American Oil and Gas Reporter - February 2018 - 3

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FEBRUARY 2018

Volume 61 No. 2

THE ISSUE
Making the most of every asset is not only smart
business, but in the case of associated gas, also an
Multiphase
act of environmental stewardship-and increasingly-
Oil Recovery
regulatory compliance. February's cover story
examines how the industry is meeting growing
multiphase production challenges through creativity,
investment and economies of scale. The Advancing
Shale Science reports open by detailing U.S. proppant
providers' quest to help operators boost well
performance through both technological solutions
and in-basin natural sand supplies while reducing
bottom-line cost. The Gulf of Mexico Update looks at advanced frac pack
methods for optimizing deepwater well completion efficiency and hydrocarbon
recovery. Association news includes Official Convention Sections for LOGA
and OOGA conventions. Cover photo by Ole Jørgen Bratland / Statoil. Issue
photography courtesy of Hi-Crush and LLOG Exploration Company.
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NEWS
14 | Federal Regulations: Northeast states sue EPA over cross-border air
pollution; FERC considers broader scope for Energy secretary's power
proposal; Federal ozone-limit determinations coming in April; Agencies up liability limits and maximum penalties for offshore spills
17 | In the Courts: SCOTUS sets starting line for WOTUS cases at district
level; Ohio Supreme Court denies duty to explore deeper; Federal judge
sanctions CELDF attorneys
27 | Liaison Committee: Industry and allies uniting against anti-development efforts
31 | Executive Actions: DOI withdrawal of fracturing rule prompts lawsuits
while administration proposes to expand offshore leasing
34 | Local Regulation: Industry representatives fight to keep local oversight
within proper parameters
93 | Research and Development: RPSEA study seeks to keep USA at energy
forefront
94 | Species Protection: BLM says revised guidance balances needs of
sage grouse with those of industry
97 | Climate Change: Spate of lawsuits follow playbook used against tobacco,
asbestos companies
99 | The Next Generation: API touts STEM education for industry's future
104 | Pipeline Rules: Industry representatives offer input on PHMSA regulations

OFFICIAL CONVENTION SECTIONS
84 | LOGA: Optimism blooms in Pelican State
89 | OOGA: Oilmen champion legislative triumvirate

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