Pinedale Jonah

Business , Emissions , ESG , Shale Plays

Private Wyoming Gas Producer Announces First US Carbon-neutral RSG Offering

PureWest Energy, Wyoming’s largest natural gas producer, received the platinum rating for 90 of its wells on two pads last quarter through the independent evaluation company, Project Canary.

October 7, 2021

Company Profiles , Emissions , Shale Plays

Energy ESG: PureWest Energy CEO on Becoming the ‘Supplier of Choice’

Here’s an in-depth look from PureWest Energy CEO Christopher Valdez at the company’s ambition of becoming the supplier of choice through the energy transition and what ESG initiatives the natural gas producer is taking to achieve that goal.

July 7, 2021

Company Profiles , Energy Transition , Shale Plays

Wyoming Operator UP Energy Rebrands to Reflect ESG Commitment

Effective immediately, UP Energy, a private gas producer focused in the Pinedale and Jonah Fields of Wyoming’s Green River Basin, will be known as PureWest Energy.

May 26, 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