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Source: ThinkstockThe 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...
Source: ThinkstockThe 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 a...
Source: ThinkstockThe 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 activity sloping...
Source: ThinkstockThere 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 public...
Source: ThinkstockIf 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 international trade,...
Source: ThinkstockWith 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...
Source: ThinkstockToday’s top analyst upgrades that we produce each morning was heavily dominated by oil and gas stocks. Truth be told, the reason was quite simply that Canaccord Genuity was...
Source: ThinkstockRecent geological studies have indicated that trillions of cubic feet of natural gas may lie in tight shale formations in the U.K. The government has issued some exploration permits...
Source: ThinkstockFargo, N.D., perhaps most associated with the Academy Award winning movie that many critics believed was the best of 1996, has become the jobs capital of the United States. The...
Source: ThinkstockThe 2012 State of the Climate report released by the American Meteorological Society (AMS) indicates that “Conditions in the Arctic were a major story of 2012.” Ice in the...
Source: ThinkstockAlthough the technique known as hydraulic fracturing was first tried in the 1950s, it did not become popular (read, “economic”) until a small company called Mitchell Energy &...
Source: ThinkstockUntil the advent of the fracking revolution, the glory days of the Permian Basin in West Texas were thought to be long over. Oil and gas companies had gone out of business, and the...
Source: ThinkstockThe recent spike in the price of oil shows how quickly day-to-day worries about supply make longer-term supply issues academic. After months of comments and analysis about how shale...
Source: ThinkstockAs the fracking revolution continues to drive production up and costs down all across the United States, companies that can deliver production beats are the companies getting big...
Source: ThinkstockPublic concerns over contamination of drinking water caused by exploring for and producing natural gas by hydraulic fracturing (fracking) have resulted in at least one study that...