The Eagle and the hawk: A still-fledging shale gas play, the Cretaceous Eagle Ford, is making a lot of noise in Texas – and the hawks are circling to get a piece of the action.
It’s complicated: If your well comes up dry it’s all bad news, right? Well, not really. In the oil industry, a lot of dark clouds have a valuable silver lining.
Flying down to Rio: A strong technical program, proximity to the headline-grabbing subsalt plays and an early spirit of Carnival made the recent ICE a meeting to remember.
The year of living dangerously: Grim days, challenging conditions, exciting discoveries. A look back at the top global developments of 2009.
Northern exposure: That gush of excitement you may feel may be coming from Canada – specifically, eastern Canada – and it’s all because the Utica shale play there may be as big as the Barnett.
Time after time: Advanced geophysical techniques have been used for identifying fractures in Saudi Arabia. The rest of the story, however, was getting the story …
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