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IndustryVoice: New Slurry Offers Right Density, Compressive Strength for Challenging Formations—Without HGS

CPT Trident reduces costs, environmental footprint

Executive Q&A: Brotherhood Of Minerals


Executive Q&A: Brotherhood Of Minerals

Sanjit and Shan Bhattacharya built a nimble and flexible mineral buying company that competes on the ground with much bigger companies. And wins.

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Rig Counts

Hart Energy's Unconventional Activity Tracker

Hart Energy's exclusive rig counts measure drilling intensity. They exclude units classified as rigging up or rigging down, and also exclude rigs drilling injection wells, disposal wells or geothermal wells. They are designed to offer the most accurate picture of what is actually occurring in the field.

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What’s Affecting Gas Prices? (Week Of Nov. 19, 2019)

Stratas Advisors expects an 80 Bcf withdrawal for the EIA’s latest reporting week.


Singapore Importer Cancels US LNG Cargo Loading

Global market oversupply leaves many traders with purchased cargoes that they cannot resell.

IEA says OPEC+ Faces ‘Major Challenge’ from Competitors’ Surging Output

Production from the U.S., Norway, Brazil and Guyana will cut into demand, says report.

EIA: US Gas Output, Demand Will Hit Record Highs In 2019

Exports will also rise quickly, agency says in short-term outlook.

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DUG Midcontinent: Hamm Says ‘Future’s Bright’ And Prices Will Correct

Seaport Global Securities speaker details how investors learned their lessons the hard way.

Gulfport Energy To Cut Jobs, Halt Share Buybacks

Gulfport Energy, whose production is focused primarily in the Utica Shale in Ohio and Scoop acreage in Oklahoma, also made a new commitment to using excess cash to pay down debt.

Weatherford Names Christian Garcia As CFO

Weatherford International Plc said Nov. 14 that Christian Garcia has been appointed executive vice president and CFO, effective January 6, 2020.

Mexican Minister Says Pemex Unaffected By Cyberattack, Workers Disagree

A cyberattack on computer networks of the Mexican national oil company Pemex is "totally under control" and did not have any negative consequences, Security Minister Alfonso Durazo said on Nov. 14.

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IndustryVoice: Automating Water Management to Reduce Costs, Risks, and Environmental Impact

An automated, remotely controlled smart system is a winning solution to optimize water management for a better frac fluid, lower costs, less risk, and no nonproductive time.

CGG To Deliver Largest OBN Multiclient Survey In UK North Sea

Planned to start in early 2020, the survey has already received significant industry interest and is being prefunded in part by BP. First results are targeted for first-quarter 2021.

KCA Deutag Secures $460 Million Of Land Drilling Contracts

KCA Deutag said Nov. 18 that its land drilling operation has won new contracts worth approximately $460 million in the Middle East, Africa and Europe.

Shearwater Wins Largest-Ever 4-D Campaign In Asia Pacific Region

Shearwater GeoServices Holding AS has been awarded the largest-ever 4-D seismic campaign in the Asia Pacific region covering up to six fields operated by Woodside in Australia, the company said on Nov. 18.

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ConocoPhillips projects its liquids-rich Eagle Ford assets will bring in about $12 billion in free cash flow between 2020 and 2029. (Source: ConocoPhillips)

ConocoPhillips Counting On US Shale To Bring In More Cash

The U.S. independent has set its sights on bringing in $50 billion in free cash flow over the next decade, including $19 billion from its Lower 48 assets.

DecomWorld Returns For 12th Annual D&A Summit With Reuters Backing

The Summit will bring together over 500 industry leaders, 50+ expert speakers, and 30+ exhibitors to a central global meeting place in Houston, Texas for DecomWorld 2020. 

Putting Big Data To Work For Offshore Insights

Putting Big Data To Work For Offshore Insights

A modeling suite addresses key knowledge gaps to improve the prediction and evaluation of offshore systems for improved spill prevention and more.

Companies that supply frac sand are being impacted by the slowdown in U.S. shale activity. (Source:

US Frack Sand Suppliers Become Latest Casualties In Shale Slump

Companies that fracture wells are cutting workers and idling equipment.

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A&D Transactions From The Week Of Nov. 20, 2019

A&D Transactions From The Week Of Nov. 20, 2019

Here’s a snapshot of energy deals from the past week including Noble Energy’s $1.6 billion midstream sale plus the closing of Occidental Petroleum’s $1.5 billion Permian Basin JV.

Marketed: Boomer Minerals Oklahoma Royalty Package

Boomer Minerals retained EnergyNet for the sale of an Oklahoma royalty package located in Canadian and Kingfisher counties in an auction closing Dec. 5.

Marketed: Vitruvian Exploration Eagle Ford Shale Opportunity

An affiliate of Vitruvian Exploration retained EnergyNet for the sale of an Eagle Ford Shale opportunity in Salle and McMullen counties, Texas, through a sealed-bid offering closing Dec. 4.

Marketed: SWEPI New Mexico Exploratory Acreage Auction

SWEPI, affiliate of Royal Dutch Shell, retained EnergyNet for the sale of about 139,000 net acres of exploratory acreage in New Mexico's Quay and Curry counties in an auction closing Dec. 4.

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ADIPEC: Long-term Policies Needed For Affordable Energy

ADIPEC: Long-term Policies Needed For Affordable Energy

A panel of energy ministers from Pakistan, Senegal and the UAE addressed access to sustainable and affordable energy supply at the ADIPEC ministerial session.

ADIPEC: US Energy Abundance Benefits World, Says State Department Official

ADIPEC: US Energy Abundance Benefits World, Says State Department Official

Bureau of Energy Resources' Frank Fannon discussed the U.S. perspective of the shifting global oil and gas market dynamics at the ADIPEC.


N.Y. Gov. Cuomo Pressures National Grid Over Customer Moratorium

Company says it that it will truck LNG and CNG to meet winter demand in New England and New York.


India To Invite Foreign Firms To Invest In State-Owned Oil Companies

Prime Minister met with CEOs of oil majors during his recent trip to Houston.

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Consolidation Coming In Midstream Water Space

Consolidation Coming In Midstream Water Space

Analysts see headwinds leading to fewer water players in the Permian Basin region going forward.

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Firms Work Together To Handle Permian Basin’s Abundant Water

Producers and water midstream operators must cooperate closely to get the job done, says executives at the Executive Oil Conference Water Forum.

EnCap Flatrock Backs Ironwood Midstream In Twin Eagle Acquisition

EnCap Flatrock Backs Ironwood Midstream In Twin Eagle Acquisition

Concurrent with a new $400 million equity commitment from EnCap Midstream, Ironwood stuck a deal to acquire Twin Eagle midstream assets in South Texas.

TC Energy Says Keystone Oil Pipeline Returned To Service

TC Energy Corp.’s Keystone oil pipeline has returned to service following the approval of their repair and restart plan by the U.S. Pipeline And Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) on Nov. 10.