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Encana becomes major Permian shale player

Encana becomes major Permian shale player

CALGARY, Alberta, Sept. 29 (UPI) --Canadian energy company Encana Corp. said Monday it acquired Texas rival Athlon Energy to become one of the largest oil players in the Permian shale basin.
Daniel J. Graeber
U.S. shale helps Canada's Encana grow

U.S. shale helps Canada's Encana grow

CALGARY, Alberta, July 24 (UPI) --Canadian energy company Encana said Thursday it had a strong second quarter on the back of an acquisition of assets in the Eagle Ford shale area.
Daniel J. Graeber
Encana dumps Alberta gas assets

Encana dumps Alberta gas assets

CALGARY, Alberta, June 27 (UPI) --The largest natural gas producer in Canada, Encana Corp., said Friday it was selling off some of its gas interests in Alberta to a counterpart for $1.8 billion.
Daniel J. Graeber
Encana makes 'bold' move on Texas shale

Encana makes 'bold' move on Texas shale

CALGARY, Alberta, May 7 (UPI) -- Canadian energy company Encana said Wednesday it will pay around $3.1 billion to acquire acreage at the center of the Eagle Ford shale basin in Texas.
Daniel J. Graeber

Canada's Encana Corp. had good 2013 despite flood losses, CEO says

CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Encana Corp. boss Doug Suttles said the Canadian company ended 2013 on a high note despite problems caused by Colorado flooding.
4.9M barrels spewed from gulf well

4.9M barrels spewed from gulf well

VENICE, La., Aug. 2 (UPI) -- BP's damaged Gulf of Mexico well gushed about 5 million barrels of oil after an April 20 explosion that killed 11 oil rig workers, scientists said Monday.
BP exec: Crews near killing the well

BP exec: Crews near killing the well

VENICE, La., July 29 (UPI) -- The first step toward permanently stopping the Gulf of Mexico oil spill may begin as soon as next week, BP Chief Operating Officer Doug Suttles said Thursday.
BP to test permanent plug of leak

BP to test permanent plug of leak

VENICE, La., July 13 (UPI) -- U.S. National Incident Commander Thad Allen said Tuesday more analysis will be done before integrity testing of the new Deepwater Horizon oil well cap starts.
Kevin Costner scores hit with BP

Kevin Costner scores hit with BP

NEW YORK, June 16 (UPI) -- U.S. actor Kevin Costner has finally scored a hit with BP on the oil cleanup device he spent 15 years developing, a statement released by the firm indicates.

Obama to BP: No 'nickel-and-diming'

VENICE, La., June 4 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama Friday warned BP against "nickel-and-diming" fishermen and small businesses hit by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

U.S.: Flow rate could grow by 20 percent

VENICE, La., May 30 (UPI) -- Top U.S. officials told President Barack Obama the Gulf of Mexico oil spill flow rate could increase by 20 percent before it is contained, the White House said.
BP: 'We have not yet stopped the flow'

BP: 'We have not yet stopped the flow'

VENICE, La., May 28 (UPI) -- The "top kill" attempt to stop oil from fouling the Gulf of Mexico "hasn't yet achieved its objective" of staunching the flow, a BP official said.

BP: Stopping oil flow could take months

WASHINGTON, May 21 (UPI) -- BP's chief operating officer said Friday the flow of oil into the Gulf of Mexico could continue until early August -- or end in a matter of days.
Tar balls show up on Louisiana shore

Tar balls show up on Louisiana shore

WASHINGTON, May 12 (UPI) -- Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries officials confirmed Wednesday tar balls have been found on the state's coastal shoreline as the gulf oil slick advances.
BP looks for another oil leak fix

BP looks for another oil leak fix

NEW ORLEANS, May 9 (UPI) -- BP engineers Sunday worked to staunch the flow of oil into the Gulf of Mexico after the placement of a dome over a leaking well failed, officials said.
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