More Top Stories in Shale Plays

Private Equity, Shale Plays, Acquisitions & Divestitures

NGP’s Elk Range Royalty Acquires Core Permian Basin Position

Elk Range Royalties recently said it acquired certain Permian Basin royalty interests from an undisclosed seller evenly split between the Delaware and Midland basins.

October 18, 2021

Rig Counts, Shale Plays

Hart Energy Unconventional Activity Tracker (Week of Oct. 18, 2021)

The Permian Basin led the way in the increase, adding seven rigs in the last week to reach 241, while Appalachia and the Gulf Coast also gained rigs. The Williston Basin had the largest drop though.

October 18, 2021

Lease Sales

Marketed: Merit Energy Anadarko Basin Nonop, Mineral/Royalty Position

Merit Energy Co. retained PetroDivest Advisors for the sale of its oil and gas nonoperated working interest and mineral and royalty interest concentrated in the core of the Anadarko Basin.

October 18, 2021

Shale Plays, Acquisitions & Divestitures, Joint Ventures, Gathering & Processing

Diamondback’s Rattler Midstream Acquires $104 Million Stake in Midland Basin JV

Rattler Midstream acquired a minority interest in a gas gathering and processing JV servicing the Midland Basin where Diamondback Energy is deploying a majority of its development capital.

October 15, 2021

Lease Sales

Marketed: Chisholm Oil & Gas STACK Nonop Opportunity

Chisholm Oil & Gas retained Stephens Inc. for the sale of a nonoperated opportunity in the STACK play of Oklahoma, the majority of which is located in Kingfisher County.

October 15, 2021

Lease Sales

Marketed: Jetstream Royalty Partners Delaware Basin Position

Jetstream Royalty Partners retained TenOaks Energy Advisors as its exclusive adviser in connection with the sale of its Delaware Basin royalty properties in New Mexico and West Texas.

October 15, 2021

Highlights, Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (Oct. 15, 2021)

Several Wolfcamp Shale discoveries by Pioneer in the Midland Basin and Devon in the Delaware, plus Marcellus well completions by the recently merged Coterra Energy and a giant gas find in the Black Sea top this week’s oil and gas drilling activity highlights from around the world.

October 15, 2021

Rig Counts, Unconventional

Chart: Midcontinent, Permian Basin Rig Count as of October 15, 2021

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

October 15, 2021

Rig Counts, Unconventional

Chart: Eastern Rig Count as of October 15, 2021

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

October 15, 2021

Rig Counts, Unconventional

Chart: Gulf Coast Rig Count as of October 15, 2021

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

October 15, 2021