Tagged With Shale
Aramco's Jafurah shale gas faces obstacles
12 March 2020
Water scarcity and a lack of transport infrastructure work against the recovery of gas from the shale field. Once overcome, its output may be better suited to displacing crude domestically than for LNG exports
Trials and tribulations in the Permian
12 March 2020
Efficiency gains have streamlined operations at the world’s most exciting shale patch. But with the threat of a pandemic and ongoing oil price volatility, can production growth be sustained?
Oil price collapse deals blow to Permian
11 March 2020
Plunging crude prices are bad news for US shale, with some producers set to be severely afflicted
DoE's Windberg: US shale to benefit from AI
10 March 2020
Using artificial intelligence to analyse what is happening subsurface could have a huge impact on fracking's productivity
Australia rejoins road to shale riches
28 February 2020
Shale gas developers are beginning to ramp up their exploration efforts following the end of a freeze on fracking approvals in the Northern Territory
AI takes aim at shale margins improvement
7 February 2020
Poor levels of profitability in shale are prompting a search to use artificial intelligence (AI) to improve the efficiency of production and improve the bottom line
US shale patch faces worsening headwinds
23 January 2020
Mounting constraints on US light-tight oil only compound the hazardous task of predicting growth
Valeura hit by market turbulence
17 December 2019
The Turkish shale gas developer sees its appraisal programme results cause ripples amid nervous oil and gas investor sentiment
Hess receives go-ahead for Bakken EOR
10 December 2019
US independent has been given approval by North Dakota regulators to proceed with an EOR pilot project that it hopes will help boost recoveries in the Bakken shale play
Water infrastructure booms with shale
26 November 2019
The US oilfield water-handling market is growing as shale production continues to rise, with the Permian Basin leading the way
Permian gas seeks exits
19 November 2019
The glut of associated gas production in the Permian Basin has led to a scramble to build new takeaway capacity, although significant relief will not come before 2021
Equinor sounds Eagle Ford alarm bell
19 November 2019
The Norwegian firm’s exit is another signal that US shale may no longer be the promised land
Data revolution before shale revolution
18 November 2019
China needs to replicate the US approach of making more data available before it can hope for game-changing shale production growth
UK shale suffers potentially fatal blow
5 November 2019
Explorers say they will work with the government to try to revive the nascent shale gas industry, but a new fracking moratorium makes it look like an uphill struggle
Permian pipelines bring relief—and challenges
23 August 2019
Two major new crude pipelines out of the Permian Basin entered service this month, but while this provides some relief to producers, it shifts the congestion to the Gulf Coast
China looks west to solve energy riddle
22 August 2019
Xinjiang has potentially huge untapped reserves, but exploration in the desert province presents complex geological and political challenges
Colombian fracking edges closer to reality
2 July 2019
Mindful of the country's energy security, the government is looking towards its shale assets
Valeura shifts to London
28 June 2019
The Turkish gas producer joins Toronto peers in an LSE listing
US majors in the slow lane on transport transition
25 June 2019
US majors see little incentive to prepare for greater EV adoption
Uncertainty reigns in oil markets
31 May 2019
Analysts see price drivers both to the upside and to the down
Economic crisis threatens to stall Vaca Muerta
14 May 2019
Economic turmoil and infrastructural congestion are raising doubts over Argentina's shale growth
Fracking tsar quits after government inaction
3 May 2019
The UK shale gas industry has long struggled to gain traction and sees no green light in sight
Chinese shale struggles to get moving
30 April 2019
The Asian giant is having difficulties emulating the US shale gas revolution, but is determined to keep developing its own resources
Wrong way on Wall Street
23 April 2019
Lack of access to capital markets could have consequences for US oil production
US midstream boom gathers pace
21 March 2019
Short-term expansion is baked in, but the new decade could pose challenges
Getting more oil on the move
6 March 2019
Enterprise Products Partners looks set to maintain its leading position in the expansion of US midstream logistics over the next two years