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Renewables

Experts Agree Technology Advances Will Come Onboard To Meet Renewable Energy Growth

AWEA Panel

Permitting is getting harder during a time when more transmission is needed to tap into the resources around the country to move to market.

Deepwater

Shell Starts Up Appomattox Ahead Of Schedule

Shell Appomatox

Royal Dutch Shell subsidiary Shell Offshore Inc. said on May 23 that it had started up its Appomattox project in the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico (GoM) several months ahead of schedule.

Petrochemicals

Frac Spread: Butane Prices Lead The Way Down

Frac Spread: Butane Prices Lead The Way Down

With high inventories and limited export possibilities, NGL prices drop and margins are squeezed.

Exploration & Production

Offshore Faces Its ‘Prove It’ Moment

offshore rig

Operators know they need large projects at lower costs.

DUG Rockies

Wattenberg Field Operator Achieving Peaceful Coexistence, Enhanced Results In D-J Basin

Crestone Peak Resources DUG Rockies

Crestone Peak Resources has ambitious plans for northern Colorado to mutually cooperate with Front Range urban neighbors in spite of Colorado Senate Bill 181.

Private Equity

Tom Ward-Led Company Acquires Mississippi Lime Bolt-On

Tom Ward-Led Company Acquires Mississippi Lime Bolt-On

Mach Resources, an independent oil and gas producer led by industry veteran Tom Ward, continues to build its position in the Mississippi Lime play.

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Markets

Frac Spread: Butane Prices Lead The Way Down

With high inventories and limited export possibilities, NGL prices drop and margins are squeezed.

Democratic Presidential Hopeful Klobuchar Proposes Revamping EPA Ethanol Rules

Democratic presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar on Saturday called for revamping the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) rules governing how small refineries are exempted from the nation's biofuel laws, a proposal aimed at boosting her standing in the politically critical state of Iowa.

Frac Spread: Butane Prices Lead The Way Down

With high inventories and limited export possibilities, NGL prices drop and margins are squeezed.

PetroChina Raises Gas Prices Ahead Of Pipeline Reshuffle

Gas provider is under pressure to recoup losses.

Business

Opinion: Why Shell, BP Are On Different Tracks On Carbon

The annual general meetings of BP and Royal Dutch Shell confirmed Europe’s two largest oil and gas majors are on diverging tracks in the battle against climate change.

Opinion: Why Shell, BP Are On Different Tracks On Carbon

The annual general meetings of BP and Royal Dutch Shell confirmed Europe’s two largest oil and gas majors are on diverging tracks in the battle against climate change.

EQT Board's Letter Encourages Votes For Its Nominees, Strategy In Rice Brothers Tussle

In a letter to shareholders, the EQT Corp.'s board of directors today recommended that shareholders “support the EQT team and strategy that is delivering results” by voting for “EQT’s 12 highly qualified director nominees.”

EQT Board's Letter To Shareholders (Full Text)

Read the full text of the EQT board's letter to shareholders.

Technology

Experts Agree Technology Advances Will Come Onboard To Meet Renewable Energy Growth

Permitting is getting harder during a time when more transmission is needed to tap into the resources around the country to move to market.

Experts Agree Technology Advances Will Come Onboard To Meet Renewable Energy Growth

Permitting is getting harder during a time when more transmission is needed to tap into the resources around the country to move to market.

Woolpert Expands Geospatial Services With Geomatics Acquisition

Woolpert has acquired Geomatics Data Solutions (GDS), a marine and terrestrial survey data firm, to expand and deepen its geospatial service offerings, the company said in a press release on May 22.

Frac Sand Provider Hi-Crush Names Alan Oehlert As COO

With the appointment of Alan Oehlert as COO, Robert Rasmus will cease serving as the principal operating officer of Hi-Crush, but will continue in his role as chairman and CEO

Exploration & Production

Best Of This Week's Activity Highlights

In case you missed it, here's a look this week's activity highlights around the world. Details on current and past activity available every day in Hart Energy's database.

Best Of This Week's Activity Highlights

In case you missed it, here's a look this week's activity highlights around the world. Details on current and past activity available every day in Hart Energy's database.

Shell Starts Up Appomattox Ahead Of Schedule

Royal Dutch Shell subsidiary Shell Offshore Inc. said on May 23 that it had started up its Appomattox project in the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico (GoM) several months ahead of schedule.

Wattenberg Field Operator Achieving Peaceful Coexistence, Enhanced Results In D-J Basin

Crestone Peak Resources has ambitious plans for northern Colorado to mutually cooperate with Front Range urban neighbors in spite of Colorado Senate Bill 181.

Transactions

The Latest Transactions Data

Hart Energy's Transaction Database features the details on all of the latest oil and gas and renewable energy transactions, including asset sales and assets on the market.

The Latest Transactions Data

Hart Energy's Transaction Database features the details on all of the latest oil and gas and renewable energy transactions, including asset sales and assets on the market.

BP Nears Sale Of Stake In Egyptian Oil Firm To Dragon Oil

BP is nearing the sale of its stake in a major Egyptian oil and gas company to Dubai-based Dragon Oil for over $600 million, industry and banking sources said.

WPX Energy Completes $350 Million Sale Of Oryx II Interest

Oryx II is the second midstream monetization for WPX in 2019.

Policy & Regulations

Opinion: US-China Trade Sanctions Will Be Costly But Likely Ineffective

Experience suggests supply chains and technology are surprisingly flexible, more flexible than observers give them credit for at the time, and supply restrictions are rarely an effective form of diplomatic pressure.

Democratic Presidential Hopeful Klobuchar Proposes Revamping EPA Ethanol Rules

Democratic presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar on Saturday called for revamping the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) rules governing how small refineries are exempted from the nation's biofuel laws, a proposal aimed at boosting her standing in the politically critical state of Iowa.

Opinion: US-China Trade Sanctions Will Be Costly But Likely Ineffective

Experience suggests supply chains and technology are surprisingly flexible, more flexible than observers give them credit for at the time, and supply restrictions are rarely an effective form of diplomatic pressure.

Texas Environmentalists Plan Lawsuit Against Valero For Pollution

Three Texas environmental groups notified Valero Energy Corp. on May 22 of plans to file a lawsuit under the U.S. Clean Air Act for pollution at the company’s Port Arthur, Texas, refinery, the organizations said.

Transport

Back To The Drawing Board

Miniaturization of rupture disks requires redesign of equipment.

Court Rules British Columbia Cannot Regulate Trans Mountain Pipeline Oil Flows

A British Columbia court ruled on Friday that the provincial government cannot introduce a law that would regulate increased flows of heavy crude through the proposed Trans Mountain pipeline.

Back To The Drawing Board

Miniaturization of rupture disks requires redesign of equipment.

EIA: US Crude Oil Inventories Highest Since July 2017

U.S. crude oil inventories rose unexpectedly last week, hitting their highest levels since July 2017, due to weak refinery output, the EIA says.