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Infrastructure, Health, Safety & Environment, Construction, Pipelines

Despite DAPL Setback, Energy Transfer Vows to Keep Fighting

A day after Dominion and Duke canceled the Atlantic Coast Pipeline as litigation mounted, the industry again finds itself confounded by permitting issues.

July 7, 2020

Rig Counts, Unconventional, Shale Plays

Hart Energy Unconventional Activity Tracker (Week of July 6, 2020)

U.S. rig count down from previous week while crude futures jump 200% over the past 10 weeks.

July 6, 2020

Infrastructure, Shale Plays, Pipelines

US Court Orders Dakota Access Oil Pipeline to be Shut Down, Emptied

DAPL is the largest oil pipeline running out of North Dakota’s Bakken shale basin and Native American tribes and environmental groups have long protested the line's construction.

July 6, 2020

Business, Private Equity, Exploration & Production, Shale Plays, Acquisitions & Divestitures, Trends

Private Reserves: An Outlook from Private Oil Producers

Zero- and lightly levered private operators throughout U.S. oil basins are on the lookout to buy—and not just where they operate currently. These five producers—in Wyoming, Oklahoma, Colorado and South Texas—share their plans.

July 6, 2020

Construction, Pipelines

Dominion, Duke Energy Cancel Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Dominion Energy and Duke Energy on July 5 announced the cancellation of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline due to ongoing delays and increasing cost uncertainty which threatens the economic viability of the project.

July 5, 2020

Restructurings, Public Capital, Exploration & Production, Shale Plays

Rosehill Resources to Join Growing Number of E&P Bankruptcies

“After exploring all strategic and financial options available to Rosehill,” CEO David French said the company agreed to a restructuring plan with its major creditors, which includes filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, .

July 3, 2020

Rig Counts, Unconventional

Chart: Midcontinent, Permian Basin Rig Count As Of July 3, 2020

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

July 3, 2020

Rig Counts, Unconventional

Chart: Eastern Rig Count As Of July 3, 2020

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

July 3, 2020

Rig Counts, Unconventional

Chart: Gulf Coast Rig Count As Of July 3, 2020

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

July 3, 2020

Rig Counts, Unconventional

Chart: Western Rig Count As of July 3, 2020

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

July 3, 2020