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Well Smashing Records

By CASEY JUNKINS MOUNDSVILLE – Tim Carr believed a Monroe County Utica Shale well producing 38.9 million cubic feet of natural gas per day last year was big. That was until he learned of the 46.5 million cubic feet pumping daily at the Magnum Hunter Stewart Winland well in Tyler County. “I do not know

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Southwestern Energy inks $5.37 billion deal for Marcellus, Utica assets in Pennsylvania, W.Va.

By Anya Litvak / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Chesapeake Energy Corp. announced Thursday that it will shed its liquids-rich Marcellus Shale acreage in a $5.38 billion deal with Southwestern Energy Co. Oklahoma-based Chesapeake, whose leasing appetite in the Marcellus made it among the top companies holding claim to the land here, said the area being sold —

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2014 West Coast Oil & Gas Awards Winners Announcement

  The Oil & Gas Awards announce this year’s annual West Coast Oil & Gas Awards recipients in recognition of those companies who excel in the key areas of Health & Safety, Operational Excellence, Innovation, Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Stewardship. The second annual West Coast Oil & Gas Awards was held in Bakersfield, CA,

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WPX Energy On Eliminating Trucking & Recycling Nearly 100% of Produced Water In The Rockies

 Tyler Bittner Engineering Manager, WPX Energy “What we see is the technology is changing rapidly. We want to stay at the forefront of that.” Are regulatory updates across the Rockies states encouraging or hindering reusing produced water for fracking? For us, in the Piceance basin, I’m going to say encouraging. The state is really supportive

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NETL developing working lab to improve shale drilling

By Anya Litvak It’s not easy to convince an oil and gas operator to experiment with a $30 million well pad, to put a different kind of sand into a well that has been responding just fine to the status quo or to try fracking it with liquefied natural gas instead of the cheap, available

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