Niobrara

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

Highlights , Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (May 8, 2020)

A Niobrara Shale discovery in the Powder River Basin by EOG Resources plus high-volume Haynesville completions in Louisiana’s Red River Parish top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

May 8, 2020

Restructurings , Public Capital , Unconventional , Shale Plays

Shale Producer Whiting Petroleum Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Whiting Petroleum had explored a wide variety of alternatives to address its balance sheet and looming note maturities in a “highly capital-constrained market environment,” CEO Bradley J. Holly says.

April 1, 2020

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of March 25, 2020

Editor’s note: there were no updates from the previous week’s A&D transactions chart that ran March 18.

March 25, 2020

Company Profiles , Exploration & Production , Shale Plays

Powder River Basin: In the Zone

E&Ps, some for the first time in years, are returning to what’s always been considered the hinge point for the Powder River Basin: the Niobrara Formation.

March 24, 2020