In case you missed it, here’s a look at this week’s top five drilling activity highlights from around the world.
- Murphy Oil Hits Oil At Hoffe Park Prospect In Mississippi Canyon Block 122
- WPX Completes Two Bakken Wells On Fort Berthold Indian Reservation
- Chevron Gets Permits For Four Marcellus Shale Wildcats In Marshall County, W. Va.
- Atoka County, Okla., Exploratory Produces From Mississippian
- Wagina Sandstone Gas Discovery Results Announced By Strike Energy
For more up-to-date information on the latest U.S. and international exploration wells visit Hart Energy’s online Drilling Activity Highlights database.
A conventional, stratigraphic trap in Scurry County on the Permian Basin’s Eastern Shelf doesn’t cover hundreds of thousands of acres like shale plays. But the wells are just as good. And, for private wildcatters, they’re particularly great.
The career oil and gas man has put his money on U.S. natural gas via Comstock Resources Inc. and the Haynesville Shale.
Public E&P investors are insisting that operators produce returns, so private-equity-backed E&Ps wanting to sell to a public E&P are working to do the same. One said, “It all rolls downhill.”