Arctic

Highlights , Shale Plays

Best Of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (March 20, 2020)

Results from two exploratory tests in the Powder River Basin and the first horizontal completion reported in a Central Basin Platform field top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

March 20, 2020

Investment , Exploration & Production , Health, Safety & Environment

Wall St. Backs Away From Arctic Drilling Amid Alaska Political Heat

Three banks say they will not finance drilling, even as Trump administration lowers barriers.  

March 3, 2020

Business , Exploration & Production

Alaska Oil: Polar Regress

Even with giant deals, massive oil discoveries and a move west of its legacy fields, Alaska begins 2020 looking to pick up the slack from production declines, debt and the threat of higher taxes.

February 25, 2020

Trends

Energy A&D Transactions From The Week Of Feb.19, 2020

Here’s a snapshot of energy deals from the past week including a $22.5 million bolt-on acquisition by Laredo Petroleum to its Midland Basin position.

February 19, 2020

Highlights , Shale Plays

Best Of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (Feb. 14, 2020)

Chesapeake high-volume Marcellus, Haynesville completions plus Continental Middle Bakken discoveries and Alaska North Slope delineation tests by ConocoPhillips top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

February 14, 2020

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends

Energy A&D Transactions From The Week Of Feb.12, 2020

Here’s a snapshot of energy deals from the past week including Peregrine’s acquisition of Alaska North Slope assets from Apollo-backed Caelus Energy.

February 12, 2020

Exploration & Production , International , Health, Safety & Environment

Greenpeace Loses Norway Arctic Oil Lawsuit Appeal

The lawsuit is seen as part of an emerging branch of law worldwide where plaintiffs seek to use a nation's founding principles to make the case for curbing emissions.

January 23, 2020

Exploration & Production

Eni’s Goliat Oil Field Output Cut By Technical Issues in 2019

The field has experienced long unplanned outages during its first years of operation, with Norwegian authorities forcing Eni to temporarily shut the field due to safety issues in one instance.

January 16, 2020

Field Development

Lundin Scales Back Ambitions For Arctic Oilfield Development

The Swedish company said on Jan. 13 it had cut its resources estimate for the Alta oil discovery in the Barents Sea and no longer saw Alta and the nearby Gohta find as commercially viable for joint field development.

January 13, 2020

Highlights

Best Of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (Jan. 3, 2020)

Stack Play Meramec producers, EOG Wolfcamp completions and a Utica Shale well by Ascent Resources tops this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

January 3, 2020