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Oil-rich university aims to unlock more wealth from shale acres
Oil-rich university aims to unlock more wealth from shale acres
The University of Texas is looking for new ways to cash in on 2.1 million acres of prime oil assets obtained through land grants more than a century ago.
Shale gas proves more resilient than US government expected
Shale gas proves more resilient than US government expected
America's energy explorers have become so good at pulling natural gas out of the ground that government forecasters are having a hard time figuring out how much they're producing. This month, the Marcellus Shale formation, the country's biggest gas pla...
Where to put 3,000 new gas wells in southwestern Colorado?
Where to put 3,000 new gas wells in southwestern Colorado?
For some, it's obvious: Why wouldn't you meticulously plan the location of a predicted 3,000 new oil and gas wells to protect natural lands like Mesa Verde National Park and Phil's World mountain bike trails? For others, it's merely a tactic to delay t...
Almost half of new US oil from fracking
Almost half of new US oil from fracking
Nearly half of the oil produced in the United States came as a result of hydraulic fracturing last year, the U.S. Department of Energy said.