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2014-02-13 12:21:55

Trinity East paid $19 million with assurances before Dallas City Council blocked plans DALLAS, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Fort Worth-based oil and gas exploration company filed a lawsuit against the City of Dallas on Thursday after the company paid more than $19 million to secure oil and gas leases on city property and invested far more in the project, only to have drilling permits on three separate tracts denied by the Dallas City Council. The lawsuit claims breach of...

2014-01-23 16:21:49

DALLAS, Jan. 23, 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 $0.48 per unit on all of its outstanding common and subordinated units, or $1.92 per unit on an annualized basis, for the quarter ended December 31, 2013. The distribution will be paid on February 14, 2014 to unitholders of record as of the close of business on...

2014-01-08 16:22:11

DALLAS, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Summit Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: SMLP) announced today the appointment of Rene L. Casadaban as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Summit Midstream GP, LLC (the "general partner"), the company that manages and operates SMLP. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120927/MM82470LOGO) Mr. Casadaban will report to Steve Newby, President and CEO of the general partner. Commenting on Mr. Casadaban's promotion, Mr. Newby...

2013-11-07 08:22:38

Bobby Chapman to become the company's new Chief Operating Officer HOUSTON, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- EcoStim Energy Solutions, Inc. ("EcoStim") announced today that Bobby Chapman, one of the founders of Liberty Pressure Pumping and a 34 year veteran of the oil and gas business, has agreed to join the Company as its Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Chapman started his career with Halliburton where he was involved in drilling and completions operations, sales, engineering, and...

2013-09-06 08:20:52

HOUSTON, Sept. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- EV Energy Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ: EVEP) announced that it, along with certain institutional partnerships managed by EnerVest, Ltd., has signed an agreement to acquire natural gas properties in the Barnett Shale from Carrizo Oil and Gas, Inc. EVEP has agreed to acquire a 31 percent interest in these assets for $67.6 million ($218 million for all EnerVest-affiliated entities combined). The acquisition, which has been approved by the Board of...

2013-08-07 23:20:17

“Proppants in North America to 2017” is the new market research report added to ReportsnReports.com store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 Proppants have been one of the most dynamic products in the North American market over the past decade, with sales increases outperforming most other industrial sectors. While growth is expected to slow somewhat from the heady early years, double digit gains are still expected, with overall demand reaching over 100 billion pounds in 2017,...

2013-07-26 18:47:57

A new study of 100 private water wells in and near the Barnett Shale showed elevated levels of potential contaminants such as arsenic and selenium closest to natural gas extraction sites, according to a team of researchers that was led by UT Arlington associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry Kevin Schug. The results of the North Texas well study were published online by the journal Environmental Science & Technology Thursday. The peer-reviewed paper focuses on the presence of...

2013-02-25 16:21:43

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eclipse Resources Operating, LLC ("Eclipse Resources") is pleased to announce the addition of Oleg Tolmachev to its management team in the role of Vice President, Drilling and Completions. Mr. Tolmachev joins Eclipse Resources with extensive oil and gas experience and most recently served as the Senior Asset Manager, Utica Shale with Chesapeake Energy Corporation where he was responsible in leading an asset team comprised of land, geology,...

2013-02-14 08:23:42

PLANO, TX, Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Santa Fe Petroleum, Inc. (the "Santa Fe") (OTCBB: SFPI) is pleased to announce it has purchased additional oil and gas leases with plans for additional drilling.  Santa Fe's Lease Acquisitions now total approximately 1,704 acres. On February 11, 2013, Santa Fe completed the purchase of multiple leases totaling approximately 1,628 in the area of its test well in North Central Texas.  This purchase, plus the existing 76 acres that Santa...

2013-01-07 12:22:10

HOUSTON, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Post Oak Energy Capital, LP (Post Oak), through investment partnerships it manages, today announced its partnership with Refinery Specialties, Inc. (RSI) through a purchase of a majority stake in the company. Formed in 1989, RSI has evolved from a chemical company serving the refinery industry into an oilfield services company providing well site services, including formulating, blending, selling and providing technical support for customized...