Infrastructure & Construction

September 18, 2017

One million barrels per day is Bakken shale's new normal

BY Patrick C. Miller North Dakota's crude production continued a slow but steady climb in July while gas production hit a new all-time record. Lynn Helms, director of the state's Department of Mineral Resources, believes it's the start of a long-term trend. READ MORE

September 12, 2017

New Stakeholder gathering system to serve Permian, San Andres

BY Stakeholder Midstream Stakeholder Midstream LLC announced today it will build a new natural gas gathering system in the Permian Basin to serve producers working in the Horizontal San Andres. READ MORE

September 11, 2017

Reusing produced water becoming more economical in the Permian

BY Patrick C. Miller A new University of Texas at Austin research study suggests that the advantages of recycling produced water from fracking operations is becoming more economical in the Permian Basin as water requirements increase and more seismic earthquakes occur. READ MORE

September 11, 2017

Experts: NAFTA offers advantages to U.S. oil and gas industry

BY Staff While President Donald Trump has threatened to withdraw from NAFTA, two trade experts with Monarch Global Strategies agree with oil and gas organizations in the U.S., Canada and Mexico that the agreement provides industry with key advantages. READ MORE

September 11, 2017

Trump talks taxes, energy during North Dakota appearance

BY Patrick C. Miller President Donald Trump came to the Andeavor Refinery in North Dakota last week to talk about his plans to lower taxes and reform the tax code. He also used the opportunity to speak about his administration's energy and regulatory policies. READ MORE

September 05, 2017

Gulf Coast making progress on restarting after Harvey

BY Patrick C. Miller The oil and gas industry along the Texas Gulf Coast is continuing to make a comeback following the impacts of Hurricane Harvey. The U.S. Department of Energy reports that 18 percent of the Gulf Coast refining capacity is in the process of restarting. READ MORE

August 29, 2017

Harvey drops production of Texas Gulf Coast refineries

BY Patrick C. MillerThe Texas oil and gas industry has been hit hard by the ongoing Hurricane Harvey disaster. Up to 9 million barrels of gasoline production have been lost to date. Industry expert John Auers said it may be weeks before damage can be fully assessed. READ MORE

August 29, 2017

EIA: Oil and gas production growing in Anadarko region

BY Staff EIA reports that in July, 13 percent of all new wells drilled in the U.S. were in the Anadarko Region of western Oklahoma and northeastern Texas, know as the STACK and SCOOP plays. July production reached 437,000 barrels of oils per day. READ MORE

August 22, 2017

Energy Transfer Partners sues environmental groups over DAPL

BY Patrick C. Miller Five environmental groups are the target of a lawsuit filed in federal court by Energy Transfer Equity LP and Energy Transfer Partners LP. The company alleges that the organizations “incited, funded, and facilitated crimes and acts of terrorism." READ MORE