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Daily Fracking News

Each day, the Vinson & Elkins Fracking Task Force reviews news headlines and blog posts to hand pick the stories and commentary most relevant to our clients involved in shale and fracking. 

Rising U.S. rig count knocks oil, but prices remain near 3-year highs 04-30-2018 | Reuters

Permian Basin Is Growing Into the Largest Oil Patch in the World 04-30-2018 | Bloomberg

Originally published Apr. 24, 2018.

Citi Says U.S. May Become World's Top Oil Exporter Next Year 04-30-2018 | Bloomberg

Originally published Apr. 26, 2018.

Fracking caused 2017 earthquake, study finds 04-30-2018 | The Scotsman

Originally published Apr. 26, 2018.

Permian Basin dominates another rig count jump 04-25-2018 | Houston Chronicle

Originally published Apr. 20, 2018.

Oklahoma Agency Takes Action After Latest Earthquakes 04-20-2018 | U.S. News & World Report

OPEC, Russia Oil Officials Hint at Extending Production Cuts 04-20-2018 | Wall Street Journal

To frack or not to frack? Australia's natural gas dilemma: Russell 04-19-2018 | Wall Street Journal

Is the US Shale Boom Choking on Growth? 04-18-2018 | Wall Street Journal

China to miss shale production target by 'considerable margin': report 04-17-2018 | Financial Times

Originally published Apr. 16, 2018.

Australia aims to replicate US shale revolution in Northern Territory 04-17-2018 | Financial Times

U.S. drillers add oil rigs for second consecutive week: Baker Hughes 04-16-2018 | Reuters

Originally published Apr. 13, 2018.

OPEC Near 'Mission Accomplished' as Oil Glut Vanishes, IEA Says 04-13-2018 | Bloomberg

China-US Trade Dispute Could Knock Oil Demand, Says IEA 04-13-2018 | Wall Street Journal

Texas producing more oil with fewer people, rigs 04-12-2018 | Houston Chronicle

Originally published Apr. 11, 2018.

OPEC sees oil markets tighten further even as US shale booms 04-12-2018 | Reuters

OPEC Cuts Output While US Shale Steams Ahead 04-12-2018 | Wall Street Journal

Drillers Hike Up Rig Activity Again as Crude Production Soars 04-10-2018 | Bloomberg

Originally published Apr. 6, 2018.

Oklahoma orders cut in water injection after earthquakes 04-10-2018 | Washington Post

Originally published Apr. 9, 2018.

Private equity firms becoming longer-term players in the oil patch, investors say 04-03-2018 | Houston Chronicle

Originally published Apr. 2, 2018.

China cuts resources tax on shale gas production 04-03-2018 | Reuters

Originally published Apr. 2, 2018.

Nice Oil-Find, Bahrain. Shame About the Ballooning Credit Risk 04-03-2018 | Bloomberg

Environmental regulators seeking public input on new shale permits 04-02-2018 | StateImpact Pennsylvania

Originally published Mar. 30, 2018.

Volatility Vanishes in Gas Market to 22-Year Low 04-02-2018 | Wall Street Journal

Originally published Mar. 31, 2018.

Bahrain’s Biggest Oil Find Since 1932 Dwarfs Reserves 04-02-2018 | Bloomberg

Originally published Apr. 1, 2018.

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