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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.

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.

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.

Bakken likely to be hardest hit by oil-price slump

Feb 10, 2015

Opinions varied among analysts and consultants contacted by UOGR regarding which unconventional US plays will maintain robust drilling and investment this year despite dropping oil and natural gas prices. But, the Bakken formation was commonly said to be the region most apt to feel the sting.

Oil-price plunge raises questions about unconventional plays

Jan 5, 2015

An oil-price plunge that began in the second half of 2014 and continues into 2015 raises questions about production from unconventional resources in the US.

US, Canada maintain slower drilling pace through 2013

Jul 1, 2013

Operators backed away further from gas drilling in Canada and parts of the US in the first half of 2013 compared with the first half of 2012.

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.

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.

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.

Bakken likely to be hardest hit by oil-price slump

Feb 10, 2015

Opinions varied among analysts and consultants contacted by UOGR regarding which unconventional US plays will maintain robust drilling and investment this year despite dropping oil and natural gas prices. But, the Bakken formation was commonly said to be the region most apt to feel the sting.

Oil-price plunge raises questions about unconventional plays

Jan 5, 2015

An oil-price plunge that began in the second half of 2014 and continues into 2015 raises questions about production from unconventional resources in the US.

US, Canada maintain slower drilling pace through 2013

Jul 1, 2013

Operators backed away further from gas drilling in Canada and parts of the US in the first half of 2013 compared with the first half of 2012.

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