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Henry Cisneros: Eagle Ford Shale play could generate 10000 new jobs for San ...
Fort Worth Star Telegram (blog)
The burgeoning Eagle Ford Shale oil and gas play in South Texas already has brought 5000 jobs to San Antonio and likely will generate another 5000 for the city within three years, says former mayor Henry Cisneros. Ten thousand jobs would have twice the ...
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TexStar launches open season for Eagle Ford-to-Corpus Christi oil line
Oil & Gas Journal
By Christopher E. Smith TexStar Midstream Services has launched a binding open season for its TexStar Crude Oil Pipeline LP, transporting Eagle Ford shale crude oil and condensate from various points in Frio, LaSalle, McMullen, and Live Oak counties, ...
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Kinder Morgan to build new facility
San Antonio Express
The pipeline company said the new facility will cost $130 million, and it is expected to process about 25000 barrels per day from the Eagle Ford shale, which could be later expanded to accommodate 100000 barrels-per-day. The facility is expected to be ...
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Area's sales-tax rebates keep pace with economic growth
The Gonzales Cannon
The continued economic impact of the Eagle Ford Shale oil and gas field development on the region continues to be felt at the retail level, where eight of the 11 municipal governments in The Cannon's coverage area in Gonzales, Lavaca, DeWitt, ...
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Texon Petroleum Ltd (ASX:TXN) Fourth Eagle Ford Well Production
ABN Newswire (press release)
Clifford S. Foss, President of Texon Petroleum said "Our fourth Eagle Ford Shale well, the Hoskins 1H, extends Texon's high value Eagle Ford production to the southern edge of our leasehold block. We are very pleased with this outcome. ...
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ABN Newswire (press release)
San Antonio tops Best Cities list
San Antonio Express
Last year the city ranked 14th, but it leapt to the top spot thanks in large part to military base realignment and drilling in the Eagle Ford Shale. The study noted that the city was one of a handful to exceed pre-recession employment levels. ...
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5 Stocks to Play the Granite Wash
Motley Fool
While there is some oil production in the play, the area is mainly exploited for natural gas and natural gas liquids, much like fellow Texas plays, the Eagle Ford Shale and Permian Basin. Below you'll find a breakdown of five of the companies that are ...
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Rush Enterprises acquires West Texas competitor
San Antonio Express
Rush, like many companies, has benefited from the drilling boom in the Eagle Ford Shale. “South Texas is big for us,” Keller said. Rush has stores in San Antonio, Alice, Laredo and Pharr, and “all of those service customers and clients doing business ...
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Heckmann CEO Downplays Fracking Concerns
CNBC.com (blog)
Heckmann admitted there is a slight water shortage in the Eagle Ford shale of South Texas, but he pointed out that much of the water is recycled. Read on for Cramer's Top Energy Plays (RELATED—Wyoming Frack Storm Shows Need for Better Regulation: Kemp ...
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Houston Touted as City of Opportunity at BoyarMiller's 2012 Real Estate Forecast
PR Newswire (press release)
... in 2011 (compared to 13 in 2010); the anticipated move of Exxon-Mobile's headquarters to The Woodlands – which may create a second energy hub in Houston; and the Eagle Ford Shale, which drives energy and has produced 10000 jobs in Texas so far. ...
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Sanchez, Gazit-Globe fail to impress on debut
Reuters
Sanchez, which mainly focuses on the Eagle Ford Shale, said it earned $3.4 million for nine months ended September 30, compared with a net loss of $3.1 million last year. For the period, its revenue was $9.9 million, compared with $1.5 million last ...
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KeyBanc Capital Markets Initiates Swift Energy Coverage: Buy, $40 PT
Benzinga
... Company (SFY-NYSE) with a BUY rating and price target of $40.00 per share, given our view of relatively inexpensive valuation, repeatable liquids-rich growth opportunities from the Eagle Ford shale and ample upside to asset value given execution. ...
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Haynesville Water Pipeline Enters Service
NGI's Shale Daily (subscription)
Last summer Heckmann bought pumping and delivery services company Consolidated Petroleum Inc., which serves fracking customers in the Haynesville and Eagle Ford shales (see Shale Daily, June 24).
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EOG to pay for fouling Pa. trout stream
Fort Worth Star Telegram (blog)
Houston-based EOG Resources, a sizable operator in North Texas' Barnett Shale, has agreed to pay $93710 to settle claims that it polluted a high-quality trout stream in west-central Pennsylvania as a result of drilling in the Marcellus Shale. ...
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Red Mountain Resources Achieves Key Growth Milestones in 2011
MarketWatch (press release)
He previously led The StoneStreet Group, a merchant bank and asset manager, and has been an owner and operator of oil and gas wells in South Texas. -- Tommy W. Folsom, Executive Vice President, Director of Exploration and Production Mr. Folsom has 36 ...
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China Oil Companies in Fracking Bid
Wall Street Journal
In recent years the development of cost-effective technology to extract oil and gas from shale rock—more difficult than tapping conventional deposits—has transformed the US energy sector. Oil and gas trapped in shale are extracted by cracking the ...
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AAA Texas: retail gasoline prices statewide slip 3 cents, national average ...
The Republic
The association says gasoline prices nationwide also declined 3 cents this week, to settle at $3.26 per gallon. AAA Texas says analysts have found that global economic uncertainty and low demand for oil and gas continue to affect markets.
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ERF Wireless Updates Stockholders on Major Accomplishments of 2011 and Future ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Become the Largest Terrestrial Wireless Provider to the Oil and Gas Industry in North America -- A new wireless network buildout in the Eagle Ford Shale region of South Texas was initiated earlier in 2011 and is now nearing completion. ...
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Paradigm to acquire oil interests in Texas
Energy Business Review
Paradigm Oil and Gas has entered into an agreement to acquire oil interests on 2200 acres located in east Texas, US, for about $8.5m. The property being acquired is currently producing 3000 barrels of oil per month, and includes 40 producing wells and ...
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Return to Gulf: Big Oil Grabs Leases
Wall Street Journal
By TOM FOWLER NEW ORLEANS—The oil-and-gas industry took another step from the shadows of the Deepwater Horizon disaster on Wednesday when federal officials unsealed more than $330 million in winning bids for drilling leases in the Gulf of Mexico, ...
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Wall Street Journal
PureSpectrum finalizes terms for oil & gas Joint Venture in Texas
OilVoice (press release)
PureSpectrum is announced finalizing details on a Joint Venture with an OTCBB Oil & Gas Company with a 30 well re-entry drilling program in Texas. PureSpectrum's 30 wells are a workover of previously drilled,producing wells. ...
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Hydraulic fracturing expected to be significant issue for oil and gas operators
My West Texas
"It seems comparable to our fight here in Texas over Range Resources," he stated. "It seems there's a little science, a little study and a lot of conclusion." In December 2010, the EPA said natural gas drilling by Range had contaminated ground water ...
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Strategic American completes new zone in Welder Ranch well in Texas
Energy Business Review
Strategic American Oil Corp has re-completed a behind pipe zone in its Welder #5 well located on the Welder Ranch in Calhoun County, Texas, US. The well is now flowing more than 310mcf of gas and two barrels of condensate per day without the aid of ...
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Plano Petroleum, LLC Announces Successful Results from Horizontal Drilling ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Plano Petroleum, LLC is a privately held independent oil and gas producer headquartered in Plano, Texas. The company is focused on horizontal drilling in several low permeability oil reservoirs in the Mid-Continent Region.
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5 Oil And Gas Buyout Targets For The Large Cap Majors
Seeking Alpha
The French Total SA (TOT) entered into a joint venture with CHK in 2009 to produce shale gas in Texas' Barnett Shale Basin. TOT could benefit from CHK's resources in other parts of the US as well. TOT is currently trading near $50. ...
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Anadarko Petroleum Corp (APC): Diverse Portfolio of Worldwide Onshore and ...
GuruFocus.com
It is based in The Woodlands, Texas and its asset base includes conventional and unconventional natural gas properties in the US and deep-water oil and gas projects in the Gulf of Mexico and Africa. Jim Hackett, chairman and CEO, has said about the ...
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Protecting oil from water -- the history of state regulation
Environment & Energy Publishing
In Texas, where drilling is marching toward suburbs and cities, a state legislative panel recommended a "fundamental restructuring" of the oil and gas agency. But the Legislature declined to act. In Colorado, a wave of drilling early in the last decade ...
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Top Q3 Picks Of Energy-Focused Hedge Fund Lucas Capital Management
Seeking Alpha
Sandridge Energy Inc. (SD): SD is an OK-based independent oil and natural gas company, with its primary areas of focus being West Texas, the Cotton Valley Trend in East Texas, and the Gulf Coast. In Q3, Lucas doubled its prior quarter $5 million ...
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Colorado Adopts Fracking Disclosure Law
International Business Times
By Pierre Bertrand | December 14, 2011 10:52 PM GMT Starting April 1, oil and gas companies in Colorado will be required to disclose the chemicals they use when hydraulically fracturing rock formations in the state, joining Texas, which earlier this ...
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International Business Times
Why Crude Oil Prices May Not Affect Pump Prices
San Francisco Chronicle
Since Oct. 4, the price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil is up 33%, but the news media has barely given this story a second look. If the price of oil is up that much, presumably the price of gas should be crippling the wallets of consumers. ...
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Deloitte: Most Americans say shale development rewards outweigh the risks
Oil & Gas Journal
Eight out of 10 respondents linked gas with job creation and economic revival, according to results released Dec. 15 at the annual Deloitte LLP oil and gas conference in Houston. Specifically, 83% of respondents agree that gas development can stimulate ...
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As Gas Drilling Spreads, Towns Stand Ground Over Control
Ocala
But local regulation of oil and gas development is very strong in Texas, Professor Collins said, and has not seemed to hamper the industry's growth. Fort Worth, for example, issues its own permits for drilling, something that states typically do. ...
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Campaign Roundup: Political News for the Week of 12/15
Texas Tribune
This week, he's working the Austin business groups, including political action committees of the Texas Restaurant Association, Texas Medical Association and the Texas Oil & Gas Association. Former Dallas Mayor Tom Leppert anted in with a pack of former ...
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Recent GOM lease sale bodes well for offshore oil service providers
Oil & Gas Financial Journal
By Mikaila Adams Results of the recent Gulf of Mexico lease sale are a positive indicator that oil and gas exploration and production companies have become increasingly more comfortable with the direction of the US regulatory environment and bode well ...
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Chinese, Mid East giants in talks to buy stake in Frac Tech for $2.2 bn: report
domain-B
Fort Worth, Texas-based Frac Tech Holdings, which provides and operates pressure-pumping equipment for the US oil-and-gas industry, is planning to sell around 30 per cent of itself for around $2.2 billion ahead of a planned public share sale next year ...
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Milken Institute's Annual Review of US Best Performing Cities: Texas Still on ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Realignment of military bases is bringing new jobs and construction to San Antonio, while advances in drilling techniques have made the area's Eagle Ford shale formation more attractive to oil and gas companies. Housing prices, which fell less than 5 ...
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Comptroller: State moving into recovery, significant job growth
KVUE
"If you take a look at what's going on south of San Antonio, it's called the Eagle Ford Shale. That is huge. They're seeing sales taxes from that oil and gas activity up 70, 72 percent year over year." Texas still has a ways to go. ...
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Porto Energy Corp. Announces Issuances of Stock Options
Canada NewsWire (press release)
Porto Energy Corp. is an international oil and gas company engaged in the exploration of crude oil and natural gas in Portugal, including the appraisal of a gas discovery. Through its wholly owned subsidiary, Mohave Oil And Gas Corporation (a Texas ...
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LCC, NBR, ECA, DOW, PCX - Opening Bell Stock Picks for Thursday
Retirement Planning
As of December 31, 2010, the Company marketed approximately 550 land drilling rigs for oil and gas land drilling operations in the United States Lower 48 states, Alaska, Canada, South America, Mexico, the Caribbean, the Middle East, the Far East, ...
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Credit Suisse lowers Statoil price target to NOK158
Middle East North Africa Financial Network
The estimates for gas prices in the USA for next year were also cut. At the same time, the price estimates for the benchmark US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) oil were increased due to the planned reversal of the Seaway crude oil pipeline to run from ...
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A Simple National Energy Independence Strategy
American Thinker
By Bruce Stevens The United States and Canada possess enormous conventional and unconventional oil and gas reserves that could not just make NAFTA energy independent, but also fundamentally change the global balance of power in oil and global ...
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W.Va. DEP cites driller for gas flare violation at well in Nicholas County
The Republic
In a response to the notice, BRC chief operating officer Donald Campo said the company was told by two officials with the state Office of Oil and Gas that the flare didn't require permits. In a response to the notice, BRC chief operating officer Donald ...
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Kinder Morgan to build Eagle Ford condensate facility
Calgary Herald
Eagle Ford's condensate is found in the middle section of the formation, which is 65 kilometres wide and 650 kilometres long, just south of the oil-laden part and north of the natural gas portion.
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Blogs 6 new results for texas oil and gas
Best-Performing Cities: Don't Mess With Texas | Daily Ticker - Yahoo ...
The institute's chief research officer Ross DeVol joined The Daily Ticker's Aaron Task in the accompanying video and says Texas' economic success rests upon increased exploration of oil and gas activity, consolidation of military bases, ...
Yahoo! Finance: The Daily Ticker
Railroad commissioners adopt comprehensive hydraulic fracturing ...
By TSCRA
Texas Railroad Commissioners adopted one of the nation's most comprehensive chemical disclosure rules for hydraulic fracturing fluids on Tuesday. The rule will require Texas oil and gas operators to disclose on a national public website ...
TSCRA News Update
Energy Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Dec 14th ...
By info@wallstcheatsheet.com (Damien Hoffman)
About the company: Plains Exploration & Production Company is an independent oil and gas company with onshore and offshore operations in California, West Texas, East Texas and the Gulf Coast region. The Company is primarily involved ...
Wall St. Cheat Sheet
Fuel Fix » Gasoline prices drop across Texas
By Dan X. McGraw
As Americans get set for Christmas travel, gasoline prices dropped three cents in Houston and Texas, according to the AAA gas gauge. The average price of gasoline dropped to $3.07 in Houston, down from the $3.10 average from last week. ...
Fuel Fix
State revenues inching up – Off the Kuff
By Charles Kuffner
Sales tax revenue from the mining industry, which includes oil and gas, was up 72 percent in the previous fiscal year. The industry also created 17.3 percent more jobs, while the rest of Texas' industries combined had job growth of 1.9 percent ...
Off the Kuff
Towns fighting to stand ground against gas drillers - Hawaii News ...
By staradvertiser.com
But local regulation of oil and gas development is very strong in Texas, Collins said, and has not seemed to hamper the industry's growth. Fort Worth, for example, issues its own permits for drilling, something that states typically do. Coppola ...
Staradvertiser Headlines

Web 10 new results for texas oil and gas
Texas Online Radio: Texas Oil and Gas - News and Information ...
It has exploration and development oppo rtunities and/or oil and gas production activities in the Eagle Ford Shale and Edwards Trend areas of South Texas, the ...
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Austin, Texas December 2011 RAILROAD COMMISSION OF TEXAS ...
December 2011. PLEASE FORWARD TO THE APPROPRIATE SECTION OF YOUR COMPANY. RAILROAD COMMISSION OF TEXAS. Oil and Gas Division ...
www.rrc.state.tx.us/forms/reports/notices/HorzWellCompl.pdf
Infinity Energy Resources Announces Sale of Texas Properties to ...
"We are very pleased to announce the sale of our oil and gas properties in Texas to an independent oil and gas company that is focused upon the exploration ...
money.msn.com/business-news/article.aspx?...
Colorado and Texas to Require Disclosure of Fracki... - Silobreaker
Yesterday, Colorado and Texas both adopted rules that require oil and gas companies to disclose the chemicals used in natural gas fracking. Colorado ...
www.silobreaker.com/colorado-and-texas-to-require-disclosur...
Texas Allied Petroleum – Promising Player in the Oil Industry - Witt ...
In fact, when it comes to the production of Texas Allied Petroleum, there are already a great number of oil and gas fields in the US that this firm is involved in. ...
www.wittenvis.org/texas-allied-petroleum-–-promising-player-...
Infinity Energy Resources Announces Sale of Texas Properties to ...
OVERLAND PARK, KS, Dec 13, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — Infinity Energy Resources, Inc. (otcqb:IFNY) (pinksheets:IFNY) (“Infinity” or the ...
www.energydimensions.net/infinity-energy-resources-announ...
Exploration & Production | First Titan Considers JV For Texas Lease ...
First Titan Corp., Brandenton, Fla., (OTCBB: FTTN) is considering a joint venture acquire a new oil and gas lease in Texas with San Antonio-based Big Canyon ...
www.a-dcenter.com/.../First-Titan-Considers-JV-Texas-Lease-...
Texas adopts rules on fracking chemical disclosure
Texas adopts rules on fracking chemical disclosure. HOUSTON (AP) — Texas regulators have adopted rules requiring oil and gas drillers to disclose on a ...
www.onenewspage.com/.../Texas-adopts-rules-on-fracking-ch...
Colorado, Texas Adopt Frac Fluid Disclosure Rules
With an emphasis on protecting groundwater resources and aquifers, the Colorado Oil and Gas Conversation Commission and the Texas Railroad Commission ...
www.epmag.com/.../Colorado-Texas-Adopt-Frac-Fluid-Disclo...
Colorado, Texas Set New Fracking Rules | www.bullfax.com
Colorado and Texas adopted rules that require oil and natural-gas companies to disclose the chemicals they inject underground in the drilling technique known ...
www.bullfax.com/?q=node-colorado-texas-set-new...rules

KMP to build Eagle Ford condensate facility
Upstream Online
Kinder Morgan Energy Partners said on Wednesday it would build, own and operate a petroleum condensate facility on the Texas coast to process condensate flowing through a pipeline from the Eagle Ford shale formation in south Texas, a report said. ...
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Southern Alberta Basin Results Hurt Rosetta; Eagle Ford Remains Strong
Seeking Alpha
The Eagle Ford shale is one of the best served shale plays in the US in terms of infrastructure, and it lacks many of the environmental objections that are causing trouble for players in the Marcellus shale. Both Statoil ASA (STO) and Total SA (TOT) ...
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Penn Virginia cuts fourth-quarter guidance
Gas Business Briefing
Penn Virginia Corp is cutting its fourth-quarter production guidance, primarily due to activity in the Eagle Ford Shale play, Gas Business Briefing reports. The revised production guidance ranges between 10.7 Bcfe and 11.0 Bcfe, about 24% of which is ...
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Small Producer Gets Oil, Gas from Louisiana Eagle Ford
NGI's Shale Daily (subscription)
Indigo II Louisiana Operating LLC said it has made a new oil discovery in central Louisiana with its first horizontal well targeting the Louisiana Eagle Ford Shale (LA Eagle Ford). The Bentley Lumber 34H No. 1 well in Rapides Parish was originally ...
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$1.6 billion is not enough for Texas
Fort Worth Star Telegram
Besides continued gas drilling in the Barnett Shale in North Texas, the state has seen new exploration of the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas and the Haynesville Shale in East Texas. Severance tax revenue has also rebounded with a new oil drilling boom ...
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Fort Worth Star Telegram
Canaccord Genuity Morning Coffee on Forest Oil (FST): Run, Forest! Run!
StreetInsider.com (subscription)
The 2012 capital plan contemplates a five- to six-rig program in the Texas Panhandle (two rigs targeting shallow oil targets), a two-rig program in the Haynesville Share, a one-rig program in the Eagle Ford Shale and a one-rig program in the Wolfcamp ...
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State adopts rule on disclosure of chemicals in fracturing
Houston Chronicle
As drilling has expanded, including in the Eagle Ford Shale of South Texas, landowners have voiced concerns about the effect of fracking chemicals on drinking water and the quantity of water used in fracking. AP contributed to this report.
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Port of Corpus Christi budget features raises, tariff increase
Corpus Christi Caller Times
Projections show activity revving up in coal shipments, wind turbines and frack sand — the latter tied to Eagle Ford Shale drilling, port finance director Dennis DeVries said. "All signs point to a very positive outlook for the port," DeVries said. ...
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Kinder Morgan Announces Investment of Approximately $130 Million in New ...
Financial Post
The pipeline, which will transport crude/condensate from the Eagle Ford Shale in south Texas to the Houston Ship Channel, will consist of almost 70 miles of new-build construction and 113 miles of converted natural gas pipeline. ...
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Chevron Phillips Chemical joint venture to build new ethylene "cracker ...
Fort Worth Star Telegram (blog)
Ethane is derived from natural gas, which has dramatically declined in price as a result of major shale-gas discoveries in the US that began with the Barnett Shale drilling boom in North Texas. This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been ...
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Texas mandates disclosure of "frack" chemicals
Fort Worth Star Telegram (blog)
Texas is the nation's leading oil and natural gas producer and North Texas' Barnett Shale is the No. 2 gas-producing area in the nation, ranking only behind the Haynesville Shale in northwest Louisiana and East Texas.
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What's in Fracking Fluid? Texas Will Now Have an Answer
StateImpact Pennsylvania
By Terrence Henry This rig uses hydraulic fracturing to obtain gas from Texas' Barnett Shale formation. Photo courtesy of KUT News. The Railroad Commission of Texas, which oversees drilling in the state, passed new rules requiring the disclosure of ...
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StateImpact Pennsylvania
Devon Shares To Benefit From Asset Sales, Canadian Oil Sands Projects
Seeking Alpha
The company accounts for over 20% of the total daily natural gas production in the Barnett Shale region, the largest natural gas field in Texas. Devon produces around 1.2 billion cubic feet of natural gas equivalent per day in the region. ...
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I Can Make a Bullish Case for Natural Gas, I Just Don't Know if I Believe It
GuruFocus.com
In many of the big gas shale plays (Haynesville, Barnett) a condition of leases is that the property must be drilled within a specific window of time. That means companies drill wells to retain their lease interests even though they would rather not. ...
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4 Energy Stocks on My Wish List for 2012
Motley Fool
Going forward, EnCana will reduce capital aimed at its dry gas properties that produce mostly methane, and target its liquids-rich properties instead, an approach that's supported by EnCana's sale of its Barnett Shale operations, the big methane play ...
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The questionable economics of shale gas
SmartPlanet.com (blog)
In the oldest and most productive of the shale gas plays, the Barnett Shale in Texas, wells decline at an annualized rate of 44 percent, according to Berman's research, with a steep decline rate of 65 percent in the first year and 53 percent in the ...
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Fort Worth council briefs
Fort Worth Star Telegram
Mayor Betsy Price briefed the council on her weeklong trip to China, where she attended an energy conference and touted the benefits of the Barnett Shale to Chinese officials. Price said she made connections with Chinese mayors and expects Chinese ...
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Early Trade Stocks with Upside Prospects - GCI, TMO, HTZ, NWL, HEK
Retirement Planning
HWR operates multi-modal water disposal, treatment, trucking and pipeline transportation operations in select shale areas in the United States in the Haynesville, Eagle Ford, Marcellus/Utica and Barnett shale plays.
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How Oil Companies Plan to Spend Their Cash in 2012
Motley Fool
The company will focus the rest of the money on developing three oil and natural gas liquid rich plays: Eagle Ford, Permian Basin, and the Bakken shale. The company will also spend money developing the Barnett shale, an area traditionally rich in ...
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Claims That Fracking Causes Water Pollution Are Not Crystal Clear
AOL Energy
The geology of the area also differs from that of other major gas-producing shale formations such as the Marcellus in Pennsylvania and the Barnett in Texas. In the Pavillion wells, fracking occurs from both the Wind River and the underlying Fort Union ...
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Operations Update
4-traders (press release)
Challenger Energy has agreed to farm in to earn 50% of the Mercury Stetson Prospect which includes the Barnett and Woodford shales - both proven shale formations. The prospect which is potentially up to 55000 acres(86 sq miles) has a massive potential ...
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<b>Chesapeake Energy a Profitable Play on Gas</b>
NewsMax.com
Its holdings include the Barnett, Haynesville/Bossier, Marcellus, Eagle Ford, Niobrara, Permian, and Anadarko Basin regions. Chesapeake continues to increase its activity in liquid-rich assets as part of its quest to diversify away from natural gas, ...
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FTTN Eyes Texas Oil & Gas Lease Adjacent to SandRidge Oil Find
MarketWatch (press release)
Currently, the company is conducting due diligence toward a joint venture with the Texas oil exploration company Big Canyon, LLC. Once the agreement is finalized, the joint venture will pursue the Terrell County property and other oil and gas ...
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Paradigm Oil and Gas Inc. (PDGO) Enters into Purchase Agreement to Acquire the ...
MarketWatch (press release)
GUN BARREL CITY, TEXAS, Dec 14, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Paradigm Oil and Gas Inc. /quotes/zigman/7549550 PDGO -4.55% is pleased to announce that the Company has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire the oil interests on 2200 acres ...
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Texas agency OKs rule requiring drillers to disclose chemicals used in fracking
Fort Worth Star Telegram
Numerous Texas oil and gas operators, as well as energy companies operating in other states, have been voluntarily entering information on the website about chemicals used in fracking individual wells. Information has already been posted "for about ...
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PureSpectrum, Inc. Finalizing Terms for Oil & Gas Joint Venture in Texas ...
MarketWatch (press release)
TORONTO, Dec 14, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- PureSpectrum, Inc. (PSRU - OTC Pink) announces today that it is finalizing details on a Joint Venture with an OTCBB Oil & Gas Company with a 30 well re-entry drilling program in the state of Texas. ...
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Infinity Energy Resources Announces Sale of Texas Properties to Independent ...
MarketWatch (press release)
"We are very pleased to announce the sale of our oil and gas properties in Texas to an independent oil and gas company that is focused upon the exploration and development of domestic energy resource assets," stated Stanton E. Ross, Chief Executive ...
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Interior Announces New Gulf Oil Sales: Green Groups Sue
SustainableBusiness.com
The Department of Interior announced the sale of the first oil and gas leases in the Gulf of Mexico since the BP oil spill, saying it has beefed up safety standards and environmental reviews after the Deepwater Horizon disaster. ...
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Colorado adopts fracturing fluid disclosure rules
Oil & Gas Journal
The rules drew praise from both oil and gas industry and environmental organizations. The regulations allow disclosure through the FracFocus web site, operated jointly by the Interstate Oil & Gas Compact Commission and the Ground Water Protection ...
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Sanchez Energy Prices IPO At $22, Below Range
Seeking Alpha
Sanchez Energy (SN), an independent explorer and producer of unconventional oil and natural gas properties in South Texas, raised $220 million by offering 10 million shares at $22, below the range of $24 to $26. At the IPO price, Sanchez Energy ...
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Penn Virginia cuts 4Q production estimate
BusinessWeek
Penn Virginia Corp. on Tuesday cut its production forecast for the final three months of the year due to revised estimates for some of its wells in Texas. Its shares fell more than 4 percent. The Radnor, Pa., oil and gas producer said it expects to ...
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Speculating On 4 Oil And Gas Stocks With Massive Upside Potential
Seeking Alpha
It can be helpful to a potential investor to look at oil and gas companies as being able to leverage their operating costs to increase their profits. Since the price per barrel of oil or million BTUs of natural gas is consistent with all manufacturers, ...
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Aurora Oil & Gas Limited - Investor Presentation
Middle East North Africa Financial Network
Aurora is an Australian and Toronto listed oil and gas company active exclusively in the over pressured liquids rich region of the Eagle Ford Shale in Texas, United States. The Company is engaged in the development and production of oil, condensate and ...
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COLUMN-Fracking revolution goes global: John Kemp
Reuters
By far the most important oil news today is that Saudi Aramco and China's giant Sinopec and CNOOC energy firms are each in talks to buy up to a 30 percent stake in US oil and gas services company Frac Tech International. Frac Tech's expertise in ...
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Mont.'s Tester and Rehberg embrace support from enviros, Big Oil
Environment & Energy Publishing
Rehberg in the third quarter this year raised more than $87000 from oil, gas, mining and energy interests, most of it from outside the state, according to his most recent campaign finance reports. Top donors include executives for Texas-based Mewbourne ...
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Chevron Phillips to Open Texas Ethylene Plant in 2017
BusinessWeek
Ethane is derived from natural gas, which has declined in price as new technologies have boosted production from shale formations. The US has a cost advantage relative to producers in Asia and Europe where ethylene is made from oil-derived naphtha. ...
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A Stone's Throw
Aspen Times
Personally, I just think Cheney loves the oil and gas industry and hates clean water — but what do I know? That exemption has made it much more difficult to control the effects of fracking — which has frequently been linked to serious water pollution ...
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AP Interview: Texas Will Likely Tap Rainy Day Fund
MyFox Houston
The Republican said she supported a new law that will allow Texas to enter into interstate agreements that proponents say will reduce Medicaid costs, but that won't save enough. "Sales tax revenue is up 9.4 percent year-over-year, and oil and gas is up ...
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MyFox Houston
Endeavour ends agreement to buy Marcellus assets
MarketWatch
By Tess Stynes Endeavour, an oil and gas exploration company, didn't provide a reason for the termination of the sale, and a company spokesperson declined immediate comment. SM Energy wasn't immediately available to comment. Oil and gas producer SM ...
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Boom or bust
Farmerville Gazette
The Lower Smackover Brown Dense play is a rock formation running from East Texas to Florida. Oil and Gas Investor's website reports two horizontal test wells are currently under way — one by Southwestern Energy in southern Arkansas and one by Devon ...
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Swift Adoption of Hydraulic Fracturing Disclosure Rule Lauded
MarketWatch (press release)
"In a state where oil and gas are king and the energy industry is quite powerful, it might come as a surprise that hydraulic fracturing disclosure would garner the sort of broad-based, bipartisan support it has amassed and to see the swift action by ...
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U.S. Winter to Miss Biting Cold of Past Two Seasons
Bloomberg
Heating oil prices jumped to a two-year high last December and gas rose to the highest level in four months as below-normal temperatures and snow boosted demand for the fuels. Natural gas futures today dropped to a 27-month low on abundant supplies and ...
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Bloomberg
Northeast Ohio gas prices increase over a nickel
19 Action News
According to AAA's Fuel Gauge, the price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil finished down at $97.77 at the close of formal trading on the NYMEX Monday. The drop was attributed to the ongoing dismal outlook for the global economy, ...
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Sanchez Energy 0M-Share IPO Prices At $22, Below Range
Wall Street Journal (India)
The company was recently formed to focuses on exploration and production of unconventional oil and natural gas resources, largely in the Eagle Ford Shale in Texas. Nearly all the company's drilling locations are in its Eagle Ford Shale acreage, ...
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NFIB, Texas Mutual Partnership Pays $819K Dividend
WorkersCompensation.com (press release)
Since 1991, the company has provided a stable, competitively priced source of workers' comp insurance for Texas employers and their employees. Texas Mutual underwrites safety groups representing a range of industries, including oil and gas, ...
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Fracking Has Formerly Stable Ohio City Aquiver Over Quakes
BusinessWeek
“There's people that are simply opposed to oil and gas development, and they'll seize on any issue, no matter what the issue is, and no matter what the facts, and try to use that to create hysteria,” Stewart said in a telephone interview from Granville ...
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Strategic American Oil Corp. (SGCA) announces Completion of New Zone in Welder ...
Beacon Equity Research
“This recompletion is one of numerous projects we are undertaking to increase production and exploit our known oil and gas reserves, as well as increase our revenues and cash flow,” stated Steven Carter, Executive Vice President of Strategic American ...
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Colorado and Texas to Require Disclosure of Fracking Chemicals ...
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Yesterday, Colorado and Texas both adopted rules that require oil and gas companies to disclose the chemicals used in natural gas fracking. Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper thinks the state's legislation will become a model for other ...
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By Keith B. Hall
Today, both Texas and Colorado adopted regulations requiring the operators of oil and gas wells to disclose the composition of the fluids used in hydraulic fracturing. In Texas, where oil and gas activity is regulated by the Railroad Commission ...
Oil & Gas Law Brief
Texas Fracking Disclosure To Start in February « CBS Dallas / Fort ...
By mgoodman
Rules requiring disclosure of many chemicals used in the controversial process of hydraulic fracturing will take effect in Texas in February, oil and gas regulators decided on Tuesday.
CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission green lights ...
By Coyote Gulch
On Tuesday, Texas adopted its own disclosure ruling for drillers, though it is considered less strict, with companies required to only include chemicals considered hazardous under certain drill site rules. Wyoming, Arkansas and Montana have ...
Coyote Gulch
Texas Fracking Chemical Disclosure: State Adopts Rules For Drillers
By The Huffington Post News Editors
HOUSTON -- Texas regulators have adopted rules requiring oil and gas drillers to disclose on a website the chemicals they use in hydraulic fracturing operations. The Texas Railroad Commission adopted rules Tuesday to enforce a law ...
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Don't Mess With West Texas Or Eastern New Mexico - Big Government
By Tom Thurlow
The Texas Comptroller proposed a habitat conservation plan that would create 5000 new oil and gas wells in lizard habitat over 20 years even if the animal is listed as endangered. Read it here: http://texasahead.org/texasfirst/resources/task_f. ...
Big Goverment
IPO News: Sanchez Energy prices IPO at $22, below the range (by ...
Sanchez Energy, an independent explorer and producer of unconventional oil and natural gas properties in South Texas, raised $220 million by offering 10 million shares at $22, below the range of $24 to $26. At the IPO price, Sanchez ...
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The term structures for Brent and West Texas Intermediate were little changed, while the gas oil structure rebounded.” OPEC. Analysts in the Houston office of Raymond James & Associates Inc. reported the crude supply from the Organization ...
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Goodrich Petroleum Corporation is an independent oil and gas company engaged in the exploration, exploitation, development and production of oil and natural gas properties in East Texas and Northwest Louisiana. Hill International ...
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Fuel Fix » Colorado, Texas Set New Fracking Rules
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Share share E-mail. Colorado and Texas adopted rules that require oil and natural-gas companies to disclose the chemicals they inject underground in the drilling technique known as fracking. (Read the full post from the Wall Street Journal...) ...
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FTTN Eyes Texas Oil & Gas Lease Adjacent to SandRidge Oil Find
(OTCBB:FTTN) could be on the verge of acquiring a potentially lucrative new oil and gas lease in Texas, said the company's CEO, Robert Federowicz. ...
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Paradigm Oil and Gas Inc. (PDGO) Enters into ... - PR-Inside.com
Paradigm Oil and Gas Inc. (PDGO) Enters into Purchase Agreement to Acquire the Oil Interests on 2200 Acres in East Texas with Current Oil Production of 3000 ...
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December 2011 :: Texas Attorney Blog
As a Texas oil and gas attorney, I help my clients navigate these difficult legal issues. Mineral rights and potential royalties from those minerals can have a ...
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PureSpectrum, Inc. Finalizing Terms for Oil & Gas ... - Yahoo! Finance
PureSpectrum, Inc. Finalizing Terms for Oil & Gas Joint Venture in Texas; ... it is finalizing details on a Joint Venture with an OTCBB Oil & Gas Company with a 30 ...
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Instrumentation Engineer Job in Texas, Oil & Gas Career at AMEC
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Paradigm Oil and Gas Inc. (PDGO) Enters into ... - Euroinvestor.co.uk
GUN BARREL CITY, TEXAS -- (Marketwire) -- 12/14/11 -- Paradigm Oil and Gas Inc. (OTCBB: PDGO) is pleased to announce that the Company has entered into ...
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