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


Top 12 Recent Gulf of Mexico Discoveries

November 2020: Mississippi Canyon Block 794 discovery by Beacon Offshore Energy

November 23, 2020

Exploration & Production , Lease Sales

Oil, Gas Lease Sale Results Show GoM’s Staying Power

Nearly $121 million in high bids were placed on blocks offered during the Nov. 18 U.S. Gulf of Mexico lease sale.

November 18, 2020

Exploration & Production , Lease Sales

US Schedules First 2021 GoM Lease Sale for March

Lease Sale 257 would be the first of 2021 and the eighth offshore sale of the current Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program.

November 17, 2020

Exploration & Production , Policy & Regulations

Panel Mulls ‘What If’ Scenarios for Offshore Oil Under Biden Administration

As analysts ponder what regulatory changes could unfold, offshore players ‘stand ready to work with policymakers.’

November 12, 2020

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of Nov. 11, 2020

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including the merger of Denver-Julesburg Basin producers Bonanza Creek Energy and HighPoint Resources in a $376 million deal.

November 11, 2020

Public Capital , Earnings , Exploration & Production , Emissions , Shale Plays

Occidental Caps 2021 Spending, Sets Net-Zero Emissions Target

Occidental is returning drilling rigs to work in the Permian Basin in the southwestern U.S. and in Colorado this quarter, and returned a drillship to the Gulf of Mexico in early October.

November 10, 2020

Deepwater , Acquisitions & Divestitures

Hess Completes $505 Million Sale of Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Field

BHP, operator of the Shenzie Field, had agreed in early October to the acquisition of Hess’ 28% working interest in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico field for $505 million.

November 9, 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


McDermott Ships Second Batch of MODEC FPSO Modules

McDermott International Ltd. revealed the second shipment of topside modules for a FPSO unit for MODEC Inc. (MODEC) on Nov. 5.

November 6, 2020