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Shell cancels 2014 drilling off Alaska

January 30, 2014


(Royal Dutch Shell’s Kulluk drillship is pictured here in the Beaufort Sea in fall 2012. Thursday the company announced it was cancelling plans to drill in Alaska’s Arctic waters in the summer of 2014.) Oil & Gas Journal has just reported that Shell cancels 2014 drilling off Alaska. This is the beginning of the article […]

Fracking in the Barnett Shale around Dallas-Fort Worth, a city of 1 million

January 19, 2014


For the past 100 days I have visited shale formations with oil and gas from Amarillo in the north to Laredo and Eagle Ford in the south, from Odessa and the Permian Basin in the west to Nocogdoches and the Haynesville Shale in the east. The only remaining shale formation to visit on my list […]

Fracking runt miljonstaden Dallas-Fort Worth – Barnett Shale

January 17, 2014


Under 100 dagar har vi besökt skifferformationer med olja och gas från Amarillo i norr till Eagle Ford och Laredo i söder, från Odessa och Permian Basin i väster till Nacogdoches och Haynesvill Shale i öster. Kvar på listan med skifferformationer att besöka fanns bara Barnett Shale och Fort Worth väster om Dallas. Det var […]

The future of crude oil tanker trains

January 14, 2014


The crude oil tanker train accident in North Dakota has now started to make persons in Austin worried about the security of the tanker trains that pass by downtown Austin on the way north with crude oil from Eagle Ford south of San Andantino. Downtown there is a very sharp left bent and then the […]

A journey through western Eagle Ford

January 10, 2014


In the beginning of November I travelled to the eastern and central parts of Eagle Ford. I have now complemented that trip by visiting the western part. The USA’s western border in Texas stretches along the Rio Grande and the western border of Eagle Ford stretches between the towns of Eagle Pass and Laredo. The […]

En resa genom västra Eagle Ford

January 6, 2014


(English will come in a separate blog.) I början av november gjorde jag en resa till östra och centrala delen av Eagle Ford och nu har jag kompletterat med att besöka den västra delen. USA:s västra gräns i Texas sträcker sig längs Rio Grande och den västra gränsen för Eagle Ford sträcker sig mellan städerna […]

Eagle Ford Growth Means Opportunity – TED Talk – Video

January 1, 2014


Eagle Ford is on top of my agenda during my stay at University of Texas at Austin and I just found a very interesting TED talk about Eagle Ford and the possibility of future boom towns in Texas. Takeaways from the presentation include: Eagle Ford is visible from space like the Great Wall of China […]

Happy New Year

January 1, 2014


I like to thank my followers for reading my blog in 2013 and Michael Lardelli for translations to English. I think that 2014 will be a very interesting year and after some days with the family you will soon find new things to read and discuss on Aleklett’s Energy Mix. Happy New Year.