Market Intelligence: Horizontal History

Richard Mason, Hart Energy

Horizontal drilling was an overnight success 85 years in the making.

OPEC, Allies Seek Nirvana Of Crude Oil ‘Balance’

Clyde Russell, Reuters

It’s something everybody in the market says they want, but they all have different ideas of what it means and how to get there.

Seismic Data Enable Productive Wells

Rhonda Duey, Contributing Editor

Despite a general lack of seismic in shale wells, it can have a profound effect on productivity.

US Oil Reserves Rise To Record Despite Production Boom

John Kemp, Reuters

Proved oil reserves increased by 6.4 billion barrels (19.5%) in 2017 compared with the previous year, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

Spinning Blockchain, Getting Paid

Jennifer Presley, Hart Energy

A first-of-its-kind cloud-based platform facilitates 24/7 access to offshore well construction and activities.

Opinion: Virginia Offshore Wind Carries Frightful Cost

Steve Goreham

The plan calls for construction of turbines 27 miles off the coast with operation set to begin by year-end 2020.

Brave New World, Indeed

Jennifer Presley, Hart Energy

Ensuring the wildcatter spirit lives on in the next generation requires an ‘all of the above’ approach.

Natural Gas Looks Like IEA’s Big Winner, But Threats Abound

Clyde Russell, Reuters

The report outlined an energy future where natural gas overtakes coal by 2030 to become the world’s second-largest energy source.

About Those Frack Hits

Richard Mason, Hart Energy

The debate continues over well interference as the industry moves toward full field development.

Oil Market Passes Cyclical Peak

John Kemp, Reuters

The oil market is strongly cyclical, and although no two cycles are the same, they often show similar characteristics.

US Oil Output Surges But Growth Likely To Moderate In 2019

John Kemp, Reuters

Crude and condensates output hit a record 11.35 million barrels per day in August, up from 10.93 MMbbl/d in July, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

Dead Sea Again?

Rhonda Duey, Hart Energy

Once again the majors are abandoning the GoM for greener pastures. Can it rise again?