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A Recession for North Dakota?

North Dakota, while small, has been one of the jewels of the U.S. economy. Its unemployment rate was the envy of the rest of America over the course of the ...
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Outlook for Oilfield Services in 2015

The world’s four largest oilfield services companies posted all-time share price highs in mid-2008 when crude oil prices were nearing a record high above $140 a barrel. Two of the ...
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Rice MidStream Sets Price for IPO

Rice Energy Inc. (NYSE: RICE) has announced the pricing of the Rice Midstream Partners L.P. initial public offering. The offering will consist of 25 million common units with an overallotment ...
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Follow the Sand to the Real Fracking Boom

By James Stafford of Oilprice.com When it takes up to four million pounds of sand to frack a single well, it’s no wonder that demand is outpacing supply and frack sand ...
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Smart Sand Partners Files for IPO

Smart Sand Partners L.P. has filed an S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for an initial public offering (IPO). No terms were set for the offering, ...
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Fracking in California Gets New Approvals

Fracking may be critical to increased U.S. oil production, but it is also one of the most controversial, widespread technologies in America. Repeatedly, critics of the practice have warned of ...
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Can Fracking in Europe to Fight Putin and Russia Gas Dependence Happen?

If you want to create a stir with any environmental group around energy, ask them how they feel about hydraulic fracturing - fracking. It probably won't go over too well. ...
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Natural Gas Soars on Cold Snap Woes

This week's cold snap and freak snow storms pushed natural gas futures up more than 10% on Wednesday. That is terrible for consumers who may see their heating bills soar ...
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Can Fracking Keep U.S. No.1 Oil Producer?

Two recent well-respected and long-running oil industry publications have proclaimed that booming production in North America, particularly in the U.S. shale fields, will hit a plateau as early as 2016 ...
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UBS Narrows Oil Services Picks to Six Names as Sector Gets Hit Hard

The fracking revolution is helping to revive the U.S. oil exploration and production industry. It also is distinguishing the companies that are big enough and have deep enough pockets to ...
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Shale: More Proof of U.S. Energy Independence

The positive impact of shale on U.S. energy production has been forecast for years, to the extent that many experts believe America could be energy independent soon and may become ...
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Permian Basin Brings Over a Billion Barrels of Oil Opportunity

The Permian Basin in West Texas is truly a story of the Phoenix rising from the ashes. Since its discovery, the oil-rich region has had its ups and downs, with ...
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Fracking and Shale Oil and Gas IPO Coming from EP Energy

There is another emerging oil and gas company that now wants to come public. EP Energy Corporation has filed its paperwork with the SEC to come public via an initial ...
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Weak Trade Deficit Brings Opportunity for Oil and Gas Exporters

If you are a shale driller and into fracking, there is a huge opportunity for oil and gas exports after looking at the latest trade data. The latest report on ...
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Oil Exploration and Production Companies Spending the Most to Find Oil

With oil prices consistently over the $100 level, the big exploration and production (E&P) companies are ramping up spending to take advantage of the high pricing. Wall Street estimates that ...
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