Rig Counts , Unconventional

Chart: Eastern Rig Count as of September 25, 2020

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

September 25, 2020

Unconventional , Natural Gas , Shale Plays

Analyst: More Rigs Needed to Avoid Appalachian Gas Production Declines

With Appalachia producers in maintenance mode, analysts described Permian Basin associated gas production as ‘resilient.’

September 24, 2020

Infrastructure , Shale Plays , Construction , Pipelines

Mountain Valley Seeks OK to Restart Construction of Appalachia Gas Pipeline

Equitrans started construction of the Mountain Valley pipeline in February 2018 designed to deliver 2 Bcf/d of natural gas from the Marcellus and Utica shale.

September 24, 2020

Natural Gas liquids (NGL) , Midstream , Construction , Pipelines

Midstream Projects Update: Is 2020 Over Yet?

On the Gulf Coast, storage facilities and pipelines are moving forward. Elsewhere, COVID-19 and the courts are causing headaches.

September 24, 2020

Public Capital , Field Development , Shale Plays , Midstream

Range Resources Signs Supply Deal for Appalachia Ethane Cracker

Range Resources CEO Jeff Ventura called the ethylene cracker being built by State-owned Thai oil and gas company PTT PCL along the Ohio River in Belmont County a “win-win-win” for the company, PTT and Northeast communities.

September 24, 2020

Highlights , Shale Plays

E&P Plus: September 2020 US Drilling Activity Highlights

Check out the latest oil and gas drilling activity highlights across the U.S. featured in the September issue of E&P Plus including Occidental Petroleum Bone Spring discoveries plus Marcellus Shale wells completed by Chevron.

September 23, 2020

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of Sept. 23, 2020

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including the $115.5 million sale of Permian Basin operator Approach Resources through a bankruptcy auction plus a new JV targeting the Wolfcamp Shale.

September 23, 2020

Rig Counts , Unconventional , Shale Plays

Hart Energy Unconventional Activity Tracker (Week of Sept. 21, 2020)

U.S. drillers added oil and gas rigs for the second time in three weeks as a recent increase in energy prices from coronavirus-linked lows prompted some to return to the wellpad.

September 21, 2020

Highlights , Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (Sept. 18, 2020)

XTO Energy’s results from a Wolfcamp Shale completion in Loving, Texas, plus an oil and gas discovery announced by BP in the Gulf of Mexico top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

September 18, 2020

Public Capital , Unconventional , Shale Plays , Acquisitions & Divestitures

EQT Reportedly Bids $750 Million for Chevron’s Appalachia Shale Assets

Chevron is marketing about 800,000 acres in the Marcellus and Utica shale plays of Pennsylvania and neighboring states and a 31% nonoperating interest in Laurel Mountain Midstream.

September 18, 2020