UOGM Top Story archive

05 June 2018, Week 22, Issue 409

Santos and its partners are set to invest over A$400 million (US$305 million) in the Arcadia coal-bed methane (CBM) development in Queensland’s Bowen Basin in order to improve supply to its...

29 May 2018, Week 21, Issue 408

Callon Petroleum is buying oil and gas properties and undeveloped acreage in the Permian Basin from Cimarex Energy for US$570 million in cash. The assets are located primarily in Texas’ Ward...

22 May 2018, Week 20, Issue 407

South Africa is aiming to fast-track the push for shale gas development in the Karoo Basin, according to Minister of Mineral Resources Gwede Mantashe. “We intend to move with speed to fast-track...

15 May 2018, Week 19, Issue 406

The Scottish government has been accused of misleading voters over a ban on hydraulic fracturing in the country after a lawyer told a court that ministers had “not yet adopted a position”. 

08 May 2018, Week 18, Issue 405

Enterprise Products Partners has announced two pipeline expansions that will transport natural gas liquids (NGLs) from Colorado’s Denver-Julesburg (DJ) Basin to a NGL fractionation and storage...

01 May 2018, Week 17, Issue 404

Phillips 66 Partners is proceeding with construction of the Gray Oak pipeline system, from the Permian Basin to the Texas Gulf Coast region. The midstream company said that it had sufficient...

24 April 2018, Week 16, Issue 403

A cargo railway that services Argentina’s Vaca Muerta shale play is to be upgraded and extended. Transport links in the shale are being developed as more companies commit their investments and a...

17 April 2018, Week 15, Issue 402

Chinese national oil company (NOC) Sinopec has said that shale gas flows from a fifth well drilled in its Dingshan block have strengthened the prospects for commercial development there.

10 April 2018, Week 14, Issue 401

The Pennsylvania Superior Court has ruled that hydraulic fracturing may be a form of trespass in certain circumstances. The state court upended the legal principle of the “rule of capture”, which...

03 April 2018, Week Week 13, Issue 400

The Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (APPEA) has urged the Northern Territory government to make a “prompt decision” on the recommendations of an inquiry into...

27 March 2018, Week 12, Issue 399

SK Innovation, the owner of South Korea’s top refiner SK Energy, has signed a deal to buy a 100% stake in privately held US shale company Longfellow Nemaha, in a push to expand its tight oil...

20 March 2018, Week 11, Issue 398

EnerVest has agreed to spin off its Eagle Ford and Austin Chalk assets into a new company via a deal with TPG Pace Energy, worth US$2.66 billion in cash and stock. The TPG unit will be renamed...

13 March 2018, Week 10, Issue 397

UK shale gas explorer Third Energy has delayed plans to carry out hydraulic fracturing at a site in northern England, pending a review of its financial strength. The company said on March 7 that...

06 March 2018, Week 09, Issue 396

US shale driller EOG Resources is raising its capital expenditure significantly in 2018. Its capex for 2018 is anticipated to reach US$5.4-5.8 billion, excluding acquisitions, which is about 45%...

27 February 2018, Week 08, Issue 395

Natural gas player Tellurian has launched an open season to secure prospective shippers for a new US$1.4 billion pipeline aimed at connecting production from the Haynesville and Bossier shale...

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