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

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

Exploration & Production , Shale Plays

North Dakota Oil Production Rose About 20% in July

North Dakota oil production jumped to more than 1 million bbl/d in July for the first time in two months but remained below its peak output in the state's Bakken shale field.

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

Company Profiles , Exploration & Production , Water Management , Midstream

Water Solutions: Going with the Flow

Water midstream companies are navigating the market downturn alongside E&Ps, eyeing possible opportunities ahead.

September 14, 2020

Highlights , Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (Sept. 11, 2020)

A Marcellus Shale discovery by Southwestern Energy in West Virginia’s Ohio County plus Occidental Petroleum completes Wolfcamp producers in the Purple Sage Field top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

September 11, 2020

Public Capital , Shale Plays , Acquisitions & Divestitures

Northern Oil & Gas Enters Permian Basin with Deal for EOG-operated Assets

After actively building data in the Permian Basin for two years, Northern CEO Nick O’Grady says he now sees a window of opportunity opening up for expansion of the company’s strategy outside of the Williston.

September 10, 2020

Construction , Pipelines

Energy Transfer Projects Expanded DAPL to Operate in late 2021

The project, engaged in a court fight, would double capacity of the pipeline.

September 9, 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