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Methane emissions decrease in O&G fields

According to a new report by the industry-funded Energy in Depth website, methane emissions fell over a two-year period between 2011 and 2013 at leading oil and gas fields across the U.S. Jennifer Hiller of the San Antonio Express-News reported “The report looked at EPA data on methane, a potent greenhouse gas that can leak from equipment into the atmosphere, ...

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1,000 job seekers attend Lafayette career fair

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — More than 1,000 job seekers pressed into the Cajundome for a Louisiana Gulf Coast Oil & Gas Exposition career fair. The Advertiser reports many of the job seekers expressed confidence that the long-term outlook for industry employment remains bright, despite a recent steep drop in oil prices. Angela Cring, LAGCOE executive director, says if someone really ...

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Radiant Oil & Gas acquires 1,000 acres in Louisiana

Houston-based Radiant Oil & Gas has decided to jump on the new trend of re-drilling abandoned oil wells. As part of the business strategy associated with the recent acquisition of 1,000 acres in St Mary Parish in Louisiana, Radiant has identified 21 places where the company can re-drill abandoned wells in addition to drilling new ones. In today’s press release ...

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Refracking brings ‘vintage’ oil and gas wells to life

Anna Driver and Ernest Scheyder | Reuters NORTH DAKOTA Aug 20 – A fracking boom isn’t enough for U.S. oil and gas producers – they’re now starting the re-fracking boom. Wells sunk as little as three years ago are being fracked again, the latest innovation in the technology-driven shale oil revolution. Hydraulic fracturing, which has upended global energy markets by ...

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Shell sells shale gas rights for $2.1 billion

HOUSTON (AP) — Royal Dutch Shell says it has agreed to sell drilling rights in shale formations in Louisiana and Wyoming for $2.1 billion in two transactions. Shell also said Thursday that it will also receive drilling rights to land in Ohio and Pennsylvania. Shell is working to focus its onshore U.S. drilling program on a few of the more ...

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Oil production set to rise in Sept


Lydia Gilbertson | Shale Plays Media Google+ Reuters reported today that the major plays in the United States are set to raise their production levels by 89,000 barrels per day (bpd) in September. According to the Energy Information Administration, Bakken production is set to rise 20,000 bpd to 1.14 million bpd. The Permian Basin is estimated to grow 38,000 bpd to ...

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A look at 5 years of natural gas processing activity

John Deede | Shale Plays Media Google+ DrillingInfo has compiled and graphed natural gas processing data from across Texas from the past five years. The map below shows plant activity by county. From DI Analytics: Amidst all the excitement of unconventional resource play activity on the upstream side of the oil and gas industry, it is easy to forget about the midstream ...

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EIA study shows promising Utica shale production


Shane Thielges | Shale Plays Media The Energy Information Administration has released data on initial gas production from Utica shale wells, reports Columbus Business First. A study of the first 20 months of activity in the shale, which rests mostly in Ohio, found that its early gas production totals place it on par with Texas’s Eagle Ford shale and higher ...

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DeSoto Parish sales tax revenue down 66% from 2011

Marissa Hall | Shale Plays Media Sales tax growth in DeSoto Parish from the 2013-2014 fiscal year seems to verify that the Haynesville boom is over, at least for now. According to an article by Vickie Welborn for the the Shreveport Times, the parish only saw a 3.8 percent increase in sales tax revenue from the previous fiscal year. The ...

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Time-lapse map shows fracking history

Zach Koppang | Shale Plays Media Drillinginfo.com has created a time-lapse map of unconventional oil and gas development. The map spans 15 years and shows development in 11 American shale plays. The fracking craze begins near Fort Worth, Texas and quickly explodes into other areas of Texas as well as New Mexico, Oklahoma, Kansas and Colorado. Development of the Bakken ...

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