Halliburton; Eclipse Complete Longest Lateral Well in the U.S.
Published: Wednesday, 13 July 2016 15:39
Halliburton announced that it worked with Eclipse Resources Corp. to complete hydraulic fracturing of the extended-reach lateral test well known as "Purple Hayes." The Utica Shale well had a lateral length of more than 18,500 ft. and was completed with 124 frac stages in 24 days. The total depth was 27,046 ft., including the lateral extension which Eclipse believes is the longest horizontal onshore lateral ever drilled in the United States.
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Federal Judge Strikes Down Hydraulic Fracturing Regulations
Published: Thursday, 30 June 2016 12:14
A federal judge in Wyoming has struck down the Obama administration's regulations on hydraulic fracturing, ruling that the U.S. Bureau of Land Management doesn't have the authority to establish rules over fracking on federal and Indian lands, according to National Public Radio.
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