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Anadarko bets $1.5 billion on output increase

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While Anadarko Petroleum Corp. increased its production in Colorado’s Wattenberg field by purchasing rigs, pipes, and processing plants, the company is putting $1.5 billion towards its efforts in West Texas, hoping the same outcome occurs. Western Gas Partners, Anadarko’s pipeline unit, agreed to buy Houston’s Nuevo Midstream.  The Nuevo Midstream transports hydrocarbons out of the Permian Basin through hundreds of ...

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Utica shale gas production continues to grow

Oil and gas drilling in the northeast is often synonymous with the Marcellus shale formation, but the Utica is coming out from behind its shadow with promises of exponential growth, according to a report by OilPrice.com. Since January 2012, production in the Utica has risen from 155 million cubic feet per day to roughly 1.3 billion cubic feet per day, ...

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Northeast continues to heat homes with natural gas despite national trend

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Zach Koppang | Shale Plays Media Natural gas has long been the national preference for residential heating fuels, but electricity has taken the majority of the market share while hydrocarbon gases have been in decline, according to a recent report by the Energy Information Administration. A portion of the change can be attributed to population migrations to the Western and ...

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We’re fracked, part 1

By Nicholas Leingang | The High Plains Reader (Fargo, ND) Since 2005, energy debate in the United States has been polarized by so-called “unconventional” fuels. These energy sources require additional technological and energy inputs during extraction and refinement — in North Dakota, this means millions of gallons of chemical mixtures, advanced drilling equipment, and high-pressure injections collectively known as hydraulic ...

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