New infrastructure conference assembles top energy talent in Wyoming.
Mont Belvieu ethane prices improved alongside natural gas prices as a result of an increase in late summer cooling demand. However, gains were small and frac spread margins continue to be challenged as they remained firmly negative for the final week of August.
In South Texas and North Dakota, where shale drilling has propelled U.S. oil production to the highest level in 28 years, thousands of 18-wheel trucks are rumbling to wells on roads designed decades ago for farmers to bring crops to markets.
Price pressures on commodities are likely to drive more deals and private equity will likely continue to invest.
Producers cannot escape the grip of regulation.
Data output, along with oil and gas, soars in the shale boom.
Texas Railroad Commissioner David Porter wrote to the commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Patrol with his concerns that Mexican cartels use pipeline rights of way for illegal entry into the U.S.
A sluggish summer for commodity prices is fast drawing to a close and producers can only hope that a repeat of last winter will spur demand and increase prices for propane and natural gas.
The lingering oversupply of ethane produced from U.S. unconventional shales may right itself—but it will take a few years and strong exports.
Initial investments in U.S. olefins production within the petrochemical industry are taking tangible form. Among the latest is ExxonMobil Corp.’s ethane cracker and polyethylene (PE) in Texas.
Hackers, many from the inside, relentlessly target oil and gas companies.
As has been well-established by this point, midstream insiders expected Kinder Morgan Inc. would need to do something big to manage its MLP’s distribution growth, which was doling out at least 5% each year, along with it general partner’s 50% take in profits.