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Central Park's Got Nothing on Exxon's Super-Long Shale Oil Wells
Monday, November 13, 2017 ExxonMobil is drilling shale wells that stretch farther than the length of New York's Central Park.

US Oil Drillers Cut Rigs for 4th Week in Five -Baker Hughes
Friday, October 06, 2017 The oil rig count fell by two to 748 in the week to Oct. 6, General Electric Co's Baker Hughes energy services firm said.

US Drillers Add No Oil Rigs as Harvey Slows Production - Baker Hughes
Friday, September 01, 2017 The total oil rig count for the week ended Friday stayed at 759, General Electric Co's Baker Hughes energy services firm said.

Governor Urges Trump To Drop Virginia From Offshore Drilling Plan
Thursday, August 17, 2017 Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe urged the Trump administration to exclude his state from a federal offshore oil and gas drilling plan.

From a Little-Known Shale Play in New Mexico, BP Gets a Gusher
Monday, August 07, 2017 BP may have just found a gem in a largely ignored corner of New Mexico.

The Shale Revolution and the Great Crew Change
Monday, August 07, 2017 There are not many Explorationists left.

Trump Administration Approves Eni Plan To Drill Offshore Alaska
Thursday, July 13, 2017 Eni US will become the first energy company allowed to explore for oil in federal waters off Alaska since 2015.

US Drillers Add Oil Rigs, Pace Remains Slow -Baker Hughes
Friday, July 07, 2017 The pace of additions has slowed in recent months.

US Oil Drillers Cut Rigs for First Week Since January - Baker Hughes
Friday, June 30, 2017 Analysts, however, noted the weekly decline in the rig count was likely just a brief pause in a drilling recovery.

US Drillers Add Oil Rigs for Record 23rd Week in a Row -Baker Hughes
Friday, June 23, 2017 U.S. energy firms added 11 oil rigs in the week of June 23, Baker Hughes said Friday.

Blast Backlash Hangs Over Drillers as 'Fractivists' Seek Limits
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 Two months after a Colorado home exploded near an Anadarko well, the reverberations are still rattling the oil industry, driving down driller shares and raising fears of a regulatory backlash.

Shale Drillers Are Outspending the World With $84 Billion Spree
Tuesday, May 09, 2017 North American drillers plan to lift their 2017 outlays by 32% to $84 billion, compared with just 3% for international projects, according to Barclays.

EOG's Appliance of Science Creates a Challenge for OPEC: Gadfly
Tuesday, May 09, 2017 Unlike geology, technology has a way of migrating quite quickly.

BHP Billiton Puts US Shale Gas Assets On The Block Again
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 BHP Billiton has put its Fayetteville shale gas assets in the United States back on the block.

Chevron Pivots To Permian Shale As Mega-Project Era Fades
Wednesday, April 05, 2017 Nearly a century after Chevron amassed the No. 2 stake in America's largest oilfield, Chief Executive John Watson is hitting the accelerator on developing the firm's Permian Basin holdings.

Baker Hughes: US Drillers Add Most Oil Rigs in a Quarter Since 2Q 2011
Friday, March 31, 2017 U.S. drillers add oil rigs for an 11th week in a row in the best quarter for boosting the rig count since the second quarter of 2011.

Gulf Of Mexico Lease Sale Nets $315M in Bids, Feds Suggest Trump Bounce
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 Top bidders included Shell Offshore, Statoil, Chevron and Hess, each offering more than $44 million for access to offshore exploration and production, according to federal records.

Opening Arctic for Drilling Is Trump Priority, Key Senator Says
Friday, March 10, 2017 Senator Lisa Murkowski said President Donald Trump is interested in opening up new coastal waters for oil and gas drilling and reversing Obama-era policies that restrict energy development in Alaska.

TGS Reveals Industry's 'Most Comprehensive' Well Database in Permian Basin
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 Seismic surveyor TGS announces the immediate availability of the 'exploration and production industry's most comprehensive well database in the Permian Basin'.

Foothills Exploration Kicks Off Labokay Drilling
Monday, January 30, 2017 Foothills Exploration commences drilling activities on its Labokay Prospect well located in Calcasieu Parish.

Hess To Spend More On Exploration And Production This Year
Thursday, January 12, 2017 Hess budgets $2.25 billion for exploration and production this year, higher than the $1.9 billion it spent in 2016.

Parsley Energy Expands In Permian With $607MM Acquisitions
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 Parsley Energy says it will buy acreage in the Permian Basin for about $607 million.

$2 Billion Gulfport Buy Shows Drillers Thirsting for Next Play
Thursday, December 15, 2016 America's shale gas drillers are back to looking for the next big play.