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EIA: Marcellus gas production continues to outpace takeaway capacity

Apr 25, 2014

Rising production of natural gas in the Marcellus shale play in the Appalachian basin continues to outpace the growth in the region’s pipeline takeaway capacity, which has led to supply backups in the region, the US Energy Information Administration reported in a weekly gas report.

Baker Hughes: US drilling rig count leaps to 1,861

Apr 25, 2014

The US drilling rig count jumped 30 units to reach a total of 1,861 rigs working during the week ended Apr. 25, Baker Hughes Inc. reported. The US now has 107 more rigs working compared with this week a year ago.

Latest Keystone delay isn’t political, White House spokesman says

Apr 22, 2014

The decision to give eight federal agencies more time to prepare comments about the proposed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline project’s cross-border permit was not political, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said.

Watching Government: Marcellus shale impact surprises

Apr 21, 2014

Impacts of oil and gas development on nearby communities are getting more attention.

Alberta to spend $144 million on CCS in 2014

Apr 21, 2014

The government of Alberta has budgeted $144 million (Can.) this year for two projects it is supporting for carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) related to oil sands development.

Suncor reports oil sands employee fatality

Apr 21, 2014

Suncor Energy Inc. reported that an employee fatality occurred at its oil sands site on Apr. 20.

Baker Hughes: US drilling rig count holds steady at 1,831

Apr 17, 2014

The US drilling rig count was unchanged from a week ago at 1,831 rigs working during the shortened holiday week that ended Apr. 17, Baker Hughes Inc. reported.

US gas reserve growth in 2013 was robust, AGA estimates

Apr 17, 2014

US natural gas producers added more than 35 tcf of reserves in 2013, the American Gas Association said in its latest annual preliminary estimate based on reported results by the 30 largest companies representing more than half of the total US production and reserves.

PEOPLE

Apr 16, 2014

Proposal would create patchwork of regulations in Colorado

Apr 16, 2014

Colorado appears poised to consider a ballot measure this November that, if passed, could lead to a patchwork of local rules for oil and gas development.

Industry improves public perception through outreach, education

Apr 16, 2014

Public relations experts shared their thoughts on how the oil and gas industry can improve its image, and judges from two Texas counties spoke about concerns of residents in the Eagle Ford shale at Petroleum Connection's Clean Frac'ing Conference.

Range Resources boosts Marcellus shale production above 1 bcfd

Apr 16, 2014

Range Resources Corp. plans to further increase its production in the Marcellus shale in 2014 and has set a higher capital spending budget that will enable it to drill even longer laterals and utilize more completion stages at its Marcellus wells this year.

MARCELLUS & UTICA Briefs

Apr 16, 2014

Energy reform could unlock Mexico's shale resource potential

Apr 16, 2014

The oil and gas industry is watching with great interest as energy reforms unfold in Mexico. The country has taken the first steps toward opening its energy industry to outside investment that could unlock the potential of its massive unconventional resource.

Port Corpus Christi emerges as a growing transportation and storage hub for crude oil from Eagle Ford shale

Apr 16, 2014

Port Corpus Christi has emerged as a coastal gateway for crude produced in the Eagle Ford shale, with roughly 16.4 million bbl of crude moving out of the port in January primarily to refineries along the Gulf Coast, according to data compiled by ClipperData LLC.

EAGLE FORD Briefs

Apr 16, 2014

BAKKEN Briefs

Apr 16, 2014

EIA: BAKKEN RIGS PRODUCING 50% MORE OIL IN FIRST MONTH ONLINE

Apr 16, 2014

Operational efficiency is improving across the Bakken-Three Forks tight oil play. US Energy Information Administration

Bakken leader Continental Resources drills deeper into Three Forks formation

Apr 16, 2014

The Bakken-Three Forks tight oil formation is already one of the top producing oil plays in the US, but leading operator Continental Resources Inc. believes there may be even more oil in place than previously thought in deeper benches of the Three Forks formation.

A conversation with BHP executive Rod Skaufel

Apr 16, 2014

Today, BHP is a prominent participant in the US unconventional oil and gas business, with operations spanning the Haynesville, Fayetteville, and Eagle Ford shales as well as the Permian basin.

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