From UOGR's inaugural issue in May of this year, the magazine has covered a wide array of stories emanating from shale plays throughout North America. As part of its mission, the magazine has covered news locally for a national audience.
WELD COUNTY, Colo.—Drafting a memorandum of understanding (MOU) is a middle-of-the-road solution some communities use to address the health and safety concerns of residents living near unconventional development areas.
HOUSTON, Tex.—The idea that the US can achieve energy independence through the exploitation of shale resources may make a good talking point for politicians, but industry experts cautioned against buying into the notion at a recent forum in Houston.
In southwest North Dakota, vertical wells in the Tyler formation are typically described as "hit or miss."
Although the number of rigs at work in the Williston basin peaked more than a year ago, production in the Bakken-Three Forks tight oil play continues to grow as operators like Continental Resources find new ways of reducing the amount of time it takes to drill a well and improve completion techniques to enhance recovery.
The Eagle Ford produced 1 million b/d in August and that number is expected to rise to 1.09 million b/d of oil through November, according to a recent report from the US Energy Information Agency (EIA).
In October, Louisiana's Haynesville shale produced approximately 6 bcfd.
The Permian basin in West Texas has reentered the race to become the world's largest oil-producing region.
In late September, California Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 4, legislation regulating hydraulic fracturing and acid matrix well stimulation practice within the state.