Appalachia

Unconventional , Top IP Wells , Shale Plays

Updated: Top 12 IP Wells in the Marcellus Shale

October 2020: Chesapeake Operating Marcellus Discovery Flows 46.787 MMcf/d.

December 1, 2020

Rig Counts , Unconventional , Shale Plays

Hart Energy Unconventional Activity Tracker (Week of Nov. 30, 2020)

The number of rigs operating in the U.S. rose for the 10th straight week after hitting a record low in August.

November 30, 2020

Highlights , Shale Plays

E&P Plus: November 2020 US Drilling Activity Highlights

Check out the latest oil and gas drilling activity highlights across the U.S. featured in the November issue of E&P Plus including a Purple Sage Field-Wolfcamp well in New Mexico, a Haynesville Shale producer in Louisiana’s Sabine Parish and an Ascent Resources Utica Shale discovery.

November 25, 2020

Pipelines

Enbridge Seeks to Block Michigan’s Move to Shut Down Line 5

Canadian pipeline operator Enbridge Inc. said on Nov. 24 it had filed a federal complaint in the U.S. District Court seeking an injunction to stop the State of Michigan from taking any steps to prevent the operation of Line 5.

November 25, 2020

Restructurings , Shale Plays , Gathering & Processing , Pipelines

Williams Restructures Midstream Contracts with Bankrupt Chesapeake

Pipeline operator Williams Companies Inc. said on Nov. 23 it will take ownership of some of Chesapeake Energy Corp’s assets in exchange for accepting lower gas gathering fees from the bankrupt shale producer.

November 23, 2020

Company Profiles , Exploration & Production , Drilling

Northeast Natural Energy Extends Credit Facility’s Maturity Date

Private oil and gas company Northeast Natural Energy has entered into an amendment on Nov. 23 with its senior lending group led by EIG Global Energy Partners to extend the maturity of its current credit facility to December 2023 and provide significant additional liquidity to the company to execute on its go-forward business plan.

November 23, 2020

Unconventional , Shale Plays , Pipelines

US Court Allows Equitrans to Keep Building Mountain Valley Natural Gas Pipeline

Analysts said the decision not to stay the pipeline’s Biological Opinion increases the odds Equitrans Midstream Corp. can put the project into service in second-half 2021.

November 19, 2020

Rig Counts , Unconventional , Shale Plays

Hart Energy Unconventional Activity Tracker (Week of Nov. 16, 2020)

The U.S. rig count rose by 10 last week.

November 16, 2020

Restructurings , Transactions , Midstream

Natural Gas Producer Gulfport Energy Files for Bankruptcy

Natural gas explorer and producer Gulfport Energy Corp filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Nov. 13, becoming the latest company in the U.S. energy sector to succumb to weak crude prices as the COVID-19 pandemic crimps fuel demand.

November 16, 2020