Rig count falls but higher prices could spur comeback – Houston Chronicle


Houston Chronicle
Rig count falls but higher prices could spur comeback
Houston Chronicle
Saudi Arabia and the rest of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries will gather in Vienna next month, with an eye toward extending oil-production limits, which have spurred higher prices and increased drilling in the Permian Basin in West
Rig count drops another 8Longview News-Journal
Little change in Permian Basin rig countMidland Reporter-Telegram
U.S. drillers idle rigs in Eagle Ford, Barnett – Houston ChronicleChron.com
Natural Gas Intelligence –MarketWatch
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Texas Railroad Commission investigating cause, effects of La Salle County explosion – Laredo Morning Times


Laredo Morning Times
Texas Railroad Commission investigating cause, effects of La Salle County explosion
Laredo Morning Times
The Texas Railroad Commission and the state’s environmental quality agency have begun an investigation into the possible causes and effects of a fire and gas explosion at an energy industry site in eastern La Salle County on Saturday, the Sheriff’s

Texas company seeks to renew permit to continue oil exploration in Big Cypress – Naples Daily News


Naples Daily News
Texas company seeks to renew permit to continue oil exploration in Big Cypress
Naples Daily News
A Texas company has asked state environmental regulators to allow crews to resume their hunt for oil beneath Big Cypress National Preserve despite deep muddy ruts and damaged trees left behind by the company’s earlier work in the spring. “It was a mess

Oil ghost towns dot the landscape in Texas's other shale patch … – Laredo Morning Times


Laredo Morning Times
Oil ghost towns dot the landscape in Texas’s other shale patch …
Laredo Morning Times
A drilling site sits among cattle north of Cuero, Tuesday, July 26, 2016. In recent years the town saw a resurgence with the drilling in the Eagle Ford shale fields, …
Drilling Permit Roundup: Muscling for dominance in the western …San Antonio Business Journal

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In West Texas oil patch, jitters that a bust is near – Longview News-Journal


Midland Reporter-Telegram
In West Texas oil patch, jitters that a bust is near
Longview News-Journal
Steve Pruett has seen more than his share of booms in three decades in the oil business. None, though, as strange as the one gripping the Permian Basin right now. The telltale signs are the same as always, with companies like his desperate for skilled …
Majors Race To Gain More Acreage In The PermianOilPrice.com

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In West Texas oil patch, jitters that a bust is near – Longview News … – Longview News-Journal


Madison.com
In West Texas oil patch, jitters that a bust is near – Longview News …
Longview News-Journal
Steve Pruett has seen more than his share of booms in three decades in the oil business. None, though, as strange as the one gripping the Permian Basin right …
Majors Race To Gain More Acreage In The Permian | OilPrice.comOilPrice.com

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Texas' oil regulator took vacation amid Harvey – Austin American-Statesman


Austin American-Statesman
Texasoil regulator took vacation amid Harvey
Austin American-Statesman
The former Shell Oil executive was named in December 2015 as executive director of the Texas Railroad Commission, which is responsible for enforcement of the state’s oil and gas industry. Corley abruptly stepped down last week. Reached by phone …
APNewsBreak: TexasOil Regulator Took Vacation Amid HarveyU.S. News & World Report

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APNewsBreak: Texas' Oil Regulator Took Vacation Amid Harvey – U.S. News & World Report


U.S. News & World Report
APNewsBreak: TexasOil Regulator Took Vacation Amid Harvey
U.S. News & World Report
Records show that Texas‘ chief oil and gas regulator Kim Corley was on vacation in the critical days surrounding Hurricane Harvey as fuel shortages became rampant and industrial tanks spilled. Corley is a former Shell Oil executive and was executive …

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The Biggest Global Tax Break Ever Bubbles Up From Texas Oil Industry – Seeking Alpha


Seeking Alpha
The Biggest Global Tax Break Ever Bubbles Up From Texas Oil Industry
Seeking Alpha
Oil prices continue to remain low, however, thanks in large part to the ingenuity of Texas fracking companies. As I told Liz, this has served as a multibillion-dollar “peace dividend” that has mostly helped net importing markets, including “Chindia
In Texas oil patch, jitters mount that a bust is nearPittsburgh Post-Gazette
Texas oil production slightly lower, early data showUPI.com
President of state’s oil and gas association says industry on path to …LubbockOnline.com

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The Oil Ghost Towns of Texas – Bloomberg


Bloomberg
The Oil Ghost Towns of Texas
Bloomberg
As the shale drillers moved on to richer fields, the South Texas landscape became pockmarked with abandoned structures. This nimbleness—the ability to just pack up and leave at a moment’s notice—may give U.S. oil companies a competitive advantage …
A South Texas jury awards $100 million in damages in an Eagle Ford Shale disputeSan Antonio Express-News (subscription)
Alberta shale offers hope for future beyond oil sands: NEBThe Globe and Mail

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Reports: Texas oil worker kidnapped overseas – WFAA


WFAA
Reports: Texas oil worker kidnapped overseas
WFAA
HOUSTON – There are multiple reports an oil worker from East Texas has been kidnapped in Yemen. The Longview News-Journal reports Danny Lavone Burch, 63, was taken from his car on a busy street in the Yemeni capital. “They did it in broad daylight in …
East Texas oil worker abducted in Yemen – Longview News-Journal …Longview News-Journal
American Oil Worker Is Kidnapped in YemenNew York Times

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Report: West Texas Oil Boom Fuels Fears Of A Crash – Manufacturing.net


Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Report: West Texas Oil Boom Fuels Fears Of A Crash
Manufacturing.net
The collapse of global oil prices in late 2014 jolted the nation’s energy sector and led to hundreds of thousands of layoffs. But the nation’s fracking industry …
Texas Sees Increase In Oil And Gas Employment | OilPrice.comOilPrice.com
In Texas oil patch, jitters mount that a bust is near | Pittsburgh Post …Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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Amid An Oil Boom, A West Texas City Gets The Jitters – HPPR


HPPR
Amid An Oil Boom, A West Texas City Gets The Jitters
HPPR
Midland, Texas, is in the midst of an oil boom. Homes are selling for over $1 million. Real-estate prices shot up almost nine percent in the past year, and permits for new construction climbed 76 percent. But, as Bloomberg reports, here in the world’s
In World’s Hottest Oil Patch, Jitters Mount That a Bust Is NearYahoo Finance

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Drilling Permit Roundup: Mexican oil company to drill first well in Texas – San Antonio Business Journal


San Antonio Business Journal
Drilling Permit Roundup: Mexican oil company to drill first well in Texas
San Antonio Business Journal
The company’s Texas arm Petrobal Omega 1 LLC registered with the Texas Secretary of State in February 2017. Four months later, it was listed as an operator with the Railroad Commission of Texas, the state agency that regulates the oil and gas industry.

The Fault That Produced North Texas' Largest Quake Could Produce an Even Bigger One, Study Says – Government Technology


Government Technology
The Fault That Produced North Texas‘ Largest Quake Could Produce an Even Bigger One, Study Says
Government Technology
The U.S. Geological Survey, backed by peer-reviewed studies, has categorized the post-2008 earthquakes as human-induced. But the Railroad Commission of Texas, an agency that both regulates and promotes the oil and gas industry, has not accepted the …