Tag Archives: natural gas

API Report: Industry Safer Than It’s Ever Been

The American Petroleum Institute (API) recently released a report documenting the prioritization of safety, health and environmental stewardship in the oil and gas industry. As the report notes, the industry’s commitment to producing more energy, improving operation efficiency, while reducing the carbon footprint, is unyielding. Health and safety, the protection of people, the environment and […]

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A New World Order Is Emerging In Natural Gas

Brazil’s Petrobras and partners produced their billionth barrel of oil from presalt fields this month. Underlining one of the biggest shifts to happen this decade in global crude output. And news yesterday suggests we may be about to see another mega-shift in energy. In the worldwide natural gas business. That was a deal struck by […]

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Revisiting The Forgotten Commodity – Weekly Review from Oilpro

Good Morning Oilpro Readers! In the US, the “G” in O&G seems all but forgotten. Years of depressed natural gas prices coupled with the industry’s recent oil price obsession have quieted the natural gas conversation. This week marks the start of the traditional winter withdrawal season (Nov. 1 – Mar. 31), making it a good […]

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Natural Gas Overtakes Coal For First Time Ever As Biggest U.S. Electricity Source

For the first time ever, natural gas has overtaken coal as the primary source of U.S. electric power generation earlier this year. For years this milestone has been in the making, as the price of gas has fallen, and new regulations have increasingly made coal riskier for power generators, and the power gen industry switches […]

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TEXAS CLASSIC PRODUCTIONS BRINGS MASSIVE, INDUSTRY-EXCLUSIVE OILFIELD EXPO TO TULSA IN 2014

LONGVIEW, TX – December 9, 2013 – The 2014 Tulsa Oilfield Expo is coming June 4-5, 2014 to the Cox Business Center in Tulsa, OK. It is produced by Texas Classic Productions LLC, the team that organizes and manages the East Texas Oilfield Expo, South Texas Oilfield Expo and the OKC Oilfield Expo. As an […]

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Learn About the Marcellus Shale

The Marcellus Shale represents tremendous opportunities for Pennsylvania: Clean-burning, domestically produced energy; jobs in the natural gas industry and associated businesses; and economic benefits to individuals and communities across the Commonwealth.   What is the Marcellus Shale? Formed about 380 million years ago, the Marcellus Shale is a deep geologic formation that covers more than […]

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Texas oil output hits highest level in two decades

Texas oil production rose by almost 100 million barrels in 2012 over the previous year, to the highest level in two decades. It was the fifth consecutive year with an increase. Despite a drop in oil prices last spring, economist Karr Ingham predicts production will rise again in 2013. Ingham offered a look at the […]

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71 percent of voters favor more oil and natural gas development

August 15, 2012 Seventy-one percent of American voters favor increased access to U.S. oil and natural gas resources, 90 percent believe more oil and natural gas development could lead to more U.S. jobs, and 87 percent believe it could lower energy costs for consumers, according to a new poll released today. “Strong majorities of voters […]

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Caterpillar Signs on as Presenting Sponsor of the High Horsepower Summit 2012

“Industry leader to play prominent role in groundbreaking conference discussing the role of natural gas in high horsepower operations.” July 2, 2012—SANTA MONICA, CA — Caterpillar, Inc. a global manufacturer of construction and mining equipment and diesel and natural gas engines, today confirmed their commitment to participate in the HHP Summit 2012—Natural Gas for High […]

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