Rockies

Rig Counts , Unconventional

Chart: Western Rig Count as of September 18, 2020

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

September 18, 2020

Exploration & Production , Health, Safety & Environment , Lease Sales

US Shelves Wyoming BLM Lease Sale Plans over Sage Grouse

BLM will instead sell eight parcels of oil and gas leases on more than 4,000 acres in the southeast corner of Wyoming, not located in sage grouse habitat, through the online auction platform EnergyNet.

September 17, 2020

Lease Sales

On the Market Oil and Gas Quicklist (Week of Sept. 16, 2020)

Here’s a quicklist of oil and gas assets on the market including the Parsley Energy Big Tex asset in the Permian Basin, plus the sale of certain operated producing properties primarily in the Ark-La-Tex and Midcontinent region by Urban Oil & Gas Group.

September 16, 2020

Rig Counts , Unconventional , Shale Plays

Hart Energy Unconventional Activity Tracker (Week of Sept. 14, 2020)

The U.S. rig count rose by seven in the last week to 284. However, the count of oil and gas rigs operating remains down year-over-year by 69%.

September 15, 2020

Unconventional , Shale Plays

US Shale Oil Output Forecast to Drop To 7.64 Million Barrels Per Day in October

Output at every formation is expected to fall in October, except the Permian Basin of Texas and New Mexico.

September 14, 2020

Rig Counts , Unconventional , Shale Plays

Hart Energy Unconventional Activity Tracker (Week of Sept. 7, 2020)

Though the oil and gas industry has not recovered since the end of the second quarter, the Permian Basin remains the most active region.

September 8, 2020

Highlights , Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (Sept. 3, 2020)

A Wolfcamp Shale discovery by EOG Resources plus Ovintiv announces results from horizontal Woodford wells from two pads in Oklahoma’s McClain County top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

September 3, 2020

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of Sept. 2, 2020

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including Panhandle Oil and Gas’ entry into the Haynesville Shale through the acquisition of two packages of royalty acreage from Red Stone Resources.

September 2, 2020

Public Capital , Shale Plays , Acquisitions & Divestitures

SandRidge Energy Sells Brick and Mortar Assets for $35 Million

The Oklahoma City-based oil and gas company, which suffered a brutal bankruptcy in 2016, said the deal will keep the specter of Chapter 11 at bay.

September 1, 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.

September 1, 2020