Infrastructure & Construction

November 14, 2017

Energy groups oppose proposed DOE grid resiliency rule

BY Patrick C. Miller Twelve energy organizations led by the Natural Gas Supply Association have submitted comments to FERC in opposition to DOE's proposed grid resiliency rule. They said the rule uses discriminatory pricing to support coal and nuclear power plants. READ MORE

November 14, 2017

Exports create bullish market for shale oil

BY Staff Are the recent upswings in U.S. crude exports the trend of the future or a momentary blip on the radar? Greg Haas, director of integrated energy for Stratas Advisors in Houston, believes global exports are a prime market for U.S. shale oil producers. READ MORE

November 14, 2017

Noble Energy divests from non-core DJ Basin acreage

BY Patrick C. Miller Noble Energy has signed an agreement to divest about 30,000 acres from its non-core acreage in Colorado's DJ Basin. The deal with SRC Energy is worth $608 million with production estimated at 4,100 barrels of oil equivalent per day. READ MORE

November 06, 2017

Consumer Energy Alliance launches education campaign

BY Patrick C. Miller The Consumer Energy Alliance has launched a national campaign aimed at educating the public and key decision-makers on the critical role energy plays in the everyday lives of Americans. It calls for bipartisan support in dealing with energy issues. READ MORE

November 01, 2017

New report quantifies impact of Marcellus on PA’s gas prices

BY Luke GeiverA decade of unconventional shale gas retrieval efforts in Pennsylvania have greatly impacted the state, according to a new report by the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy. READ MORE

October 31, 2017

New database provides public record of infrastructure attacks

BY Staff The Energy Equipment and Infrastructure Alliance has set up an online reporting center and database to record attacks on energy infrastructure. Toby Mack, president and CEO of the organization, answered questions about the objectives of the effort. READ MORE

October 31, 2017

To meet growing demand, C&J Energy buys shale cementing service

BY Luke GeiverThe demand for cementing services was outpacing C&J Energy Services available supply prior to its $132.5 million acquisition of O-Tex Holdings Inc. READ MORE

October 31, 2017

Whiting reports third quarter results; names new CEO

BY Patrick C. Miller With strong performance from wells in North Dakota's Williston Basin and Colorado's DJ Basin, Whiting Petroleum expects a 10 percent production increase in the fourth quarter this year. The company also announced the retirement of CEO James Volker. READ MORE

October 31, 2017

Shale gas play gains new frack sand operation

BY Luke GeiverHaynesville shale gas producers have a new in-basin option for proppant. Shreveport, La.-based Performance Proppants LLC has opened a new 1.4 million ton per year frack sand supply facility in the heart of the play. READ MORE