Rockies

Unconventional , Top IP Wells

Updated: Top 12 IP Wells in Niobrara Shale

December 2020: High-volume Hornbuckle Field-Niobrara Producer: 2,413 bbl of Oil, 4.375 MMcf/d.

January 1, 2021

People , Midstream

Forty Under 40: Michael Woodward, Meritage Midstream

Today’s featured Forty Under 40 honoree is Michael Woodward, vice president of business development of Meritage Midstream II LLC who has led his team in directing significant investment dollars into the Powder River Basin.

December 31, 2020

People , Exploration & Production , Shale Plays

Forty Under 40: Court Wold, Wold Energy Partners

Today’s featured Forty Under 40 honoree is Court Wold, president of Denver-based Wold Energy Partners, which operates unconventional assets in the Powder River and Green River Basins.

December 30, 2020

Business , Exploration & Production , Enhanced Oil Recovery , Acquisitions & Divestitures

Denbury to Grow Rocky Mountain Footprint with Devon Energy Bolt-on Acquisition

Denbury agreed to pay a subsidiary of Devon Energy up to $20 million in cash to acquire a pair of CO₂ EOR fields in Wyoming’s Freemont County.

December 29, 2020

Highlights , Shale Plays

Year in Review: Best of Drilling Activity Highlights for 2020

Multiple discoveries by Occidental in New Mexico’s Eddy County, EOG Eagle Ford, Permian Basin and Niobrara completions plus Exxon Mobil boosts the resource potential for its development offshore Guyana top drilling activity highlights from around the world in 2020.

December 29, 2020

Rig Counts , Unconventional , Shale Plays

Hart Energy Unconventional Activity Tracker (Week of Dec. 28, 2020)

The U.S. rig count fell slightly during the past week with the biggest loss in the Permian and Appalachian basins. Increases did occur in the Anadarko Basin, which added five rigs, and the Williston Basin, which added two.

December 28, 2020

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of Dec. 23, 2020

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including a duo of acquisitions by Diamondback Energy valued at over $3 billion plus the closing of Hilcorp’s $5.6 billion BP Alaska acquisition and a Permian Basin deal by Earthstone Energy.

December 23, 2020

Lease Sales

On the Market Oil and Gas Quicklist (Week of Dec. 23, 2020)

Here’s a quicklist of oil and gas assets on the market including the sale of horizontal Marcellus wellbore-only interests in Pennsylvania’s Butler and Armstrong counties in two sub-packages by Winfield Resources.

December 23, 2020

Rig Counts , Unconventional , Shale Plays

Hart Energy Unconventional Activity Tracker (Week of Dec. 21, 2020)

According to Enverus Rig Analytics, the rig count is up 8% in the last month but down 52% year-over-year. The Permian added four rigs, while the Anadarko, D-J and Gulf Coast basins were each down one or two rigs week-over-week. The Appalachia Basin also added a rig.

December 21, 2020

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of Dec. 16, 2020

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including SandRidge Energy’s Colorado exit plus the $810 million acquisition of Exelon’s U.S. solar portfolio by Brookfield.

December 16, 2020