Unconventional

Unconventional , Discoveries , Shale Plays

Torchlight Energy Strikes Oil, Gas At Orogrande Test Well

The oil producer said it expects the new field—The Upper Pennsylvanian Silt (WolfPenn)—to be an oil-rich reservoir with significant volumes of gas as well.

February 25, 2020

Unconventional , Field Development , Shale Plays

Saudi Aramco Launches Largest Shale Gas Development Outside US

Saudi Arabia fought a price war aimed at putting the U.S. shale industry out of business just six years ago, which ultimately failed. Now, the country has adopted the techniques developed in U.S. fields.

February 24, 2020

Unconventional , Conventional , Drilling , Completions

Acoustic Imaging Tool Provides 360-degree Downhole View

The approach leverages sound waves to give operators eyes inside their wellbores.

February 24, 2020

Rig Counts , Unconventional

Hart Energy's Unconventional Activity Tracker

Hart Energy's exclusive rig counts measure drilling intensity. They exclude units classified as rigging up or rigging down, and also exclude rigs drilling injection wells, disposal wells or geothermal wells. They are designed to offer the most accurate picture of what is actually occurring in the field.

February 24, 2020

Unconventional , Shale Plays

Argentina’s Energy Bust Spawns ‘Ghost Town’ In Prized Vaca Muerta

The success of Vaca Muerta is key for this South American nation that has failed for decades to break free of cyclical crises and is grappling with inflation above 50% and a $100-billion pile of sovereign debt.

February 21, 2020

Rig Counts , Unconventional

Chart: Eastern Rig Count As Of February 21, 2020

Alabama. Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia

February 21, 2020

Rig Counts , Unconventional

Chart: Gulf Coast Rig Count As Of February 21, 2020

Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas RRC Dist. 1, 2, 3, 4., 5, 6, inland, offshore

February 21, 2020

Rig Counts , Unconventional

Chart: Midcontinent, Permian Basin Rig Count As Of February 21, 2020

Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas Dist. 7B, 7C, 8, 8A, 9, 10

February 21, 2020

Rig Counts , Unconventional

Chart: Western Rig Count As of February 21, 2020

California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Utah and Wyoming

February 21, 2020

Public Capital , Unconventional , Shale Plays

Eagle Ford Producer Lonestar Achieves Record Growth In 2019

As of year-end 2019, Lonestar Resources said it had increased its proved reserves to a record 100.6 million barrels of oil equivalent, all of which are located in the Eagle Ford Shale.

February 20, 2020