Arctic

Discoveries

Equinor, Partners Find Oil At Sputnik In Barents Sea

The well, drilled to a vertical depth of 1,569 m below the seabed by the West Hercules semisubmersible rig, encountered a 15-m oil column in a Triassic sandstone reservoir, Equinor said in a news release.

August 20, 2019

Highlights

Best Of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (Aug. 9, 2019)

Powder River Basin exploratory tests, Continental Resources Meramec well and an offshore Norway discovery top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.  

August 9, 2019

Unconventional , Reservoir Evaluation , Highlights , Discoveries , Shale Plays

Best Of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (July 12, 2019)

Cimarex Meramec wells, Marathon Three Forks discoveries plus ConocoPhillips Alaska drilling permits top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

July 12, 2019

Private Equity , Company Profiles , Exploration & Production , Shale Plays

The Top 100 Private E&Ps

Producing 6.5 million barrels equivalent per day, these 100 private producers represent the best of the U.S. oil and gas industry.

July 12, 2019

Trends

A&D Transactions From The Week Of July 10, 2019

Here’s a snapshot of energy deals from the past week including Encana’s sale of Newfield Arkoma assets plus the roughly $1.3 billion sale of Appalachia assets by TC Energy.

July 10, 2019

Lease Sales

On The Market Quicklist (Week Of July 10, 2019)

Here’s a quicklist of oil and gas assets on the market including QEP Resources assets in Wyoming plus a southern Midland Basin acreage position.

July 10, 2019

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) , Tankers

Arctic Sea Route Opens Fo Summer With First Yamal LNG Cargo

A liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker carrying a cargo from the Yamal LNG plant has spent this week making its way through Arctic waters north of Russia towards Asia, marking the first voyage of the 2019 summer season across the Northern Sea Route.

July 5, 2019

Trends

A&D Transactions From The Week Of July 3, 2019

Here’s a snapshot of energy deals from the past week including W&T Offshore’s $200 million acquisition of Exxon Mobil assets plus an Alaska deal between Oil Search and Armstrong.

July 3, 2019

Lease Sales

On The Market Quicklist (Week Of July 3, 2019)

Here’s a quicklist of oil and gas assets on the market including multi-state override and mineral interests located in the Permian and Powder River basins plus a horizontal Cotton Valley opportunity.

July 3, 2019

Public Capital , Exploration & Production , Acquisitions & Divestitures

Oil Search Makes Eleventh-Hour Deal For Armstrong’s Massive Alaska Discovery

In total, Oil Search will have spent $850 million to buy Armstrong Oil and Gas’ stake in a massive North Slope discovery the Denver-based independent made with Repsol in 2017.

July 2, 2019