Exploration & Production , Shale Plays , Water Management

From E&P Executive Editor: Making Waves

The oil and gas industry continues to find solutions to the slippery challenge of managing its water needs.

March 3, 2020

Business , Health, Safety & Environment , Shale Plays

ESG And Energy

Some say broader environmental, social and governance measures are a must in support of a global decarbonization campaign.

March 3, 2020


Best Of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (Feb. 21, 2020)

Three Haynesville producers in De Soto Parish, La., Marathon Middle Bakken completions and a Barnett Shale discovery by Devon Energy top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

February 21, 2020

Business , Exploration & Production , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Shale Plays

Texas Regulator Names Companies With Highest Flaring Rate

Companies with the lowest flaring intensity in Texas included Pioneer Natural Resources, EOG Resources, ConocoPhillips and Chesapeake Energy.

February 18, 2020

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

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