More Top Stories in Shale Plays

Public Capital, Shale Plays, Mergers

Whiting, Oasis Petroleum Become Chord Energy as Merger Closes

The new company, Chord Energy based in Houston, has a premier Williston Basin position with top tier assets across approximately 972,000 net acres and a pledge to return 60% of its free cash flow to shareholders.

July 1, 2022

Lease Sales

Marketed: North Dakota Waterloods, Bottineau and Renville Counties

A private seller retained Energy Advisors Group (EAG) for the sale of certain Williston Basin operated assets located in Bottineau and Renville counties, North Dakota.

July 1, 2022

Company Profiles, Shale Plays

BP’s Dave Lawler C-suite Chat: Work That Matters

Four years after picking up a Haynesville, Eagle Ford and Delaware Basin package for $10.5 billion, BPX Energy is delivering $1 billion a year in free cash flow to parent BP Plc. CEO Dave Lawler spoke with Oil and Gas Investor Executive Editor-at-large Nissa Darbonne on the company’s 2022 outlook and more.

July 1, 2022

Business, Shale Plays, Acquisitions & Divestitures

Citizen Energy Sees ‘Dominant Footprint’ Following Latest Midcontinent Acquisition

Following the acquisition of Red Bluff Resources and Bricktown Energy, Citizen Energy’s Midcontinent position now encompasses 326,000 net acres, 98% HBP.

July 1, 2022

Shale Plays, Construction, Pipelines

Equitrans to Complete Mountain Valley Natgas Pipeline in 2023

Mountain Valley—the only big gas pipe under construction in Appalachia—is one of several U.S. pipeline projects delayed by regulatory and legal fights with environmental and local groups.

June 30, 2022

Lease Sales

Marketed: Delaware, Midland Basin Mineral/Royalty Opportunity

An undisclosed seller retained EnergyNet Indigo for the sale of a Permian Basin mineral and royalty opportunity across New Mexico’s Eddy and Lea counties and Howard, Martin and Midland counties in West Texas.

June 30, 2022

People, Shale Plays

Civitas Resources Names Former Concho Exec Travis Counts as Chief Legal Officer

In conjunction with the retirement of the company’s general counsel and secretary Cyrus “Skip” Marter, the Civitas Resources board of directors appointed Travis Counts as the new chief legal officer and secretary.

June 30, 2022

Unconventional, Shale Plays, Acquisitions & Divestitures

Ranger Oil Racks Up Six ‘Bolt-on’ Acquisitions Worth $110 Million

Ranger Oil added three “bolt-on” acquisitions in the Eagle Ford Shale, bringing the total of all-cash transactions signed in the second quarter to six worth a combined $110 million.

June 30, 2022

Shale Plays, Pipelines

Kinder Morgan Reaches FID on Permian Highway Pipeline Expansion Project

Permian Pipeline, jointly owned by Kinder Morgan, Kinetik Holdings and ExxonMobil subsidiaries, will proceed with its expansion project across the state of Texas.

June 30, 2022

Field Development, Shale Plays

PDC Energy Receives Approval of Broe Project in D-J Basin

PDC Energy continues to receive permit approvals to develop wells in Weld County, Colo., as it had its third Oil and Gas Development Plan permit approved in the past year.

June 30, 2022