Rockies

Highlights , Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (June 11, 2021)

New Permian Basin-Wolfcamp Shale, Marcellus and Haynesville discoveries plus Niobrara completions at a Weld County drillpad in Colorado by soon-to-be-acquired Extraction Oil & Gas top this week’s oil and gas drilling activity highlights from around the world.

June 11, 2021

Rig Counts , Unconventional

Chart: Western Rig Count as of June 11, 2021

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

June 11, 2021

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of June 9, 2021

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including Southwestern Energy’s acquisition of Indigo Natural Resources and the sale of Crestone Peak Energy in an all-stock transaction.

June 9, 2021

Lease Sales

On the Market Oil and Gas Quicklist (Week of June 9, 2021)

Here’s a quicklist of oil and gas assets on the market including Peregrine Petroleum properties in the Williston Basin plus diversified mineral and royalty portfolio across several basins including the Permian Basin.

June 9, 2021

Trends , Mergers

Op-ed: Upstream Consolidations Gaining Steam?

Has the long-expected wave of upstream consolidations finally arrived? The recent series of merger transactions announced by Bonanza Creek Energy in the D-J Basin may reveal the answer.

June 9, 2021

Lease Sales

Marketed: Wattenberg ORRI Package in Weld County, Colorado

LandGate has been exclusively retained to market for sale a large overriding royalty interest package comprising 152 horizontal Niobrara and Codell wells in the heart of the Wattenberg Field.

June 8, 2021

Rig Counts , Unconventional , Shale Plays

Hart Energy Unconventional Activity Tracker (Week of June 7, 2021)

The largest increases by basin occurred in the Permian Basin, where eight rigs were added. Meanwhile, the Williston Basin added five rigs and reached a 2021 high of 19.

June 7, 2021

Public Capital , Shale Plays , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Mergers

Bonanza Creek Continues D-J Basin Consolidation with Crestone Peak Deal

The acquisition of Crestone Peak—Bonanza Creek Energy’s third so far this year—represents the company’s strategy to position itself as the modern-day E&P business model, says CEO Eric Greager.

June 7, 2021

Exploration & Production , Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (June 4, 2021)

EOG completes four Bone Spring wells in Lea County, new offshore Suriname discovery, results from five directional Garfield County, Colo., wells and Utica Shale completion produces 39.04 MMcf of gas per day top this week's oil and gas drilling activity highlights from around the world.

June 4, 2021

Rig Counts , Unconventional , Shale Plays

Hart Energy Unconventional Activity Tracker (Week of May 31, 2021)

U.S. rig count fell slightly for the second week in a row, leading to the conclusion that last week’s sudden drop was more than a blip caused by rig downtime — some rigs moving between wells.

June 1, 2021