The petroleum industry lost a charismatic leader, a passionate advocate and a dealmaker extraordinaire when Aubrey K. McClendon died in a tragic auto accident in Oklahoma City on March 2. Hart Energy's Oil and Gas Investor remembers the shale pioneer.
The planning uptick in shale will come from larger companies and particularly from the Permian Basin, the top U.S. shale field, and follows pressure from the White House for more production.
Colombia has shelved two environmental licensing requests made by oil companies ConocoPhillips and Canacol Energy Ltd. for fracking projects in northern Cesar province, two sources with knowledge of the matter said March 20.
Energy scholar Robert Bryce offers an unabashed view of the shale revolution, climate change and the future of energy. Spoiler alert: don’t expect oil and gas to disappear anytime soon.