Niobrara

Rig Counts , Unconventional

Chart: Western Rig Count as of September 18, 2020

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

September 18, 2020

Unconventional , Top IP Wells

Updated: Top 12 IP Wells in Niobrara Shale

July 2020: Niobrara Completion In Converse County Flows 1.528 Mbbl of Oil, 3.023 MMcf/d.

September 1, 2020

Restructurings , Public Capital , People , Shale Plays

Whiting Petroleum CEO Brad Holly to Resign Following Bankruptcy

Industry veteran and former SRC Energy CEO Lynn Peterson is expected to be appointed as Whiting Petroleum’s next CEO, effective as of the completion of the company’s restructuring.

August 14, 2020

Unconventional , Shale Plays , Seismic

TGS Gears Up For 3D Seismic Survey in Powder River Basin

TGS, a leading provider of multiclient geoscience data for E&P companies, on Aug. 12 announced a new multiclient U.S. onshore 3D seismic survey within the Powder River Basin called Voyager 3D.

August 12, 2020

Highlights , Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (Aug. 7, 2020)

Five Eagle Ford completions by EOG Resources at its McMullen County, Texas, pad plus results from Calyx Energy horizontal Mississippian wells top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

August 7, 2020

Unconventional , Pressure Pumping

US Fracking Set for First Monthly Rise This Year; Permian Leads Recovery

The running rate of frac activity in the Permian has shifted from 15 to 20 wells per week in May and June, to 40 to 45 wells per week in the last three weeks. Last week, week 29, activity was particularly strong with 63 started frac operations based on our preliminary estimates. This level of activity has not been seen in the Permian since early April this year.

July 23, 2020

Highlights , Deepwater , Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (July 17, 2020)

Results from four Barnett Shale discoveries made by Lime Rock Resources plus a new development test planned for LLOG Exploration’s Who Dat Field in the Gulf of Mexico top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

July 17, 2020

Public Capital , Shale Plays , Trends

Minerals Stocks: Tarnished Crown?

Minerals and royalties companies, favored by investors for the past few years, are now facing their first real test as the pandemic exposes their reliance on E&Ps to generate revenue.

July 14, 2020

Highlights , Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (July 10, 2020)

ConocoPhillips reports extended-reach horizontal Niobrara Shale producers in Colorado’s D-J Basin plus Wolfbone Field-Bone Spring wells completed by Occidental Petroleum in Reeves County, Texas, top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

July 10, 2020

Highlights , Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (July 2, 2020)

Powder River Basin Niobrara Shale well completed by EOG Resources in Wyoming’s Converse County plus LLOG Exploration’s results from a U.S. Gulf of Mexico discovery top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

July 2, 2020