http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil EIA: Summer natural gas prices on track to be the lowest since 1998 https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/7/18/eia-summer-natural-gas-prices-on-track-to-be-the-lowest-since-1998 EIA forecasts Henry Hub natural gas spot prices for June, July, and August this year will average $2.37 per MMBtu. Solaris Water launches expanded New Mexico recycling operations https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/7/17/solaris-water-launches-expanded-new-mexico-recycling-operations Solaris Water launches operations at its expanded Lobo Ranch Produced Water Recycling and Blending Center in Eddy County, New Mexico. Permian watch: America’s hottest shale play is slowing down https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/7/17/permian-watch-america-s-hottest-shale-play-is-slowing-down The engine of America’s shale boom is beginning to sputter. U.S. oil lets top Korean refiner pivot away from Middle East https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/7/17/us-oil-lets-top-korean-refiner-pivot-away-from-middle-east South Korea’s biggest oil refiner is looking to buy a wider variety of U.S. crude grades to reduce its reliance on Middle East supply. No fast exit from Permian oil for private equity, RS Energy says https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/7/16/no-fast-exit-from-permian-oil-for-private-equity-rs-energy-says Private equity has been ramping up its investment in Permian basin oil and natural gas production, but the old strategy of selling out after a few years is no more, according to RS Energy Group. U.S. DUC shale backlog declines, except in Permian basin https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/7/16/us-duc-shale-backlog-declines-except-in-permian-basin The backlog of DUCs in major U.S. shale plays fell for a fourth straight month, the longest stretch of declines since 2016. Callon to acquire Carrizo in $3.2-billion stock transaction https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/7/15/callon-to-acquire-carrizo-in-32-billion-stock-transaction Callon and Carrizo OandG have approved an agreement where Callon will acquire Carrizo in an all-stock transaction valued at $3.2 billion. Cracks in Permian promise slowing shale boom https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/7/12/cracks-in-permian-promise-slowing-shale-boom The promise of the Permian is shrinking. Activists take control of EQT board in proxy fight https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/7/10/activists-take-control-of-eqt-board-in-proxy-fight The activist investors at EQT Corp are poised to take control of the largest U.S. natural gas producer’s board. World of oil and gas https://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2019/july-2019/news-resources/world-of-oil-and-gas Talos Energy has completed its appraisal program for the Zama discovery on Block 7, in the offshore portion of Mexico’s prolific Sureste basin.