Tagged With Shale
China’s domestic gas steps up
13 July 2020
Shale gas helps keep—albeit revised—targets well in sight
No rebound in sight for US shale
30 June 2020
Domestic crude production will continue to be squeezed despite the modest oil price upturn and faces a long-term existential threat in the form of the Democratic manifesto
Chesapeake peers over the precipice
24 June 2020
Rapid expansion beyond core natural gas assets has stretched the firm to the verge of bankruptcy
Private equity ready to play M&A role
5 May 2020
The capital is there, but the amount and cost of funding may be less favourable than it has been in the past.
US set for a bumpy ride
1 May 2020
The shale patch may face a prolonged road back to health, agree the PE Live 1 panellists
Texas searches for oil industry salvation
23 April 2020
Record low oil prices are compelling the state to consider proration. But greater measures may be needed to stave off financial ruin
US shale stocks go into reverse
21 April 2020
Chesapeake, Callon and Oasis Petroleum have all announced reverse stock splits, highlighting the parlous financial health of the sector
Whiting collapse is shape of things to come
3 April 2020
The Denver-based shale company’s bankruptcy notice is likely to be the first of many among US producers
Economic malaise threatens to upend US indies
31 March 2020
Domestic oil sector in upheaval as producers forced to confront commodity price shock
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