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. Executive viewpoint https://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2019/september-2019/columns/executive-viewpoint The time has come for an Appalachian Storage Hub 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. Range announces Appalachian asset sales of $634 million https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/7/19/range-announces-appalachian-asset-sales-of-634-million Range Resources has agreed to sell a 2% proportionately reduced overriding royalty interest in 350,000 net surface acres in southwest Appalachia for gross proceeds totaling $600 million. What do billionaire Charles Koch, Sierra Club, and API have in common? https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/5/23/what-do-billionaire-charles-koch-sierra-club-and-api-have-in-common The Sierra Club, the American Petroleum Institute and billionaire Charles Koch have found at least one thing to agree on: they hate Ohio’s plan to take away renewable power subsidies and give them to coal and nuclear plants. Saudi Aramco weighs potential shale investment with Equinor https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/5/8/saudi-aramco-weighs-potential-shale-investment-with-equinor Saudi Aramco is weighing a potential investment in Norwegian oil company Equinor ASA’s U.S. shale operations in what could be the energy giant’s first ever overseas venture for gas exploration. Federal field laboratories improving production efficiency, minimizing environmental impacts https://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2019/may-2019/features/federal-field-laboratories-improving-production-efficiency-minimizing-environmental-impacts The Marcellus shale Energy and Environmental Laboratory (MSEEL) is a field project conducted by the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), an agency of the U.S Department of Energy. It conducts extended studies to analyze and characterize key attributes of the Marcellus in the eastern U.S., to increase production and ultimate recovery. MSEEL is one of numerous field lab projects conducted by NETL. EIA: Increases in natural gas production from Appalachia affect natural gas flows https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/3/12/eia-increases-in-natural-gas-production-from-appalachia-affect-natural-gas-flows The 2019 Annual Energy Outlook (AEO2019) Reference case shows continued growth of natural gas production in the Mid-Atlantic and Ohio region from the Marcellus and Utica formations, resulting in increases of natural gas being transported to the Eastern Midwest and, ultimately, into the South Central region, which includes the Gulf Coast and Texas. First oil https://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2019/february-2019/columns/first-oil The art of discussing issues in 2019 Chesapeake to exit Ohio shale gas in $2-billion divestment https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/7/26/chesapeake-to-exit-ohio-shale-gas-in-2-billion-divestment Chesapeake Energy Corp. agreed to sell its Utica Shale assets in Ohio to closely held Encino Acquisition Partners for about $2 billion as the U.S. natural gas giant whittles down its debt and streamlines operations.