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U.S. Silica President Brad Casper Resigns to ‘Pursue Other Opportunities’

Brad Casper’s resignation takes effect Aug. 31. Casper had served as president of U.S. Silica since his promotion to the position in January 2020.

Trump Administration Revamps Federal Royalty Rules for Oil, Gas, Coal

The move comes as the November presidential election looms and the Trump administration aims to complete several more deregulatory actions on the spring Unifed Agenda, a list of its policy priorities.

Riviera Resources Plans to Sell Remaining Upstream Assets

Riviera Resources engaged EnergyNet to market its remaining upstream assets, CEO David Rottino says, with plans for the transactions to close by fourth-quarter 2020.

Problems Plagued US Carbon Capture Project Before Shutdown

The plant was designed to capture 33% of the carbon emissions from one of four units at the W.A. Parish coal plant, and pipe it 81 miles to the West Ranch oil field in Jackson County, Texas, where it would push more oil to the surface.

Marketed: 605 Property Package Across Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma

EnergyNet has been retained by Map K&W-OK to offer for sale of a 605 property package  located in various counties in Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico and Oklahoma through an auction closing Aug. 20.

US Oil, Gas Rig Count Sinks to Another Record Low

The U.S. oil and gas rig count fell by four to an all-time low of 247 in the week to Aug. 7, according to data from energy services firm Baker Hughes Co.

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (Aug. 7, 2020)

Five Eagle Ford completions by EOG Resources at its McMullen County, Texas, pad plus results from Calyx Energy horizontal Mississippian wells top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

San Mateo Black River Oil Pipeline LLC Announces Binding Open Season

Stebbins Expansion Crude Oil Pipeline Project would expand San Mateo system in Eddy County, N.M.

NGL Energy Partners Inks Long-Term Permian Acreage Dedication for Produced Water

NGL Energy Partners LP said Aug. 6 that it has signed a new long-term produced water transportation and disposal agreement with a leading independent producer operating in Eddy and Lea Counties within the Delaware Basin.

Scientific Drilling Names Pamela S. Pierce as CEO, President

Scientific Drilling International (SDI) has named Pamela S. Pierce as CEO and president effective July 31, 2020, a position she has held on an interim basis since May 2020.

Cheniere Tops Q2 Profit Estimates, Accelerates LNG Plant Expansion

Despite cargo cancellations, CEO Fusco calls performance a ‘massive success.’

Egypt, Greece Sign Agreement on Exclusive Economic Zone

In Greece, diplomats said the deal effectively nullified an accord between Turkey and the internationally recognized government of Libya.