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Highlights, Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (May 29, 2020)

Exxon Mobil’s latest find offshore Guyana and three extended-reach, horizontal producers completed by Gulfport Energy from a Grady County pad in Oklahoma top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

May 29, 2020

Rig Counts, Unconventional

Chart: Gulf Coast Rig Count As Of May 29, 2020

Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas RRC Dist. 1, 2, 3, 4., 5, 6, inland, offshore

May 29, 2020

Rig Counts, Unconventional

Chart: Western Rig Count As of May 29, 2020

California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Utah and Wyoming

May 29, 2020

Rig Counts, Unconventional

Chart: Midcontinent, Permian Basin Rig Count As Of May 29, 2020

Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas Dist. 7B, 7C, 8, 8A, 9, 10

May 29, 2020

Rig Counts, Unconventional

Chart: Eastern Rig Count As Of May 29, 2020

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

May 29, 2020

Lease Sales

Marketed: EnerVest Nonop Nora Field Natural Gas Opportunity

EnerVest Energy Institutional Fund XIV-1A LP has retained Detring Energy Advisors to market for sale a 15% nonoperated position in its Nora Field assets located in Virginia and West Virginia.

May 28, 2020

Methane, Emissions, Shale Plays, Technology

E&P Operator Solutions: Methane Measurement Understanding the Big Picture

By establishing a good strategy for emissions management, oil and gas operators can bring an end to the never-ending chase of identifying and fixing leaky systems.

May 28, 2020

Company Profiles, Exploration & Production, Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), Natural Gas, Shale Plays, Trends

PATH FORWARD: Comstock Resources’ John Jacobi on Haynesville, Natural Gas Outlook

John Jacobi, non-executive director at Comstock Resources, says tough times are ahead but the oil and gas industry could benefit from getting a little smaller.

May 28, 2020

Public Capital, Shale Plays, Technology

Basic Energy Services Consolidates US Lower 48 Operations

Similar to its peers in the service sector, Basic Energy Services has made moves over the past several months to protect its balance sheet as oil and gas operators slam the brakes on activity.

May 27, 2020

Exploration & Production, Drilling, Completions

E&P Drilling Tech Spotlight: Enhancing Mud Cleaning for Better Wellbore Zonal Isolation

A new high-performance spacer fluid delivers success in mud removal and thermal stability downhole.

May 27, 2020