US Shales Exclusives

The head of the world’s largest oilfield service company believes market conditions will improve this year after a rough start.

Experts share their thoughts on the digital transformation underway in the oil and gas industry.

Percussion Petroleum: A Play On The Yeso

A start-up in early 2016, Percussion Petroleum has found success with horizontal pay from New Mexico’s Yeso in the Permian Basin.

What’s Affecting Gas Prices? (Week of Jan. 16)

Natural gas prices have surged forward since Jan. 13 in the biggest gain since November and Stratas Advisors expect cold weather to offer positive pressure to price activity for the week ahead.

A system looks to optimize value in directional drilling by minimizing deviation from planned wellbore trajectory, minimizing tortuosity and more.

US Set To Become Consistent Net Oil Exporter By Late 2020

The EIA’s new forecast sees that the recently occurring anomaly of the U.S. as a net oil exporter will eventually become the norm.

Permian Basin Operators Look to Standardize Techniques, Measures

A Permian standard is emerging after experimentation during a decade of drilling the basin’s multiple unconventional shales has found diminishing returns, says CEO of reserve evaluation firm Haas Engineering.

The Anadarko Basin’s Simpson shale formation is being called “one of the biggest yet-to-be-developed shale plays in the United States.”

As baseball legend Yogi Berra once said, ‘It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future.’

Williston Basin activity has rebounded from the 2014 market crash and production rates are climbing higher.

E&P spending in North America is expected to lag behind international markets, where some regions could see double-digit spending growth.

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America’s next oil imports are set to fall to their lowest level since 1958 at the same time the nation has become a global leader in oil exports.

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