Technological Innovations Bring Profitable Changes to the Fayetteville Shale

Technological Innovations Bring Profitable Changes to the Fayetteville Shale
The control cab of the new generation of drilling rigs, featuring joystick technology with touch screen applications, has been likened to the cockpit of a Star Wars spacecraft.

New advances have enabled companies to drill deeper and more complex wells to tap the gas shale, too. Mixed in with the drilling improvements are new fracking techniques that increase the productivity of wells.
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Mark Pryor, John Boozman Introduce Bill to Help Farmers Affected by Turner Grain

Mark Pryor, John Boozman Introduce Bill to Help Farmers Affected by Turner Grain

U.S. Sens. Mark Pryor and John Boozman have introduced a bill aimed at providing relief for farmers affected by the collapse of grain dealers.
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South Arkansas Formation Proves Disappointing So Far

South Arkansas Formation Proves Disappointing So Far

The Lower Smackover Brown Dense formation has, so far, been a disappointment for exploration companies, mineral rights owners and state regulators hoping for a 21st century oil boom in south Arkansas and north Louisiana.
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The List Largest Gas Production Companies

Largest Gas Production Companies in Arkansas list includes company contact info, Mcf sold in most recent full year, number of wells, production counties, and top executive.

Rank Name City MCF Sold No. of Wells
1 Seeco Inc. Fayetteville 743,523,878 3,869
2 XTO Energy Inc. Fort Worth 165,518,289 2,097
3 BHP Billiton Houston 161,601,509 983
4 Stephens Production Co. Fort Smith 26,068,887 779
5 Forest Oil Corp. Denver 10,284,207 491

Executive Q&A

AIPRO President Mark Thomas on Keeping Oil Numbers in the Black

The mission of AIPRO is to represent the interests of oil and natural gas producers and royalty owners in Arkansas, while educating others about the benefits oil and gas bring to the state.