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Expect A New Wave Of Oilfield Service IPOs In 2018

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Texas Acquisition Shows Shift of Gas Producers to Oil Investment

Texas Acquisition Shows Shift of Gas Producers to Oil Investment

Apr 05, 2010 at 19:00 | Darrell Delamaide

SandRidge Energy’s agreement this week to acquire Arena Resources, a producer of conventional oil in West Texas, for $1.6 billion is the latest example of natural gas companies seeking to…

U.S. Decision on Offshore Drilling Holds Promise of Future Oil, Brings Immediate Debate

U.S. Decision on Offshore Drilling Holds Promise of Future Oil, Brings Immediate Debate

Apr 01, 2010 at 15:34 | Darrell Delamaide

President Barack Obama’s move to lift a moratorium on new offshore drilling leases and to designate further areas for exploration won’t produce much oil in the near future, but is…

EU Fuel Standards Become Latest Oil Sand Battlefield for Environmentalists

EU Fuel Standards Become Latest Oil Sand Battlefield for Environmentalists

Mar 30, 2010 at 15:05 | Darrell Delamaide

The latest draft of European Union fuel standards appears to mark a lobbying victory for the Canadian oil industry because it drops tighter restrictions originally envisaged for crude oil derived…

Oil Sands Potential for Energy Security

Oil Sands Potential for Energy Security

Mar 19, 2010 at 19:14 | W.Jack Ford

The increasing use in the United States of gasoline, jet fuel and other petroleum products made from Canada’s oil sands has aroused opposition from Canadian and U. S. environmentalists equal…

Debunking the Myth of Peak Oil - Why the Age of Cheap Oil is Far From Over (Part 2)

Debunking the Myth of Peak Oil - Why the Age of Cheap Oil is Far From Over (Part 2)

Mar 17, 2010 at 15:11 | Dennis Edison

As T. Boone Pickens is touting, we could replace one-third of our dependence on oil within just a few years with natural gas if we would simply embrace the alternative.…

Debunking the Myth of Peak Oil - Why the Age of Cheap Oil is Far From Over (Part 1)

Debunking the Myth of Peak Oil - Why the Age of Cheap Oil is Far From Over (Part 1)

Mar 17, 2010 at 15:06 | Dennis Edison

If I may, I would like to rebut or add a little objectivity to the flood of “Peak Oil” articles circulating around. When I see another crisis looming in the…

U.S. Governors Seek

U.S. Governors Seek "Onramp" to Pipeline for Booming Bakken Shale Output

Mar 04, 2010 at 13:41 | Darrell Delamaide

Governors of Montana and North Dakota met with TransCanada Corp. officials this week in an effort to convince the builder of a nearly 2,000-mile pipeline from Alberta to the…

Is the Shale Gas Revolution Coming to Europe? Should Russia be Concerned

Is the Shale Gas Revolution Coming to Europe? Should Russia be Concerned

Mar 02, 2010 at 16:21 | Business Insider

European shale-derived natural gas could become a reality far sooner, and in far larger quantities, than markets expect In a Securities and Exchange disclosure from last…

Growing Environmental Concerns on U.S. Shale Oil and Gas Projects

Growing Environmental Concerns on U.S. Shale Oil and Gas Projects

Feb 26, 2010 at 18:50 | Darrell Delamaide

Texas became the latest state to launch an environmental watchdog for energy development as a nonprofit group set its sights on the Barnett Shale drilling in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.…

Is the North Sea Oil Production Bonanza Approaching Twilight?

Is the North Sea Oil Production Bonanza Approaching Twilight?

Feb 23, 2010 at 21:34 | Business Insider

The UK Department of Trade and Industry (Oil and Gas) and the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate have both published production forecasts showing increased oil production in the years 2007 and 2008.…

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