Texas/La Gulf Coast

Highlights , Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (Jan. 15, 2021)

New Gulf of Mexico discovery by LLOG in the Mississippi Canyon Block 503 plus several Appalachian Basin completions including three Marcellus Shale discoveries from Chesapeake Energy top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

January 15, 2021

Rig Counts , Unconventional

Chart: Gulf Coast Rig Count as of January 15, 2021

Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas RRC Dist. 1, 2, 3, 4., 5, 6, inland, offshore

January 15, 2021

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of Jan. 13, 2021

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including the closing of Devon’s all-stock merger with WPX plus Pioneer completed its acquisition of Parsley creating a premier Permian independent energy company.

January 13, 2021

Lease Sales

On the Market Oil and Gas Quicklist (Week of Jan. 13, 2021)

Here’s a quicklist of oil and gas assets on the market including PennEnergy Resources Utica Shale properties plus bids are due for the sale of Gulf of Mexico Shelf assets by Ankor E&P Holdings and KOA Energy.

January 13, 2021

Business , Shale Plays , Acquisitions & Divestitures

Freehold Royalties Acquires US Multibasin Package for $58 Million

The acquired assets, which include royalties in the Permian Basin and Eagle Ford, will play a key role in strengthening the resiliency of Freehold Royalties’ portfolio, the company said.

January 13, 2021

Rig Counts , Unconventional , Shale Plays

Hart Energy Unconventional Activity Tracker (Week of Jan. 11, 2021)

Weekly rig count in the U.S. up again. Meanwhile, oil prices reach highest level since February 2020.

January 11, 2021

Lease Sales

Marketed: Diversified Eagle Ford, Permian Basin, Haynesville Minerals

A private seller has retained RedOaks Energy Advisors LLC as its exclusive adviser in connection with the sale of a Texas diversified mineral package in the Eagle Ford Shale, Permian Basin and Haynesville Shale plays.

January 7, 2021

Unconventional , Shale Plays

E&P Plus Special Report: US Shales Scorecard

An in-depth analysis shows what went right and what didn’t in 2020 and the game changer that could push each major North American shale basin into prosperity in 2021.

January 7, 2021

Lease Sales

On the Market Oil and Gas Quicklist (Week of Jan. 6, 2021)

Here’s a quicklist of oil and gas assets on the market including the sale of a mineral listing totaling 6,299.73 net mineral acres in Wyoming’s Campbell County.

January 6, 2021

People , Exploration & Production , Shale Plays

Penn Virginia Announces Management Changes Including Departure of Benjamin Mathis

Separately, Penn Virginia also announced the appointment of Julia Gwaltney, previously COO of Gary Permian, as senior vice president of development, effective Jan. 5.

January 5, 2021