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  1. Today's Major Oil and Gas Operations Sector Movers: Apache and ...

    August 2, 2012
    The Nasdaq has slipped 0.4%, the S&P 500 has fallen 0.8% and the Dow has declined 0.8% on a bad morning for the market. ...
  2. The Bakken Giveth And Taketh Away

    May 11, 2012
    The Bakken is arguably the best onshore crude oil play in the U.S., but it doesn't always translate into an investor making ...
  3. Say Hello To Halcon Resources

    March 8, 2012
    Halcon Resources is focused on a number of onshore oil and gas plays in the United States.
  4. Energy Sector - 2011 In Review

    December 30, 2011
    The energy sector was full of deals and reorganizations in 2011, but that did not translate into great investment returns ...
  5. Sanchez Energy Working The Eagle Ford Shale

    September 7, 2011
    Sanchez Energy plans an initial public offering and will be active almost exclusively in developing the Eagle Ford Shale ...
  6. Haynesville Shale Activity Continues To Decline

    August 22, 2011
    The level of drilling activity in the Haynesville Shale is continuing to decline as the industry seeks higher returns elsewhere. ...
  7. Carbo Ceramics Rides The Onshore Oil And Gas Boom

    August 5, 2011
    Carbo Ceramics is generating huge growth in revenues and earnings from the boom in onshore development of oil and gas resources ...
  8. Oil Service Stocks Showing Strength

    July 20, 2011
    The oil service stocks have been acting well despite stagnant crude oil prices.
  9. Petrohawk Flies Into The Sunset

    July 19, 2011
    BHP's deal for Petrohawk shows that large buyers care about asset value more than stock market prices.
  10. EXCO Resources To Stay Public After All

    July 14, 2011
    EXCO Resources is staying a public exploration and production company as a proposed buyout offer from the CEO failed to advance. ...
  11. El Paso Still Working The Haynesville Shale

    June 2, 2011
    Current natural gas prices are giving El Paso plenty of reasons to develop assets in the Haynesville Shale.
  12. Apache Corp: Permian Basin Player

    May 18, 2011
    Apache Corporation is putting major capital into the Permian Basin over the next five years, as the company seeks to grow ...
  13. Petrohawk Energy Jumps Into The Permian Basin

    May 9, 2011
    Petrohawk Energy expects higher production growth in 2011 due to its entry into the Permian Basin. The company is continuing ...
  14. Schlumberger Analyst Day Review

    March 2, 2011
    The company thinks its technology lead and service breadth will result in a large share of oil and gas exploration spending. ...
  15. Frac Tech Services To Go Public In 2011

    December 20, 2010
    Frac Tech Services, which offers hydraulic fracturing services to exploration and production companies, is going public in ...
  16. Haynesville Shale Sees Midstream Investment

    December 7, 2010
    Natural gas may be out of favor, but the Haynesville Shale is booming with development as exploration and production companies ...
  17. Brigham Exploration Rules The Williston Basin

    November 10, 2010
    Brigham Exploration Company continued its top-tier production growth in the third quarter of 2010.
  18. Royal Dutch Shell Tight Gas

    October 12, 2010
    Royal Dutch Shell has extensive properties of tight gas that the company plans to agressively develop over the next few years. ...
  19. Bossier Shale: The Natural Gas Source The Market Doesn't Need

    August 23, 2010
    The Bossier Shale saw some capital during the second quarter of 2010, as the exploration and production industry tested acreage ...
  20. Mixed Results On Restricted Wells

    August 16, 2010
    The exploration and production industry is tinkering with production and completion practices in an attempt to increase productivity ...
  21. Cabot Reports Q2 Oil & Gas Production Growth

    July 28, 2010
    Cabot Oil and Gas is rapidly developing its Marcellus Shale acreage while moving more aggressively into the Eagle Ford Shale ...
  22. Petrohawk Energy's Haynesville Shale Update

    June 2, 2010
    Petrohawk's program is considerable despite the weak price environment in natural gas.
  23. Murphy Oil's North American Portfolio

    May 19, 2010
    Murphy Oil has extensive acreage in two North American shale basins that will help power production growth over the long ...
  24. Haynesville Shale Q1 Update

    May 6, 2010
    Companies active in the Haynesville Shale are still reporting difficulties in obtaining hydraulic fracturing equipment.
  25. EOG Resources Storms The Eagle Ford Shale

    April 14, 2010
    EOG Resources has been working quietly to set up this area to power its strategic shift into oil and liquids, and it seems ...
  26. Carrizo Oil and Gas Flips To The Dark Side

    April 9, 2010
    Carrizo Oil and Gas announced a shift in strategy away from natural gas and toward oil and liquids development.
  27. Swift Energy Moving Forward In Eagle Shale And Olmos

    March 4, 2010
    Swift Energy is moving past legacy properties in Louisiana by investing more capital to develop the Olmos and Eagle Ford ...
  28. Beware Of Initial Production Rates

    March 1, 2010
    The initial production rates touted by companies may not mean much because of a lack of standards.
  29. New Reserve Rules Expand PUDs

    February 22, 2010
    New reserve rules on booking oil and gas assets were needed by the exploration and production industry, but they may create ...
  30. The Death Of Conventional Resource Plays?

    February 18, 2010
    The massive development of unconventional resource plays in North America may lead to an oversupply of natural gas and lower ...
  31. Value Investing In The Energy Sector

    January 19, 2010
    Some exploration and production companies are taking advantage of others' misfortune.
  32. Explosive Growth In Eagle Ford Shale

    January 11, 2010
    The Eagle Ford Shale will continue to attract capital from the exploration and production industry in 2010.
  33. The Eagle Ford Shale Comes Of Age In 2009

    December 24, 2009
    The Eagle Ford Shale came into its own in 2009.
  34. Crimson Exploration Steps Up To The Plate

    December 22, 2009
    Crimson Exploration issued equity in an attempt to raise capital to develop its properties.
  35. Natural Gas Infrastructure Plays

    October 14, 2009
    The exploration and production industry needs enough infrastructure to gather, process and move its natural gas to market. ...
  36. What If The Energy Bulls Are Wrong?

    June 29, 2009
    Investors might want to own exploration and production stocks that earn returns at current low oil and natural gas prices. ...
  37. Operators Still Love The Haynesville Shale

    April 29, 2009
    The rig count in this shale has not followed the precipitous drop that has occurred in North America.
  38. Shale Plays Gone Wild: The Eagle Ford Shale

    April 20, 2009
    The Eagle Ford Shale is not as famous as other shale plays in Texas, but a few recent wells show that the area has promise. ...
  39. Rigging Solutions To Prevent Land Loss

    March 23, 2009
    Exploration and production companies may lose leased acreage for failure to drill before expiration.
  40. Natural Gas ETF Future Prospects

    March 23, 2009
    Natural gas ETFs are burning bright into the future.
  41. Refining Goodrich Petroleum's Resource Play

    January 9, 2009
    Goodrich Petroleum has a potential resource play on Haynesville Shale, which could add some slick profits.
  42. Nabors' Stong Earnings Mask Big Problems

    October 24, 2008
    Nabors Industries beat earnings estimates, but when you drill deeper the oil and gas rig outlook is risky.
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