Statoil North America Inc. is at the forefront of efforts to reduce flaring in the Bakken shale in North Dakota, pilot-testing a mobile system that converts associated gas into CNG at the wellsite.
A greenfield refinery, an interstate gas pipeline, and production from the Bakken shale are just a few of the projects being pursued by MDU Resources Group Inc. in the rolling prairie of North Dakota.
North Dakota state regulators, industry members, and mineral owners all dislike seeing natural gas go up in flames in the Bakken shale.
Production growth from the Bakken tight oil formation is expected to moderate in the next 2 years as older wells decline and new wells strain to offset natural production declines, analysis by Wood Mackenzie Ltd. shows.
Shale has been the primary driver of US gas supply growth since 2007, and the Marcellus shale has been the largest single contributor to rising production.
The energy revolution generated by hydraulic fracturing and its economic impacts over the past decade have materially shifted the US and international worldview.
The old saying "the best place to find oil is in an oil field" is holding true in the Permian basin.
Goodrich Petroleum Corp. is moving ahead with exploration of the Tuscaloosa Marine shale (TMS) in Louisiana and Mississippi, despite recent mechanical setbacks.
New research suggests that a magnitude 5.7 earthquake that struck near Prague, Okla., in 2011 and led to hundreds of smaller aftershocks was triggered by a smaller quake, or foreshock, linked to wastewater injection wells near a known fault.
ConocoPhillips Corp. has raised its resource estimate in the Eagle Ford shale by 700 million bbl to 2.5 billion bbl of oil in place after pilot tests targeting shallower levels of the formation show the company's leasehold contains more oil than previously thought.
This year, all eyes will be on Colorado as numerous ballot initiatives have been proposed that could impact the future of hydraulic fracturing.
Ultra Petroleum Corp. has announced the retirement of William Picquet, senior vice-president, operations, effective at the end of April 2014.