More Top Stories in Shale Plays

Legislation, Pipelines, Construction

Exclusive: Equitrans CEO – MVP’s Approval Can Be ‘Canary in the Coal Mine’

Equitrans CEO Tom Karam said he’s thrilled with the definitive approval of Mountain Valley Pipeline, which could lead to further reform of U.S. permitting regulations.

June 6, 2023

Midstream, Water Management, ESG

Produced Water Producing Results

After years of skepticism surrounding the reuse of produced water, experts say it’s a new day and age for the water midstream sector.

June 6, 2023

Acquisitions & Divestitures, Shale Plays

Exclusive: VTX Energy Adds More Southern Delaware Acreage, CEO Says

VTX Energy Partners, backed by Swiss energy trader Vitol, is expanding its southern Delaware Basin footprint to 47,000 net acres through a bolt-on acquisition, CEO Shepherd says. 

June 5, 2023

Exploration & Production

The Great Eagle Ford Refrac

Recompletions in the Eagle Ford are underway, with future refrac wells identified by companies such as Devon Energy and Murphy Oil. 

June 5, 2023

Shale Plays, Acquisitions & Divestitures, Mergers

Mineral Deal Valuations, Teams Evolve

Experts say U.S. minerals and royalties teams are getting bigger, holding acreage for longer periods and bringing a more sophisticated approach to M&A.

June 5, 2023

Investment, Legislation, Infrastructure, Joint Ventures, Construction, Pipelines

Passage of Debt Bill Clears Way for MVP, Swifter Permitting for Infrastructure

The MVP natural gas pipeline and a swifter permitting process win as debt ceiling legislation weathers resistance from senators.

June 2, 2023

Super DUG, Exploration & Production

SUPER DUG: Enerplus Banks on ‘Underappreciated’ Bakken, Refracs

Enerplus COO Wade Hutchings expects the company to generate free cash flow of $475 million in 2023 with plans to launch refracturing efforts in the Bakken while easing down Marcellus Shale production.

June 2, 2023

Service Contracts, Storage, Pipelines

Kinder Morgan to Add Storage Capacity on Texas System

Kinder Morgan’s expansion, for which it is soliciting interested shippers, will increase working storage capacity by more than 6 Bcf, the company said.

June 1, 2023

Energy Transition, Technology, Midstream

SUPER DUG: XRI's Durand on Midstream Water's Evolution [WATCH]

Hart Energy's technology editor Jennifer Pallanich sat down with XRI Holding's John Durand to talk about the past and future evolution of midstream water, as well as the parallels and differences in the company's expansion into Canada. 

June 1, 2023

Company Profiles, Crude Oil

The Biggest Little Producer in the Permian

Mewbourne Oil CEO Ken Waits shares the strategy that propelled the 58-year-old private company to the top of the nation’s most prolific play, the Permian Basin.

June 1, 2023