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The economics of shale oil

02/19/14 at 04:17 PM

The benefits of shale oil are bigger than many Americans realise. Policy has yet to catch up

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The economics of shale oil

02/19/14 at 04:10 PM

The benefits of shale oil are bigger than many Americans realise. Policy has yet to catch up

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Gas prices look promising for 2014

02/17/14 at 09:24 AM

Consumers may finally see some good news at the gas pump.

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Hydrocarbon

02/14/14 at 03:15 AM

Hydrocarbon, an organic chemical compound composed of carbon and hydrogen. Hydrocarbons may be gases, liquids, or solids.

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Economic Forecast 2014-2015: Looking Better With Help From Oil And Gas

02/13/14 at 09:54 AM

The outlook for the United States economy is better than it had been.

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What happens when the shale oil boom ends?

02/12/14 at 09:09 AM

U.S. oil production as a new source of supply that will help stabilize oil markets.

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What is horizonal drilling, and how does it differ from vertical drilling?

02/11/14 at 02:32 AM

Horizontal drilling is a drilling process in which the well is turned horizontally at depth.

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Oil & Gas Boom 2014: A Great Time To Be A Texan

02/10/14 at 02:39 AM

Thanks to the rapidly increasing production from the Eagle Ford Shale and the Permian Basin, Texas reached another milestone in September, 2013

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Uses of Crude Oil

02/06/14 at 09:05 AM

Crude oil is the term that is used for the raw oil that is taken directly from the ground

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Number of the Week: U.S. Producing More Oil Than It Imports

02/05/14 at 02:54 AM

The EIA estimates that 2014 crude production will average 8.5 million barrels per day in 2014

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In US oil and gas, everyone’s money is welcome

02/04/14 at 09:35 AM

The U.S. oil and gas market offers something that virtually no other market in the world does

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A few Days of Fracking, Decades of Oil and Gas Production

02/03/14 at 01:32 PM

The process of bringing a well to completion is generally short-lived, taking only 70 to 100 days for a single well, after which the well can be in production for 20 to 40 years

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API: Oil exports could bring down cost for US consumers

01/31/14 at 09:21 AM

A new American Petroleum Institute (API) study indicates that US crude oil exports would be good for US consumers, helping them save money at the pump.

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The Five Biggest Oil Investing Trends of 2014

01/30/14 at 09:56 AM

Texas is the place to invest if you're looking to capture a reliable stream of energy profits in the year ahead.

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Crude Oil Rises Slightly to Near $97 a Barrel

01/29/14 at 08:57 AM

The price of oil inched up to around $97 a barrel Monday but gains were tempered by the prospect of a further reduction in U.S. central bank stimulus and stock market headwinds.

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Oil Boom Brings Cash and Ipads to School District

01/20/14 at 02:55 AM

Once one of the poorest districts in Texas, Cotulla is today one of the richest because of the state's oil boom. Midway between Laredo and San Antonio, Cotulla.

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How Oil Drilling Works

01/17/14 at 04:13 PM

In 2008 alone, the United States produced an estimated 4.9 million barrels of crude oil per day and imported 9.8 million barrels per day from other countries [source: U.S. Energy Information Administration]. This oil gets refined into gasoline.

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New Fracking Technology to Bring Huge Supplies of Oil and Gas to the Market

01/16/14 at 09:50 AM

Many are surprised at the massive gains in the U.S. production of petroleum, with finished products making the U.S. a net exporter again. The innovation, daring, risk assumption, testing and prices for oil have gotten the door open and the oil bidness has pressed right on through with American ingenuity and character. The new technologies will soon be major U.S. exports – cutting back on the world’s marginal last barrel risk and suppressing prices back to reason.

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Oil boom in US upends markets as drilling spreads

01/15/14 at 09:23 AM

The US gains were made possible by innovations in horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, that have unlocked fuel trapped in underground rock. The technology allows producers to bore horizontally, then use explosives and a high-pressure stream of water, sand and chemicals to blast open fractures that free the oil.

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More Oil, More Gas and Less Driving: Predicting America’s Energy Future

01/14/14 at 02:16 AM

The EIA projects that domestic oil production, buoyed by new shale developments in places like North Dakota and Texas, will keep growing at about 0.8 million barrels a day through 2016. At that point domestic production will approach the historical high of 9.6 MM bbl/d.

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TRILLIONS OF DOLLARS LEFT IN TEXAS OIL PLAYS

01/13/14 at 09:15 AM

Just Wolfcamp alone is projected to contain five billion barrels of oil. Should the price of oil stay near $100 dollars per barrel, one-half a trillion dollars worth of oil is trapped within the shale.

It was estimated Eagle Ford might have an estimated 10 billion barrels, Tunstall explained. That's $1 trillion at $100 per barrel.

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Southern U.S. to see nearly $500 billion in oil and gas infrastructure spending by 2025, report says

01/10/14 at 09:38 AM

Companies now need more and newer pipelines, storage areas, rail cars and barges in order to transport crude oil and gas as well as refined products.

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UNFORESEEN U.S. OIL BOOM UPENDS MARKETS AS DRILLING SPREADS

01/08/14 at 09:02 AM

“When historians write this story 10 or 20 years from now, they are going to look at a very different U.S.,” said Verleger, the former Treasury Department official. “Everything has changed.”

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PRICE OF OIL AND GAS HEAT UP AS EXTREME COLD TAKES HOLD

01/07/14 at 08:11 AM

Crude prices were bolstered by the cold wave in the U.S., the world’s top oil consumer, as consumption of heating oil is expected to surge.

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WHAT IS FRACKING?

12/17/13 at 09:20 AM

Fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, is the process of extracting natural gas from shale rock layers deep within the earth. Fracking makes it possible to produce natural gas extraction in shale plays that were once unreachable with conventional technologies.

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