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Cheaper oil not aiding US economy

...at sand pits to process sand for fracking and at restaurants and service companies in areas with new-found oil and gas fields, like North Dakota and Pennsylvania.But the industry's breakneck growth was thrown into reverse by a 50 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-25/cheaper-oil-not-aiding-us-
Halliburton buying Baker Hughes in $34.6 billion deal

...delaying or scaling back drilling ? which means less work for Halliburton and Baker Hughes, companies that manage oil and gas fields for energy companies.Even when prices were high, oil and gas companies had begun to slow capital spending and new...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-17/halliburton-buying-baker-h
Business news

...Chevron will buy natural gas producer Atlas Energy Inc., marking the major oil company's first foray into the rich gas fields in the eastern part of the U.S.Chevron will pay with both cash and stock, the companies said Tuesday. Including...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2010-11-09/business-ne
Local Business | Business | Augusta Economy
Energy

...Republican incumbent Joe Wilson and Democratic challenger Rob Miller have different plans for the state's oil and natural gas fields. Like virtually all candidates running for office, both call for a comprehensive energy strategy, one that includes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/11/02/aik_481670.shtml
Pipeline could even out natural gas prices nationally

...he said. TEXAS IS THE COUNTRY'S biggest producer of gas, but there's no shortage in the West. Beside working gas fields and known supplies, the Rocky Mountains alone contain more than 200 trillion cubic feet of probable natural gas reserves...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/03/16/bus_191076.shtml
Business
Will France hang tough?

...Assad regime is considering offering the French billions in business deals, including the rights to develop a cluster of gas fields in Syria's precious desert region. The purpose, of course, is to shake France loose from its commitment to the U...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/16/edi_447455.shtml
Editorials
Government begins work on CO2 storage project at Teapot Dome

...CO2 out of the atmosphere is to store it underground. "Right now, the best place to do this is in depleted oil and gas fields." Teapot Dome - named for a nearby rock formation - is currently in its preliminary engineering and testing stages...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/29/liv_402676.shtml
Life & style
Pocket change

...a $100,000 personal investment in 1956. Three years later, Occidental discovered California's second-largest gas field. Since then, the company has grown into an oil giant with reserves of more than 2.3 billion barrels in the United...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/21/bus_389591.shtml
Business
Winter demand drives up cost of heating fuel

...month that natural gas storage was down almost 10 percent from last year. Further complicating the situation is that gas fields in the Midwest are becoming depleted. "Many of our natural gas wells have been producing for decades and are no longer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/21/bus_389606.shtml
Business
High natural gas prices caused by big demand, short supply

...times its 1999 income. In recent days its financial strength and its status as a leading lease holder for Rocky Mountain gas fields have made it the target of a hostile $2.2 billion takeover attempt by Shell Oil Co. Gas marketing companies, a group...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/03/26/bus_309759.shtml
Business