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February 5, 2017
As oil recovers, U.S. firms descend on the Permian Basin in West Texas
ODESSA, Texas—In most U.S. shale oil regions, energy firms are making strategic but cautious bets as the price of oil holds above $50 a...
February 5, 2017 - 8:00am
May 16, 2016
EIA: U.S. shale output to dip for eighth consecutive month
NEW YORK -- U.S. shale oil output is expected to fall in June for the eighth consecutive month, according to a U.S. government forecast on Monday,...
May 16, 2016 - 2:13pm
April 11, 2016
U.S. shale output drop seen for 7th month running in May
NEW YORK -- U.S. shale oil production is expected to fall by a record amount in May in the seventh straight month of declines, a U.S. government forecast showed on Monday, as fallout from a 21-month price rout appears to be picking up steam.Total output is seen dropping 114,000 barrels...
April 11, 2016 - 3:05pm
March 28, 2016
Sullivan: Shale oil hopes and fears
The Great Recession was devastating to the working men and women. Millions lost their jobs. Massive numbers of people lost their houses. Families...
March 28, 2016 - 7:18pm
February 29, 2016
U.S. shale's message for OPEC: Above $40, we are coming back
NEW YORK -- For leading U.S. shale oil producers, $40 is the new $70. Less than a year ago major shale firms were saying they needed oil above $60 a barrel to produce more; now some say they will settle for far less in deciding whether to crank up output after the worst oil price...
February 29, 2016 - 1:03pm
February 20, 2016
As 2017 oil rebounds to $45, U.S. drillers begin to hedge anew
NEW YORK -- U.S. oil producers reeling from an 18-month price rout have cautiously begun hedging future production this week, fearing this may be their best chance yet to lock in a $45 a barrel lifeline for 2017 and beyond. As oil markets rebounded from 12-year lows this week, U.S....
February 20, 2016 - 4:43pm
Oil below $30 fans wipeout fears among U.S. shale survival artists
YORKTOWN, Texas -- Across oilfields from Texas to North Dakota fears are growing that crude's plunge below $30 a barrel is more than just another market milestone and marks a countdown to an endgame for many shale producers that so far have braved the 18-month downturn.Oil prices...
January 20, 2016 - 7:15pm
January 11, 2016
EIA: US shale output to fall by 638,000 bpd in Feb. from March peak
NEW YORK -- U.S. shale oil production is expected to fall for a seventh month in a row in February, declining at about the same rate as the month before as drillers manage to eke out a few more barrels from each new well, U.S. data showed on Monday. Total output was set to decline...
January 11, 2016 - 2:23pm
October 21, 2015
U.S. oil output slide looms as shale firms hit productivity wall
HOUSTON -- Stagnating rig productivity shows U.S. shale oil producers are running out of tricks to pump more with less in the face of crashing prices and points to a slide in output that should help rebalance global markets. Over the 16 months of the crude price rout, production...
October 21, 2015 - 11:24am
October 15, 2015
Oxy to exit Dickinson, ND’s oilfields in sale to private equity fund
Occidental Petroleum Corp., the fourth-largest U.S. oil producer, has agreed to sell all of its North Dakota shale oil acreage and assets to...
October 15, 2015 - 5:27pm
July 30, 2015
Oil companies slash spending, jobs as prices slide for second time
HOUSTON -- The stark reality of a much-feared second dip in crude prices is prompting global oil majors and nimble U.S. shale companies alike to ax spending once again a year after the first price crash started. Just days into the second-quarter earnings season, Chevron and Royal...
July 30, 2015 - 5:26pm
July 14, 2015
EIA: Oil output from U.S. shale plays seen down for fourth month
Oil production from U.S. shale in August is expected to fall by the most since at least 2007, according to the U.S. agency tasked with tracking oil output, the latest sign a price rout will shrink the nation's crude output. Oil production from the largest U.S. shale plays will...
July 14, 2015 - 5:54pm
July 9, 2015
As oil teeters at $50, a few shale producers still drilling more
Reuters WILLISTON -- A handful of optimistic U.S. shale drillers are sticking with plans to deploy more rigs in the coming months even as oil prices take a sharp dive well below many producers' $60-a-barrel break-even point. On Wednesday, Pioneer Natural...
July 9, 2015 - 10:05am
May 13, 2015
DSU hosts workshop on small business in the Bakken
There’s an art to business, especially in the Bakken. Multiple voices gave insight on small businesses in the shale energy sector during a...
May 13, 2015 - 10:14pm
December 1, 2014
October oil shale permits drop: is the slowdown here?
NEW YORK -- U.S. oil producers have been racing full-speed ahead to drill new shale wells in recent years, even in the face of lower oil prices. But new data suggests that the much-anticipated slowdown in shale country may have finally arrived. Permits for new wells dropped 15...
December 1, 2014 - 3:52pm