http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil U.S. exported more oil than Saudi Arabia in June https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/9/12/us-exported-more-oil-than-saudi-arabia-in-june The U.S. briefly became the world’s No. 1 oil exporter as record shale production found its way to global customers, and there are prospects for more. Indianola Energy upstream strategy earns $100 million equity commitment https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/8/20/indianola-energy-upstream-strategy-earns-100-million-equity-commitment The company announced a $100 million equity commitment to pursue a new upstream strategy, designed to provide both capital and an execution team to help producers accelerate value on undeveloped acreage in highly-proven resource plays across North America. Establishing tertiary EOR operations in unconventional plays https://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2019/august-2019/features/establishing-tertiary-eor-operations-in-unconventional-plays Two federally-funded projects in the Bakken and Eagle Ford shales strive to improve recovery efficiency in unconventional plays while accelerating their development and generating high-quality data. Eagle Ford/Austin Chalk Shales: High returns fail to stave off summer retreat https://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2019/august-2019/features/eagle-fordaustin-chalk-shales-high-returns-fail-to-stave-off-summer-retreat The caliche roads cutting through the blackbrush and mesquite of the South Texas brush country are a bit less congested of late, as Eagle Ford drilling and completion activity dips in what is ranked among the most profitable of the unconventional plays. ConocoPhillips’ Greg Leveille sees rapid trajectory of technical advancement continuing https://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2019/february-2019/features/conocophillips-greg-leveille-sees-rapid-trajectory-of-technical-advancement-continuing In an exclusive interview with World Oil Editor-in-Chief Kurt Abraham, ConocoPhillips Chief Technology Officer Greg Leveille discusses the technical issues facing global EandP, particularly as relates to the many U.S. unconventional plays RSS design aimed at a growing scope of directional drilling demands https://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2019/february-2019/features/rss-design-aimed-at-a-growing-scope-of-directional-drilling-demands A novel rotary steerable system addresses maintenance, downhole motors, and hole geometry in a new light. What's new in production https://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2019/january-2019/columns/whats-new-in-production Hits and misses Emerge Energy Services, Chesapeake sign sand supply agreement https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/1/8/emerge-energy-services-chesapeake-sign-sand-supply-agreement Emerge Energy Services LP has announced that its subsidiary Superior Silica Sands LLC has signed a new agreement with Chesapeake Energy Corporation covering frac sand supplied from Superior's San Antonio mine in South Texas. U.S. Eagle Ford oil growth to stall in 2019 amid weak prices https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/1/7/us-eagle-ford-oil-growth-to-stall-in-2019-amid-weak-prices Drillers in the Eagle Ford, Texas’s other shale oil patch, will likely scale back activity in 2019 as lower crude prices eat into cash flows. Conoco sees U.S. shale growth at 25% in 2019, even as oil slides https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/12/10/conoco-sees-us-shale-growth-at-25-in-2019-even-as-oil-slides ConocoPhillips, the world’s largest independent oil producer, sees shale production growing 25% next year even as crude prices tumble, proving the industry’s resilience in volatile markets, said CEO Ryan Lance.