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2014-02-10 12:21:43

LONDON, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Analysis of the North American Shale Services Market Streamlined Supply Chain and Advanced Contracting Strategies are Key to Sustainability With an increase in demand and the high price for oil and gas, unconventional resource exploitation is identified as a lucrative opportunity for producers, which drives the demand for servicing equipment. This study discusses the driving and...

2014-01-30 12:23:57

West Virginia is Not Alone: 10 Similar "Sacrifice Zones" Identified in CO, LA, MA, ND, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX & VT; Warning That Water Will Be Subject to Repeated Disasters in Absence of Water/Energy Roadmap, Clear Priorities. WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sixty groups from across the United States called on President Obama today to issue an executive order protecting water availability and quality in the U.S. from haphazard energy exploration, warning that in the...

2014-01-17 04:20:13

Research focused on environmental sustainability is vital to market growth LONDON, Jan. 17, 2014 The increase in natural gas production is expected to drive the North American and European oilfield chemicals market. Extraction of natural gas from unconventional formations such as shale has become more technologically and economically viable owing to continuous developments in horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing, thus widening the potential of the oilfield chemicals market. New...

2014-01-16 08:23:12

Three key elements to optimize shale plays: balancing supply and demand, advancing performance and enhancing investment portfolio NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As oil and gas companies continue developing new shale wells across the U.S., engineering and construction (E&C) firms have a vital opportunity to optimize these plays using their existing core competencies, according to a new report released today by PwC US entitled, Shale Gas: New conventions for unconventional...

2014-01-16 00:20:20

CAMARILLO, CA, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - BNK Petroleum Inc. (the "Company" or "BNK") (TSX: BKX), is providing an update on its Tishomingo Field, Caney oil shale operations in Oklahoma as well as its Polish shale gas project. Oklahoma - Tishomingo Field BNK's strategy for its 2013 Caney drilling program was to prove the productivity of the Caney formation in our Tishomingo field. The Company's efforts were focused on increasing the oil rate of each consecutive well, reducing...

2014-01-15 23:04:50

GIA announces the release of a trend report on Industrial Silica Sand. Market for Industrial Silica Sand is projected to witness strong growth led by the rising use of industrial silica sand in hydraulic fracturing applications. San Jose, California (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Industrial silica sand comprises small-sized, uniformly circular quartz grains that offer strength, as well as crush-resistant properties. Density and hardness of sand grains provide the sand...

2014-01-15 08:23:06

App serves as comprehensive resource for oil and gas companies in shale plays HOUSTON, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the shale energy boom taking place in the United States and around the world, Bracewell & Giuliani LLP announced today it has launched the ShalePlay app. Powered by the firm's energy law and environmental law attorneys and government relations professionals, the ShalePlay app is the first of its kind, offering a comprehensive resource on news and information...

2014-01-13 16:21:58

- 2014 capital spending of $1.8 billion; up $200 million from 2013 levels DENVER, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cimarex Energy Co. (NYSE: XEC) today released its 2014 capital plan of $1.8 billion, 78 percent of which is earmarked for projects in the Delaware Basin. Total company production is expected to grow to an average 760-800 MMcfe per day in 2014, a midpoint increase of 13 percent over 2013. Estimated growth in oil production of 17-19 percent will outpace natural gas...

2014-01-13 04:20:17

HOUSTON, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- eCORP UK, a subsidiary of privately held eCORP International, LLC, is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Farm-out Agreement (the "Agreement") with Total E&P UK Limited ("Total"), along with partners Island Gas Limited, Egdon Resources U.K. Limited and GP Energy Limited (a subsidiary of Dart Energy Limited). The Agreement has been made in respect of two large UK Onshore Petroleum Exploration and Development Licences, PEDL 139 and...

2014-01-06 08:21:41

DRILLING GETS UNDERWAY AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FieldPoint Petroleum Corporation (NYSE/MKT:FPP) today reported the drilling of the Ranger Unit 8A #1H with Riley Exploration Group of Blanchard, OK. Completion and fracking of the well is to begin this week. FieldPoint President, Phillip Roberson, stated, "Although our Joint Exploration Agreement only became effective on January 1, 2014, and we are both still finishing our final due diligence and title work, our...


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