North America

Business , Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) , Natural Gas , Midstream

As LNG Prices Surge, North American Project Development Languishes

Spending on new LNG projects in the U.S. halted in 2020, as low prices from coronavirus-induced demand destruction caused buyers to back away from signing long-term supply contracts.

November 8, 2021

Rig Counts , Shale Plays

Hart Energy Unconventional Activity Tracker (Week of Nov. 8, 2021)

The largest week-over-week increase to the U.S. rig count by major play occurred in the Permian Basin, where five rigs were added.

November 8, 2021

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of Nov. 3, 2021

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including the $1.8 billion sale of Oasis Petroleum’s midstream affiliate and the closing of Chesapeake’s Vine Energy acquisition.

November 3, 2021

Earnings , Markets , Midstream

Magellan Raises Forecast for Refined Products Shipments on Jet Fuel Demand

Pipeline operator Magellan Midstream said it expected the shipments to rise as volumes from expansion projects in Texas overcome the lingering impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

November 3, 2021

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) , Natural Gas , Emissions

Opinion: What Makes LNG the Safest Bet for Powering Off-grid Industry

Changing to LNG for fueling industrial processes, heating or power generation looks like the safe bet for off-grid consumers—and it may just be the right time to make the switch, says Alexis Sohr, chief commercial officer at Edge Energy.

November 2, 2021

People

How Energy Leadership Is Shifting Focus

The oil and gas industry’s rising leaders embrace the opportunity of the energy transition, and the 2021 Forty Under 40 honorees exemplify the changing industry. 

November 2, 2021

Rig Counts , Shale Plays

Hart Energy Unconventional Activity Tracker (Week of Nov. 1, 2021)

Several of the major plays are at or near 2019 levels for this time of year, with the Anadarko Basin running only four fewer rigs than in October 2019.

November 1, 2021

Investment , Policy & Regulations

University of Toronto to Divest All Fossil Fuel Investments

Companies from which the fund will divest are primarily owners of coal, oil and gas reserves, a University of Toronto spokesperson said, without naming the companies.

October 28, 2021

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of Oct. 27, 2021

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including EagleClaw’s all-stock business combination with Apache’s Altus Midstream plus the closing of Oasis Petroleum’s $745 million cash acquisition in the Bakken.

October 27, 2021

Policy & Regulations

Trudeau Roils Canada’s Oil Patch Naming Greenpeace Activist as Climate Chief

Steven Guilbeault, once dubbed “the green Jesus of Montreal,” was named by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as environment and climate change minister.

October 27, 2021