Niobrara

Rig Counts , Unconventional

Chart: Western Rig Count As of July 3, 2020

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

July 3, 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

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.

July 2, 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

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

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

Rig Counts , Unconventional , Shale Plays

Hart Energy Unconventional Activity Tracker (Week of June 1, 2020)

The largest monthly decline occurred in the Williston Basin, where 50% of rigs were released, according to Enverus Rig Analytics for May.

June 1, 2020

Highlights , Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (May 29, 2020)

Exxon Mobil’s latest find offshore Guyana and three extended-reach, horizontal producers completed by Gulfport Energy from a Grady County pad in Oklahoma top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

May 29, 2020

Highlights , Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (May 15, 2020)

The third-strongest well drilled to date in the Haynesville Shale completed by Comstock Resources and a Bone Spring discovery by Occidental Petroleum top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

May 15, 2020