Exploration & Production - Exclusives

DUG Eagle Ford 2010: First Movers Keep Their Edge

Judy Murray, editor, E&P, reports from the DUG Eagle Ford Conference in San Antonio: Early entries into the Eagle Ford Shale are building momentum.

October 8, 2010

DUG Eagle Ford 2010: Two Eagle Ford Drilling Strategies Both Resulted In Success – But Which One Is Best?

Larry Prado, activity editor, reports from DUG Eagle Ford 2010: Two seasoned Eagle Ford operators describe their successes and lessons from South Texas activity.

October 7, 2010

DUG Eagle Ford 2010: Industry Can Do More To Protect Eagle Ford-Area Plants And Wildlife

Leslie Haines, editor-in-chief, Oil and Gas Investor, reports from Hart's DUG Eagle Ford conference: Fred C. Bryant underscores how the oil and gas industry can do more to protect the Eagle Ford environment. 

October 6, 2010

DUG Eagle Ford 2010: "What Petrohawk Learned In Their First Two Years In Eagle Ford"

Larry Prado, activity editor, reports on Petrohawk CEO Dick Stoneburner's opening remarks at the DUG Eagle Ford conference and expo in San Antonio. 

October 5, 2010

Barnes: The Rush To Liquids-Rich Plays To Continue To Win Favor From Wall Street

Barnes: "It appears expectations for commodity prices going forward for oil and gas liquids will shape data for public companies, drilling activity, and acquisitions and divestiture activity."

October 4, 2010

Exclusive: Parish Officials To Ask Jindal To Cut Royalties In State Waters

Leslie Haines, editor-in-chief, Oil and Gas Investor, talks to Plaquemines Parish President Billy Nungesser on how Louisiana can attract more drilling activity in shallow parish and state waters.

October 1, 2010

Poor Weather In Canada Could Dampen 3Q Drilling Results

Although the Canadian drilling market is experiencing strong activity levels, poor weather could affect near-term profits.

October 1, 2010

Quicksilver's Darden On Gas Prices, Hedging, Horn River

Leslie Haines, Editor-In-Chief, Oil and Gas Investor, reports from the Houston Wildcatter's annual meeting at the Houston Petroleum Club.

September 29, 2010

ConocoPhillips Offers Natural Gas As 'Bite-Sized' Climate Protection

Greg A. Haas, Editor, Refinery Tracker, reports on ConocoPhillips CEO Jim Mulva's address, "Let's Get to Work with Natural Gas," from Rice University's Baker Institute. 

September 28, 2010

Energy Musings: Critique On Marcellus Shale Analysis

The challenge for Marcellus production (and many other gas shale basins) is the economics of drilling and completing wells. 

September 28, 2010

Wunderlich's Take On Its 'Favorite' Oily E&Ps

"Each barrel of oil is far more economic than its natural gas equivalent," says analyst Neal Dingmann.

September 24, 2010

Bone Spring Springs Forth

Shales and tight reservoirs within the heterogeneous Bone Spring formation are the new "it" play in the venerable Permian Basin.

September 23, 2010