Onshore

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) , Midstream

Corpus Christi Drives US LNG Export Feed Gas to Record High

Gas flowing to U.S. LNG export plants was on track for a record high on Nov. 25 as Cheniere Energy’s Corpus Christi plant in Texas pulled in enough fuel to supply its three liquefaction trains.

November 25, 2020

Pipelines

Enbridge Seeks to Block Michigan’s Move to Shut Down Line 5

Canadian pipeline operator Enbridge Inc. said on Nov. 24 it had filed a federal complaint in the U.S. District Court seeking an injunction to stop the State of Michigan from taking any steps to prevent the operation of Line 5.

November 25, 2020

People , Exploration & Production , Shale Plays

Forty Under 40: Brandon Junker, Acacia Exploration Partners

Today’s featured Forty Under 40 honoree is Brandon Junker, co-founder, president and operations of Acacia Exploration Partners, a private E&P company with an acreage position across the STACK play in the Anadarko Basin.

November 25, 2020

Legislation , Drilling

Colorado Regulators Approve Tougher Rules for New Oil, Gas Wells

Colorado’s oil and gas regulator on Nov. 23 approved tougher permitting rules for new oil and gas wells, including requiring a 2,000-ft (610 m) separation between wells and homes or public spaces, from the current 500-foot setback.

November 23, 2020

People , Shale Plays

Forty Under 40: Megan Hays, Concho Resources

Today’s featured Forty Under 40 honoree is Megan P. Hays, vice president of investor relations and public affairs at Concho Resources who pioneered the Permian Basin-focused operator’s sustainability strategy.

November 23, 2020

Exploration & Production , Transactions

GeoPark Agrees to Sell 10% Interest in Manati Gas Field in Brazil

The total consideration of the transaction amounts to R$144.4 million (about US$27 million), according to a news release.

November 23, 2020

Renewables

Enbridge Begins Construction of New Solar Facility in Pennsylvania

Operations are expected to begin second-quarter 2021, the company said in a statement.

November 20, 2020

Exploration & Production , Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (Nov. 20, 2020)

Five Eagle Ford Shale wells completed in Gonzales County, Texas, by EOG Resources Inc. plus a Wolfcamp well tested by Devon Energy and results from Oxy USA’s Purple Sage Field discovery in New Mexico’s Eddy County top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

November 20, 2020

People , Exploration & Production , Shale Plays

Forty Under 40: Zachary Hart, Indigo Natural Resources

Today’s featured Forty Under 40 honoree is Zachary Hart, senior vice president of A&D and reservoir engineering at Indigo Natural Resources, which is one of the largest private natural gas producers in the U.S.

November 20, 2020