Unconventional

Business , Unconventional , Shale Plays

US Shale Reinvestment Rate Falls

Analysts say the recent wave of consolidation among shale producers could also eventually lead to the end of U.S. tight oil’s growth story.

October 23, 2020

Rig Counts , Unconventional

Chart: Eastern Rig Count as of October 23, 2020

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

October 23, 2020

Rig Counts , Unconventional

Chart: Gulf Coast Rig Count as of October 23, 2020

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

October 23, 2020

Rig Counts , Unconventional

Chart: Midcontinent, Permian Basin Rig Count as of October 23, 2020

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

October 23, 2020

Rig Counts , Unconventional

Chart: Western Rig Count as of October 23, 2020

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

October 23, 2020

Rig Counts , Unconventional , Shale Plays

Hart Energy Unconventional Activity Tracker (Week of Oct. 19, 2020)

Rig count is up 13% in the last month. The most significant weekly rig increases by major basin were in the Permian (up four to 129), Gulf Coast (up four to 31) and Appalachia (up three to 35).

October 19, 2020

Unconventional , Policy & Regulations , Shale Plays

Argentina Wants $5 Billion Investment to Boost Vaca Muerta Production

The plan unveiled on Oct. 15 aims to substitute natural gas production for imports, savings some $5.6 billion, the government said.

October 16, 2020

Unconventional , Policy & Regulations

Argentina Readies Gas Plan to Spur Vaca Muerta

Argentine President Alberto Fernández will travel to the remote region to officially present the plan on Oct. 15, the energy secretariat said in a statement.

October 15, 2020

Unconventional , Shale Plays

China’s Sinopec Raises Shale Gas Reserve Size in Sichuan Basin

China Petroleum and Chemical Corp. said on Oct. 15 that it has added newly proven shale gas geological reserves of 191.83 billion cubic meters (Bcm) at the Fuling gas field in the Sichuan Basin.

October 15, 2020

Rig Counts , Unconventional , Shale Plays

Hart Energy Unconventional Activity Tracker (Week of Oct. 12, 2020)

Since the week-over-week rig count from Sept. 30, the total tally of oil and gas rigs operating has increased by 17. According to Enverus, the rig count is up 12% in the last month, but down 64% in the last year.

October 12, 2020