Yahoo News: Why Haynesville’s Natural Gas Production Fell 4% in a Year

Yahoo News: Why Haynesville’s Natural Gas Production Fell 4% in a Year

Yahoo News reports: The EIA (U.S. Energy Information Administration) has estimated that the Haynesville Shale, located in Louisiana, southwestern Arkansas, and eastern Texas, produced ~6.1 Bcf (billion cubic feet) per day of natural gas in April 2016. This estimation is based on the EIA’s Drilling Productivity Report released on May 16, 2016. The Haynesville Shale’s […]

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Advocate: Industry leaders pan settlement in coastal restoration

Advocate: Industry leaders pan settlement in coastal restoration

The Advocate reports: Gov. John Bel Edwards is pushing to get the oil and natural gas industries to pay for restoring Louisiana’s fragile coast by encouraging them to settle lawsuits alleging they caused extensive damage to coastal lands. The governor met with industry leaders and company executives on May 13 and asked them to settle […]

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The Houma Courier: House committee rejects area lawmaker’s bill on abandoned oil wells

The Houma Courier: House committee rejects area lawmaker’s bill on abandoned oil wells

The Houma Courier reports: BATON ROUGE – A House panel today rejected a bill designed to make it easier for the state to recover money spent to clean up the thousands of abandoned oil wells scattered around the state after oil and gas officials said the measure would harm an already strained industry. The House […]

The unsung heroes of the oil and gas industry

The unsung heroes of the oil and gas industry

By Don Briggs President, Louisiana Oil and Gas Association We now enter into the 15th month in a row of rock bottom crude oil and natural gas prices for the oil and gas industry. Cut backs, set backs and layoffs are prevalent across the globe as well as right here in Louisiana. When we hear […]

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Cameron Parish lawsuits signal more of the same

Cameron Parish lawsuits signal more of the same

By Don Briggs President, Louisiana Oil and Gas Association The Cameron Parish lawsuits signal the same song with simply a different verse. Last week, Cameron Parish filed suit against 113 oil and gas companies with 195 named defendants. The industry has faced these types of lawsuits in Plaquemines Parish, Jefferson Parish, with the South Louisiana […]

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Something’s got to give!

Something’s got to give!

By Don Briggs President, Louisiana Oil and Gas Association November 2014 brought about many changes for the oil and gas way of life. For starters, the price for a barrel of crude oil dropped from $115 down to as low as $27. This drop in price has caused chaos to say the least. Over 10,000 […]

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International Business: US Remained Top Petroleum, Natural Gas Producer In The World In 2015

International Business reports: The United States produced more petroleum liquids and natural gas than any other nation in 2015, federal energy data show. Even as low oil prices forced companies to delay drilling and postpone projects, U.S. producers still churned up more total hydrocarbons than Russia or Saudi Arabia last year. U.S. petroleum supply increased […]

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Reuters: Atlantic hurricane season could be more active than normal

Reuters reports: The Atlantic Ocean could be gearing up for an active hurricane season, meaning North American residents may want to pay attention. In recent years, single hurricanes have led to thousands of deaths across the Caribbean, North and Central America, and have caused several billion dollars in damage. When a hurricane bears down……… Read […]

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Fortune: Here’s What You’ll Pay for Gas This Memorial Day Weekend

Fortune Magazine reports: Gas prices during the busy Memorial Day weekend will likely be the lowest since 2005, according to the latest projections from the American Automobile Association. A gallon of gas now averages $2.28 compared with $2.71 at the same time last year. Still, current prices are the highest they’ve been so far this […]

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Western Refining Announces Effectiveness of Registration Statement

This post was originally published on this siteEL PASO, Texas, May 23, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Western Refining, Inc. (NYSE:WNR) today announced that its Registration Statement on Form S‑4, filed in connection with the previously announced proposed merger of Northern Tier Energy LP (NYSE:NTI) and a subsidiary of WNR pursuant to the Agreement and Plan […]

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Northern Tier Energy LP Announces Mailing of Proxy Statement and Election Forms

This post was originally published on this siteTEMPE, Ariz., May 23, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Northern Tier Energy LP (NYSE:NTI) today announced that Western Refining, Inc.’s (NYSE:WNR) Registration Statement on Form S‑4 has been declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), and that NTI has filed a definitive proxy statement with the SEC […]

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AFPM Safety Awards Honor Industry Achievements

This post was originally published on this siteWASHINGTON, May 19, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) has announced the 2015 winners of its prestigious Annual Safety Awards. The awards are part of a comprehensive program developed by the AFPM Safety and Health Committee to promote safe operations in the refining […]

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Bloomberg: Oil slides for fourth straight day

Bloomberg reports: Oil dropped for a fourth day as producers in Canada worked to resume operations after wildfires curbed output and Iran continued to raise exports amid a global surplus. July futures slid as much as 1.9 percent in New York. Cooler weather is helping to control a blaze in the heart of Canada’s oil-sands […]

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Bloomberg: Traders financing floating oil storage

Bloomberg reports: The waters between Singapore and Malaysia used to heave with wooden ships carrying exotic spices. Now the Straits of Malacca are filled with vessels carrying a very different sort of commodity. Oil traders awaiting………. Read more here

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fuelfix: International oil discoveries lowest since 1952, IHS says

fuelfix reports: The explorers that usually scrub the earth for oil stayed home last year. Outside of the U.S. energy boom, the oil industry discovered the least amount of crude in 64 years, as the oil-market crash forced drillers to make deep cuts to exploration budgets, research firm IHS says in a new report………. Read […]

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