North America

Policy & Regulations , Pipelines

Enbridge Briefly Shut Line 5 after Protesters Tampered with Pipeline

Line 5 is at the center of a long-running environmental dispute between Calgary, Alberta-based Enbridge and the state of Michigan that has embroiled the Canadian and U.S. governments.

October 21, 2021

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of Oct. 20, 2021

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including a $750 million asset sale by Occidental Petroleum plus Citizen Energy’s $153 million expansion in Oklahoma.

October 20, 2021

Public Capital , Private Equity , Investment , Conferences , Energy Transition , ESG

VanLoh: ‘Green’ Investors Should Pick US Oil and Gas

The world will need more energy and the responsible North American energy industry can provide it while lowering emissions, Quantum Energy Partners’ CEO S. Wil VanLoh says.

October 20, 2021

Policy & Regulations , Energy Transition

US Energy Transition to Create Mexico Auto Jobs, John Kerry Says

“Mexico’s industrial base, already deeply integrated with the rest of North America, absolutely stands to benefit from the energy transition,” John Kerry said alongside Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.

October 19, 2021

Rig Counts , Shale Plays

Hart Energy Unconventional Activity Tracker (Week of Oct. 18, 2021)

The Permian Basin led the way in the increase, adding seven rigs in the last week to reach 241, while Appalachia and the Gulf Coast also gained rigs. The Williston Basin had the largest drop though.

October 18, 2021

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of Oct. 13, 2021

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including Comstock Resources’ Bakken exit in a $154 million sale plus the $419 million cash acquisition of Tapstone Energy and SilverBow’s largest acquisition to date.

October 13, 2021

Investment , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions

US $500 Million Joint Venture Aims to Curb Climate Change with Forest Investments

The JV with Oak Hill Advisors, called Bluesource Sustainable Forests Co., aims to purchase and more sustainably manage more than one million acres of forests in North America.

October 12, 2021

Rig Counts , Shale Plays

Hart Energy Unconventional Activity Tracker (Week of Oct. 11, 2021)

The U.S. rig count fell slightly in the last week with the largest week-over-week changes occurring in the Gulf Coast and Anadarko basins.

October 11, 2021

Investment , Emissions , Energy Transition , Midstream

TC Energy Partnership to Develop Clean Hydrogen Hubs Across US, Canada

A key objective of TC Energy’s collaboration with U.S.-based electric truck maker Nikola Corp. is to establish hubs producing 150 tonnes or more of hydrogen per day near highly traveled truck corridors.

October 8, 2021

Highlights , Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (Oct. 8, 2021)

Three Wolfcamp A completions in Howard County, Texas by Birch Operations plus a Utica Shale discovery and another Exxon Mobil Guyana find top this week’s oil and gas drilling activity highlights from around the world.

October 8, 2021