Unconventional

Rig Counts , Unconventional

Chart: Eastern Rig Count as of April 16, 2021

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

April 16, 2021

Rig Counts , Unconventional

Chart: Gulf Coast Rig Count as of April 16, 2021

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

April 16, 2021

Rig Counts , Unconventional

Chart: Midcontinent, Permian Basin Rig Count as of April 16, 2021

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

April 16, 2021

Rig Counts , Unconventional

Chart: Western Rig Count as of April 16, 2021

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

April 16, 2021

Rig Counts , Unconventional

Hart Energy Unconventional Activity Tracker (Week of April 5, 2021)

The largest change to the U.S. rig count in the last week was in the Anadarko Basin, where six rigs were added—all additions came from previously inactive companies firing up a rig.

April 12, 2021

Unconventional

Bahrain Due to Start Drilling Wells in Offshore Shale Oil Field in Late 2022

The Khaleej al-Bahrain field is estimated to contain at least 80 billion barrels of tight (shale) oil.

April 8, 2021

Unconventional

Colombia Oil Workers Join Anti-fracking Campaign

Commercial development of the deposits is currently not permitted, but the country’s highest administrative court is holding hearings ahead of a final ruling and has allowed pilot projects to go ahead in the meantime.

April 6, 2021

Rig Counts , Unconventional

Hart Energy Unconventional Activity Tracker (Week of April 5, 2021)

The largest week-over-week increase was in the Gulf Coast, where eight new rigs were added, primarily in the Eagle Ford Shale, according to Enverus.

April 5, 2021

Unconventional , Top IP Wells

Updated: Top 12 IP Wells in the Permian Basin

January 2021: Wolfcamp Discovery in Eddy County, N.M., Produces 5,202 bbl of oil, 11.096 MMcf of Gas per Day

April 1, 2021

Unconventional

Colombia Provisionally Approves Exxon Mobil Fracking Pilot Project

With the Platero investigative project, Exxon Mobil becomes the second company to begin a fracking pilot project in Colombia, after majority state-owned oil company Ecopetrol.

April 1, 2021