Understanding NMR Logs In Shales

Scientists are attempting to explain the fast relaxation times in unconventionals.

9:15 am
Bakken Niobrara Activity Highlights February 2017

Bakken, Niobrara Activity Highlights: February 2017

Larry Prado, Hart Energy's activity editor, summarizes some of the recent action across shale plays in the Rockies including an extended-reach Bakken/Three Forks well.

8:30 am
Middle East, technology, oil, prices, Middle East Technology Conference, Nexant, Euro Petroleum Consultants, Saudi Aramco

METECH Panel: Technological Gains Could Negatively Impact Oil Prices

During the last 18 months, the economic climate and oil prices have been the primary focus for much of the industry, but technology has gained prominence.

February 24, 2017
A&D, Stack Play, Oklahoma, Meramec, Osage, Woodward County, James Bennett, SandRidge

SandRidge Reborn: Stack Deal Boosts Position To 60,000 Acres

The company, coming off a tough stretch that included bankruptcy reorganization, has $525 million in liquidity.

February 23, 2017

Citi: Refracks Clearly Work

Positive results indicate that refracking in a low commodity price environment makes sense.

February 23, 2017

Australia’s LNG Hour Of Truth At Hand

Australia is on the cusp of becoming the world’s largest LNG exporter. At AOG 2017, the question being asked is whether that will be good for the country?

February 23, 2017
Private equity, Post Oak, Frost Cochran, Memorial Development, Range Resources,  Crimson, Frank Starr, Tripp Rivers, Oil, Gas, Permian, Eagle Ford

After Prosperous 2016, Private Equity Makes Its Plays

In fourth-quarter 2016, nearly all of the $11.9 billion in transactions were made by public companies purchasing from private-equity firms.

February 22, 2017
A welder works on a TransCanada line that will move Montney natural gas east to support oil sands production in Alberta. Source: TransCanada Corp.

Play Update: Making The Montney Work

Western Canada’s big unconventional play has its merits and its challenges. Improving midstream infrastructure will help producers tap its riches.

February 22, 2017
A frame from the American Petroleum Institute’s “Power Past Impossible” ad broadcast during Super Bowl LI.

NAPE: Industry Losing Battle For Public’s Hearts, Minds

At NAPE, industry communicators agree that the oil and gas sector’s message is lost on the public and with it, the campaign for public support against environmentalist foes.

February 21, 2017
Global Shale Plays, NAPE, Brian Link, Eagle Ford, Pimienta, shale, oil, gas, Mexico, EIA

NAPE: Mexican Shale Prospects Take Spotlight

The country is looking for long-term partners as part of a farm-in application process, with U.S. companies working to attract investors.

February 21, 2017
Marathon Oil, E&P, Stack play, Eagle Ford, Bakken, West Texas, A&D, M&A

Marathon Caps 2016 A&D Run With One More Sale

Marathon closed a $1.3 billion year of deals announced or closed, including the sale of $155 million in Wyoming acreage.

February 20, 2017
Matador Resources Midstream JV Plugs Delaware Basin Capex Hole

Matador’s Midstream JV Plugs Delaware Capex Hole

Matador’s JV with a private company far exceeds analyst estimates, who considered the midstream infrastructure worth $250 million or so.

February 17, 2017