UK Groups Offer $1.3 Million In Funding For Oil, Gas Innovation

Velda Addison, Hart Energy

The Industry Technology Facilitator and the Oil & Gas Innovation Center are seeking applicants for funding to have R&D carried out at Scottish universities.

US Oil, Gas Industry Reaps Benefits Of International Trade

John Kemp, Reuters

As a result of the shale revolution, the U.S. has emerged as the dominant supplier in an increasingly integrated hemispheric fuel market.

Renewables Gain Traction From Some Oil, Gas Companies

Velda Addison, Hart Energy

Shell, Statoil and Subsea 7 are among the companies investing in renewables. Will more oil and gas companies make similar moves?

Is Cost Overshadowing Risk In The Current Climate?

Barry Rust, Tata Steel

Survival requires a risk-based approach and greater collaboration.

Happy Days Are Here Again?

Rhonda Duey, Hart Energy

It depends on whom you ask.

Oil Industry Costs Will Rise As Focus Shifts To Growth

John Kemp, Reuters

During a boom, prices for labor and equipment escalate rapidly, pushing up the breakeven cost of finding and developing new deposits.

Initiative Aims To Grow Number Of Women Engineers

Velda Addison, Hart Energy

Women make up only about 15% of practicing engineers, according to the National Science Foundation.

US Shale Producers Renew Their Challenge To OPEC

John Kemp, Reuters

Production averaged almost 9 million barrels per day in the four weeks to Feb. 24, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

US Natural Gas Market Tightens Despite Mild Winter

John Kemp, Reuters

Gas production in the U.S. has continued to trend lower despite a modest recovery in the rig count since the end of August 2016.

Texas Oil, Gas Sector Pays $9.4 Billion In State, Local Taxes

Velda Addison, Hart Energy

The fiscal year 2016 number, released by the Texas Oil & Gas Association, is down from $13.8 billion in fiscal year 2015.

Innovation, Collaboration And Improvisation?

Jennifer Presley, Hart Energy

Better collaborations are possible by following these three rules of improv.

OPEC Supply Surge In 2016 Has Left Oil Market Nursing Hangover

John Kemp, Reuters

Many OPEC and non-OPEC countries ramped up production during the second half of 2016, especially during the final three months of the year.