Drilling & Completions

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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Biden admin to appeal order blocking oil, gas lease pause

Tuesday, August 17, 2021, 6:17 AM MDT

President Joe Biden's administration filed notice Monday that it is appealing a federal judge's order that blocked Biden's suspension of…

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Permian Basin gets vote of confidence with infrastructure plan

Tuesday, August 10, 2021, 7:06 AM MDT

The region at the heart of the once-booming U.S. shale industry is signalling confidence in a nascent recovery after the…

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U.S. will review oil and gas leasing program in Alaska refuge

Wednesday, August 4, 2021, 6:07 AM MDT

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management announced Tuesday it is moving ahead with a new environmental review of oil and gas leasing in Alaska's…

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Precision Drilling posts $75.9 million loss in second quarter despite better outlook

Friday, July 23, 2021, 6:04 AM MDT

Precision Drilling Corp. tripled its Canadian rig count in the second quarter, even as its net loss surged to $75.9…

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Baker Hughes sees slower U.S. shale drilling for rest of 2021

Thursday, July 22, 2021, 6:22 AM MDT

Shale drilling in North America is going to slow down in the second half of the year from its breakneck…

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Halliburton eyes expansion in U.S., abroad after 7-year hiatus

Wednesday, July 21, 2021, 7 AM MDT

For the first time in seven years, Halliburton Co., the biggest provider of fracking services, is expanding in both U.S.…

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