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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.

BHI: US rig count plunges 29 units to lowest total since May 2002

Oct 2, 2015 In a shift reminiscent of the freefall that occurred earlier this year, the overall US drilling rig count plunged 29 units during the week ended Oct. 2 to a total of 809, the lowest since May 3, 20...

TAEP: Oil oversupply pushing down economic indicators in Texas

Oct 1, 2015

The latest Texas Petro Index reflects the ongoing contraction of the upstream oil and gas economy in Texas, falling 10.7 points to 235.4 in August compared with July.

Deepwater gulf well to start flow in 2017

Sep 29, 2015 Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas expects to start oil production in 2017 from its Horn Mountain Deep well, which will be tied back to the Horn Mountain truss spar in 5,500 ft of water offshore Louisi...

Sanchez Energy to sell Eagle Ford midstream assets to affiliate

Sep 28, 2015 Sanchez Energy Corp. has agreed to sell certain pipeline, gathering, and compression assets on the western part of its Catarina asset in the Eagle Ford shale of South Texas to affiliate Sanchez Pro...

Pennsylvania revises draft of updates to state oil, gas regulations, final rules nearing completion

Sep 28, 2015 Updated revisions to Pennsylvania's Chapter 78, which regulates oil and natural gas unconventional and conventional wells, were released during August by Department of Environmental Protection Secr...

Gazprom Neft says Badra oil production at 45,000 b/d

Sep 28, 2015

JSC Gazprom Neft says oil production from Badra field in Iraq has reached 45,000 b/d as a sixth well, the P-13, is producing 10,000 b/d. Oil production was 17,000 b/d in early 2015.

BHI: Recent downward shift continues for US rig count

Sep 25, 2015

The US drilling rig count fell 4 units to 838 rigs working during the week ended Sept. 25, marking the fifth straight week of declines, according to data from Baker Hughes Inc.

Stone Energy shutters output from Mary field in Appalachia

Sep 25, 2015 Stone Energy Corp., Lafayette, La., shut-in production from Mary field in Appalachia on Sept. 1, citing “unacceptable” operating margins caused by low commodity pricing—including negative different...

Ohio court orders fracing ban vote back on Youngstown ballot

Sep 24, 2015 The Ohio Supreme Court has cleared the way for Youngstown voters to vote again on a fracturing ban in November even though such an amendment, if approved, could be deemed unconstitutional by courts...

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