Monday, August 29, 2011
As several of the shale plays reach maturity can we expect an increase in natural gas prices this winter? Calgary money manager Josef Schachter expresses his optimism in the following article. Click on the link below to read the detailed article by Gary Lamphier of the Edmonton Journal.
Sun about to shine on natural gas
Posted by D.G. Worley at 2:39 PM
Monday, August 22, 2011
What would be the likely scenario with regards to energy if Texas Gov. Rick Perry wins the White House in 2012? The following article by Kate Galbraith of The Texas Tribune sums it up for us. Click the following link for the complete article.
Posted by D.G. Worley at 4:19 PM
Sunday, August 21, 2011
J-W Operating Co., an oil and natural gas producer in North Texas' Barnett Shale has been fined for air emissions violations. Read Star-Telegram writer Jack Z. Smith's entire article by clicking on the following link.
Posted by D.G. Worley at 8:11 PM
Friday, August 19, 2011
Pennsylvania's Marcellus Shale becoming Huge Gas Producer. Read the WSJ article by clicking the following link.
Posted by D.G. Worley at 3:09 AM
Monday, August 15, 2011
The following Star-Telegram article highlights Devon Energy's Barnett Shale drilling success. The article also examines in closer detail the Benbrook Federal 12 acre drill site in SW Tarrant County that will be home to 35 wells when drilling is completed in March of 2012. I recently visited the site mentioned in this article and posted several of my own photos to this blog prior to this article's release. Check out those photos in this previous post http://hillcountygasboom.blogspot.com/2011/08/patterson-drills-devons-benbrook-fed.html, and then read the complete Devon article by clicking on the following link.
Devon Energy's Barnett Shale bet pays off | Barnett Shale | Dallas Business, Texas Busin...
Posted by D.G. Worley at 1:30 AM
Tuesday, August 09, 2011
|Patterson's Drillbit continues to turn at one of Devon's Benbrook Fed Units located at Benbrook Lake in SW Ft. Worth.|
|Red "Christmas Tree" wellheads stand at attention at Devon's Fed Drillsite. This is but 12 of the 30+ planned wells to be completed on this site.|
|12 more completed wells at the same Devon drill site.|
Posted by D.G. Worley at 12:28 AM
Monday, August 08, 2011
Monday, August 01, 2011
A proposed regulation by the EPA may result in more "green completions" of future gas wells, as well as older wells that are slated for re-fracture. The plan aims at reducing emissions not only at the well site, but to facilities such as processing plants, compressor stations and storage tanks located at the well sites. The EPA applauds this proposed measure stating that "the regulation would not only curb harmful emissions, but save the gas industry tens of millions of dollars annually from the value of natural gas that would no longer escape in the air." (Click the following link for the full story)
EPA proposes emissions cuts for oil, gas operations | Barnett Shale | Dallas Business, T...
Posted by D.G. Worley at 2:42 PM