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Fracing faces legal and regulatory challenges in 2014

Feb 1, 2014

Last year was an eventful one for hydraulic fracturing. Use of the completion technology helped to dramatically boost US oil and gas production—tight oil production from the Bakken and Eagle Ford formations alone increased by 700,000 b/d during the year, and gas production from the Marcellus shale jumped to 13.5 bcfd.

BAKKEN Briefs

Feb 1, 2014

Rail a key transportaion link for Bakken crude

Feb 1, 2014

As production in the Bakken tight oil play ramps up at an unprecedented pace, producers are increasingly relying on railroads to bypass overwhelmed pipelines and move crude to market.

Cabot fuels Marcellus operations with gas

Feb 1, 2014

Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. is reducing costs and lowering emissions at its Marcellus shale operations by using natural gas as fuel for its equipment.

WBI launches Dakota natural gas pipeline open season

Jan 30, 2014

WBI Energy Inc., a subsidiary of MDU Resources Group Inc., has launched an open season for its planned 375-mile Dakota natural gas pipeline running from western North Dakota to northwestern Minnesota.

Pipe supply contracts signed for South Stream offshore section

Jan 30, 2014

OAO Gazprom said contracts have been signed to supply 75,000 12-m pipes for the first gas pipeline of South Stream Transport’s offshore section.

Southcross starts construction on new Eagle Ford pipeline

Jan 30, 2014

Southcross Energy Partners LP has begun construction on the $125 million, 300-MMcfd Webb pipeline in the rich gas area of the Eagle Ford shale in South Texas.

Angola LNG sells first LPG cargo

Jan 30, 2014

Angola LNG has shipped its first LPG cargo from its plant in Soyo, Angola.

Magnolia LNG taps Kinder Morgan unit for gas transport

Jan 29, 2014

Liquefied Natural Gas Ltd. subsidiary Magnolia LNG LCC (MLNG) executed a precedent agreement with Kinder Morgan Louisiana Pipeline LLC (KMLP) for transportation of natural gas sufficient to meet the full 8-million tonne/year Magnolia LNG Lake Charles, La., liquefaction project capacity.

Blue Racer signs midstream agreements; Natrium II done in March

Jan 27, 2014

Blue Racer Midstream LLC, a joint venture of Dominion Resources and Caiman Energy II LLC, entered into long-term agreements with Utica shale natural gas producers to provide comprehensive, integrated midstream services from liquids-rich acreage in Monroe, Noble, Guernsey, Belmont, Harrison, and Carroll counties, Ohio.

Alaska LNG Project parties sign heads of agreement

Jan 27, 2014

ExxonMobil Corp., BP PLC, ConocoPhillips, TransCanada Corp., Alaska Gasline Development Corp. (AGDC), and Alaska's commissioners of natural resources and revenue have signed a heads of agreement (HOA) for the Alaska LNG Project, laying the commercial framework for development of an 800-mile natural gas pipeline to transport production from the Alaska North Slope (ANS) to a 15-18 million tonne/year LNG plant on its south-central coast.

Kufpec to buy Shell's stake in Wheatstone LNG venture

Jan 27, 2014

Royal Dutch Shell PLC reported it has agreed to sell its 8% equity interest in the Wheatstone-Iago joint venture and 6.4% interest in the 8.9-million tonne/year Wheatstone LNG project in Western Australia for a cash consideration of nearly $1.14 billion to Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Co. (Kufpec), subject to closing.

EIA: Major economies, except the US, to import more oil, gas

Jan 27, 2014

US net imports of liquid fuels as a share of consumption will diminish to about 25% by 2016 from 40% in 2012 and 60% in 2005, according to the US Energy Information Administration's 2014 Annual Energy Outlook (AEO).

BP energy outlook sees 41% rise in worldwide energy use to 2035

Jan 27, 2014

BP PLC's Energy Outlook 2035, released Jan. 15, forecasts that world energy consumption will increase 41% between 2012 and 2035.

Second phase critical in Mexico's energy reforms, officials say

Jan 27, 2014

Mexico moved quickly once politicians there decided to adopt energy sector reforms, but the process's second phase, which begins Feb. 1 and should be completed in 2 years, could be critical, an official of national oil company Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) said.

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