as it is West Texas oil drillers.

American oil fight to heat up as U.S. keeps more for itself

The U.S. is set to get a bit more possessive about its own oil, sparking a bidding war with eager buyers in the other side of the world.

Permian frenzy drives U.S. crude exports to all-time high

Booming U.S. shale production is fueling record crude exports, with shipments reaching an all-time high of 1.76 MMbpd in April.

Shale country dangles 100% pay raises as labor market runs dry

Jerry Morales, the mayor of Midland, Texas, and a local restaurateur, is being whipsawed by the latest Permian basin shale-oil boom.

CGG adds two new surveys to its Anadarko basin coverage in Oklahoma

CGG has completed acquisition of its Chickasha 3D survey in Grady and Caddo Counties, Okla. CGG has also purchased the rights to the Ft. Reno 3D survey in Canadian County, adding to its continuously growing data library.

Gas glut in Permian sparks dilemma over how much to burn

Texas is facing a burning question that’s pitting the state’s economy against its environment, and oil drillers against each other.

Mayan Energy provides development update for Stockdale field gas discovery in Texas

Mayan Energy has announced its plans for the development of the gas discovery at the Morris #1 well at Stockdale field, Wilson County, Texas. The Company has a 60% working interest (WI) and 45% net revenue interest (NRI) in Stockdale field.

Hedge funds battle physical oil traders over Permian logjam

The widest gap in three years between U.S. and global oil prices is shaping up as a battle between trading giants who see an opportunity to export millions of barrels at great profit and financial players betting pipeline bottlenecks will make Texas crude even cheaper.

EIA: Longer wells, higher productivity increase Utica gas output amid rig count fluctuation

In April 2018, natural gas production from the Utica formation, located primarily in Ohio, averaged 5.8 Bcfd, or about 7% of total U.S. dry natural gas production.

Shale's surge crashes into bottlenecks from pipelines to ports

The U.S. shale surge is crashing headlong into a barrage of bottlenecks.

American oil boom seen tempting ships to steer clear of Iran

The latest standoff between the U.S. and Iran may be leaving oil-tanker owners in more of a bind than in previous years.

Titanium Exploration Partners announces sale of assets to Red Rocks Energy Partners

Titanium Exploration Partners, LLC, is pleased to announce the sale of certain conventional assets in Oklahoma’s SCOOP play to Red Rocks Energy Partners, L.P.

Nissan Chemical America Corp. expands production of well additive in Texas

Nissan Chemical America Corporation (NCA) is undergoing a $1.4-million expansion of its Pasadena, Texas, production facility. The goal of this plant improvement project is to increase production capacity to meet the rising sales demand of nanoActiv products from the oil and gas industry.

The 130-year-old bankruptcy that created a $5-billion oil giant

The hottest oil stock from the U.S. shale boom has never pumped a single barrel of crude.