Tagged With Shale
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
Shale oil drillers bring out the knife
9 July 2015
Cost cutting, not production growth, is now the sector’s obsession
The survival of US shale
6 July 2015
Despite the fall in global commodity prices, the US keeps producing. This is due to the ‘portfolio effect’ and better technology, show Philippe A. Charlez of Total and Pierre Delfiner of PetroDecisions
US shale survives amid falling prices
2 July 2015
Despite the fall in global commodity prices, the US keeps producing. This is due to the ‘portfolio effect’ and better technology
International shale fades in low price era
24 June 2015
The oil market downturn along with regulatory obstacles have scuppered investor plans for international shale
Fracking making waves again
11 June 2015
The controversial drilling technology, that boosted US oil and gas production and transformed global energy markets in the process, is making waves again
Cautious optimism over China's shale-gas plans
1 June 2015
The country’s huge reserves are not living up to their promise
Shale drillers eye return to growth as oil price picks up
7 May 2015
Companies are holding off until prices recover to $65 per barrel
Shale drillers eye return to growth
7 May 2015
As oil prices have recovered in recent weeks, oil market watchers have been trying to work out when US shale producers might start turning on the taps again
China to become second largest shale-gas producer by 2035
30 April 2015
BP's chief economist predicts the Chinese will be second only to North America
BP sees China shale gas surge
30 April 2015
China will become the world’s second largest shale-gas producer by 2035, behind only North America, according to BP’s chief economist
Explorer plays down Weald shale oil potential
15 April 2015
The reserve potential in the shale-oil well in southern England has provoked excitement, but experts are urging caution
Australian shale dream stalls as Chevron walks
15 April 2015
US major Chevron has exited one of the most prospective unconventional patches in Australia as it strives to cut spending in the wake of falling oil prices
Australian shale dream stalls as Chevron walks
15 April 2015
The US company is leaving as it tries to balance the books amid low oil prices
ConocoPhillips bets on US shale for growth
9 April 2015
ConocoPhillips is looking to US shale oil for growth during a period of low and volatile oil prices, bucking an industry trend that has seen many cut their exposure to the US shale patch
Shale operators struggle to balance books
31 March 2015
These are tough times for all but the biggest US unconventional energy producers. For small firms, suddenly deprived of income following the fall in oil prices, expansion plans are evaporating and financing to tide them over the slump has been hard to find, forcing some to seek buyers
Shale operators struggle to balance books
26 March 2015
With low oil prices, companies are seeking financing to help stay afloat
Prices fall as US shale gas supplies keep rising
19 March 2015
The prices have fallen to levels seen in early 2012 thanks to continuing supplies of shale
The rise and rise of US shale gas
19 March 2015
Falling natural gas prices and a plunging rig count are doing little to slow the US shale-gas juggernaut
Keystone XL conundrum after Obama veto
26 February 2015
Supporters of the Keystone XL pipeline are weighing their options following US president Barack Obama’s veto of legislation submitted to him by Congress, which would have cleared the way for the scheme to go ahead
BP sees US shale output holding steady
19 February 2015
US shale production will remain near present levels for the next 20 years, but a slowdown in output from 2035 will see demand for Opec crude rise, BP said in its Energy Outlook 2013-2035, released earlier this week
YPF and Sinopec eye Argentina projects
29 January 2015
Argentina’s YPF signed a preliminary deal with Chinese national oil company Sinopec in Beijing this week that paves the way for the companies to work together in the Vaca Muerta shale and other projects in Argentina