Join our newsletter and get a free copy of "Maximizing Your Minerals"

Discover how you can:

  • Negotiate the best lease for your minerals
  • Understand how the oil companies work
  • Prevent costly mistakes

*Your information will not be shared with others.

Posts tagged as:


Despite lower crude prices, data released by the Energy Information Administration (EIA) shows gains in production across all major U.S. shale fields. According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), only 4% of U.S. shale production needs prices above $80 for drillers to break even.  Production growth translates into good news for mineral owners, but lower commodities prices could […]

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

Top 40 U.S. Natural Gas Producers

by Kenneth E. DuBose on September 20, 2011

The top 40 natural gas producers in the U.S. have been ranked by the Natural Gas Supply Association (NGSA) based on published company figures. U.S. Natural Gas Production by Company – June 2011 In June of 2011, the EIA reported the U.S. produced 69 Bcf per day. The top 40 companies in the following list […]

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

Natural Gas Update – EIA

by Kenneth E. DuBose on September 9, 2011

Shut-ins from Tropical Storm Lee should have helped natural gas prices, but we still had a price decline over the past week. Prices have floated below $4 per mcf for several weeks now. Natural gas storage levels are below the five year average, but we should continue to gain ground over the coming weeks. There […]

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

Natural Gas Weekly Prices Down – August 19, 2011

by Kenneth E. DuBose on August 19, 2011

Natural gas weekly prices are down and that’s with the record temperatures we’re experiencing in Texas and other parts of the South and Midwest. We’re entering what is usually the weakest period of the year for prices. Usually, the bottom is somewhere around Labor Day and demand picks up as cooler weather comes into the […]

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

EIA – Shale Oil Production Coming

by Kenneth E. DuBose on July 11, 2011

The EIA estimates technically recoverable U.S. shale oil reserves are over 24 billion barrels or enough to fuel our needs for 7 years. What I find interesting is that some industry proponents like Harold Hamm of Continental Resources think that the Bakken alone holds 24 billion barrels of oil equivalent. If that’s the case, expect […]

{ Comments on this entry are closed }