WorldOil Water management The power of water Executive viewpoint The time has come for an Appalachian Storage Hub What's new in exploration Rank and exploration may be like jumbo and shrimp First oil Another mixed outlook awaits the EandP sector API: Improved endangered species rules will ensure habitat conservation, species protection API says the streamlining of these regulations will ensure that public-private projects can further promote the conservation of habitat and protection of endangered species, while focusing resources on environmental improvements across the country. Texas regulator shifts stance as gas flaring hits record A split vote by Texas regulators over the flaring of natural gas indicates the controversial practice may be curtailed. 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 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. Continental Resources loses $15 billion in market capitalization Lack of investor returns causes Continental shed $15 billion in market cap since October. U.S. Democratic candidates demonize oil industry Bernie Sanders says the industry is a criminal enterprise. Joe Biden is vowing to take action against it.