More Top Stories in Shale Plays

Lease Sales

Marketed: Pivotal Petroleum Partners Arkoma Basin Sale

Pivotal Petroleum Partners retained TenOaks Energy Advisors for the sale of certain nonoperated properties located in the liquids-rich core of the Arkoma Basin in Oklahoma.

January 21, 2022

Shale Plays, Acquisitions & Divestitures

Evolution Petroleum Enters Williston Basin with Nonop Deal

Evolution Petroleum closed the acquisition of 50% of certain interests held by privately-owned Foundation Energy Management within the Williston Basin for $25.9 million.

January 21, 2022

Lease Sales

Marketed: Stewart Family Foundation D-J Basin Producing, Undeveloped Minerals

Stewart Family Foundation retained Meagher Energy Advisors for the sale of producing and undeveloped minerals within the core of the D-J Basin in Colorado’s Weld County.

January 21, 2022

People, Shale Plays

Encino Acquisition Partners Co-founder, Executive Chairman John Pinkerton Retires

John H. Pinkerton co-founded Encino Acquisition Partners in 2017 following a 22-year career as president and CEO of Range Resources Corp.

January 21, 2022

Earnings, Drilling

Schlumberger's Profit Jumps as Higher Oil Prices Spur Drilling Demand

Schlumberger's fourth-quarter adjusted net income rose to $587 million, or 41 cents per share, above Wall Street estimates of 39 cents per share, according to Refinitiv IBES.

January 21, 2022

Exploration & Production, Shale Plays

Permian Basin: High Oil Price Breathes New Life into US Shale

The 2020 price drop almost killed the U.S. industry, but oil production has since rebounded to record levels—led by the Permian Basin—despite political pressure. Still, will OPEC end the Permian party?

January 21, 2022

Natural Gas, Policy & Regulations

Texas Cold Snap Arrives as RRC Says Natgas Industry is Ready

The Texas Railroad Commission, which oversees the state’s gas industry, said in a release on Jan. 19 that about 98% of the facilities its inspectors visited since the end of last summer were already winterized.

January 20, 2022

Lease Sales

Marketed: Samson Oil and Gas Williston Basin Acquisition Opportunity

Samson Oil and Gas USA Inc. retained BOK Financial Securities for the sale of producing properties in Montana and North Dakota in the Williston Basin.

January 20, 2022

Lease Sales

Marketed: Ichor Energy Operated Conventional Oil Assets

Ichor Energy LLC retained Stephens Inc. for the sale of its operated conventional oil assets primarily located near the Texas-Louisiana border in the Hackberry reservoirs.

January 20, 2022

Exploration & Production, Shale Plays, Completions

Seneca Resources Shares Results of Frac Fleet Study with NexTier

Pennsylvania shale operator Seneca Resources explains why it ultimately chose Tier 4 dual fuel equipment after a comprehensive study with NexTier Oilfield Services.

January 20, 2022