Infrastructure & Construction

April 19, 2017

ND production unexpectedly tops 1 million barrels per day again

BY Patrick C. Miller North Dakota's crude production unexpectedly topped the 1 million barrels per day mark in February. But Lynn Helms, director of the state’s Division of Mineral Resources, thinks other factors might cause production to drop again in March and April. READ MORE

April 19, 2017

Western Canada lacks pipeline capacity for more crude production

BY Patrick C. Miller A new report from IHS Markit says western Canada lacks the pipeline capacity to handle an additional 1 million barrels per day of production expected by 2020. A five-year review process is creating uncertainty for producers. READ MORE

April 19, 2017

Sioux tribe plans to stop DAPL oil flow scheduled for next month

BY Patrick C. Miller Filings made by Energy Transfer Partners with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission say oil should be flowing through the Dakota Access Pipeline by mid-May. However, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is stepping up its efforts to halt the flow. READ MORE

April 19, 2017

Permian-to-Cushing pipeline planned, is Memphis oil’s last stop?

BY Luke GeiverA well-established pipeline provider in the Permian Basin has announced plans to move oil from West Texas northeast to the nation's largest oil storage hub in Cushing, Oklahoma. READ MORE

April 12, 2017

Enterprise Products Partners announces Permian NGL pipeline plans

BY Enterprise Products Partners To serve what Enterprise Products Partners CEO A.J. Teague calls one of the hottest plays in North America, the company announced plans to build a 571-mile-long NGL pipeline in the Permian Basin. It will connect to a complex in Mont Belvieu, Texas. READ MORE

April 12, 2017

SkyX builds drones for pipeline inspection, mapping, surveillance

BY Patrick C. Miller SkyX, a Canadian company, is offering a new drone solution to the oil and gas industry. It's SkyOne vertical-takeoff-and-landing unmanned aircraft system (UAS) was designed with pipeline inspections in mind. READ MORE

April 11, 2017

Dallas Fed surveys 11th District oil and gas firms

BY Staff Oil and gas companies in the Federal Reserve's 11th District, which includes Texas and parts of Louisiana and New Mexico, experienced rising business activity in the first quarter of 2017. It was the second straight quarter of expansion. READ MORE

April 05, 2017

New energy study shows impact of “keep it in the ground” policy

BY Patrick C. Miller A new study conducted for the American Petroleum Institute shows the economic impact that a "keep it in the ground" energy policy might have on the U.S. API said it would reverse the gains made in energy independence and improving the environment. READ MORE

April 05, 2017

Ares Management forms Development Capital Resources

BY Ares Management Development Capital Resources has been formed by Ares Management to provide development capital to North American exploration and production operators. The new company's goal is to help operators accelerate growth through their assets. READ MORE