Electricty Generation

Natural gas will dominate Texas electric growth, report says

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Natural gas power plants will represent almost all the growth in Texas electricity generation until at least 2040, the U.S. Energy Department reports.
An Eagle Ford well near Kenedy, Texas. (Eric Gay/AP)

EIA: Eagle Ford to cross 1.5 million daily barrels in September

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The U.S. Energy Information Administration expects the Eagle Ford Shale to produce 1.51 million barrels of crude oil and other liquids daily in September. It would be a gain of around 31,000 daily barrels over August production for the South Texas field.
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EOG touts its latest Permian play

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EOG Resources Inc. executives said Wednesday they’re optimistic about the prospects for the Second Bone Spring Sand, its latest target for drilling, which sits beneath the Leonard Shale in southeast New Mexico.
(AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

New pipeline to move stranded oil from Eaglebine

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An Oklahoma firm is planning a pipeline to carry crude docked at the ancient meeting place of shale and sandstone formations in East Texas to Houston’s oil refining hub.
Alamo Tube Co. is building a new pipe mill at Alamo Junction Rail Park south of San Antonio.

New pipe mill near San Antonio will serve Eagle Ford

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Alamo Tube Co. is building a new pipe mill at Alamo Junction Rail Park in the San Antonio suburb of Elmendorf.

More Nuggets on the US Energy Boom

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I didn’t intentionally seek out these nuggets on  the US energy boom – especially so quickly after my recent involvement with Miley and Mr Bieber - but they were just conveniently there. Fast food if you like. As crude oil production hits a new 28-year high and natural gas continues to achieve higher and higher record levels of […]
An Eagle Ford well near Kenedy, Texas. (Eric Gay/AP)

Report: 10 percent more Eagle Ford wells this year

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Operators working in the Eagle Ford Shale started drilling 2,364 new wells in the first six months of the year, according to the latest Baker Hughes Well Count.
(Tom Reel/San Antonio Express-News)

Workshops on reporting problems set for Eagle Ford

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The Laredo-based nonprofit Rio Grande International Study Center and the Environmental Defense Fund plan five free workshops in the Eagle Ford Shale region to teach residents and workers what to do if they have concerns about oil and gas development.
Source: Louisiana Offshore Oil Port LLC via Bloomberg

Shale shifting flows at America’s biggest oil port

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With domestic production at a 28-year high, LOOP’s managers are thinking the previously unthinkable: They want to reverse the flows and send North American oil out as well as take foreign oil in.
(AP Photo / Kent Skibstad, NTB scanpix)

Talisman, Statoil not selling Eagle Ford acreage

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Talisman Energy and Statoil ASA’s effort to sell their joint venture in the Eagle Ford Shale has ended after offers came in lower than expected, Bloomberg News is reporting. Bloomberg reports.