Drilling & Completions


U.S. oil and gas permits delayed after federal court ruling

Tuesday, February 22, 2022, 6:50 AM MST

Permits to drill for oil and gas on U.S. public land will be delayed after a federal judge ruled against…

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Shale giants swear they won't drill more

Friday, February 18, 2022, 7:02 AM MST

The Texas wildcatters that ushered in America’s shale revolution are resisting the temptation to pump more oil as the market rallies,…

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Precision Drilling says higher oil prices working to its benefit as business picks up

Friday, February 11, 2022, 6:20 AM MST

The head of Precision Drilling Corp. says higher oil and gas prices are boosting business, as the company works to…

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Precision Drilling reports fourth quarter loss, revenue up 46% from year ago

Thursday, February 10, 2022, 6:13 AM MST

Precision Drilling Corp. says it lost $27.3 million in the fourth quarter of 2021 compared with a loss of $37.5…

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This could be when shale driller discipline cracks, Citi warns

Tuesday, February 8, 2022, 6:52 AM MST

Oil executives tempted by the prospect of the highest crude prices in seven years are showing all the signs of…

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Exxon reaps biggest profit since 2014 as energy prices rally

Tuesday, February 1, 2022, 6:50 AM MST

Exxon Mobil Corp. will boost spending on new oil wells and other projects by as much as 45 per cent…

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Los Angeles City Council approves phaseout of oil drilling

Thursday, January 27, 2022, 6:11 AM MST

The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday approved a measure to ban new oil and gas wells and phase out existing ones. The measure…

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Ida’s oil destruction lingers with 30 million barrels gone

Friday, September 24, 2021, 6:26 AM MDT

Almost four weeks after Hurricane Ida hit Louisiana, Gulf of Mexico oil producers are far from calling it over.  The…

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Homes near fracking sites in B.C. have higher levels of some pollutants, study finds

Friday, September 24, 2021, 6:15 AM MDT

A new study has found homes close to where fracking was used to extract natural gas in British Columbia have higher levels…

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Arctic oil, gas production is booming despite climate fears

Thursday, September 23, 2021, 6:24 AM MDT

Oil and gas companies are being bankrolled by some of the biggest names in finance to tap the Arctic’s vast…

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Los Angeles County votes to phase out oil and gas drilling

Friday, September 17, 2021, 6:51 AM MDT

Los Angeles County supervisors voted unanimously Wednesday to phase out oil and gas drilling and ban new drill sites in the unincorporated areas of…

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Interior plans sales of drilling rights after judge’s ruling

Wednesday, August 25, 2021, 6:29 AM MDT

The Biden administration moved Tuesday to resume selling oil and gas drilling rights in the Gulf of Mexico and throughout…

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