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People, Exploration & Production

Amplify Energy CEO Ken Mariani to Retire

Following Ken Mariani’s retirement, effective April 3, Martyn Willsher, who currently serves as the company’s CFO, will serve as interim CEO of Amplify Energy.

April 3, 2020

Lease Sales

Marketed: Producing Permian Royalties in Pioneer-operated Wells

Caddo Minerals retained EnergyNet for the sale of producing mineral and royalty interests within the Permian Basin in Martin County, Texas, through an auction closing April 16.

April 3, 2020

Highlights, Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (April 3, 2020)

Two extended-lateral Wolfcamp Shale producers completed by CrownQuest and a horizontal Frontier discovery in Wyoming’s Converse County top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

April 3, 2020

Public Capital, Influential Women, Shale Plays

Women in Energy: Brenda Schroer, Concho Resources

Today’s featured 25 Influential Women in Energy honoree is Brenda Schroer, senior vice president, CFO and treasurer of Midland, Texas-based Concho Resources Inc.

April 3, 2020

Rig Counts, Unconventional

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

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

April 3, 2020

Rig Counts, Unconventional

Chart: Eastern Rig Count As Of April 3, 2020

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

April 3, 2020

Rig Counts, Unconventional

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

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

April 3, 2020

Rig Counts, Unconventional

Chart: Western Rig Count As of April 3, 2020

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

April 3, 2020

Business, Shale Plays

Hedge Protection Good for Some, Not for Others

Study finds E&P companies are not well-positioned for long-term oil price collapse.

April 2, 2020

Acquisitions & Divestitures, Trends

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of April 1, 2020

Here’s a snapshot of energy deals from the past week including the sale of Ovinitv properties in the Williston Basin plus a $100 million dropdown of a gathering system in the Permian Basin.

April 1, 2020