• SM Energy Shares Rise on Rock Oil Holdings Purchase

    Congruent with forces of consolidation in the oil and gas industry, Riverstone Holdings, Power Fund V and other minority interests have agreed to sell Rock Oil Holdings to SM Energy Company. Riverstone is headquartered in

  • 26 Oil Companies Pre-qualify to Bid for Drilling Rights in Mexico

    Mexico’s National Hydrocarbons Commission has published the list of prequalified participants for the Production Sharing Contracts for Exploration and Production of Hydrocarbons over 14 Shallow Water blocks. After announcing the opportunity and bidding guidelines in

  • The Top 4 Locations to Drill Oil in the U.S.

    The Appalachian Basin, one of the oldest oil producing areas in the world, is found in this area. One independent oil and gas company located here is Cunningham Energy. Cunningham Energy extracts oil from the Appalachian Basin, along with the Illinois and Williston Basins.

  • Crude oil swoons to 5-year low, gas prices to follow

    The 4% drop in crude oil prices crimped Wall Street, pushing the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index down 0.7% to 2060 and igniting big losses among already hard-hit energy producers and oil patch stocks.

  • Ohio’s Thriving Oil Industry Boosts Economy

    One organization that has struck black gold in Ohio is Cunningham Energy an oil exploration and production company from West Virginia. Using its many years of expertise, state of the art technology, and responsible operating practices, Cunningham Energy has successfully been extracting Ohio oil for years.

  • Onshore Oil and Gas Exploration Boom Predicted

    Despite onshore oil and gas finds in the past, onshore has been largely neglected, but now this investigation has found that activity is ramping up quickly as DECC is set to announce new reserve estimates in later 2014, which has renewed interest from the exploration majors.

  • Landmark Fracking Study Finds No Water Pollution

    The Department of Energy report, released Monday, was the first time an energy company allowed independent monitoring of a drilling site during the fracking process and for 18 months afterward. After those months of monitoring, researchers found that the chemical-laced fluids used to free gas stayed about 5,000 feet below drinking water supplies.

  • Drilling for Oil to Fuel the U.S. Economy

    Fracking and horizontal drilling are both technologically advanced methods which can be and have been used to great success. Companies like Cunningham Energy http://www.oilandgasawards.com/judge/cunningham-energy-ryan-e-m-cunningham-principal-and-operating-partner/, whose ethics, resources and understanding of these methods have created a new ‘boom’ in the oil and gas market, will continue to support America’s growing demand for its’ natural resources.

  • The U.S. Oil and Gas Industry by the Numbers

    Even though oil production reached nearly 9,000 barrels per day in 2012, most people in the US are talking about “fracking”, slang for hydraulic fracturing, the controversial method for extracting shale gas.

  • US Energy Companies Push Biodiesel as an Alternative Energy Source

    Diversified Energy Corporation works to further development of various alternative and easily renewable bio energy technologies, including new biofuel conversion processes, which modifies renewable bio based oils and produces fuels that can used in various vehicles which are virtually identical to fossil based petroleum fuels. Other companies like Cunningham Energy are investing in the development of new technologies to make the energy production process more efficient overall.