Rig Counts , Unconventional

Chart: Western Rig Count As of October 18, 2019

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

October 18, 2019

Private Equity , Investment , Exploration & Production , Shale Plays

Bison Oil & Gas Lands $155 Million Injection Of Strategic Capital

PE-backed Bison Oil & Gas is set to accelerate development of its D-J Basin operations through a new loan provided by global alternative investment firm Värde Partners.

October 16, 2019

Lease Sales

Marketed: Copper Trail D-J Basin Mineral, Royalty Portfolio

Copper Trail Energy Fund I retained TenOaks Energy Advisors for the sale of certain mineral and royalty properties in the Denver-Julesburg (D-J) Basin

October 15, 2019

Public Capital , Acquisitions & Divestitures

Whiting Petroleum In Deal Talks With Abraxas Petroleum: Sources

Whiting Petroleum, an oil and gas producer with operations in North Dakota and Colorado, is in deal talks with San Antonio-based Abraxas Petroleum, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

October 14, 2019

Exploration & Production , Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) , Natural Gas liquids (NGL) , Shale Plays , Technology

Technologies Increasing Ethane Production

Operators in the Permian are looking for new processing systems and technologies that improve NGL recovery and increase ethane production.

October 1, 2019

Unconventional , Top IP Wells

Updated: Top 12 I.P. Wells in Niobrara Shale

October 2017: Niobrara Completion Flows 1.185 Mbbl Of Oil, 4.048 MMcf Of Gas Per Day

October 1, 2019

Business , Exploration & Production , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Shadow Market: E&P A&D Six-Month Review

As asset-level A&D struggles in the background of multibillion E&P mergers and market indifference to oil and gas, deal advisers see a spike in transactions for minerals, conventional assets and even combinations of private-equity companies.

September 18, 2019


A&D Transactions From The Week Of Sept. 4, 2019

Here’s a snapshot of energy deals from the past week including Hilcorp’s $5.6 billion acquisition of BP’s Alaska business and Riviera’s multimillion-dollar Hugoton exit.

September 4, 2019

Exploration & Production , Legislation

Colorado’s Adams County First In State To Tighten Oil Regulations

Adams County on Sept. 3 became the first in Colorado to adopt new oil and gas regulations since the state passed a law that bolstered local control over fossil fuel development.

September 4, 2019

Public Capital , Exploration & Production , Shale Plays , Mergers

PDC, SRC Energy To Combine In $1.7 Billion All-Stock Merger

PDC is set to become the second-largest producer in the D-J Basin through its acquisition of SRC Energy and will also remain committed to its Permian position.

August 26, 2019