Tag Archives: Oil and Gas

REPOST: Landers: The latest oil and gas boom may carry Texas for years

Texas produced $110 billion worth of oil and natural gas in 2009, and analysts think that the industry will continue to boom in the years to come. Read the reasons why from  DallasNews.com. *** In Texas, oil and natural gas … Continue reading

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REPOST: Analyst urges broader look at Amazon oil resources’ local impacts

Amazon has vast oil resources. Ironically though, part of the populace  still use basic means of living such as cooking in wood because gas pipelines aren’t available for them to use. As the oil production strengthens, much is to be … Continue reading

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REPOST: Brighton suspends oil and gas drilling applications

What’s the cause of the sudden suspension of oil and gas drilling in Brighton? Read this news from this DenverPost.com article. *** Brighton is suspending applications for oil and gas drilling in the city, effective immediately. The city council approved … Continue reading

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REPOST: In Oil and Gas Country, Water Recycling Can Be an Extremely Hard Sell

Recycling can simply be more expensive than using freshwater in fracking. Read the full story here: MIDLAND — Standing on a sprawling ranch where drilling rigs, cranes and bobbing stripper wells form a makeshift skyline, Jimmy Davis is not thinking … Continue reading

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REPOST: Oil Rises, Gasoline Higher On Refinery Outages

Supply concerns affected the gas futures, according to this Rigzone.com article. Read more: *** Oil prices rose and gasoline futures hit a three-month high on Friday, fueled by spread trading and supply concerns. A string of glitches at U.S. refineries … Continue reading

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REPOST: US High Court Rejects Oil Spill Contempt Case

The Supreme Court declined to review the appeals about the aftermath of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Read the details in the Rigzone.com article below: *** WASHINGTON, Dec 16 (Reuters) – The U.S. Interior Department will not be … Continue reading

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REPOST: Statoil awarded exploration permit offshore New Zealand

Statoil may begin with their extensive dialogue process with New Zealand authorities, as it obtained exploration permit in the Reinga-Northland Offshore Release Area. Read more from this article:  *** Statoil has obtained 100% equity share in an exploration permit in … Continue reading

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