December 2019 E&P magazine

E&P Magazine - December 2019

The December edition of E&P is our special 2020 Unconventional Yearbook issue covering the Eagle Ford, Permian, Appalachia, Rockies and Midcontinent. Chapters include an overview/production forecast, key players roundup, technology update, environmental topics and a special LNG report.

As I See It

From E&P Executive Editor: Changing Fortunes

The U.S. will continue to reap the rewards of shale gas via LNG exports in the coming decade, thanks in part to solar and wind energy.

Market Intelligence

E&P Market Intelligence: Bah Humbug For Pressure Pumpers

Tough times forecast for oil service providers.

Drilling Technologies

E&P Drilling Technologies: The Key To Unlocking Cash Flow

A study finds a huge range of cycle time between operators in the Delaware Basin with roughly 60% of the cycle time being nonoperational.

Completions and Production

E&P Completions: Applying Human Intelligence To Artificial Intelligence

Symbolic AI pushes digitalization to further limits.

Special Report

Midstream Connections Solid, Future Waves Less So

Second-wave and modular LNG enter the picture, as do big plants in British Columbia.

US LNG Producers Shift Into High Gear Global Market

The U.S. will make up 67% of growth in global LNG exports between 2019 and 2024 while 33% of global imports are expected to go to China.


E-fracs, Refracs And The Role Of Digital Technologies

Recovering more for less is the ultimate goal for operators and service companies.

Key Players: Shale Growth Slows For Top US Operators

Second-half 2019 results show glimmer of hope for a promising 2020. This section profiles 43 major U.S. shale players operating in the Permian, Eagle Ford, Rockies, Midcontinent and Appalachia and covers their latest 2019 production results and 2020 forecasts.

Oil And Gas Production Forecast: 2020 And Beyond

Growth slows in 2020, hinging on global demand and the market's ability to support continually increasing output.

Stepping Up For An Environmentally Sustainable Energy Future

Amid growing calls for action to fight climate change, oil and gas companies are ramping up efforts toward environmental and community stewardship.

Tech Trends

Tech Trends

Check out the latest products and services for the upstream oil and gas industry. 

Activity Highlights

Activity Highlights

Check out the latest E&P highlights from the top U.S. shale plays. 

On The Move

On The Move

Check out the latest new hires, appointments and promotions as well as new company office and facility openings. 

Last Word

E&P Last Word: Antiquated Processes Are Slowing Down Well P&A

State regulators need to adopt mobile technologies to speed up the plugging and abandonment process.