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Discussing Step Changes In Well Completion Design

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 16:18

At Hart Energy's recent DUG Bakken conference, Gibson Scott, a director at ITG Investment Research, discussed how the firm has seen certain completions methods work better in core rock, rather than noncore, in the Williston Basin, Eagle Ford, Permian Basin and D-J Basin. Proppant-intensive wells, and the types of fluids used, stand out above coiled tubing-conveyed fracks and other methods including plug and perf or sliding sleeve, as step changes in completions, he said.

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EnerVest CEO: $30 WTI Not Out Of The Question

Oil exports are needed, but improbable, as U.S. oil supply builds. Near the end of March, storage at Cushing, Okla., had grown to 58.9 million barrels, about 80% of capacity.

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 16:22

Cushing Storage Capacity Is Being Tested

U.S. crude oil in storage grew by 8.4 million barrels—twice as much as commodity analysts expected—to 1.125 billion barrels for the week ending Feb. 20, according to the EIA’s weekly report Wednesday. Of that, 434 million was in non-SPR storage, up from 363 million a year ago.

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 10:27

Sanchez, Halcón Latest E&Ps To Tamp Down Capex

Halcón’s budget will fall 60% from 2014 levels while Sanchez reduces rigs.

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 11:27

Permian Basin Uses Record Number of Domestic Rigs

The number of rigs in the Permian and the Bakken was analyzed.

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 14:06