Vantage is focused on the acquisition and development of unconventional natural gas projects, predominantly onshore shale gas in North America. Vantage seeks to acquire and develop properties with significant undeveloped potential and apply technical and operating expertise to maximize the value of these resources.
Shell Offshore Inc. submitted revisions to its previously approved Chukchi Sea exploration plan on Aug. 28, a spokesman for the company confirmed. The step was necessary to preserve the option to drill its Chukchi Sea leases in 2015, but should not be seen as a final decision to drill next summer, he told OGJ in an Aug. 29 e-mail.
The US Bureau of Land Management’s California state office announced a comprehensive strategy for its oil and gas program in the state after receiving an independent review of well stimulation technologies it asked the California Council on Science and Technology (CCST) to conduct in September 2013.