United States


Carlyle Group Quits $1 billion US Oil Export Project

Carlyle Group said on Friday it had dropped out as a stakeholder in Lone Star Ports LLC, which proposed a $1 billion crude oil export terminal near Corpus Christi, Texas.

October 18, 2019

Policy & Regulations

Trump Says He Will Nominate Deputy To Be New Energy Secretary

President Donald Trump said on Oct. 18 he would nominate Deputy Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette, a former vice president of Ford Motor Co and Louisiana state energy regulator, to head the department.

October 18, 2019


Best Of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (Oct. 18, 2019)

First horizontal completion in Crossroad Fields plus BP's results from Carthage Field-Haynesville Shale Well.

October 18, 2019

Unconventional , Shale Plays , Technology

Imaging Technology Opens Window To Subsurface

U.S. shale players have turned to technology to improve their ability to accurately see beneath the surface.

October 18, 2019

Rig Counts

US Oil Rig Count Inches Up By One

Companies added one oil rig in the week to Oct. 18, bringing the total count to 713, Baker Hughes said in its weekly report.

October 18, 2019

Lease Sales

Marketed: Edgewater Royalty Oklahoma, Texas Assets

Edgewater Royalty retained EnergyNet for the sale of a 63 well package located across Oklahoma and Texas through auction closing Oct. 29.

October 18, 2019

Business , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Gathering & Processing

Power Utility DTE Energy Agrees To $2.7 Billion Haynesville Midstream Deal

The acquisition of Haynesville gas gathering assets from Momentum Midstream and Indigo Natural Resources “checks all of our boxes,” DTE Energy CEO says.

October 18, 2019

Infrastructure , Pipelines

Williams Receives FERC Approval For Southeastern Trail Expansion Project

The Southeastern Trail expansion project will consist of about 7.7 miles of 42-inch pipeline looping facilities in Virginia.

October 18, 2019

Natural Gas , Pipelines

US Natgas Winter Futures Rise After Kinder Delays Permian Pipe

U.S. natural gas futures for the winter of 2020-2021 gained the most of any contracts after Kinder Morgan delayed the projected in-service date for its $2 billion Permian Highway gas pipeline.

October 18, 2019

People , Midstream

Western Midstream Introduce New Officers

Michael Pearl succeeds Jaime R. Casas who has transitioned to vice president and Treasurer of Occidental Petroleum.

October 18, 2019