AdobeStock 135105080
For the first time in over five decades, natural gas has surpassed coal as the United States’ leading fuel source for electricity generation. Much like the shale gas revolution that prompted it, this historical change has not happened overnight. This momentous turning point has also led to a massive...
WEN Featured
The Women’s Energy Network (WEN) Houston has been very busy recently hosting events to further their mission and goals. The Chocolate Tasting event and the Winter Networking event were both opportunities for members to network and develop relationships with other WEN members. The Winter Networking event also acts as the...
EPA Washington
One year into President Trump’s administration, how is he doing on energy policy? So far, so good, if you observe what’s been happening at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Under the new leadership of Administrator Scott Pruitt, the EPA has enacted a wide swath of changes that are helping...
28337224 1816821261948473 5177558968049961833 o
The San Antonio Pipeliners Association (SAPA) hosted its monthly luncheon at NuStar Energy’s headquarters in February. Chris Smith, Managing Editor at Oil & Gas Journal, presented the “2018 Worldwide Pipeline Outlook” to the attendees, which included SAPA members and guests, NuStar employees and students, including SAPA’s annual scholarship recipients....
oil pumpjack PKAEB9E
For many decades, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) harbored the ability to control the price of crude oil on the open market, due mainly to the influence of a single member country — Saudi Arabia. Since the 1950s, Saudi Arabia has been blessed with a wealth...
SHALE Magazine March April 2018 Parsley Energy
Below, you’ll find our March/April 2018 issue of SHALE Oil & Gas Business Magazine featuring Parsley Energy. Read the full issue below and feel free to read any of our previous magazines by going to our Magazine Issues page. https://issuu.com/shalemagazine/docs/shale_marapr18_digital
washington monument PNBMNXZ
In early January, the Department of the Interior released the National Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Leasing Program (National OCS Program) for 2019-2024. The draft National OCS Program proposes to make more than 90 percent of the OCS acreage available for consideration for future exploration and development....
Cover Story Featured Parsley Energy 03.2018
Keeping Austin Weird, the Oil and Gas Way The United States of America’s landscape is dotted with what people past and present have referred to as “oil towns.” However, the premier oil town in the U.S. is, of course, Houston, where a good portion of the domestic oil and gas...
Untitled 1

Global Shale Update

0
Unconventional oil and gas production, until recently, has been largely confined to the United States and Canada. Countries such as China and Poland have made abortive attempts to produce shale oil and gas, with little success to date. Germany and France have banned hydraulic fracturing altogether. The shale revolution began...
bigstock Forest River In Autumn Mountai 204116935
The focus of this issue of SHALE Oil & Gas Business Magazine is on managing resources. For a magazine that covers the oil and gas industry, it is only fitting that our focus would be on managing our natural resources — as in oil and gas. For our friends...