The Past, Present, and Uncertain Future of California’s Oil Business
The article overviews the rich history of California’s oil industry, its current state, and discusses its true potential.
Reuters: Low-Cost Fracking Offers Boon to Oil Producers, Headaches for Suppliers
A new technology called electric fracking, which is powered by natural gas instead of costly diesel fuel, promises to bring down fracturing costs, but building this system is much more expensive than conventional fleets.
The Effect of Shale’s Rise on Geopolitics
Cross-energy analyst and cofounder of Energy Aspects Richard Mallinson discusses how global policy and geopolitics have continued to evolve with the prolific US shale production.
The Net Present Value of a Hydraulic Fracture Treatment
A bird’s eye view of the elements governing the net present value of a fracture treatment.
CNN, Davos 2019: Hess CEO on the Importance of Shale Oil
During a panel discussion at the recent Davos 2019, World Econominc Forum's Annual Meeting, Hess CEO John Hess summarized the importance of US shale production.
The Current State of Canadian Unconventional Oil and Gas Plays
Unconventional oil and gas have come to dominate the exploration and development scene in Western Canada since 2005, much as they have in the US. As usually happens with new play ideas and trends, appraisal and development have generated a broad spectrum of results in Canadian Unconventional plays.
Technology 101: EOR Methods for Shale and Tight Formations
There is a big prize to be claimed in enhanced shale and tight oil recovery.
NextPittsburgh: What is the Center for Responsible Shale Development? Susan Legros, President and Executive Director Q&A
What is the Center for Responsible Shale Development?
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09 June 2020