Rockies

Highlights

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (April 16, 2021)

Production starts at a Shell-operated venture in the Gulf of Mexico, a horizontal Woodford Shale completion in Pecos County, Texas, plus Crestone Peak Niobrara wells in Colorado’s Arapahoe County top this week’s oil and gas drilling activity highlights from around the world.

April 16, 2021

Rig Counts , Unconventional

Chart: Western Rig Count as of April 16, 2021

California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Utah and Wyoming

April 16, 2021

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of April 14, 2021

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including a $312 million sale by Hess in the Bakken plus Saudi Aramco signs a $12.4 billion pipeline deal.

April 14, 2021

Lease Sales

On the Market Oil and Gas Quicklist (Week of April 14, 2021)

Here’s a quicklist of oil and gas assets on the market including the sale of Chevron’s Eunice/Hobbs asset in the Permian Basin plus a rural D-J Basin JV opportunity and Legacy Reserves Permian ORRI portfolio.

April 14, 2021

Rig Counts , Unconventional

Hart Energy Unconventional Activity Tracker (Week of April 5, 2021)

The largest change to the U.S. rig count in the last week was in the Anadarko Basin, where six rigs were added—all additions came from previously inactive companies firing up a rig.

April 12, 2021

Transactions

Marketed: Mallard Exploration Rural D-J Basin JV Opportunity

Mallard Exploration has exclusively retained Eagle River Energy Advisors to solicit partnerships for certain operated producing, drilled uncompleted and/or development working interest assets in the Denver-Julesburg Basin of rural Weld County in Colorado.

April 9, 2021

Exploration & Production

Report Shows Great Plains, Rockies Oil, Gas Drilling Ticks Higher

Energy firms surveyed by the Kansas City Fed said crude oil prices would need to average around $53 per barrel for drilling to be profitable.

April 9, 2021

Earnings , Shale Plays , Construction , Pipelines

Phillips 66 Partners Cancels Rockies, Bakken Oil Pipeline Project

The roughly $1.6 billion project, which was proposed to support oil production growth in the Rockies and the Bakken shale regions, had been put on hold more than a year ago.

April 7, 2021

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of April 7, 2021

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including two large Permian Basin deals including the surprise $6.4 billion acquisition of DoublePoint Energy by Pioneer Natural Resources.

April 7, 2021

Lease Sales

On the Market Oil and Gas Quicklist (Week of April 7, 2021)

Here’s a quicklist of oil and gas assets on the market including Starboard, Max Permian Northern Delaware Basin leasehold plus an Antrim Shale ORRI well package and a state lease sale in New Mexico’s Lea County.

April 7, 2021