South Korea is coming to northeast British Columbia.
It was reported this week that state-run Korea Gas has signed a deal with Canadian gas major EnCana covering three fields in the province of British Columbia. Korea Gas will take a 50% interest, for a price tag of $1.1 billion.
Growing Environmental Concerns on U.S. Shale Oil and Gas Projects
On January 18, 2010, during the discussion of the Global Energy Outlook panel of the World Economic Forum held in Davos, Switzerland, Mr. Peter Voser, President and CEO of Royal Dutch Shell, pointed out the potential of natural gas that has consistently been downplayed throughout the world as a substantial source of future energy supply.
Kodiak Energy Inc. (KDKN.OB) Readies Winter Drilling Program, Comparisons to Barnett Shale Made
Now that oil and gas prices have retreated from unsustainable levels, oil and gas exploration and development companies have begun to step back and assess where their prospects for future development and profit lie. Some may sell percentages of leases while others may drill. Having data in hand to make longer term decisions will be a key element for smaller oil and gas companies going forward.
Platinum Energy Resources Inc. (PGRI.OB): Producing and Planning in Texas
There is quite a bit to be said for planning and execution. Laying ground work for a program to succeed, with each piece of the puzzle being placed for later exploitation, is one of the better ways to profit when the time is right. Not only does planning allow for maximum opportunity for profit, but for timely execution as well.
Southern Star Energy Inc. (SSEY.OB) Announces Haynesville Well Discovery
Western Standard Energy Corp. (WSEG.OB): Leading the way on the Bakken Formation
Western Standard Energy (WSEG) is an exploration-stage oil firm focused on extracting crude oil and natural gas from the Bakken Formation that runs through Montana, North Dakota and Canada. The area is believed to hold some of the largest reserves of crude oil in the North America, after Alaska’s Prudhoe Bay and the oilfields of West Texas.
Mainland Resources, Inc. (MNLU.OB) Secures Footing in Explosive Haynesville Shale
The Haynesville Shale is considered the fourth largest natural gas field in North America, making it an obvious attraction to numerous exploration companies. One such company with the shale on its radar is Mainland Resources (OTCBB: MNLU), a junior company engaged in the acquisition and development of leases in the Haynesville Shale.
Triangle Petroleum Corp. (TPLM.OB) Provides Update on Its Maritimes Shale Gas Program
Triangle Petroleum is an exploration company focused on emerging Canadian shale gas projects covering 584,000 gross acres in the Maritimes Basin in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. The company plans to aggressively exploit their shale gas assets based on their prior experience with other shale gas assets in the Barnett and Fayetteville shale gas areas.