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TenarisHydril Wedge 625 performs successfully in debut at Eagle Ford Shale
SteelGuru
The TenarisHydril Wedge 625™ technology was run for the first time with outstanding results in the Eagle Ford Shale of south Texas on November 9th 2011. The connection was designed for use in high pressure, horizontal and deep wells where a semi flush ...
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Cheniere Energy plans facility near Corpus Christi to export Texas natural gas ...
Fort Worth Star Telegram (blog)
Gas produced in the big Eagle Ford Shale play in South Texas could be exported to foreign nations via the export facility, which would be located in San Patricio County. Cheniere already is building a Louisiana terminal to export US gas. ...
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Let's get fracking right (it's important)
Houston Chronicle
By contrast, in the Eagle Ford shale production area in South Texas, fracking takes place as much as 4000 to 14000 feet below the water table. That makes it highly unlikely for fracking chemicals to contaminate those water sources, according to ...
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6 Best Energy Stocks for 2012 By Barclays
Seeking Alpha
The current share price is $34.88, however, Barclays believes that PXP is capable of delivering double-digit production and reserve growth from programs in the Eagle Ford Shale, California and Gulf of Mexico over the next several years, ...
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ZYL shares rise 26.7pc as two predators circle its coal projects in South Africa
The Australian
The newest big thing are the Duvernay shales of Alberta. As DJ Carmichael analyst Edwin Bulseco terms it, the Duvernay shales are one of the hottest emerging plays and they're being compared with the highly successful Eagle Ford shale in the US, ...
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Eagle Ford Production Targeted for LNG Export
NGI's Shale Daily (subscription)
The backers of multiple US projects to liquefy and export domestic gas have all pointed to robust production coming from shale plays as the reason for their plans. The latest proposal by Cheniere Energy Inc. singles out the Eagle Ford Shale as a source ...
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Cheniere Energy Plans Second US Natural Gas Export Plant
BusinessWeek
The Texas project could attract interest from gas producers such as Anadarko Petroleum Corp. and Chesapeake Energy Corp. that operate in a nearby geologic formation known as the Eagle Ford Shale , said Eliecer Palacios, an energy specialist at Maxim ...
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Steffy: The myths of untapped oil
Houston Chronicle
These days, everyone's talking about Canadian oil sands and oil from formations in North Dakota's Bakken shale and the Eagle Ford shale in South Texas. But less than 15 years ago, oil prices weren't high enough and the technology wasn't efficient ...
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SM Energy Disputes Termination of Marcellus Deal
NGI's Shale Daily (subscription)
Canaccord Genuity Energy Research analysts also reiterated a buy rating, based in part on SM Energy's recently closed $680 million Eagle Ford Shale drilling carry agreement with Mitsui & Co. Ltd. (see Shale Daily, Dec. 6). "SM remains our top mid-cap ...
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Jobs count rose in November
San Antonio Express
He said the exploration activity associated with the Eagle Ford Shale play and job growth associated with the realignment of military base missions will strengthen the area. But economic concerns in Europe and elsewhere around the world will restrain ...
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Where Are Oil Prices Going From Here?
CountingPips
The Bakken, the Eagle Ford and Niobrara shale plays are all significantly contributing to America's newfound wealth of extractable crude. But we're not producing anywhere near enough to satisfy our daily demand for the black goo. ...
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State reps challenge EPA on Barnett-ozone link
Fort Worth Star Telegram (blog)
The representatives questioned the EPA's conclusions that emissions from Barnett Shale natural gas operations likely were a major contributor to higher ozone levels. This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted. ...
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Chesapeake Energy steps up with needed gift for charity
Fort Worth Star Telegram
It improves quality of life and can make such a difference in the ability for groups like this to fulfill their mission." This year alone, Britton said, Chesapeake has donated eight vehicles and helped 220 organizations in the Barnett Shale area. ...
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100000 acres may be leased in region for gas, oil exploration
The Free Lance-Star (blog)
By CATHY DYSON A Texas-based company is trying to lease 100000 acres in the Fredericksburg region to drill for oil and gas. Shore Exploration and Production Corp. is paying landowners in Caroline, Essex, King George and Westmoreland counties a one-time ...
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Part 3 of Eagle Ford Shale series: Environmental concerns get little play amid ...
Victoria Advocate
David Blackmon, the Texas representative of America's Natural Gas Alliance, stood before a group of Cuero officials and told them he knows the oil and gas industry has a bad reputation. He even admitted that they had been known to cause some damage ...
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Victoria Advocate
Oil companies leasing in Kansas for fracking exploration
Kansas City Star
The US Environmental Protection Agency announced this month in Wyoming for the first time that fracking - a controversial method of improving the productivity of oil and gas wells - may be to blame for causing groundwater pollution. ...
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Kansas City Star
Conflicts between shale gas drillers and residents seem to be easing
Tribune Review
After months of conflict over gas drilling in Mt. Pleasant Township, David Poole visited from Texas to help calm the waters. Poole is a senior vice president and the top lawyer for Range Resources Corp., a $9.5 billion oil and gas exploration and ...
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Shale oil project raises environmental hackles in Israel
The Daily Star
This is oil shale, rocks saturated with kerogen, a material that turns into oil and gas under intense heat. Huge deposits of this kerogen-rich rock lie deep underground in southern and central Israel in quantities which Israel Energy Initiatives (IEI) ...
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The Daily Star
Oil report 12/18/2011
ReporterNews.com
Completion: Citation Oil and Gas Corp. of Houston completed initial potential testing for Well No. 280W on the Flowers Canyon Sand Unit, a 5876-acre lease five miles southeast of Aspermont, in the Flowers (Canyon Sand) field. ...
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New CEO taking helm as Range continues push into Marcellus
Fort Worth Star Telegram
Ventura is also excited about the company's prospects in the St. Louis Lime formation in Roberts County in the Texas Panhandle, where its initial horizontal well began production at about 13 million cubic feet of gas and 1000 barrels of oil and natural ...
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Fort Worth Star Telegram
Fitch: Argentina's shale growth constrained by tight regulation
Buenos Aires Herald
An aerial view of the shale oil drilling rig SAI-307 in the Patagonian province of Neuquén. The recent discovery of large unconventional oil and gas reserves in Argentina opens up opportunities for new investment in the country's energy sector, ...
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INSIGHT-China quietly finds niche in US shale oil boom
AngolaPress
Beijing - China has quietly gained a toehold in the US shale oil-and-gas boom. Even as the Asian nation's giant energy firms only now begin to see the first glimmers of success in their domestic shale fields, a handful of small manufacturers in China ...
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'Law' recounts Texas legal history
San Antonio Express
“Murders by Mexicano bandits were reciprocated by Texas Rangers, and the cycle of violence became more vicious as vengeance and cruelty on both sides intensified,” Ariens writes. Spanish land grants and oil and gas rights are covered extensively, ...
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Texas town fears the worst if post office closes
Fort Worth Star Telegram
By Steve Campbell Forget about filling up with gas, grabbing a burger, buying a loaf of bread or getting a reliable cellphone signal. In these parts, neighbors aren't necessarily next door; they might be five, 10 or more miles down the road. ...
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Fort Worth Star Telegram
ALEX MILLS: New law to require hydrofracking chemical disclosure
San Angelo Standard Times
The Texas Legislature passed a law this year that required just that, and the Railroad Commission (RRC), the state agency that regulates oil and gas, adopted the regulations implementing the law on Wednesday. The regulations require the oil and gas ...
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Texas Storage Company Proguard Self Storage Promotes Enhanced Vehicle Storage
PR.com (press release)
We also recommend guests use a fuel stabilizer to keep the gas from corroding; make sure the oil is fresh; and drive the car for a few hours to help with fuel and oil circulation,” said Stapleton. For more information on the Texas storage company, ...
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EDITORIAL: Fractured earth, polluted water?
Middle East North Africa Financial Network
Fracking involves the hydraulic fracturing of the rock that contains natural gas deposits. At issue is whether the chemicals in the fluids used to split the rock will migrate and pollute nearby water sources. The oil and gas business, of course, ...
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Rig count off La. rises to highest since BP oil spill
Daily Comet
It estimates that $25 billion worth of undiscovered oil-and-gas resources remain to be tapped and can be done so profitably as long as oil prices remain above $75 a barrel. n Anadarko, a Texas-based oil company, said it has launched a $2 billion ...
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Austin Environmentalists Protest Keystone Pipeline Deal
KUT News
The transcontinental pipeline would transport oil from Alberta, Canada to the Texas Gulf Coast. “This pipeline will raise gas prices and kill jobs,” Trevor Lovell with Public Citizen's Texas office said in a news release. “When the State Department was ...
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Farm Briefs
Amarillo.com
The metering and reporting requirements apply to all groundwater use including farming, livestock operations, manufacturing, municipalities, oil and gas operations and steam used in generating electricity. The requirements don't apply to wells ...
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Billings companies busy supporting Bakken oil boom
Billings Gazette
When crude prices dropped, oil companies fled, sticking the locals with the taxes for all the improvements. On top of that, the distribution of Montana's oil and gas revenue is unfair, Smelser said. The state gets half, schools 20 percent and the ...
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Sunday in Austin
KUT News
... Democrats in Washington that not everyone's on board with trading a payroll tax break for an oil pipeline through the state. TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline “will raise gas prices and kill jobs,” according to Public Citizen's Texas office. ...
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Numerous hydrofracking questions remain unanswered in Tier
Press & Sun-Bulletin
"And that's true whether they're oil and gas companies, or all of the other service companies that work with the oil and gas companies" Kurkoski and other ban opponents say the stipulations under DEC's proposed regulatory framework for water use would ...
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The Center Cannot Hold
Gold Seek
The problems with pollution in the early development phase here in Texas were well-known. Now there is a very aggressive and popular regimen of control of drilling and transportation of oil and gas. We have to live next to the wells and pipelines. ...
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Gold Seek
The play: Will the prize of oil come at a price?
Victoria Advocate
Using horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing, drillers are able to get oil and natural gas out of formations that have never yielded these kinds of riches before. These techniques yield the slick black crude that powers the society we live in, ...
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Victoria Advocate
Keystone supporters go bananas over Chiquita's no-oil-sands pledge
The Hill (blog)
Environmental groups, who are key supporters of Obama, have long raised concerns about the greenhouse gas emissions from oil sands production and they've warned of the potential for oil spills from the pipeline.
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Rick Perry thinks there could be oil in Iowa
Todays Loser
Iowa is famous for a lot of things, corn, amateur wrestling, the Hawkeyes, and now GOP contender Rick Perry says there just might be oil in those cornfields. Earlier today the Texas Governor told a group in Storm Lake, Iowa that they should be allowed ...
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Bakken fields becoming biggest oil play in US
The Missoulian
... underground shale, smashing the rock to release the trapped oil and natural gas. North Dakota is passing Alaska in oil production and some in the traditionally wheat-and-cattle state dream of eventually bumping Texas off the top of oil baron hill. ...
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To fuel our future, we need to go further, fast
Anchorage Daily News
The exception is Great Bear Petroleum, a small company that will test a new idea that oil can be produced from shale rocks on the North Slope similar to the way it's being done in North Dakota and Texas. If this works, it could be a game-changer for ...
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Beware: sudden death from merrymaking
Philippine Star
Reason: Asian oil demand is getting stronger, while the US is weakening due to its economic crisis. “2. Gasoline in the US has a 91RON maximum quality, while premium gas in the Philippines has minimum of 93 RON. “3. Gasoline in the Philippines is ...
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Benefits of Shale Gas Outweigh Risks; 8 in 10 Americans Also Connect Natural ...
PR-CANADA.net (press release)
The number jumps to 62 percent when looking at relatively mature shale regions like Texas. Peter Robertson, an independent senior adviser for oil and gas at Deloitte, points out that the role of natural gas in job creation and economic revival is only ...
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Obama wants payroll tax extended for entire year
KKCO-TV
Why pump all our new reserves with the Canadian oil to Texas. Build a big refinery there. Cut 1400 miles off of it. by Jerry Location: Orchard Mesa on Dec 17, 2011 at 08:18 PM Yeah Thanks OBAMA!Trying to help working people! ...
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All eyes on Newt
New York Post
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation routinely mentions that there are 30000 to 40000 old, undocumented and presumably unplugged oil and gas wells (“Phony Fracking Fears for NY,” Robert Bryce, PostOpinion, Dec. 15). ...
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Love of the land connects Kansans
Kansas.com
Many Kansans owe our careers to the land — as farmers and geologists, oil and natural gas producers, ranchers, and even aircraft machinists and production line workers. In the 1920s, our flat topography and windy weather helped attract aviation ...
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Kansas.com
Climate Change will strain NYS's water even if we don't Frack
Examiner.com
Admittedly, hydrofracking was factored into the ClimAid study and hydrofracking is included in the Revised Draft SGEIS on the Oil, Gas and Solution Mining Regulatory Program (September 2011) - NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservationwhere public comment ...
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Letter: Disappointed by Lance
Hunterdon County Democrat - NJ.com
For those Hunterdon County residents and homeowners concerned about a similar project, the Texas gas pipeline extension, proposed for this area, take note of Congressman Lance's recent vote, and remember it when he runs for re-election next year. ...
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Blogs 1 new result for texas oil and gas
100000 acres may be leased in region for gas, oil exploration - The ...
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100000 acres may be leased in region for gas, oil exploration. By CATHY DYSON. A Texas-based company is trying to lease 100000 acres in the Fredericksburg region to drill for oil and gas. Shore Exploration and Production Corp. is paying ...
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Paradigm Oil and Gas Inc., Gun Barrel, Texas, (OTCBB: PDGO) plans to acquire the oil interests on 2200 acres in east Texas from an undisclosed seller for $8.5 ...
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