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Eagle Ford Shale Production Expectations Go Higher

by Kenneth E. DuBose on May 19, 2012

The Eagle Ford Shale story has been fun to watch over the past few years. While there are many shale plays struggling at with low natural gas prices, the Eagle Ford’s liquids yields are supporting economics. There are over 280 rigs active in the South Texas Region as of May 2012.  Almost 210 of those […]

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Chesapeake Energy and Total closed the previously announced Utica Shale joint venture on January 2, 2012. The deal was announced at the beginning of November without disclosing the partner, but Total was likely as the company already partners with Chesapeake in the Barnett Shale. The Chesapeake – Total Utica Shale joint venture covers acreage in […]

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Chesapeake Utica Shale JV Fetches $15,000 per Acre

by Kenneth E. DuBose on November 4, 2011

Chesapeake Energy announced its long awaited Utica Shale joint venture (JV) Nov. 3. We’ll have to wait a little longer to find out who the partner is. We simply know it is an international company. Exxon already has a position in the play and would be a likely candidate, but they don’t have a history […]

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