People , Company Profiles , Exploration & Production , Shale Plays , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends

Lime Rock Executive Q&A: A Time To Pause, A Time To Buy

To everything there is a season, and while others might find this a time to scatter stones, this disciplined and prepared E&P is busy gathering them. The principals of Lime Rock Resources talk strategy, A&D and practiced patience.

January 17, 2020

Exploration & Production , Legislation , Shale Plays

Texas RRC Sets Drilling Permit Record For Second Consecutive Year

For two years in a row since 2018, Texas RRC staff has taken two days on average to process standard drilling permits, one day below the legislative requirement, a release from the state agency said.

January 14, 2020


A&D Transactions From The Week Of Jan. 8, 2020

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including the sale of Shell’s remaining Haynesville position plus the closing of Callon’s $2.7 billion merger with Carrizo Oil & Gas.

January 8, 2020

Unconventional , Top IP Wells

Top 12 IP Wells In The Barnett Combo Play

July 2018: Barnett Shale completion by Lakota Energy in Wise County, Texas, flows 1.109 MMcf/d of gas.

January 3, 2020

Public Capital , Shale Plays , Acquisitions & Divestitures

Devon Energy Expects To Book Charge Tied To Barnett Asset Sale

Devon Energy said Dec. 18 it expects to take a non-cash pretax charge of $650 million to $750 million in the fourth quarter related to the sale of its assets in the Barnett Shale.

December 19, 2019

Lease Sales

On The Market Quicklist (Week Of Dec. 18, 2019)

Here’s a quicklist of oil and gas assets on the market including a nonop company with a position in Oklahoma’s Scoop and Stack shale plays plus multiple Powder River Basin packages from Anschutz.

December 18, 2019

Public Capital , Unconventional , Shale Plays , Acquisitions & Divestitures

Devon Energy To Exit Barnett Shale In $770 Million Sale

The buyer of Devon’s Barnett position is Kalnin Ventures, a gas-focused investment vehicle backed by Thailand-based coal mining and power generation company Banpu Pcl.

December 17, 2019

Business , Exploration & Production , Technology

Fed Survey Doubles Job Loss Estimates For Texas Oil And Gas

The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas has doubled its estimates for job losses this year through October in the oil and gas industry of Texas, as companies rein in spending in the face of volatile oil prices.

December 17, 2019

Lease Sales

Marketed: Royalty Interest In Producing North Texas Wells

Unit Petroleum retained EnergyNet for the sale of royalties package in the Barnett Shale in North Texas through an auction closing Dec. 19.

December 17, 2019


A&D Transactions From The Week Of Oct. 23, 2019

Here’s a snapshot of energy deals from the past week including another multimillion-dollar royalty sale in the Appalachian Basin by Range Resources.

October 23, 2019