U.S. oil and gas producers allocating more resources toward shale plays
December 30, 2013

The so-called shale revolution continues to drive a reordering of the U.S. energy industry, with companies increasingly prioritizing deployment of oil production equipment in shale plays and moving away from other investments. Continue reading

Oil outlook positive for years to come
December 17, 2013

According to an early version of the Annual Energy Outlook, the prognosis for United States oil and natural gas is positive.  Continue reading

Modern drilling techniques may spell end of energy crises
December 11, 2013

More efficient drilling techniques and subsequent increased oil production have made regular energy crises a thing of the past.  Continue reading

Cold conditions hamper oil production
December 5, 2013

Frigid temperatures can put a damper on a company’s ability to get oil. However, the best artificial lift solutions can help you drill more efficiently, even in bad weather.  Continue reading

Marcellus natural gas production continues to increase
August 22, 2013

The energy market research firm Bentek recently released a new report examining year-to-date growth of natural gas production from the Marcellus shale. Continue reading

Despite availability, oil profits down
August 2, 2013

An abundance of oil underground doesn’t necessarily translate to higher profits in the industry. Producers must ensure they are equipped with the tools needed to manage efficient extraction procedures if they are to maintain economic viability. Continue reading

Artificial lift’s importance highlighted in oil and gas publication
June 24, 2013

For the cover story of its June 2013 issue, the American Oil and Gas Reporter took an in-depth look at the extent to which the importance of artificial lift will increase as horizontal wells continue to become more central in domestic energy production. Continue reading

U.S. Chamber President highlights overall economic boost provided by rising oil and gas production
February 15, 2013

In a recent speech, U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Thomas Donohue called attention to the fact that expanded domestic production of fossil fuels is having a broad positive effect on multiple sectors of the U.S. economy. Continue reading

Fracking faces fresh legal challenge in California
February 5, 2013

A group of environmental activists recently filed a lawsuit against the California Department of Conservation’s Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources (DOGGR) in Alameda County Court. Continue reading

D.C. Circuit Court strikes down EPA biofuel mandate
January 29, 2013

On January 25, a federal court ordered the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to redesign a regulation governing the amount of cellulosic biofuel that must be blended into traditional transportation fuels in coming years. Continue reading