United States

People , Exploration & Production

Forty Under 40: Sean Iago, Native Exploration Holdings LLC

Today’s featured Forty Under 40 honoree is Sean Iago, vice president of A&D and business development at Native Exploration Holdings LLC who helped to organically and rapidly build a 27,000 net acre leasehold position in the Anadarko Basin.

November 24, 2020

Legislation , Drilling

Colorado Regulators Approve Tougher Rules for New Oil, Gas Wells

Colorado’s oil and gas regulator on Nov. 23 approved tougher permitting rules for new oil and gas wells, including requiring a 2,000-ft (610 m) separation between wells and homes or public spaces, from the current 500-foot setback.

November 23, 2020

People , Shale Plays

Forty Under 40: Megan Hays, Concho Resources

Today’s featured Forty Under 40 honoree is Megan P. Hays, vice president of investor relations and public affairs at Concho Resources who pioneered the Permian Basin-focused operator’s sustainability strategy.

November 23, 2020


Enbridge Begins Construction of New Solar Facility in Pennsylvania

Operations are expected to begin second-quarter 2021, the company said in a statement.

November 20, 2020

Rig Counts

US Drillers Add Gas Rigs, Oil Rig Count Falls

U.S. oil rigs fell five to 231 this week, while gas rigs gained three to 76, their highest since July, according to Baker Hughes data.

November 20, 2020

Exploration & Production , Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (Nov. 20, 2020)

Five Eagle Ford Shale wells completed in Gonzales County, Texas, by EOG Resources Inc. plus a Wolfcamp well tested by Devon Energy and results from Oxy USA’s Purple Sage Field discovery in New Mexico’s Eddy County top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

November 20, 2020

Infrastructure , Construction , Pipelines

Court Allows Equitrans to Keep Building Mountain Valley Pipeline

Motion to stay a permit is rejected for the natural gas pipe.

November 20, 2020

People , Exploration & Production , Shale Plays

Forty Under 40: Zachary Hart, Indigo Natural Resources

Today’s featured Forty Under 40 honoree is Zachary Hart, senior vice president of A&D and reservoir engineering at Indigo Natural Resources, which is one of the largest private natural gas producers in the U.S.

November 20, 2020

Rig Counts , Unconventional

Chart: Eastern Rig Count as of November 20, 2020

Alabama. Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia

November 20, 2020