Permian

Public Capital , Exploration & Production , Shale Plays , Acquisitions & Divestitures

Permian Operator Laredo Petroleum Purchases Howard County Acreage

Laredo Petroleum remains “focused on executing similar, reasonably-priced bolt-on acquisitions around our core position in Howard County,” CEO Jason Pigott says.

October 23, 2020

Business , Unconventional , Shale Plays

US Shale Reinvestment Rate Falls

Analysts say the recent wave of consolidation among shale producers could also eventually lead to the end of U.S. tight oil’s growth story.

October 23, 2020

Highlights , Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (Oct. 23, 2020)

Occidental Bone Spring completions, EOG Niobrara producers at a Johnson County wellpad in Wyoming plus commingled Woodford/Hayes wells reported by Calyx Energy top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

October 23, 2020

Highlights , Shale Plays

E&P Plus: October 2020 US Drilling Activity Highlights

Check out the latest oil and gas drilling activity highlights across the U.S. featured in the October issue of E&P Plus including Chesapeake Energy Marcellus Shale discoveries plus a Wolfcamp well tested by Occidental Petroleum in New Mexico’s Eddy County.

October 21, 2020

Lease Sales

Marketed: Bellatorum Resources Permian Basin Royalty Asset Packages

Bellatorum Resources retained EnergyNet for the sale of Permian Basin royalty assets in Glasscock and Howard counties, Texas, through an auction closing Nov. 10.

October 21, 2020

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of Oct. 21, 2020

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including a wave of upstream mergers in the Permian Basin that saw ConocoPhillips agreeing to acquire Concho Resources and Pioneer Natural Resources buying Parsley Energy.

October 21, 2020

Lease Sales

On the Market Oil and Gas Quicklist (Week of Oct. 21, 2020)

Here’s a quicklist of oil and gas assets on the market including Lime Rock Resources nonop working interest assets in the core of the Williston Basin plus a Haynesville Shale/Cotton Valley opportunity from Mammoth Minerals.

October 21, 2020

Public Capital , Exploration & Production , Shale Plays , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Mergers

Pioneer Natural Resources to Acquire Parsley Energy in All-stock Merger

The merger of the two shale producers, both Permian Basin pure-plays, follows a growing wave of consolidation, which Enverus’ Andrew Dittmar described as a “historic winnowing of U.S.-based independent E&P companies.”

October 20, 2020

Public Capital , Shale Plays , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Mergers

Pioneer Natural Resources Reportedly in Talks to Buy Parsley Energy

Pioneer and Parsley, both Permian pure-plays, are discussing an all-stock deal and could be completed by the end of the month if talks don’t fall apart, a report by the Wall Street Journal said citing people familiar with the matter.

October 20, 2020

Rig Counts , Unconventional , Shale Plays

Hart Energy Unconventional Activity Tracker (Week of Oct. 19, 2020)

Rig count is up 13% in the last month. The most significant weekly rig increases by major basin were in the Permian (up four to 129), Gulf Coast (up four to 31) and Appalachia (up three to 35).

October 19, 2020