Archives April 2015

Apr
1
2015

Marathon moving forward with Cornerstone pipeline

Marathon Pipe Line LLC (MPL) and Ohio River Pipe Line LLC (ORPL) launched a binding open season to assess interest and solicit shipper commitments for transportation service on the proposed Cornerstone pipeline and associated Utica shale build-out projects earlier this year. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Apr
1
2015

U-M researchers analyze Michigan’s policy options for hydraulic fracturing in Utica-Collingwood

University of Michigan researchers released a detailed draft analysis of policy options for hydraulic fracturing in Michigan during February. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Apr
1
2015

Ohio Supreme Court rules against municipality in gas case

The Ohio Supreme Court ruled the city of Munroe Falls cannot impose local drilling and zoning ordinances that conflict with Ohio state law regarding oil and natural gas activities. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Apr
1
2015

EIA: Permian basin driving US shale oil production growth

Total US shale oil production was expected to increase by only 1,000 b/d in April compared with March, the Energy Information Administration forecast in its Drilling Productivity Report (DPR). …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Apr
1
2015

Alberta tells Duvernay operators to watch for seismic events

The Alberta Energy Regulator said oil and gas companies working in the Duvernay zone near the Fox Creek area are to monitor for seismic events, and companies are to take certain outlined actions in case a seismic event registers greater than 2.0 on the Richter scale. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Apr
1
2015

Study says most of California’s fracturing done in Kern County

The majority of hydraulic fracturing in California so far has been concentrated in the southwest portion of the San Joaquin basin in Kern County, said a scientific study released by the California Natural Resources Agency, the California Council on Science & Technology, and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Apr
1
2015

One dead, 45 injured after Pemex platform explodes in Bay of Campeche

One worker has died and at least 45 were injured following an explosion and subsequent fire early Apr. 1 from the Abkatun Permanente platform operated by Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) in the Bay of Campeche, the state oil firm reported. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

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