Unconventional , Shale Plays , Acquisitions & Divestitures

Ranger Oil Racks Up Six ‘Bolt-on’ Acquisitions Worth $110 Million

Ranger Oil added three “bolt-on” acquisitions in the Eagle Ford Shale, bringing the total of all-cash transactions signed in the second quarter to six worth a combined $110 million.

June 30, 2022

Company Profiles , Unconventional , Shale Plays

Anschutz Exploration Shares Secret to Powder River Basin Success

Anschutz Exploration CEO Joe DeDominic shared the private producer’s strategy how to succeed in the Powder River Basin at Hart Energy’s DUG Bakken and Rockies conference.

June 29, 2022

Unconventional , Shale Plays

A Shale Booster Shot: Refracs Rise as Cheap Way to Lift US Oil Output

Shale producers in the U.S. are looking at refracking wells as a means to produce oil on a budget to offset the global oil shortage.

June 27, 2022

Unconventional , Energy Transition

Baker Hughes, Cairn to Produce Geothermal Energy from Oil and Gas Assets

Cairn Oil & Gas is partnering with Baker Hughes to co-produce geothermal energy from its repurposed hydrocarbon wells and offset greenhouse gases, moving forward with its commitment to be a net-zero company by 2050.

June 24, 2022

Unconventional , ESG , Shale Plays

‘Lots of Running Room’ Left in Marcellus Shale—with One Caveat

“There’s lots of running room” in the Marcellus Shale for operators developing from an ESG perspective, Randall Wright, president of Wright & Co Inc., told DUG East attendees.

June 21, 2022

Unconventional , International , Shale Plays

Colombia Higher Court Rules Fracking Pilot Projects Can Go Ahead

Majority state-owned Colombian oil company Ecopetrol and U.S. partner Exxon Mobil Corp. are undertaking both pilot fracking projects, with Ecopetrol serving as operator.

June 3, 2022

Unconventional , Shale Plays , Technology

Tall City Exploration’s ‘Simple’ Yet Technical Permian Basin Approach

Tall City Exploration CEO Mike Oestmann divulges the Permian producer’s recipe for success and why he believes the company has only “scratched the surface” so far in the southern Delaware Basin.

May 31, 2022

DUG Haynesville , Unconventional , Shale Plays

DUG Haynesville: BPX Energy Using Data to Drive Shale Performance

BPX Energy is driving innovation in the Haynesville Shale by thinking differently and “smarter,” executive Kyle Koontz told DUG Haynesville attendees.

May 30, 2022

DUG Permian , Unconventional , Drilling

Popularity for Longer Laterals Grows in Permian Basin

With inflation playing a sizable role in Permian Basin operators’ spending, longer laterals could be a solution to offsetting inflationary costs, says Rystad’s Cole Wolf.

May 23, 2022

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