Midland Basin

Lease Sales

On the Market Oil and Gas Quicklist (Week of July 8, 2020)

Here’s a quicklist of oil and gas assets on the market including the sale of operated properties in South Texas as part of a regional exit by Blackbeard Operating.

July 8, 2020

Business , Private Equity , Shale Plays , Trends

Private Minerals Companies: Solid (Relatively) as the Rock

A brutal downcycle hurts all, but don’t mistake mineral portfolios with struggling E&Ps. The nature of their part of the business means less risk but greater stability in times like these.

July 7, 2020

Lease Sales

On the Market Oil and Gas Quicklist (Week of July 1, 2020)

Here’s a quicklist of oil and gas assets on the market including an operated working interest package that includes producing Barnett Shale wells.

July 1, 2020

Highlights , Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (June 26, 2020)

Wolfcamp-Spraberry Trend wells completed by Earthstone Energy in the Permian Basin plus four strong Haynesville Shale discoveries from two separate pads in Louisiana’s Sabine Parish top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

June 26, 2020

Lease Sales

On the Market Oil and Gas Quicklist (Week of June 24, 2020)

Here’s a quicklist of oil and gas assets on the market including Permian Basin leasehold in Reeves County, Texas, plus a royalty interest package in the Eagle Ford Shale that includes wells operated by Devon Energy.

June 24, 2020

Unconventional , Natural Gas , Crude Oil , Shale Plays

Why US Shale Production Declines Are Higher Than You Might Think

The natural decline rates of existing oil and gas wells across major shale plays in the U.S. will contribute to a tighter supply/demand balance.

June 24, 2020

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of June 17, 2020

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including an acquisition by Northern Oil and Gas of core Williston Basin acreage operated by WPX Energy plus the sale of ORRI by Antero Resources.

June 17, 2020

Lease Sales

On the Market Oil and Gas Quicklist (Week of June 17, 2020)

Here’s a quicklist of oil and gas assets on the market including multiple packages from Atinum Energy Investments, the largest of which comprises a core Appalachia nonop position being developed by Tug Hill.

June 17, 2020

Company Profiles , Shale Plays , Water Management , Midstream

PATH FORWARD: Solaris Water Midstream CEO on Handling Shut-ins, Midstream Opportunities

“This was a massive shock to the system and to the country. I think this is one of the times where the oil industry may not have actually been hit worse,” Solaris Water Midstream CEO Bill Zartler told Hart Energy.

June 11, 2020

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of June 10, 2020

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including the closing of Apergy’s multibillion-dollar merger with Ecolab’s upstream business to form ChampionX.

June 10, 2020