Greater Rockies, Rockies, Rocky Mountains, Niobrara, Denver Julesburg, Green River, Piceance, Hart Energy, Heard In The Field, Well Stimulation, Pressure Pumping, oil, natural gas, shale, fracking, oilfield services, dry gas, DUCs, hydraulic horespower

Rockies Service Pricing Stable, But Activity Gains Elusive

Well stimulation levels have bottomed in the Greater Rockies following 18 months of decline, though significant activity expansion isn't likely anytime soon, service providers tell Hart Energy.

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4.50 gas, natural gas, prices, gas drilling, fracking, shale, winter, Bernadette Johnson, Ponderosa Advisors, energy, webinar, advisory firm, analysts, bullish, bearish, oil price, forecasts, Nigeria, wildfires, Canada, oil stocks, crude, petroleum produc

The Case For $4.50 Gas This Winter

Low crude prices and lack of gas-directed drilling bump up against growing demand. The result could be a price jump for U.S. natural gas.

August 24, 2016
dry gas, dry shale gas, activity highlights, oil, gas, fracking, Hart Energy, Larry Prado, Mancos, Piceance Basin, USGS, US Geological Survey, tight ga

Dry Gas Basin Activity Highlights: August 2016

Larry Prado, Hart Energy's activity editor, summarizes some of the recent action in dry shale gas basins by companies including Southwestern Energy, Newfield Exploration and Comstock.

August 24, 2016
EIA, energy information administration, Bakken, shale, Eagle Ford, crude, tight oil, oil production, Annual Energy Outlook, report, North Dakota, Montana, Texas, Stratas Advisors, analysts, Appalachian, Marcellus, Utica, shale gas, natural gas, Hart Energ

EIA: Oil Price Recovery Will Propel Bakken Past Eagle Ford

EIA’s long-term projection has the Bakken taking over as the largest U.S. tight oil play.

August 24, 2016
PDC Energy, enters, Delaware Basin, 1 5 billion, deal, acquisition, Kimmeridge Energy Management, Permian Basin, Texas, Reeves County, Culberson County, oil, gas, shale, horizontal wells, JP Morgan, Concho Resources, SM Energy, Reliance Energy, Rock Oil H

PDC Energy Enters Delaware Basin For $1.5 Billion

The deal, which adds a second core operating area to PDC's portfolio, consists of about 57,000 net acres in Reeves and Culberson counties in West Texas.

August 23, 2016
bio-EOR, EOR, technology, methane, microbial,  Transworld Technologies, Karl Weber, Activ8

Bio-EOR Takes Spotlight Amid Tough Economic Times

Operators have alternatives when it comes to EOR technology and one process appears less costly than others.

August 23, 2016

Mexico’s Open For Business

U.S. firms across the value chain can take advantage of opportunities that will emerge from Mexico’s energy reform, say experts at EnerCom.

August 23, 2016
fracking, refrack, refracturing, oil, shale, EnerCom, stimulation, Mike Vincent

Operators Have Room To Grow: Refrack Opportunities Exist

Further optimization could lead to better frack designs, stage and well spacing, greater production and ultimately, more profit.

August 22, 2016
downhole completions, well stimulation, Rockies, oil, gas, shale, fracking, Hart Energy, Heard In The Field, survey, report, Halliburton, Liberty Oilfied Services, Calfrac Well Services, Schlumberger, market share, Denver Julesburg, Green River, slickwate

Battle Underway For Rockies' Well Stimulation Market Share

Halliburton is easily on top in the D-J and the Greater Green River basins, but ceded share in the second quarter.

August 19, 2016
Continental Resources, noncore, Williston Basin, assets, non strategic, 222 million, Oklahoma City, Williams, North Dakota, Roosevelt, Montana, Bakken, shale, KeyBanc Capital Markets, David Deckelbaum, oil, gas, Harold Hamm, CEO, chairman, debt, Stack, Sc

Continental Unloads Noncore Williston Assets For $222 Million

The Oklahoma City company is continuing to chip away at its balance sheet to pay down debt with the sale of 80,000 net acres in North Dakota and Montana.

August 19, 2016
Wunderlich Securities, EnerCom, oil, gas, market, production

Market Has Gone ‘Too Far, Too Fast’

But it might be time for investors ‘to think about getting back into energy, industrials and healthcare,’ an analyst says.

August 18, 2016
Missing pieces, restore, industry, economy, Denver, Texas Railroad Commission, energy market, oil, gas, EnerCom, conference, Elizabeth Ames Coleman, commodity prices, Great Recession, Texas, hydrocarbon, Iran, trade, commerce, fair trade, World Trade Orga

‘Missing Pieces’ Could Restore Industry, Economy

Former Texas Railroad Commission chairman tells EnerCom conference that the nation can do more to help its struggling energy industry.

August 18, 2016