Production Declines in Natural Gas Wells|
November 24, 2013 | Geology.com
Lots of property owners who signed a lease in one of the natural gas shale plays are now receiving monthly or quarterly royalty payments. Many of these people were pleasantly surprised with the size of their first royalty check — but then shocked to see the size of subsequent checks fall rapidly. What’s happening?
Shale Sweet Spots and Production Declines|
November 6, 2013 | USA Today
Some people think that a few “sweet spots” are supporting most of the production in the oil and gas shale plays. They point to the huge annual production declines and speculate that the “shale boom” will not last very long.
Tight Oil and Gas Drilling Productivity Report|
October 27, 2013 | Energy Information Administration
The Energy Information Administration has initiated a monthly “Drilling Productivity Report” for tight oil and gas that will report on activity in the Bakken, Eagle Ford, Marcellus, Haynesville, Niobrara and Permian Basin areas.
Growth in Bakken and Eagle Ford Oil Production|
October 24, 2013 | FuelFix
Oil production from the Bakken Formation rose 26,000 barrels per day in September, while Eagle Ford production rose by 24,000 barrels. The increase for Permian Basin, Haynesville, Marcellus, and Niobrara combined was 12,000 barrels per day.
Making Diesel and Jet Fuel from Natural Gas|
September 26, 2013 | FuelFix.com
Royal Dutch Shell is in negotiations with Louisiana government to build a plant that would manufacture diesel fuel and jet fuel from natural gas. These products are currently made from crude oil and making them from natural gas would produce a cleaner-burning fuel.
Putting a Throttle on Natural Gas Production?|
August 20, 2013 | WESA FM
Reports of rapidly rising natural gas production from the Marcellus, Utica and other shale formations, even while thousands of completed wells are waiting on pipeline, has some experts predicting a slowdown in drilling activity in anticipation of depressed prices.
New Activity in the Haynesville Shale|
June 11, 2013 | Longview News Journal
After starting a rapid activity decline in 2010, the Haynesville Shale which spans between northeast Texas and northern Louisiana is starting to heat up.
New Interest in the Haynesville Shale|
June 5, 2013 | TheNewsStar.com
LNG export, gas-to-liquids and manufacturing projects have produced a renewed level of interest in the Haynesville Shale of northern Louisiana.
Foreign Investments in US Shale|
April 18, 2013 | Energy Information Administration
Since 2008, foreign companies have entered into 21 joint ventures with U.S. acreage holders and operators, investing more than $26 billion in tight oil and shale gas plays.
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