Unconventional

Unconventional , Top IP Wells

Updated: Top 12 IP Wells in the Marcellus Shale

March 2020: Two Marcellus Wells in Wyoming County, Pa., Flow 84.27 MMcf, 64.31 MMcf per Day

March 25, 2020

Restructurings , Investment , Unconventional , Shale Plays

Oil Crash Poses Extinction Risk for Some Shale Producers

A large part of the oil and gas industry will go into a “financial intensive care unit” over the next few months as shale producers enter survival mode, an expert says.

March 24, 2020

Rig Counts , Unconventional , Shale Plays

Hart Energy’s Unconventional Activity Tracker (Week of March 23, 2020)

The hurricane of in-field activity cutbacks is moving toward landfall. Hart Energy’s Unconventional Activity Tracker fell 11 units, or 2%, this past week led by a nine-unit decline in the Permian Basin. Rig count declines were recorded in most of the major plays although the Marcellus and Utica held steady at zero change versus last week. That story was also true for the liquids-rich plays, and the traditional dry gas plays.

March 23, 2020

Unconventional , Top IP Wells

Updated: Top 12 IP Wells in the Permian Basin

March 2020: Phantom Field-Wolfcamp Discovery By EOG: 8.318 Mbbl Of Oil, 14.702 MMcf Of Gas Per Day

March 23, 2020

Business , Rig Counts , Unconventional , Shale Plays

Rig Counts Begin Falling As Shale Operators Cut Billions In Spending

Survival mode has returned to the oil and gas sector, Wood Mackenzie says.

March 20, 2020

Unconventional , Shale Plays

Oil Price Crash, Coronavirus Add To Challenges For Vaca Muerta Shale

Some Argentinians want to decouple from Brent crude, a benchmark for the country, as development of its prized Vaca Muerta shale assets face continued woes.

March 20, 2020

Unconventional

Oklahoma Producers On Shaky Ground As Oil Price War Hits

It costs about $48.19 a barrel to produce oil in Oklahoma’s SCOOP and STACK shale plays, the highest in the United States, according to a Deutsche Bank analysis.

March 20, 2020

Company Profiles , DUG Bakken and Rockies , Unconventional , Shale Plays

Executive Q&A: Samson Resources’ ‘Last Stand’ In The Powder River Basin

Joe Mills, president and CEO of Samson Resources II, spoke with Hart Energy on why his company chose to go all-in in the Powder River Basin and what Samson learned in other shale plays like the Haynesville.

March 17, 2020

Rig Counts , Unconventional , Shale Plays

Hart Energy’s Unconventional Activity Tracker (Week of March 16, 2020)

This week’s rig count produced a false positive, essentially reporting the activity level in effect shortly before oil markets cratered from the OPEC + dissolution and the ensuing draconian retrenchment in E&P 2020 capex. 

March 16, 2020

Business , Unconventional

Pioneer Natural Resources Chops Spending By 45%, Cuts Rig Count

The Dallas-headquartered Permian Basin player said March 16 it is lowering this year’s drilling, completion and facilities capital budget to between $1.6 billion and $1.8 billion

March 16, 2020