Operators Wonder At Wattenberg Prospects

At DUG Bakken & Niobrara, operators in the region said the Wattenberg Field is as competitive as any other North American play.

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President’s Order Rolls Back Climate Change Rules

Trump focuses on job growth and energy security with executive action.

March 28, 2017
Williston Basin, Energy 11, Aubrey McClendon, Whiting Petroleum, Bakken, Three Forks, David S. McKenney

Energy 11’s Final Deals? Company Spends $180 Million In Williston

The company’s management and owners are creating a new investment vehicle to acquire oil and gas properties.

March 28, 2017
Hart Energy, DUG Bakken & Niobrara, shale, completion, proppant, Mark Pearson, Liberty Resources, Paul Favret, Kumar Ramurthy, Halliburton, Amanda Seholm, Baker Hughes

Technology: The Next Steps In The Shale Juggernaut

As prices and costs recover, a panel of experts at DUG Bakken & Niobrara said operators are continually scaling the completions learning curve.

March 28, 2017
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Schlumberger, Weatherford JV Creates $3.8 Billion Frack Leviathan

The JV, called OneStim, will rival Halliburton’s frack fleet in the U.S. and Canada and further shrinks the pressure pumping marketplace to the detriment of smaller companies, an analyst said.

March 27, 2017

A Pricey Permian May Still Work

Even with land prices shooting straight up, the Permian Basin still can make economic sense, says an RS Energy Group analyst.

March 27, 2017
shale, technology, KCA, oil, ConocoPhillips, Halliburton, drilling, well, proppant

Technology Remains Essential Growth Driver For Shale Plays

Recent trends and new technology indicate operators and service companies are thinking outside of the box and experimenting with different methods and techniques to grow production.

March 27, 2017
Keystone Pipeline pumping station in Nebraska.

Keystone XL Faces Short-Term Fury, Long-Term Demand

The controversial pipeline will fill a takeaway need as Canadian heavy oil production surges and Mexico’s output declines.

March 24, 2017
Mammoth Energy, Arty Straehla, Proppant, Chieftain, Taylor Frac, U.S. Silica, Oasis Petroleum, A&D

Proppant Suppliers Deal For Sand To Meet Rising E&P Meet Demands

Sand costs are rising and many sand companies, such as U.S. Silica, are seeing supplies sold out as proppant loading increases.

March 24, 2017
Continental Resources Bakken Ranks High Among Global Oil Fields

Continental: Bakken Ranks High Among Global Oil Fields

If the Bakken were a separate country, it would rank 19th in world production, said Jack Stark, Continental COO and president.

March 24, 2017
Trump Administration Approves Keystone XL Pipeline Permit

Trump Administration Approves Keystone XL Pipeline Permit

TransCanada received approval for the 1,179-mile cross-border pipeline application by the U.S. State Department, ending a years-long battle.

March 24, 2017
Drilling operations offshore California.

California Approves Nation’s Toughest Methane Emissions Rule

Environmental backers believe California’s methane regulation could be a model for other states.

March 24, 2017