Rig Counts , Unconventional

Chart: Western Rig Count as of February 19, 2021

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

February 19, 2021

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of Feb. 17, 2021

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including the $2.2 billion all-stock combination of Canadian oil producers ARC Resources and Seven Generation plus Energy Transfer’s multibillion-dollar acquisition of Enable Midstream.

February 17, 2021

Public Capital , Shale Plays , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Midstream

Chevron Offers to Acquire Noble Midstream in Equity Exchange

Chevron’s proposed offer to buy any remaining Noble Midstream interests not already owned by Chevron and its affiliates values the pipeline operator at about $1.13 billion.

February 5, 2021

Shale Plays , Digital Oilfield , Completions , Enhanced Oil Recovery , Well Stimulation

STEP Energy, UCS to Deliver Post-Production Stimulation Services in Permian, Bakken, DJ Basin

STEP Energy Services Ltd. and Universal Chemical Solutions Inc. (UCS) have entered into an agreement on Feb. 4 that will facilitate the delivery of post-production stimulation services to energy producers working in the Eagle Ford Shale, Permian Basin, Niobrara-DJ Basin and Bakken Formation.

February 5, 2021

Unconventional , Top IP Wells

Updated: Top 12 IP Wells in Niobrara Shale

December 2020: High-volume Hornbuckle Field-Niobrara Producer: 2,413 bbl of Oil, 4.375 MMcf/d.

February 1, 2021

Highlights , Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (Jan. 29, 2021)

A Haynesville discovery drilled by Aethon Energy in the Carthage Field in San Augustine County, Texas, plus three Arkoma Basin wells completed at a Hughes County drillpad in Oklahoma top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

January 29, 2021

Business , Exploration & Production , Legislation , Shale Plays

PATH FORWARD: What Updates to Colorado SB-181 Mean for Oil Producers

New regulations will add further strain on oil and gas producers in Colorado, says asset performance management expert, Jamie Davidson.

January 27, 2021

Restructurings , Public Capital , Exploration & Production , Shale Plays

Extraction Oil & Gas Emerges from Bankruptcy with Tom Tyree as CEO

Extraction Oil & Gas also instituted a new governance model that strives for “environmental leadership through low-impact operations, emission reductions and reporting,” says the company’s new chairman, Benjamin Dell.

January 22, 2021

Lease Sales

Marketed: Mineral Listing in Wyoming’s Campbell County

LandGate has been exclusively retained to market mineral interest in a 7,419 gross-acre ranch totaling 6,299.73 net mineral acres in Wyoming’s Campbell County.

January 4, 2021

Highlights , Shale Plays

Year in Review: Best of Drilling Activity Highlights for 2020

Multiple discoveries by Occidental in New Mexico’s Eddy County, EOG Eagle Ford, Permian Basin and Niobrara completions plus Exxon Mobil boosts the resource potential for its development offshore Guyana top drilling activity highlights from around the world in 2020.

December 29, 2020