D–J 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

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

Unconventional , Legislation , Health, Safety & Environment , Shale Plays

Colorado Activists Revive Anti-fracking Ballot Initiative

The drive marks the third try in four years to tighten oil and gas drilling regulations in Colorado, which is the fifth largest oil-producing U.S. state.

June 25, 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

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

Restructurings , Public Capital , Shale Plays

Colorado Shale Producer Extraction Oil & Gas Enters Bankruptcy

Extraction Oil & Gas is the second largest U.S. shale producer to file for bankruptcy since the oil market collapse driven by the COVID-19 pandemic.

June 15, 2020

Highlights , Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (June 12, 2020)

Alaska North Slope drilling permits granted to ConocoPhillips, a Gulf of Mexico discovery by Walter Oil & Gas and two Marcellus Shale producers completed in Pennsylvania’s Armstrong County top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

June 12, 2020

Policy & Regulations , Shale Plays

Colorado Group Drops Plans for Anti-fracking Ballot Measure

The group's decision comes as the U.S. oil industry is scaling back drilling due to record inventories, falling demand and low oil prices amid the pandemic.

June 11, 2020

Exploration & Production , Natural Gas , Shale Plays , Pipelines

When Will Shale Gas Recover?

Numerous factors, including oil production, COVID-19 and infrastructure complicate the picture.

June 3, 2020