Unconventional

Unconventional , Shale Plays , Well Stimulation

Seismos, Liberty Energy Partner to Provide Real-time Stimulation QC

Seismos and Liberty Energy have partnered to bring the Seismos-MWF QC analytics system to E&P operators to optimize fracture designs and improve overall well performance.

May 4, 2022

Unconventional , Shale Plays , Acquisitions & Divestitures

SilverBow Acquires Sundance, SandPoint in $425 Million A&D Double Play

SilverBow Resources acquires liquids-weighed assets in western Eagle Ford through the acquisitions of Sundance Energy and SandPoint Resources that meaningfully increase SilverBow’s size and scale.

April 14, 2022

Unconventional , Field Development , Shale Plays

Chevron Granted Shale Exploration Concession in Argentina’s Vaca Muerta

In the three-year pilot stage, Chevron plans to invest $65.7 million to drill, complete and commission five horizontal wells in the Vaca Muerta Shale formation. In addition, the oil major will invest $13 million in infrastructure.

April 12, 2022

Unconventional , Shale Plays

INEOS Offers to Develop Test Shale Gas Site in Britain

INEOS will develop a test shale gas site in the U.K. to show the British government that fracking is a safe and local alternative to importing gas from Russia.

April 11, 2022

Unconventional , Shale Plays , Pressure Pumping

Pioneer Natural Resources Extends Pressure Pumping Contract with ProPetro

ProPetro and Pioneer Natural Resources amended their pressure pumping services agreement to update the terms and conditions of the partnership.

April 4, 2022

Business , Unconventional , Shale Plays

The Permian Pursuit

Can the Permian Basin–the most prolific basin in the U.S.—turn on a dime, or $100 oil?

April 1, 2022

Unconventional , Shale Plays

E&P Spotlight: Alpine High Revisited

RED President Steve Hendrickson looks back at the development of the Alpine High discovery in the southern Delaware Basin and what would need to improve to make the Permian shale play viable.

March 31, 2022

Unconventional , Shale Plays , Acquisitions & Divestitures

Vermilion Energy Acquires Leucrotta Exploration for CA$477 Million

As part of the acquisition, Vermilion Energy will transfer a portion of the Leucrotta land base and approximately CA$43.5 million of cash to a new company which will be managed by the existing Leucrotta team.

March 30, 2022

Unconventional , Field Development , Shale Plays

PetroChina Taps Shale Oil in Aging Western China Field

After achieving breakthroughs in shale oil explorations, top Chinese oil and gas major PetroChina now aims to build a pilot zone to pump one million tonnes of crude a year by 2025, parent company CNPC says.

March 29, 2022

Unconventional , Health, Safety & Environment

Colombia Environmental Authority Approves First Fracking Pilot Project

The approval for the Kale project, located in the northeastern municipality of Puerto Wilches, is the first for a fracking pilot project in Colombia.

March 28, 2022