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2014-09-26 23:00:57

The newly formed Bakken Corrosion Committee will hold its next meeting on Wednesday, October 1, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on October 1, 2014 at the Grand Williston Hotel located at 3601 2nd Avenue West, Williston, North Dakota. Williston, ND (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 The Bakken Corrosion Committee, a group of corrosion industry professionals in the Bakken shale region have announced speakers and topics for the group’s meeting on October 1. The meeting takes place from 10:00 am to 2:00...

2014-09-26 16:22:04

DALLAS, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reports recently released by the U.S. Energy Information Agency (EIA) held no surprises for the oil and gas industry. Shawn Bartholomae praised, as the supreme oil and gas producing state, Texas continues to amaze the industry with its dominating position. The EIA report confirmed that Texas has doubled its oil production in the last three years with increases for every consecutive month since early 2011. Shawn Bartholomae, CEO of Prodigy...

2014-09-26 16:21:44

DALLAS, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Summit Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: SMLP) announced today that Matt Harrison, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Deutsche Bank 2014 Leveraged Finance Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona on Tuesday, September 30, 2014, at approximately 4:20 p.m. local time. The presentation materials associated with this event will be accessible through the Investors section of SMLP's website at www.summitmidstream.com...

2014-09-24 12:23:29

NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Macoma Capital Group, a New York-based investment firm, today announced it has made its largest investment in a leading energy company focused on the acquisition, exploration, and development of oil and gas properties in the Williston Basin, one of the premier shale plays in the Bakken. The energy company structures strategic alliances and exploration agreements with leading operators and mineral owners to increase production in the basin....

2014-09-19 08:23:06

Production from Prolific Shale Plays Up 31.5% Compared to Year Ago Levels DENVER and HOUSTON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oil production from shale formations in North Dakota and Texas increased by more than 78,000 barrels per day (b/d) in August or 3.1% in August, according to Bentek Energy, an analytics and forecasting unit of Platts, a leading global provider of energy, petrochemicals, metals and agriculture information. The latest data shows that South Texas, Eagle Ford oil...

2014-09-17 20:20:50

Bakken Net Unrisked Resource Potential Totals 4.1 Billion Boe, More Than 17x Greater than Current Bakken Proved Developed Reserves OKLAHOMA CITY, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Resources, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: CLR) plans to conduct its 2014 Investor and Analyst Day meeting tomorrow, Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. CT. An audio webcast and presentation materials will be available before 8:00 a.m. CT on the day of the event and can be found on the Company's website...

2014-08-21 08:23:47

Total Production from Prolific Shale Plays Surpasses 2.6 Million Barrels Per Day DENVER and HOUSTON, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oil production from shale formations in North Dakota and Texas increased by more than 86,000 barrels per day (b/d) or 3.4% in July, according to Bentek Energy, an analytics and forecasting unit of Platts, a leading global provider of energy, petrochemicals, metals and agriculture information. In North Dakota, the active oil rig count is close to 200 and...

2014-07-29 16:22:35

DALLAS, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Summit Midstream Partners, LLC ("Summit Investments"), the privately held company that owns and controls the general partner of Summit Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: SMLP) and also owns a 56.7% limited partner interest in SMLP, today provided a commercial update for its wholly owned operating subsidiaries, Meadowlark Midstream Company, LLC ("Meadowlark") and Epping Transmission Company, LLC ("Epping Transco"). Meadowlark is composed of the Divide...

2014-07-25 12:22:33

June Production from Prolific Basins Up 642,000 Barrels Daily Versus Year Ago DENVER and HOUSTON, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oil production from shale formations in North Dakota and Texas increased by more than 33% in June, according to Bentek Energy, an analytics and forecasting unit of Platts, a leading global provider of energy, petrochemicals, metals and agriculture information. The production increase is most likely attributable to the rise in returns producers are...

2014-07-24 16:23:37

DALLAS, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Summit Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: SMLP) announced today that the board of directors of its general partner, Summit Midstream GP, LLC, has declared a quarterly cash distribution of $0.52 per unit on all of its outstanding common and subordinated units, or $2.08 per unit on an annualized basis, for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. The distribution will be paid on August 14, 2014 to unitholders of record as of the close of business on August 7,...


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