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Infrastructure, Pipelines

Nebraska Court Affirms Keystone XL Route

TC Energy’s oil pipeline route was already approved by the state’s Public Service Commission.

August 23, 2019

Shale Plays, Pipelines

Bakken Oil Pipeline Flows Hit Six-Month High As Rail To East Coast Drops

Two new pipelines transporting crude from the Permian Basin of West Texas and New Mexico to the coast have reduced flows from West Texas to Cushing, traders and analysts said.

August 23, 2019

Highlights

Best Of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (Aug. 23, 2019)

A Powder River Basin discovery by Chesapeake, LLOG files Gulf of Mexico plan and a triple-lateral horizontal completion in South Texas top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world. 

August 23, 2019

Rig Counts, Unconventional

Chart: Gulf Coast Rig Count As Of August 23, 2019

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

August 23, 2019

Rig Counts, Unconventional

Chart: Western Rig Count As of August 23, 2019

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

August 23, 2019

Rig Counts, Unconventional

Chart: Midcontinent, Permian Basin Rig Count As Of August 23, 2019

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

August 23, 2019

Rig Counts, Unconventional

Chart: Eastern Rig Count As Of August 23, 2019

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

August 23, 2019

Unconventional, Shale Plays

Permian Basin’s ‘Overlooked,’ ‘Emerging’ Plays

The owner and president of a Midland, Texas-based oil company shared insight during a presentation on the Permian Basin’s journey from conventional to unconventional.

August 22, 2019

Private Equity, Shale Plays, Water Management, Acquisitions & Divestitures, Midstream

H2O Midstream Adds Sabalo’s Water Assets To Growing Permian Position

Concurrent with the Sabalo acquisition, EIV Capital and multiple co-investors “substantially increased” their equity commitment for H2O Midstream to pursue additional growth in the Permian Basin.

August 22, 2019

Earnings

Santos First-Half Profit Soars On Higher Output, Quadrant Buy

Australia's No. 2 independent gas producer Santos Ltd on Thursday posted a 89% jump in half-year profit, boosted by its acquisition of Quadrant Energy and strong output from its Cooper Basin fields in South Australia.

August 21, 2019