Scalise, Graves, Higgins pick up more opponents as qualifying for Louisiana November elections continues

Scalise, Graves, Higgins pick up more opponents as qualifying for Louisiana November elections continues

Incumbent Congressmen Steve Scalise, Garret Graves and Clay Higgins picked up more opponents Thursday in what was a relatively quiet day for candidates to officially sign up for the November elections. State Rep. Julie Stokes, R-Kenner, was the only candidate to qualify Thursday for Secretary of State, the only statewide race that will be on […]

A look at the fracking process to be used on the Red River

A look at the fracking process to be used on the Red River

Mining 61.8 million tons of sand from the Red River near Doddridge, Ark., for hydraulic fracturing in Texas and Louisiana will not require explosives, an official said. “Unlike sand-mining operations in other states throughout the country, there will be no blasting techniques used in the company’s mining program,” said Ryan McMaster, sales and business director […]

Lawsuit Seeks to Block Gulf of Mexico Oil Lease Sale

Lawsuit Seeks to Block Gulf of Mexico Oil Lease Sale

Environmental groups sued the Trump administration late Monday for drastically expanding offshore oil and gas drilling in the Gulf of Mexico without giving full consideration to the environmental risks. Brought by the Gulf Restoration Network, the Sierra Club and the Center for Biological Diversity, the federal complaint challenges an August 15 lease sale by the […]

Let The Free Market Rule

Let The Free Market Rule

By: Gifford Briggs, President of the Louisiana Oil & Gas Association  The cover that was keeping the Austin Chalk quiet has been blown off. The play spanning across most of central Louisiana, stretching from Lake Pontchartrain to the Texas border is getting a lot of attention. At first it was a few undisclosed investor’s drilling […]

The Future of Oil and Gas

The Future of Oil and Gas

Gifford Briggs, President of the Louisiana Oil & Gas Association   The days of pen and paper seem to be coming to a close as this method of communication is being replaced by tablets and smart phones. We no longer have the attention span to wait on a letter to arrive by mail.  Instead, we […]

Austin Chalk: Louisiana’s Golden Egg ?

Austin Chalk: Louisiana’s Golden Egg ?

Gifford Briggs, President of the Louisiana Oil & Gas Association Easter is one of my favorite times of year to spend with my family. Not only is it a time to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ, but it is a time to get together with those you love, consume endless amounts of boiled crawfish, […]

Iran works to revitalize shared oil field

Iranian contractors are working to offset production declines with new pumping technology at an oil field straddling the border with Iraq, state media reported. The official Islamic Republic News Agency reported Friday that local contractors were installing electric submersible pumps at the North Yaran oil field, called South Yaran on the Iraqi side of the […]

Saudis pump more oil for Trump, then doubt it’s needed

Under pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump, Saudi Arabia has rushed to boost oil production — only to discover that global markets might not yet need it. The kingdom’s crude output surged the most in three years last month, as Trump demanded his ally’s help in cooling gasoline prices and filling in the supply gap […]

Oil Investors Look To Utah For Long-Term Riches

The rise in oil prices has resulted in relentless drilling and booming production in the U.S. shale plays, and the Permian in West Texas is attracting the most drillers, analysts, and media attention. But some bold wildcatters—encouraged by the higher oil prices—have set their sights on projects to squeeze oil out of the rocks in […]

Thunder Energies announces interview with Midnight in the Desert w/Heather Wade on the danger posed by antimatter asteroids

TARPON SPRINGS, Fla., Dec. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Brian Buckley, Operations Manager of Thunder Energies Corporation, a publicly-traded company with stock symbol (OTC:TNRG), announces that Dr. Ruggero M. Santilli, company Chief Scientist, has been interviewed on December 6, 2017 by Ms. Heather Wade, host of Midnight in the Desert Radio (http://midnightinthedesert.com/how-to-listen) from 9:00 pm […]

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TransGlobe Energy Corporation Announces Q4 2017 Operations Update

CALGARY, Alberta, Dec. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TransGlobe Energy Corporation (“TransGlobe” or the “Company”) (TSX:TGL) (NASDAQ:TGA) announces an operational update. All dollar values are expressed in US dollars unless otherwise stated. Highlights Annual 2017 average production is trending to ~15.4 MBoepd, a 27% increase over 2016 Lifted and sold ~510 thousand barrels of entitlement crude […]

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Eagle Energy Inc. Announces Ongoing Production Results from its First North Texas Well

CALGARY, Alberta, Dec. 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — (TSX:EGL):  Eagle Energy Inc. (“Eagle”) is pleased to announce that, one month after initial production, the oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids rates from its first North Texas horizontal well continue to perform at budgeted levels.  Currently, the well is producing 450 barrels of oil equivalent […]

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