Appalachia

Highlights , Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (May 14, 2021)

A Mississippi Canyon-Pliocene discovery by LLOG Exploration in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico plus Chesapeake and Southwestern Marcellus Shale wells and an EOG Powder River completion top this week’s oil and gas drilling activity highlights from around the world.

May 14, 2021

Rig Counts , Unconventional

Chart: Eastern Rig Count as of May 14, 2021

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

May 14, 2021

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of May 12, 2021

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including EQT’s nearly $3 billion expansion in the Marcellus plus over $1 billion worth of transactions announced by Laredo Petroleum and Bonanza Creek’s merger with Extraction Oil & Gas.

May 12, 2021

Earnings , Exploration & Production

Chesapeake Energy Reports Quarterly Profit after Bankruptcy Exit

Chesapeake on May 11 also declared an annual dividend on its common shares of $1.375 per share.

May 11, 2021

Rig Counts , Unconventional , Shale Plays

Hart Energy Unconventional Activity Tracker (Week of May 10, 2021)

The most active operator continues to be Permian Basin-focused Pioneer Natural Resources at 30 rigs, which includes nine more rigs after closing its acquisition of privately held DoublePoint Energy.

May 10, 2021

System Integrity

Colonial Pipeline Latest: US Government to Help Operator after Cyberattack

The attack is one of the most disruptive digital ransom operations reported and has prompted calls from American lawmakers to tighten protections for critical U.S. energy infrastructure against hackers.

May 9, 2021

Highlights , Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (May 7, 2021)

Marcellus and Utica shale discoveries, Diamondback completes a Wolfcamp producer in the Permian Basin plus an offshore prospect in the Gulf of Mexico’s Green Canyon Block top this week’s oil and gas drilling activity highlights from around the world.

May 7, 2021

Unconventional , Top IP Wells , Shale Plays

Updated: Top 12 IP Wells in the Marcellus Shale

May 2021:Bradford County, Pa., Discovery Flows 61.339 MMcf of gas per day

May 7, 2021

Public Capital , People , Shale Plays

Antero Resources Adds Former Concho Exec Brenda Schroer to Board

Brenda Schroer previously served as senior vice president, CFO and treasurer of Concho Resources, where she oversaw the company’s ESG reporting.

May 6, 2021

Public Capital , Shale Plays , Acquisitions & Divestitures

EQT Expands Marcellus Position in Nearly $3 Billion Acquisition

EQT projects the acquisition, which adds a new operating position in the northeast Marcellus Shale play in Pennsylvania, will increase its free cash flow by 55%, or $2 billion, through 2026.

May 6, 2021