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Tracing a Path to Better Oil & Gas Shale Production

Tracerco, patented, pioneered and continues to enhance technology that enables the measurement of individual gas, oil, and water stage production along the length of a wellbore, without well intervention. This inexpensive technology provides confirmation that a wellbore is open to flow, identifies a ...

Callum Grieves


Posted 1 month agoOpinion > Chemical Enhanced Oil RecoveryReservoir CharacterisationReservoir Analysis +2

Haynesville Shale Gas Production Increases to Highest Levels Since End of 2013

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Short-Term Energy Outlook , October 2017 and Baker Hughes Recent increases in drilling activity and well production rates are raising natural gas production levels in the Haynesville region, according to EIA's Short-Term Energy Outlook (ST ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 2 months agoOpinion > United StatesShale GasHaynesville +3

Shale Gas Is Not A Revolution

Shale gas is not a revolution. It's just another play with a somewhat higher cost structure but larger resource base than conventional gas. The marginal cost of shale gas production is $4/mmBtu despite popular but incorrect narratives that it is lower. The average spot price of gas has been $3.77 ...

Art Berman - The Petroleum Truth Report


Posted 6 months agoOpinion > Art BermanThe Petroleum Truth ReportShale Gas

EQT’s acquisition of Rice Energy creates the leading US and Appalachian natural gas producer

On June 19, EQT Corporation (NYSE:EQT) entered into an agreement to acquire Rice Energy (NYSE:RICE) for 8.2 billion USD. In summary, EQT financing includes 5.4 billion USD in equity, 1.3 billion USD in cash and 1.5 billion USD assuming or refinancing of Rice net debt and preferred equity. According ...

Julia Weiss


Posted 6 months agoOpinion > Rystad EnergyShale GasEQT Corporation

The next "Shale Gale"?

David Bamford opines on the world's great shales! A few weeks ago I used my blog/Newsletter to quiz readers on what they regarded as the world's great source rocks. And, by inference, where might the next “Shale Gale” be blowing, mimicking what has happened in the USA? I'm glad to say I got an unu ...

Petromall Insights


Posted 7 months agoOpinion > Shaleshale oilShale Gas

Trump’s trade deal with China would allow 105 bcf/d gas production at 3 USD/MMbtu

With abundant supply potential, Rystad Energy expects US gas companies to see a large LNG export potential to China after President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping reached the bilateral trade agreement last month. Sinopec's invitation to welcome Cheniere to their offices in China last week, cl ...

Julia Weiss


Posted 7 months agoOpinion > Rystad EnergyShale GasChina +1

U.S. Shale Is Immune To An Oil Price Crash In 2017

Since OPEC announced the production cut deal at the end of November, industry analysts have been warning that rising production from producers outside the deal—U.S. shale in particular—is effectively capping the oil price gains from that agreement. Four months after the OPEC/NOPEC deal took effect ...

Oilprice Staff


Posted 8 months agoOpinion > oil priceShale GasCrash +1

Scotland – reduce reliance on wind, develop fracking and clathrates research

Scotland should be very wary about further investment in wind power, it should develop fracking for gas, invest in energy storage, and do research into arctic methane clathrates, says Professor Brian Smart, former head of petroleum engineering at Heriot-Watt University Professor Brian Smart, former ...

Petromall Insights


Posted 9 months agoOpinion > ScotlandPowerwind power +2

Trump Fuels a Petrochemical Boom in America

Traditionally, petrochemicals were produced from naphtha. It is one of the products derived from petroleum refineries. Naphtha crackers break hydrocarbon down into basic chemical building blocks. Naphtha crackers were found all over the world, BUT given that a high proportion of manufacturing sinc ...

Easwaran Kanason


Posted 10 months agoOpinion > Donald TrumpShaleShale Gas +3

Play by Play: Prince Albert Formation

The most promising plays for unconventional oil and gas prospects in South Africa's Karoo Basin are the Prince Albert, the Whitehill and the Collingham formations. A 2013 study by the Energy Information Administration gives very positive indications for the Prince Albert shale's potential, as the ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 10 months agoLink > South AfricagasShale Gas +4

Play by Play: Collingham Formation

The most promising plays for unconventional oil and gas prospects in South Africa's Karoo Basin are the Prince Albert, the Whitehill and the Collingham formations. The youngest of the Karoo's lower Permian shale formations, the Collingham shale is usually paired with its older counterpart, Whiteh ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 10 months agoLink > South AfricagasShale Gas +4

Play by Play: Whitehill Formation

The most promising plays for unconventional oil and gas prospects in the Karoo are the Whitehill, the Prince Albert and the Collingham formations. Whitehill is located between the lower Prince Albert and the more recent Collingham formations and all are located in the Central and South Eastern ar ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 10 months agoLink > South AfricagasShale Gas +4

WIN TICKETS to the SPE London Evening Meeting: Field Development Planning for Shale Reserves - Feb 28 2017

Our 2017 competition series kicks off with tickets to the SPE London Section Evening Meeting. Enter here by 20th Feb 2017 by: Identifying the above rock, and Providing your estimate for the price of a barrel of Brent Crude on 22nd Feb 2017 @ 12:00 (GMT) midday, in US Dollars In addition ...

Estella Adeyeri


Posted 11 months agoPress > Esanda EngineeringSPE Londonoil price +3

Marcellus shale sees massive resurgence in M&A activity

There was nearly eight times more invested in asset and corporate acquisitions in the Marcellus shale in 2016 than 2015, according to new analysis in Evaluate Energy's global M&A review for 2016 . Marcellus assets changed hands for a total of US$7.25 billion in 2016 – a massive increase on US$920 ...

Mark Young


Posted 1 year agoOpinion > MarcellusShaleShale Gas +6

My Bakken Oil Field Diaries: Will Bakken Ever Rock Again ?

I still vividly remember that freezing Saturday night of Feb 7th, 2015 with 22 degrees of frost at Williston, North Dakota; waiting in a warm lounge for Jefferson Line Bus having departure from Williston, ND to Minneapolis, MN at 3 am. As clock struck 8 pm, a blonde lady in her middle age requested ...

Fayaz Ahmed


Posted 1 year agoOpinion > shale oilShale GasUSA