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Texas Legislature, Gov. Abbott limit municipal control over fracturing

Jun 12, 2015

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signed a bill to prevent municipalities from banning hydraulic fracturing in a move that was expected after the city of Denton last year approved a referendum to prohibit fracturing within Denton city limits.

Study: Pennsylvania gas severance tax would reduce Marcellus horizontal drilling

Jun 12, 2015

A proposed natural gas severance tax in Pennsylvania would have negative economic consecutives, reducing the number of horizontal gas wells drilled and increasing job losses, said a Natural Resource Economics Inc., study released by the Associated Petroleum Industries of Pennsylvania (API-PA).

RJA: US rig count recovery will be led by three core unconventional plays

Jun 12, 2015

Raymond James & Associates revised its US rig count forecast, noting it expects a 2016 recovery will be disproportionately weighed toward horizontal drilling units in three shale plays: the Permian, Eagle Ford, and Bakken.

Companies slash capital budgets as oil price drop cuts cash flows

Apr 6, 2015

Oil and gas companies, whose basic commodity has lost more than half its value in half a year, have slashed budgets in an effort to pull spending back within sharply diminished cash flow.

Analysts: Oil industry dealing with downturn better than years' past

Apr 6, 2015

Investment bankers and analysts entrenched in the oil and gas industry say companies have so far staved off the major negative impacts of the current industry downturn better than previous downturns by acting more proactively and aggressively.

New analytics, modeling improve subsalt drilling safety

Mar 2, 2015

Analytical models driven by advanced computing capacity and by numerical and physical models improve safety while drilling ultradeepwater subsalt basins.

Unconventional plays continue driving US production

Feb 10, 2015

Output from unconventional projects is expected to account for much of the anticipated US production growth during 2015 although falling crude oil prices could trigger a slower production pace than some forecasters suggested months ago.

Texas Legislature, Gov. Abbott limit municipal control over fracturing

Jun 12, 2015

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signed a bill to prevent municipalities from banning hydraulic fracturing in a move that was expected after the city of Denton last year approved a referendum to prohibit fracturing within Denton city limits.

Study: Pennsylvania gas severance tax would reduce Marcellus horizontal drilling

Jun 12, 2015

A proposed natural gas severance tax in Pennsylvania would have negative economic consecutives, reducing the number of horizontal gas wells drilled and increasing job losses, said a Natural Resource Economics Inc., study released by the Associated Petroleum Industries of Pennsylvania (API-PA).

RJA: US rig count recovery will be led by three core unconventional plays

Jun 12, 2015

Raymond James & Associates revised its US rig count forecast, noting it expects a 2016 recovery will be disproportionately weighed toward horizontal drilling units in three shale plays: the Permian, Eagle Ford, and Bakken.

Companies slash capital budgets as oil price drop cuts cash flows

Apr 6, 2015

Oil and gas companies, whose basic commodity has lost more than half its value in half a year, have slashed budgets in an effort to pull spending back within sharply diminished cash flow.

Analysts: Oil industry dealing with downturn better than years' past

Apr 6, 2015

Investment bankers and analysts entrenched in the oil and gas industry say companies have so far staved off the major negative impacts of the current industry downturn better than previous downturns by acting more proactively and aggressively.

New analytics, modeling improve subsalt drilling safety

Mar 2, 2015

Analytical models driven by advanced computing capacity and by numerical and physical models improve safety while drilling ultradeepwater subsalt basins.

Unconventional plays continue driving US production

Feb 10, 2015

Output from unconventional projects is expected to account for much of the anticipated US production growth during 2015 although falling crude oil prices could trigger a slower production pace than some forecasters suggested months ago.

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