Piceance Uinta

Rig Counts , Unconventional

Chart: Western Rig Count As of August 16, 2019

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

August 16, 2019

Private Equity , Company Profiles , Exploration & Production , Shale Plays

The Top 100 Private E&Ps

Producing 6.5 million barrels equivalent per day, these 100 private producers represent the best of the U.S. oil and gas industry.

July 12, 2019

Exploration & Production , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Shale Plays

Colorado Oil And Gas: Battleground State

The Colorado oil and gas industry is on the state’s endangered list, fighting a running battle with activists intent on stopping fracking. Now the industry faces renewed legislative challenges.

April 1, 2019

Public Capital , Unconventional , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Mergers , Company Profiles

Oil And Gas Investor Ranks Top 50 E&Ps

From the biggest operators with multinational portfolios to basin-specific smaller producers with motivation to grow. Investor showcases the 50 most-valued U.S. independents.

January 3, 2019

Trends , Mergers , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Public Capital , Private Equity , Unconventional , Technology , Lease Sales

Year Of Consolidation Highlights 2018 Oil And Gas Deal Making

Overall, 2018 was the Year of Consolidation as several E&Ps agreed to merge throughout the U.S., including inside and outside the prolific Permian Basin.

December 28, 2018

Unconventional , Public Capital , Company Profiles , Technology

EOG Targets Lower Costs As It Improves Inventory

Houston-based independent oil and gas producer EOG Resources has secured 65% of its expected services for 2019.

November 16, 2018

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Mergers , Unconventional , Company Profiles

Encana To Combine With Newfield Exploration In $5.5 Billion All-Stock Transaction

The acquisition of Newfield and its key position in the Stack/Scoop is expected to make Encana the second largest producer of unconventional resources in North America.

November 1, 2018

Unconventional , People , Company Profiles , Technology

Former EP Energy Head Brent Smolik Joins Noble As President, COO

In addition to the appointment of former EP Energy CEO Brent Smolik, Noble Energy said Gary Willingham, executive vice president of operations, will be leaving the company after 15 years of service.

October 24, 2018

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Unconventional , Company Profiles

Ultra Petroleum Relocates To Denver Area Following Utah Exit

As a result of the $75 million sale of its Utah asset, Ultra’s portfolio now consists only of its Pinedale Field position in Southwest Wyoming.

October 17, 2018

Legislation , Service Contracts , Unconventional , Midstream

Colorado Initiative To Ban Drilling Costing Producers Billions

Colorado voters will decide on Nov. 6 whether to extend the state’s oil and gas setback requirement by approving Proposition 112, which an analyst described as ‘a widow-maker for the D-J Basin.’

September 14, 2018