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Updated: Top 12 IP Wells in the Permian Basin

June 2021: Brinninstool West Field-Wolfcamp Well: 5,453 bbl of Oil, 9.779 MMcf of Gas per Day

Top 20 Cumulative Oil, Gas Producing Wells: Gulf of Mexico

Here are the latest top 20 cumulative oil- and gas-producing wells in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.

Top 20 Field Reserves: Gulf of Mexico

Shell's Mars development and BP's Thunderhorse and Kaskida top the list when it comes to the highest field reserves. The fields are located in the Mississippi Canyon and Keathley Canyon blocks.

Oil and Gas Investor: The Future of the Independent

The Future of the Independent E&P

The E&Ps have endured since day one. Where do recent signposts lead them next? If a barrel or Mcf is needed, an indie will supply it.

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Top 12 IP Wells in the Barnett Combo Play

March 2021: TEP Barnett Completes Two Newark East Field-Barnett Shale Wells in Texas’ Tarrant County

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Top 12 IP Wells in Utica Shale

July 2021: Two High-volume Utica Completions Tested in Ohio’s Belmont County

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Updated: Top 12 I.P. Wells in Granite Wash

February 2012: Linn Energy completion flows 31.42 MMcfe per day

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Updated: Top 12 IP Wells in Haynesville Shale

July 2021: Indigo Minerals Completes Two High-volume Haynesville Wells in Sabine Parish, La.

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Updated: Top 12 IP Wells in Niobrara Shale

July 2021: Niobrara Completion by Devon Energy Produces 1,434 bbl of Oil, 1.569 MMcf of Gas per Day

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Updated: Top 12 IP Wells in the Bakken

April 2020: Two High-volume Middle Bakken Completions in McKenzie County, N.D. by WPX Energy

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Updated: Top 12 IP Wells in the Eagle Ford

March 2020: Gonzales, DeWitt County, Texas, Eagle Ford Completions Reported by EOG Resources Inc.

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Updated: Top 12 IP Wells in the Marcellus Shale

May 2021: Three Marcellus Shale Completions at Wyoming County, Pa., Drillpad

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Updated: Top 12 IP Wells in Woodford Shale

January 2020 update: Two Woodford Wells Completed in Grady County, Okla., by Gulfport Energy

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Oil Producers Rapidly Expanding ESG Disclosures, Study Shows

The number of oil and gas companies disclosing ESG strategies in their proxy statements has significantly increased in the last three months.

As headquarters to almost 2,000 oil and gas companies, Houston is uniquely suited to lead the energy transition. (Source: Nate Hovee/Shutterstock.com)

H-town Blush: Embarrassment of Resources Makes Houston Key to Energy Transition

BP’s chief U.S. economist depicts global challenges posed by decarbonization.

Oil and Gas Investor At Closing: Back to Square One

Oil and Gas Investor At Closing: Back to Square One

The industry’s fate still comes down to what level of oil demand there is now, and what it will be in the future.

Enerplus to Sell ‘Non-strategic’ Williston Basin Asset for $115 Million

Enerplus to Sell ‘Non-strategic’ Williston Basin Asset for $115 Million

The divestiture follows two transformative back-to-back acquisitions made by Enerplus earlier this year in the Williston Basin worth almost $800 million.

Hart Energy’s Unconventional Activity Tracker

Hart Energy Unconventional Activity Tracker (Week of Aug. 30, 2021)

The largest week-over-week changes in the rig count occurred in the Permian Basin and Williston Basin.

Quantum Launches HEQ Deepwater with over $400 Million Commitment

Quantum Launches HEQ Deepwater with over $400 Million Commitment

HEQ Deepwater, a partnership between Quantum and Houston Energy, recently acquired a stake in the Shenandoah deepwater project in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.

US E&P Spotlight: Bakken Reinvented

US E&P Spotlight: Bakken Reinvented

The maturing Bakken play continues to struggle with various challenges following the hit it took as a result of the pandemic. Producers now see it as a cash engine rather than a growth engine.

How Oil Producers Can Attract PE Investors Despite Growing Green Push

How Oil Producers Can Attract PE Investors Despite Growing Green Push

The oil and gas industry went from having a red problem in terms of losing money to a green problem with the “ESG tidal wave,” says Chuck Yates, who currently serves on the Cottonwood Venture Partners advisory board.

New Firm Launches Targeting ‘Historical Under-investment’ in the US Gulf of Mexico

New Firm Launches Targeting ‘Historical Under-investment’ in the US Gulf of Mexico

Esperanza Capital Partners was founded by oil industry veterans David M. Dunwoody Jr. and William H. Goodwin alongside an investment from Cockrell Interests to target the acquisition of energy and infrastructure assets in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.

US Pipeline Groups Seek Reinvention with Carbon Capture Plans

US Pipeline Groups Seek Reinvention with Carbon Capture Plans

However, the “anti-pipe movement” in the U.S., which has derailed a number of oil and gas projects, could pose similar threats to new, large-scale CO₂ pipelines.

Beacon Offshore’s Status Projected to Rise Following Shenandoah Project FID

Beacon Offshore’s Status Projected to Rise Following Shenandoah Project FID

Once onstream, production from Shenandoah is expected to catapult Beacon Offshore Energy from its current position as the 20th-largest producer in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico to the 10th spot, says Wood Mackenzie analyst Mfon Usoro.

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US Shale DUC Count Continues to Plunge

All major U.S. oil- and gas-producing regions, including the Permian Basin, saw declines.

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New Emissions Reporting Tool to Accelerate Decarbonization of the Oil Field

RigCLOUD's new digital tool delivers emissions and performance data to drillers and operators, optimizing engine utilization and reducing their carbon footprint.

The Real Energy Transition to Watch

The Real Energy Transition to Watch

The energy transition revolution is occurring everywhere in the world, but it doesn’t always look like what’s happening in the U.S., says the Baker Institute’s Ken Medlock.

Andros Capital Closes $150 Million JV with Private Permian Basin Operator

Andros Capital Closes $150 Million JV with Private Permian Basin Operator

Andros Capital agreed to fund approximately $150 million to participate in a development drilling program targeting the Spraberry and Wolfcamp formations on MPDC’s Permian Basin position in Midland County, Texas

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of Aug.25, 2021

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including the sale of Basic Energy Services’ California business to Berry in a bankruptcy auction plus Diversified Energy’s continued Haynesville expansion with a $154 million deal.

NAPE 2021 Embraces New Energy Landscape

NAPE 2021 Embraces New Energy Landscape

NAPE joined the energy transition movement with the launch of the Renewable Energy Pavilion at this year’s show.