Post Tagged with: "shale boom"

Texas Shale Towns Grapple with Growth as Oil-Bust Fears Fade

Texas Shale Towns Grapple with Growth as Oil-Bust Fears Fade

From Reuters


In west Texas, the center of the U.S. oil boom, about 3,800 students at Permian High School are crammed into a campus designed for 2,500, with 20 portable buildings to help with the overflow.

School officials had expected …

Texas Shale Pioneers Struggle to Appease Investors

Texas Shale Pioneers Struggle to Appease Investors

From Reuters


Seven years ago, Diamondback Energy Inc went public with a modest parcel of drillable land in the Permian Basin of West Texas.

Like dozens of other Permian startups, the firm then pursued a classic wildcatter’s strategy – borrowing …

What Energy Security Looks Like: 90% of Natural Gas Used in U.S. Is Produced Domestically

What Energy Security Looks Like: 90% of Natural Gas Used in U.S. Is Produced Domestically

By Tyler Losier, Energy Reporter, Oil & Gas 360


The United States has been a net exporter of natural gas since 2017

In the United States, natural gas is one of the most prevalent sources of energy, and according to

Former EQT CEO: Shale Gas Revolution an ‘Unmitigated Disaster’ for Investors

Former EQT CEO: Shale Gas Revolution an ‘Unmitigated Disaster’ for Investors

Shale industry is self-desctucting: companies need to slash drilling, abandon production growth and deliver yield – Schlotterbeck

From S&P Global

The shale gas revolution is over and Appalachia’s top producers need to radically change their behavior if they want to …

July 1, 2019 - 5:08 am Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, Fracing
Baker Botts Sees Increasing Risk for Private Equity Energy Firms - Oil & Gas 360

Will Colorado Prop 112 Deal the Shale Boom a Blow?

From CNN Business

New York  – Colorado’s flourishing oil industry could be dealt a powerful blow on Tuesday by voters worried about the safety and environmental side effects of the shale boom.

Proposition 112 calls for banning oil and gas …

Robust Ethane Supplies from U.S. Shale Boom Drive Chemical Plant Investment to $200 Billion

Robust Ethane Supplies from U.S. Shale Boom Drive Chemical Plant Investment to $200 Billion

U.S. chemical, plastics plant investment of $202 billion is direct result of shale gas growth: ACC

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) released data today and the trade group has determined that U.S. chemical and plastics industry investment linked to plentiful …

September 11, 2018 - 3:41 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Downstream, Oil and Gas 360 Articles
Whiting Petroleum’s Deep Look at the Bakken-Three Forks Oil Play

Whiting Petroleum’s Deep Look at the Bakken-Three Forks Oil Play

“Whiting’s Wildcatters: Micro Scale, Macro Vision” – An Oil & Gas 360® Exclusive Video Report

Whiting Petroleum Corporation’s (ticker: WLL) geoscience team has taken a macro-approach by taking a microscopic view of the way oil flows through the rocks in …

February 25, 2016 - 4:28 pm Exploration and Production (E&P), Videos
Whiting Petroleum’s Geoscientists are Helping Build a Smarter Oil Company: a Look Behind the Scenes at the Bakken-Three Forks Oil Play

Whiting Petroleum’s Geoscientists are Helping Build a Smarter Oil Company: a Look Behind the Scenes at the Bakken-Three Forks Oil Play

“Whiting’s Wildcatters: Micro Scale, Macro Vision” – An Oil & Gas 360® Exclusive Video Report

It’s a tough market for the oil companies, but Whiting Petroleum Corporation (ticker: WLL) has figured something out.

While oil and gas companies across the …

Watch it Here:  “Whiting’s Wildcatters: Micro Scale, Macro Vision”

Watch it Here: “Whiting’s Wildcatters: Micro Scale, Macro Vision”

What does Whiting Petroleum (ticker: WLL) do differently from other producers? What process inside Whiting has begun to land some of …

January 6, 2016 - 3:15 pm Feature Stories
Whiting Petroleum: New Oil & Gas 360® Documentary to Look at Bakken’s Top Producer

Whiting Petroleum: New Oil & Gas 360® Documentary to Look at Bakken’s Top Producer

Whiting Petroleum (ticker: WLL), the largest Bakken/Three Forks producer, will be featured in a mini-documentary that will be released on Oil & Gas 360® at 9:00 a.m. Eastern time on Tuesday, January 12, 2016.…

Parallels Abound Between Baseball and the Energy Industry as 111th World Series Gets Underway

Parallels Abound Between Baseball and the Energy Industry as 111th World Series Gets Underway

“The journey from the minor leagues to the World Series parallels the struggle to climb the ladder of American business. Many try, but only a few succeed.”  – Roger Kahn, The Boys of Summer

Call it a throwback to the …

U.S. Energy Production is #1 –  Will Technology Keep it There?

U.S. Energy Production is #1 – Will Technology Keep it There?

42 years after the Arab oil embargo knocked the U.S. for a loop, energy experts are cheering the fact that the U.S. is the world’s number one producer—but Harvard University’s business school sees “a real risk that American citizens, companies,

TOP MINDS IN THE BUSINESS: Adam Sieminski, EIA Administrator

TOP MINDS IN THE BUSINESS: Adam Sieminski, EIA Administrator

An OAG360® Exclusive: Interview with EIA Administrator Adam Sieminski

Listen to the interview

The United States Energy Information Administration (EIA) is the principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System responsible for collecting, analyzing and disseminating energy information to …

2014 in Review: United States Production Boom Facing Uncertainty

2014 in Review: United States Production Boom Facing Uncertainty

What a difference a year makes.

When Oil & Gas 360® released its year in review piece exactly 365 days ago, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) was projecting oil volumes to rise through 2016 and natural gas volumes to …

How One Man’s Decision Cracked Open an Energy Revolution:  the Marcellus Shale Turns Ten

How One Man’s Decision Cracked Open an Energy Revolution:  the Marcellus Shale Turns Ten

The Marcellus shale represents almost 20% of U.S. natural gas production. Ten years ago it was zero.

Jeff Ventura is well aware of the oil and gas history associated with the state of Pennsylvania.

Titusville, 1859—Edwin Drake drilled the …

October 17, 2014 - 5:09 pm Oil and Gas 360 Articles