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Illinois shale exploration remains in limbo as regulators consider draft fracing rules

Oct 21, 2014 Illinois is making progress toward a regulatory framework for hydraulic fracturing after the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) released a second set of draft rules for the well stimul...

Tight oil prompts new plan for atmospheric distillation heater

Oct 6, 2014 Distillation unit atmospheric heaters serve a vital role in crude oil processing. Any issues directly related to reduced capacity of a heater, such as elevated tube-skin temperatures (TSTs) and cok...

Monterey proves more complex than average shale play

Aug 13, 2014 A pending cut in the Energy Information Administration's resource estimate for the Monterey shale reflects the complexity of the play relative to other US tight oil plays and the need for more rese...

Abandoned gulf reservoirs provide low cost, low risk prospects

Aug 4, 2014

Production growth of onshore unconventional oil and gas and of deepwater oil has headlined a fundamental change in US hydrocarbon supply in the last 6 years.

NPD sees optimism on Norwegian Continental Shelf

Aug 5, 2013 Undiscovered recoverable resources on the Norwegian Continental Shelf are an estimated 935 million to 5,420 million standard cu m of oil equivalent (scmoe), the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate esti...

Statoil proves oil near Grane field in North Sea

Oct 21, 2014

Statoil ASA proved a 25-m oil column in the D-structure of the Heimdal formation north of the North Sea’s Grane field.

Shewashan light oil discovery in Kurdistan declared commercial

Oct 17, 2014

Gas Plus Khalakan Ltd. (GPK) has declared commercial the Shewashan light oil discovery on the Khalakan block in the Kurdistan region of Iraq.

SM raises initial production rates in the Eagle Ford shale

Oct 16, 2014 An improved completion design that utilizes longer laterals and increased sand loadings is raising initial production (IP) rates for SM Energy Corp's Eagle Ford shale wells in Webb County, Tex.

DPE makes deep gas discovery offshore Dubai

Oct 14, 2014 Dubai Petroleum Establishment (DPE) reported that its T-02 deep gas exploration well has identified largely natural gas with no hydrogen sulfide content in the Pre Khuff formation in the Fateh fiel...

Statoil makes another gas discovery off Tanzania

Oct 14, 2014

Statoil ASA reported its seventh discovery on Block 2 offshore Tanzania, with the Giligiliani-1 finding 1.2 tcf of gas in place.

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