Tagged: southwestern energy co.

South Arkansas Formation Proves Disappointing So Far

by Michelle Corbet 9/15/2014 12:00 am

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.

Natural Gas in Fayetteville Shale Takes Arkansas from Zero to Billions in 10 Years

by Michelle Corbet 9/15/2014 12:00 am

In the past decade, the players in the Fayetteville Shale have shuffled and consolidated, drilling has peaked and retreated, employment has expanded and contracted, technology has advanced, environmental and infrastructure concerns have reared their heads and government has responded.

Report Finds Illegal Use of Diesel in Fracking; Companies Point to Changing Definitions

by Michelle Corbet 8/14/2014 3:32 pm

The Environmental Integrity Project says some oil and gas companies have continued the illegal injection of diesel fuel during hydraulic fracturing, including Southwestern Energy and ExxonMobil subsidiaries in the Fayetteville Shale.

Southwestern Energy Says Fayetteville Shale Outpaces Expectations

by Michelle Corbet 8/5/2014 10:50 am

Southwestern Energy of Houston says its natural gas wells in central Arkansas’ Fayetteville Shale Play and the Northeast United States’ Marcellus Shale have continued to outpace expectations in the second quarter.

$30M Airport Intended to Spur Conway Economy

by Luke Jones 5/19/2014 12:00 am

Conway officials say the $30 million airport project will bring economic development to the city by attracting corporate customers, and it will solve serious safety issues present at the current site.

Southwestern Energy Credits Fayetteville Shale for Good 2013

by Luke Jones 2/28/2014 11:09 am

Southwestern Energy Co. of Houston is calling its 2013 "outstanding" and credits its Fayetteville Shale developments for much of this success.

Little Rock CNG Station Will Bring Total To 7 in Arkansas

by Luke Jones 1/6/2014 12:00 am

Early in February, the city of Little Rock is scheduled to open the seventh compressed natural gas station in Arkansas that is available for public use. Arkansas has had public CNG stations for just a few years — a station owned by Arkansas Oklahoma Gas Corp. was opened in 2011.

Southwestern Energy's Fayetteville Shale Investment Steady in 2014

by Luke Jones 12/11/2013 10:04 am

Southwestern Energy Co. of Houston will invest $900 million in Arkansas' Fayetteville Shale Play next year, the same as in 2013.

Southwestern Energy Drills 'Best Well to Date' In Brown Dense

by Luke Jones 11/1/2013 10:41 am

Southwestern Energy Co. of Houston reported this week it had drilled its "best well to date" in the Lower Smackover Brown Dense formation.

Southwestern Posts Loss in 4Q But Lauds Fayetteville Shale Results

by Luke Jones 2/21/2013 9:50 am

Southwestern Energy Co. of Houston reported a $355 million loss for its fourth quarter 2012, but praised activities stemming from its natural gas assets, including the Fayetteville Shale in Arkansas.

Southwestern Energy to Decrease Fayetteville Shale Spending

by Luke Jones 12/21/2012 8:44 am

Southwestern Energy Co. of Houston has stated it will spend less money on its Fayetteville Shale assets in 2013. The company plans to spend $830 million in the area next year, compared to a little more than $1 billion in 2012.

Nature Conservancy Gets $900,000 from Southwestern Energy Co.

by Associated Press 11/9/2012 7:22 am

The Nature Conservancy says it will use a $900,000 gift from Southwestern Energy Co. to fund the first phase of the restoration of the Archey Fork area.

THV 11 News: Brown Dense Activity Cools in Arkansas

by Lance Turner 11/8/2012 10:42 am

Arkansas Business news partner THV 11 News reports that activity surrounding Brown Dense has slowed on the Arkansas side of the state's border with Louisiana.

Natural Gas Industry Continues Consolidation

by Gwen Moritz 9/10/2012 12:00 am

More than a trillion cubic feet of natural gas was extracted from Arkansas in 2011; more than 60 percent of it by Southwestern Energy Co. of Houston. Includes list of the state's largest gas production companies.

New Wells Encouraging, But Brown Dense Viability Still Debated

by Luke Jones 9/10/2012 12:00 am

As Southwestern Energy Co. drills more test wells in the Lower Smackover Brown Dense formation, preliminary results are coming back looking more and more promising.