Unconventional , Shale Plays , Technology

Shale Producers Continue Pursuit of Fracking Advances

Service companies are working to help shale operators get the most out of aging fields while cutting costs and emissions.

July 26, 2022

Unconventional , Shale Plays , Technology

Horsepower, Sand Supply Limits Suggest Tight Frac Market

Additional horsepower capacity will come online later this year, but it may not be enough to bridge the gap to projected demand in the frac market.

July 26, 2022

Unconventional , Shale Plays , Midstream

Midstream Capacity Key to Surging Shale Production

Water in and out as well as hydrocarbon transport sustain new completion techniques for U.S. shale producers.

July 17, 2022

Unconventional , Shale Plays , Technology

Automated Systems Can Save Operators Fracking Inefficiencies

Service providers Halliburton and Weatherford and data analytics company LYTT shared their automated technologies created to ensure efficiency in hydraulic fracturing operations.

July 15, 2022

Unconventional , International , Shale Plays

UK Shale, Again: Bowland Shale Spotlight

Finding itself short oil and gas in the midst of soaring global prices, the U.K. is looking again at its shale—and this time, no matter how often protesters glue themselves to public buildings.

July 14, 2022

Unconventional , Policy & Regulations , Shale Plays

South Africa Releases Draft Shale Gas Regulations

In 2017, geologists at the University of Johannesburg and three other institutions estimated the gas resource in the Karoo region of South Africa was probably 13 Tcf.

July 14, 2022

Unconventional , Shale Plays , Acquisitions & Divestitures

Ranger Oil Racks Up Six ‘Bolt-on’ Acquisitions Worth $110 Million

Ranger Oil added three “bolt-on” acquisitions in the Eagle Ford Shale, bringing the total of all-cash transactions signed in the second quarter to six worth a combined $110 million.

June 30, 2022

Company Profiles , Unconventional , Shale Plays

Anschutz Exploration Shares Secret to Powder River Basin Success

Anschutz Exploration CEO Joe DeDominic shared the private producer’s strategy how to succeed in the Powder River Basin at Hart Energy’s DUG Bakken and Rockies conference.

June 29, 2022

Unconventional , Shale Plays

A Shale Booster Shot: Refracs Rise as Cheap Way to Lift US Oil Output

Shale producers in the U.S. are looking at refracking wells as a means to produce oil on a budget to offset the global oil shortage.

June 27, 2022

Unconventional , Energy Transition

Baker Hughes, Cairn to Produce Geothermal Energy from Oil and Gas Assets

Cairn Oil & Gas is partnering with Baker Hughes to co-produce geothermal energy from its repurposed hydrocarbon wells and offset greenhouse gases, moving forward with its commitment to be a net-zero company by 2050.

June 24, 2022