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U.S. Oil Production on the Rise – ND Leads the Pack

by Kenneth E. DuBose on January 31, 2012

U.S. oil production has experienced a more than 30% decline over the past 50 years. Compared to natural gas that has blossomed since the dawn of the boom in the Barnett Shale, that’s a stark difference. The primary reason for the delay is oil is just beginning to bear the fruit of technology application. From […]

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Oil Drilling Outpaces Natural Gas Drilling in the U.S.

by Kenneth E. DuBose on August 18, 2011

The oil rig count has surpassed the natural gas rig count in all polls and don’t expect that to change without higher natural gas prices. We’re experiencing a renaissance in oil drilling that might create hundreds of thousands of jobs and grow U.S. oil production by millions of barrels per day over the next decade. This is the […]

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Encore Energy Partners and Vanguard Natural Resources are set to expand operations in West Texas.  The companies made $42.5 million acquisition in oil producing properties. “Encore Energy Partners LP (NYSE: ENP) (the “Partnership” or “ENP”) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire an undivided fifty percent interest in producing oil and gas […]

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