Rockies

Rig Counts , Unconventional

Chart: Western Rig Count as of January 15, 2021

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

January 15, 2021

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of Jan. 13, 2021

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including the closing of Devon’s all-stock merger with WPX plus Pioneer completed its acquisition of Parsley creating a premier Permian independent energy company.

January 13, 2021

Lease Sales

On the Market Oil and Gas Quicklist (Week of Jan. 13, 2021)

Here’s a quicklist of oil and gas assets on the market including PennEnergy Resources Utica Shale properties plus bids are due for the sale of Gulf of Mexico Shelf assets by Ankor E&P Holdings and KOA Energy.

January 13, 2021

Rig Counts , Unconventional , Shale Plays

Hart Energy Unconventional Activity Tracker (Week of Jan. 11, 2021)

Weekly rig count in the U.S. up again. Meanwhile, oil prices reach highest level since February 2020.

January 11, 2021

Highlights , Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (Jan. 8, 2021)

Howard County, Texas, completion produces from Spraberry and Wolfcamp, a high-volume Permian Basin discovery by Oxy and four Marcellus wells completed at Pennsylvania’s Susquehanna County top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

January 8, 2021

Shale Plays , Pipelines

Noble Midstream Partners Adds Chevron Dedication in D-J Basin

Noble Midstream Partners LP has entered into an agreement with a Chevron Corp. subsidiary on Jan. 8 to provide oil transmission services from the Wells Ranch development area to Platteville, Colorado, for long-haul transportation out of the D-J Basin.

January 8, 2021

Unconventional , Shale Plays

E&P Plus Special Report: US Shales Scorecard

An in-depth analysis shows what went right and what didn’t in 2020 and the game changer that could push each major North American shale basin into prosperity in 2021.

January 7, 2021

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of Jan. 6, 2021

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including the closing of Cenovus Energy’s nearly $5 billion acquisition of Husky plus a $215 million deal in the Powder River Basin.

January 6, 2021

Lease Sales

On the Market Oil and Gas Quicklist (Week of Jan. 6, 2021)

Here’s a quicklist of oil and gas assets on the market including the sale of a mineral listing totaling 6,299.73 net mineral acres in Wyoming’s Campbell County.

January 6, 2021

Business , Exploration & Production , Shale Plays , Acquisitions & Divestitures

Samson Resources Plans to Dissolve Business Following Powder River Sale

Following the sale of its Powder River Basin asset to an undisclosed buyer, Samson Resources said it will begin the process of winding down its affairs and moving toward final dissolution.

January 4, 2021