The state delivered a fourth new oil play in as many years in 2015—the expansion of the horizontal Meramec into the Anadarko Basin’s overpressured fairway.
Rapid increase in water consumption for oil and gas extraction over the last decade created frictions between industry and the community at large.
The ban on U.S. oil exports is dead and the first cargoes have arrived in Europe. What's next for producers and how much growth will exports provide in the long run?
Conventional producers continue to tee up compelling and rewarding onshore prospects, in spite of shale love and low prices
Though constrained by takeaway capacity, the Marcellus and Utica gas plays are poised to disrupt the U.S. gas marketplace once infrastructure falls in line.
Bigger wells, and much-needed infrastructure coming within 18 months, will show what the Utica Shale is made of.
In light of low oil prices, Permian producers are retrenching to protect their balance sheets. But if there is any basin that can generate economic returns in a soft market, it’s the Permian.
In this special report, editors from E&P and Oil and Gas Investor examine the response of the oil and gas industry, the scientific community and the federal government to the Deepwater Horizon disaster.
At $45 WTI in late January, some Bakken producers were suspending new-well development—but not all, as this rock continues to offer highly profitable returns in the core.
With a long-time Pennsylvania track record, Marcellus Shale activity gains traction in West Virginia, where operators find economics comparable.
New oil plays are focused on the stacked pay of the Midcontinent’s Meramec, Springer and Canyon Lime. In the Permian Basin, a prospect is to be drilled soon in the lightly explored Orogrande Basin.
Operators remain long-term bullish on the Gulf of Mexico, citing new technologies expected to open exploration to even deeper waters.