Pinedale Jonah

Rig Counts , Unconventional

Chart: Western Rig Count as of May 14, 2021

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

May 14, 2021

Restructurings , Exploration & Production , Shale Plays

Ultra Petroleum Emerges from Bankruptcy as Privately Held UP Energy

After struggling with nearly $2 billion of debt left on its balance sheets despite a previous restructuring, Ultra Petroleum, one of the largest oil and gas drillers in Wyoming, voluntarily filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in May.

September 21, 2020


Best Of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (Feb. 28, 2020)

Two Bone Springs completions reported by EOG in the Permian Basin and Chesapeake Energy Haynesville Shale discoveries top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

February 28, 2020


Best Of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (Feb. 21, 2020)

Three Haynesville producers in De Soto Parish, La., Marathon Middle Bakken completions and a Barnett Shale discovery by Devon Energy top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

February 21, 2020

People , Exploration & Production , Acquisitions & Divestitures

Veteran Dealmaker Steve Herod Named CEO Of Grizzly Energy

Grizzly Energy, formerly Vanguard Natural Resources, appointed veteran oil and gas dealmaker Steve W. Herod as CEO, effective Feb. 3.

February 7, 2020

Lease Sales

Marketed: Multiple Anschutz Exploration Powder River Packages

Anschutz Exploration retained EnergyNet for the sale of multiple Powder River Basin packages covering over 90,000 net acres in Wyoming with bids due Dec. 18.

December 12, 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

Public Capital , People , Earnings , Conventional

Ultra Petroleum Fills Out Executive Team With Brad Johnson As CEO

Rockies oil and gas producer Ultra Petroleum’s recruitment of a new senior management team follows an agreement with its largest shareholder to pursue value-maximizing strategies.

March 7, 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

People , Earnings , Public Capital , Unconventional , Company Profiles , Technology

Wyoming Gas Producer Ultra Petroleum Taps David Honeyfield As CFO

Ultra Petroleum tapped David Honeyfield to succeed CFO Garland Shaw, who did not relocate from Houston following the recent move of the Wyoming gas producers’ headquarters to Englewood, Colo.

November 8, 2018