Arctic

Highlights , Shale Plays

E&P Plus: November 2020 US Drilling Activity Highlights

Check out the latest oil and gas drilling activity highlights across the U.S. featured in the November issue of E&P Plus including a Purple Sage Field-Wolfcamp well in New Mexico, a Haynesville Shale producer in Louisiana’s Sabine Parish and an Ascent Resources Utica Shale discovery.

November 25, 2020

Exploration & Production , Policy & Regulations

US Moves to Loosen Safety Rules for Arctic Ocean Oil Drilling

The proposal would revise a suite of Obama-era rules crafted to improve safety in the extreme conditions of the Arctic after a Shell drilling rig ran aground there in 2012.

November 19, 2020

Exploration & Production , Policy & Regulations , Lease Sales

Trump Administration Pushes to Sell Alaska Oil Leases Pre-Biden Inauguration

The Trump Administration will take key steps to finalize a sale of oil drilling leases in the sensitive Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) in Alaska just before Democrat Joseph Biden becomes president.

November 13, 2020

Field Development

Equinor Advances Plans to Develop Arctic Wisting Oil Discovery

Wisting, Norway’s northernmost oil discovery, is estimated to hold about 440 million barrels of oil equivalent.

November 12, 2020

Highlights , Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (Nov. 6, 2020)

Marcellus shale producers recently completed by Chevron and Southwestern Energy plus an offshore oil discovery in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico by LLOG Exploration top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

November 6, 2020

Highlights , Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (Oct. 9, 2020)

88 Energy wildcat encounters pay on the Alaska North Slope plus recent Marcellus Shale completions in Pennsylvania’s Susquehanna County by Chesapeake Energy and Cabot Oil & Gas top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

October 9, 2020

Exploration & Production , Acquisitions & Divestitures

Lundin Energy Doubles Down on Arctic Oil with Idemitsu Deal

Sweden’s Lundin Energy will buy stakes in several oil discoveries in the Barents Sea from Japan’s Idemitsu in a $125 million deal, Lundin said Oct. 5.

October 5, 2020

Highlights , Shale Plays

E&P Plus: September 2020 US Drilling Activity Highlights

Check out the latest oil and gas drilling activity highlights across the U.S. featured in the September issue of E&P Plus including Occidental Petroleum Bone Spring discoveries plus Marcellus Shale wells completed by Chevron.

September 23, 2020

Highlights , Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (Sept. 18, 2020)

XTO Energy’s results from a Wolfcamp Shale completion in Loving, Texas, plus an oil and gas discovery announced by BP in the Gulf of Mexico top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

September 18, 2020

Highlights , Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (Sept. 3, 2020)

A Wolfcamp Shale discovery by EOG Resources plus Ovintiv announces results from horizontal Woodford wells from two pads in Oklahoma’s McClain County top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

September 3, 2020