Tagged With Shale
Kick starting Argentina's Vaca Muerta
28 June 2016
Argentina’s shale patch is going through its first downturn, but the outlook is still bright. Just don’t expect its shale development to look like progress in the US
UK awards first fracking license in five years
2 June 2016
Independent firm Third Energy has been awarded the first UK license for hydraulic fracturing since 2011. It’s a boost for the nascent industry but don’t expect an imminent shale gas revolution
Heavy oil is bottom of the barrel
3 May 2016
Beyond Canada, only Venezuela and a handful of other producers are still persisting with very heavy oil
Ali Moshiri: Chevron's Asset Manager
27 April 2016
The downturn has the supermajor's man in Latin America and Africa taking a fresh look at his portfolio – shale is up, deep water is down
Pain in the Permian
30 March 2016
West Texas is the beating heart of US oil. Can it survive the price bust?
Nearing the cliff edge
25 February 2016
As things stand now, US oil output is about to start dropping quickly. Almost 1m barrels per day could be lost
The big shale capital crunch
19 February 2016
US tight oil producers are pulling out all the stops to get through the sector’s first major test
Still waiting for the UK's shale boom
7 January 2016
The reserves are big, the government supports it and frackers are keen. So where is the country's shale gas production?
US exports rise after surge in oil and gas production
17 December 2015
The increase in US oil and gas production will be felt in nearly every corner of the global energy market for years to come
China’s Yantai Xinchao extends shale reach in $1.3bn Texas oilfield deal
7 December 2015
Producers Tall City Exploration and Plymouth Petroleum sell oilfields in Permian basin for around $1.3bn to Chinese firm aiming to make mark in US shale market
Tight oil output expected to decline in 2016
3 December 2015
Unless change happens soon, low oil prices will continue to overwhelm tight oil producers, writes Justin Jacobs
Shale reckoning at hand
3 December 2015
Low oil prices are overwhelming tight oil producers, writes Justin Jacobs
Lenders standing by shale drillers
10 November 2015
Many of those looking for the breaking point for struggling shale producers have argued that the round of bank lending reviews the sector faces this autumn will herald a financial reckoning
Obama calls off the Keystone XL project
10 November 2015
After seven years, the Keystone XL project has been called off by President Obama, surprising few
DEA expands with $1.6bn Norway deal
15 October 2015
Hamburg-based DEA, said on 14 October it will pay $1.6bn to German utility E.ON for its Norwegian upstream business
What's behind the low US natural gas prices?
21 September 2015
Demand has increased this year, but it is nowhere near large enough to soak up the extra supplies - instead the storage keeps filling up and the output keeps growing
US shale drillers' efficiency gains slowing down
15 September 2015
The Energy Information Administration says US efficiency gains are slowing which could lead to a steep decline in oil output
US shale drillers feel the financial crunch
20 August 2015
The financial pain from lower oil prices is taking its toll on shale producers
UK enforces faster shale applications
13 August 2015
Planning applications for shale gas will be fast-tracked due to new measures announced on 13 August
UK enforces faster shale applications
13 August 2015
Shale gas planning applications will be fast-tracked through a new, dedicated planning process, under UK government measures announced 13 August
Dog days of summer for US shale producers
11 August 2015
Listening to some of the US shale industry's top executives during the second quarter results season, one might think that shale output was surging ahead as strong as ever
US rig count rise points to likely bottoming out
30 July 2015
Up by 21 from last week, the US rig count shows shale executives are eyeing a return to growth
Low oil prices force Eagle Ford sale
29 July 2015
US shale producer Goodrich Petroleum sold off a chunk of its Eagle Ford acreage in an $118m deal in late July as the cash-squeezed producer looks to pay down debt and fortify itself for a period of low oil prices
Cuadrilla appeals Lancashire council decision
23 July 2015
The UK explorer is challenging the council's decision to refuse permission to explore gas in two sites in the county
Netherlands lowers Groningen output
16 July 2015
The Dutch government has further cut production from the giant Groningen gas field in order to limit damage to the buildings in the region
Victims of their own success
9 July 2015
Shale-gas drillers are struggling to cope with the cheap prices brought by their onslaught of supply