The pipeline will provide a new route for direct access to production in the Marcellus and Utica shale basins of West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Ohio. read more ..
Argentina's YPF has signed a deal with Malaysia's Petronas for the joint development of a shale oil pilot project in the La Amarga Chica concession area. read more ..
Rice University scientists have performed a detailed analysis of water produced by hydraulic fracturing of three gas reservoirs and suggested environmentally friendly remedies are needed to treat and reuse it. read more ..
A panel discussion at the 5th Law of Shale Plays Conference titled 'This Year's Hot Issues in Leasing' will address leasing issues as the exploration and production of shale plays continues to boom.
GOS is a private oil shale developer whose key assets are the Tarfaya oil shale project in Morocco and the Julia Creek oil shale project in Queensland, Australia.
According to Chairman Francis Gugen: "Planning is underway for further seismic acquisition in the North West. This data will form the basis of future drilling activity including identifying potential areas that will help optimise development locations for shale gas production."
Eni has announced the successful initial results of its first horizontal well under the agreement with Quicksilver Resources, aiming at jointly evaluating, exploring and developing unconventional oil reservoirs in the southern portion of the Delaware Basin.
Additional natural gas demand from re-emerging and non-traditional sources could exceed 5 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) by 2019 as numerous proposed projects come online in the US and Canada, according to a Bentek Energy report.
The Marcellus, the largest shale gas play in the world based on current production, is projected to hold over $90 billion in remaining value according to Wood Mackenzie’s latest key play analysis and output from its new well analysis tool.
Schlumberger has released Petrel Shale, a customised user interface and toolset engineered for exploiting shale resources. Its workflow is presented in a user-friendly way to increase productivity in evaluating and developing shale assets.
The UK government has issued a statement to clarify news that the value of homes may be reduced as a result of shale prospects: "There is no evidence that house prices have been affected in over half a century of oil and gas exploration in the UK and we see no reason to see why this would change."
Dakota Gold Transfer plans to develop a crude oil transload facility in Mountrail County, North Dakota, strategically located on a 350-acre site in the eastern section of the prolific Bakken and Three Forks shale oil producing areas.
New analysis from Frost & Sullivan titled 'Sensors Market in Shale Gas Industry' finds that the market earned revenues of $63 million in 2013 which could go up to $106.8 million in 2020.
"We intend to honour our 150-year legacy in this region by ensuring that this project is a model for safe and responsible shale gas development here in Southwestern Pennsylvania and beyond,” said CONSOL Energy President and CEO Nick DeIuliis.
Azbil Corporation has received an order from Japan Marine United Corporation for the integrated automation system of LNG carriers to be deployed for a US shale gas project.
India's Reliance Industries has said that due to the US shale gas industry's exponential growth in the past five years, ethane has become the dominant feedstock for crackers, replacing liquids.
In March, BP announced that in early 2015 it would establish this separate business. BP will continue to own it but David Lawler and his leadership team will develop and implement the strategy to expand the company’s crude oil and natural gas liquids portfolio.
A gathering of elected officials within the Eagle Ford Shale region provided information on infrastructure issues that local communities are encountering, with a special focus on city financing, water, transportation safety and pipelines.