Midland Basin

Highlights , Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (April 3, 2020)

Two extended-lateral Wolfcamp Shale producers completed by CrownQuest and a horizontal Frontier discovery in Wyoming’s Converse County top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

April 3, 2020

Business , Shale Plays , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends

E&P A&D Playbook: Trends in US Land Prices

This play-by-play takes a deep look into pricing trends across six key oil and gas basin areas, including the two most active gas plays and the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.

April 1, 2020

Investment , Exploration & Production , Shale Plays

E&P Momentum: As Goes Exxon Mobil, So Goes the Permian

Exxon Mobil Corp. has made major strategic moves to gain a significant position in the Permian Basin. The market awaits the results. 

April 1, 2020

Public Capital , Unconventional , Shale Plays

Laredo Petroleum Receives NYSE Continued Listing Notice

Laredo Petroleum began this year with its common stock trading around $2.76 per share but has since seen its stock price nosedive by roughly 87%.

March 30, 2020

Exploration & Production , Technology

E&P Momentum: Frac Hit Vexation

A review of frac hits on legacy well production produces unexpected results in the southern Midland Basin.

March 25, 2020

Shale Plays , Water Management , Midstream

The Rise of Water in the Midstream

Greater water usage by oil and gas producers is necessitating new infrastructure projects from increasingly specialized operators.

March 24, 2020

Public Capital , Exploration & Production , Shale Plays

Exxon Mobil, Hess, Concho, Callon, Kosmos Join US Producers Tightening Capex

On average, Reuters estimates North America oil and gas producers have cut their 2020 budgets by about 30% since the fall in oil prices.

March 17, 2020

Business , Exploration & Production , Shale Plays , Trends , Mergers

2020 M&A Outlook: Analyzing Permian Basin Consolidation

Analysts with Bernstein Research identified WPX Energy, Occidental Petroleum and Battalion Oil as top acquisition targets in the Permian Basin.

March 12, 2020

Company Profiles

Lario’s Legacy

A rich history of refining and E&P, with a noteworthy patriotic role as well, guides the fourth generation to run this family-owned E&P.

March 11, 2020

Company Profiles , Midstream

Executive Q&A: A New Dawn For Oryx Midstream

Permian crude oil mover Oryx Midstream Services accepted a $3.6 billion takeover bid last year and is now recapitalized to go so much further. What that might look like is left to the imagination of its founding team.

March 10, 2020