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Shale Plays, Field Development, Video Coverage, Super DUG

Apache CEO: Longer Laterals Expected as Permian Enters New Era

With more than a decade of development in the Midland and Delaware basins, there are more limitations that operators will have to work around, said Apache Corp. CEO John Christmann at Hart Energy's SUPER DUG Conference & Expo.  

May 17, 2024

Acquisitions & Divestitures, Business, Shale Plays

Could Crescent, SilverBow Buy More in South Texas After $2.1B Deal?

The combination of Crescent Energy and SilverBow Resources will yield one of the Eagle Ford’s top producers—and the pro forma E&P could look to gobble up more acreage in South Texas after closing.

May 17, 2024

Discoveries, Field Development, Exploration & Production

Empire Petroleum’s Williston Drilling Program Identifies New Zones

Empire Petroleum provided updates on its Williston Basin development drilling program in its first quarter 2024 earnings results.

May 16, 2024

Acquisitions & Divestitures, Exploration & Production, Super DUG

Diamondback’s Van’t Hof Plays Coy on Potential Delaware Divestiture

Diamondback Energy’s President and CFO Kaes Van't Hof also addressed new Permian exploration and the lack of “fun” dealing with the FTC on its deal to buy Endeavor Energy Resources.

May 16, 2024

Acquisitions & Divestitures, Field Development, Emerging Plays, Emissions, Super DUG, Shale Plays

Permian Powerhouse: Apache Doubles Down on Core Assets After Callon Acquisition

Apache CEO John Christmann detailed plans for the Permian Basin and Suriname during the SUPER DUG Conference & Expo.

May 16, 2024

Acquisitions & Divestitures

Crescent Energy to Buy Eagle Ford’s SilverBow for $2.1 Billion

Crescent Energy’s acquisition of SilverBow Resources will create the second largest Eagle Ford Shale E&P with production of about 250,000 boe/d, the companies said.

May 16, 2024

Exploration & Production, Shale Plays

ConocoPhillips: Permian Basin a ‘Growth Engine’ for Lower 48

ConocoPhillips views the Permian Basin as a “growth engine” within its Lower 48 portfolio, the company’s Midland Basin Vice President Nick McKenna said during Hart Energy’s SUPER DUG event in Fort Worth.

May 15, 2024

Mergers, Exploration & Production, Shale Plays

SUPER DUG: Diamondback's Van't Hof Talks Endeavor Merger, Future of Legacy Delaware Acreage

The SUPER DUG Conference & Expo is in full swing in Fort Worth, Texas, and speaker Diamondback President Kaes Van’t Hof is with Hart Energy's Jordan Blum to talk about Diamondback's pending merger with Endeavor Energy Resources, development philosophies going forward and future plans in the Delaware. 

May 15, 2024

Acquisitions & Divestitures, Investment, Shale Plays, Exploration & Production

Minerals Market Growing But Needs More Scale, Consolidation

The market value of public minerals and royalties companies has doubled since 2019—but the sector needs to grow even larger to attract generalist investors into the fray, experts say.

May 15, 2024

International, Natural Gas, Crude Oil

BP CEO: Final Permian Processing Facility to Come Online by Mid-year

BPX Energy, BP’s Houston-based subsidiary, plans to bring on its fourth and last Permian Basin processing facility in mid-year 2025, CEO Murray Auchincloss said.

May 14, 2024