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Shale Reservoirs, do they work, will they spread?

Shale Reservoirs, do they work, will they spread?

Watt’s Up With That? Shale Reservoirs, do they work, will they spread?  By Andy May Popular accounts of shale oil and gas reservoirs are often riddled with errors and, even when technically correct, often misleading. As a shale petrophysicist, retired from Devon Energy, I thought I would try and explain, in a non-technical way, how these reservoirs work and why…

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Regulatory Accomplishments Under the Trump Administration

Regulatory Accomplishments Under the Trump Administration

Article By: J. Roger Kelley, Director of Regulatory Affairs, Continental Resources, Inc.   Department of the Interior 1. Permanent Instruction Memorandum No. 2018-010 Clarified and strengthened the categorical exclusions (CATX) for NEPA, for energy development. 2. Secretarial Order 3355 Set guidelines for NEPA review that limited the size and scope of environmental impact review to facilitate reviews for “infrastructure projects.”…

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Pittsburgh Nov. 1

Pittsburgh Nov. 1

A murderous ideology of hatred has reared its vicious and ugly head in Pittsburgh – the grisly murder of 11 Jewish people this past Shabbat at the Tree of Life synagogue. It is inconceivable to most of us that someone would be so filled with hate that they would attack innocent religious worshipers no matter what the religion. These innocent…

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Proposition 112 Opponents Rally at State Capitol as Proponents Cancel Event After Threats

Proposition 112 Opponents Rally at State Capitol as Proponents Cancel Event After Threats

Article By: Westworld As Proposition 112 opponents rallied at the Colorado State Capitol Tuesday, October 16, proponents of the measure were canceling a Friday rally in Greeley due to threats of violence. And right across the street from the anti-112 rally, the Colorado Supreme Court was hearing oral arguments in the so-called Martinez appeal, in which six teenagers, including Xiuhtezcatl…

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The Importance of Energy Independence

The Importance of Energy Independence

Article By: KFYRTV Almost 1.3 million barrels of oil are being produced in North Dakota each day, according to the Department of Mineral Resources. The production is helping to make America energy independent. It’s also why a group of leaders in the American Jewish Organizations was in the Bakken this week. The group spent time touring different sites in western…

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Saudis Evoke “Oil Weapon” for First Time in Decades

Saudis Evoke “Oil Weapon” for First Time in Decades

Article By: Securing Americas Future Energy Since the oil embargo of the 1970s, Saudi Arabia has avoided threats to use its “oil weapon” in diplomatic affairs, insisting that it favors stable markets and separates oil and politics. That changed this weekend when, for the first time in over 40 years, the kingdom has offered a veiled threat to leverage its…

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