Inside Issue 2

Features

Inside The Business Of Shale Diverters

BY Luke GeiverAmong the hottest trends in the shale industry, diverting agents can improve production with out increasing completion costs. These companies have experienced firsthand the rise—and the profits available—of biodegradable diversion material. READ MORE

Earning The Title FRACN8R

BY Patrick C. Miller When it comes to fracking in the Bakken, there’s not much that Monte Besler—the FRACN8R—hasn’t seen or done. READ MORE

Departments

Shale’s Other Hot Commodity: Mineral Rights

BY Staff Several mineral acquisition firms are finding success in shale plays. North American Shale magazine explains the business case for investors and sellers of mineral rights. READ MORE

Streamlining Shale Drilling

BY Luke GeiverOil majors and startups have unleashed new advanced drilling aids for quicker, cheaper and more efficient operations, starting with ExxonMobil. READ MORE

North American Shale News

Policy Shifts Could Increase E&P Jobs By 25 Percent

BY North American Shale magazine staff

All Pipes Lead To Permian

BY North American Shale magazine staff