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Occidental could eventually divest its Bakken Shale operation: CEO - Platts
UPI.comOccidental could eventually divest its Bakken Shale operation: CEOPlattsUS-based Occidental Petroleum could eventually divest its Bakken Shale asset in North Dakota, which "can't compete" for capital with its growing Permian Basin asset in West Texas and New Mexico, the company's CEO said Thursday. Meanwhile, the spinoff ...Bakken, Piceance Assets Likely to Be Sold, Oxy CEO SaysNatural Gas Intelligenceall 67 news articles »

Oil upends shale output forecasts - Columbia Daily Herald
Oil upends shale output forecastsColumbia Daily HeraldIn North Dakota's Bakken shale, oil at $70 a barrel could cut production 28 percent to 800,000 barrels a day by February from the 1.1 million barrels a day that was pumped in July, according to Philip Verleger, who was an economic adviser to President ...and more »

'Wild West' Approach to Regulation in Bakken Shale Means Bomb Trains ... - De Smog Blog (blog)
De Smog Blog (blog)'Wild West' Approach to Regulation in Bakken Shale Means Bomb Trains ...De Smog Blog (blog)It happened on Sept. 23 at a hearing of the North Dakota Industrial Commission during a discussion on ways to make Bakken crude oil less flammable for transportation. “The flammable characteristics of our product are actually a big piece of why this ...Office of Open Records to Pennsylvania: Release Bakken Crude Oil Train ...InsideClimate NewsPennsylvania Agency Ordered to Disclose Information About Crude Rail ...Natural Gas IntelligenceNew oil and gas testing laboratory finds home in BismarckBakken.comTheNewsTribune.com -Tribune-Review -Press Heraldall 45 news articles »

Bakken Drillers Poised to Curb Exploratory Spending - Bloomberg
Bakken Drillers Poised to Curb Exploratory SpendingBloombergBakken shale-oil producers are under pressure from tumbling prices to scale back their 2015 drilling plans in a region that accounts for one of every eight U.S. barrels of crude. Bakken oil fell 1 percent to $79.40 a barrel today, the first time it's ...Bakken Rail Crude Shipments Likely Strong Into 2016, Fitch SaysNatural Gas IntelligenceBloomberg: Bakken producers poised to curb exploratory spendingSeeking Alpha (registration)all 4 news articles »

Researchers find record leaks of methane from oil shale boom areas - Environment & Energy Publishing
Houston ChronicleResearchers find record leaks of methane from oil shale boom areasEnvironment & Energy PublishingConsidering that North Dakota's Bakken Shale produced 485 million cubic feet per day of gas in September 2011, a 10 percent leak adds up to a whole lot of greenhouse gas emissions. The Eagle Ford of East Texas produced 1,232 million cubic feet of gas ...Key Omissions Undermine New 'Earth's Future' Methane StudyNorthcentralPa.comall 11 news articles »

Why the Bakken shale boom transformed US energy markets - Market Realist
Market RealistWhy the Bakken shale boom transformed US energy marketsMarket RealistCrude oil production from the Bakken/Williston shale increased from 132,000 barrels per day (or bbl/d) in January 2007 to 960,000 barrels per day in December 2013. In other words, oil production here increased more than seven times. The EIA estimates ...

Shale oil production from Bakken, Eagle Ford up 2.1% in September - Oil & Gas ... - Oil & Gas Financial Journal
Philadelphia Magazine (blog)Shale oil production from Bakken, Eagle Ford up 2.1% in September - Oil & Gas ...Oil & Gas Financial JournalPlatts introduced the world's first independent daily price reference valuing crude oil produced from a shale formation in May 2010 when it began assessing Bakken Blend shale oil injected into pipelines at Clearbrook, Minnesota, and Guernsey, Wyoming.Shale Oil Production From Bakken, Eagle Ford Up 2.1% in September: Platts ...Hellenic Shipping News WorldwideAmerica's oil boom is visible from spaceWashington Post (blog)Officials Prepare for Oil Train FirePhiladelphia Magazine (blog)Midland Reporter-Telegram -Alaska Dispatchall 14 news articles »

Fitch Publishes 'Bakken Shale Report' - Business Wire (press release)
Fitch Publishes 'Bakken Shale Report'Business Wire (press release)CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has published its 'Bakken Shale Report'. The report provides an analysis of themes in the Bakken Shale, including crude market dynamics and the potential for new pipelines out of the region. Bakken oil ...and more »

Here's why shale oil stocks are tanking - CNBC
CNBCHere's why shale oil stocks are tankingCNBCLet's say you own a shale company and you want to finance drilling a well in, say, the Bakken. You need $10 million (I am just using $10 million as an example). You have a demonstrated reserve value from the well of, say, $20 million. Here's how you ...How Oil Is Tanking the MarketZacks.comall 14 news articles »

Could The 'Shale Oil Miracle' Be Just A Pipe Dream? - Seeking Alpha (registration)
Motley FoolCould The 'Shale Oil Miracle' Be Just A Pipe Dream?Seeking Alpha (registration)For example, Bloomberg reported last week that Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD) has put its oil assets in the Eagle Ford Shale up for sale and Occidental Petroleum (NYSE:OXY) is seeking a buyer for its assets in the Bakken Shale. Reportedly, both ...Bakken: Slumping Oil Prices Will Impact Investments in 2015Motley FoolOil price pinch may delay Tuscaloosa Marine Shale explorationBakken.comDrillers will withdraw from Tuscaloosa shale first, Bloomberg reportsGreater Baton Rouge Business ReportFuelFix (blog) -Environment & Energy Publishingall 24 news articles »