Williston

Rig Counts , Unconventional

Chart: Western Rig Count as of October 23, 2020

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

October 23, 2020

Highlights , Shale Plays

E&P Plus: October 2020 US Drilling Activity Highlights

Check out the latest oil and gas drilling activity highlights across the U.S. featured in the October issue of E&P Plus including Chesapeake Energy Marcellus Shale discoveries plus a Wolfcamp well tested by Occidental Petroleum in New Mexico’s Eddy County.

October 21, 2020

Lease Sales

On the Market Oil and Gas Quicklist (Week of Oct. 21, 2020)

Here’s a quicklist of oil and gas assets on the market including Lime Rock Resources nonop working interest assets in the core of the Williston Basin plus a Haynesville Shale/Cotton Valley opportunity from Mammoth Minerals.

October 21, 2020

Rig Counts , Unconventional , Shale Plays

Hart Energy Unconventional Activity Tracker (Week of Oct. 19, 2020)

Rig count is up 13% in the last month. The most significant weekly rig increases by major basin were in the Permian (up four to 129), Gulf Coast (up four to 31) and Appalachia (up three to 35).

October 19, 2020

Business , Exploration & Production , Natural Gas , Legislation , Shale Plays , Technology

Opinion: How US Fracking Could Be an Unlikely Beneficiary of a ‘Blue Wave’

Optimism for the dry gas sector is bubbling up like methane in a Pennsylvania spring.

October 19, 2020

Field Development , Shale Plays

North Dakota’s Oil Output Up 12% in August as More Wells Resume Output

North Dakota’s oil production rose about 12% to 1.16 million barrels per day (MMbbl/d) in August as more wells and drilling rigs resumed production after a drop earlier this year, the state's regulator said on Oct. 16.

October 16, 2020

Lease Sales

Marketed: Lime Rock Resources Nonop Working Interest Assets in Core Williston Basin

Eagle River Energy Advisors LLC has been exclusively retained by Lime Rock Resources to divest certain nonoperated working interest assets and associated development rights in the Williston Basin of Dunn, McKenzie and Billings counties of North Dakota through an offering closing Nov. 16.

October 15, 2020

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of Oct. 14, 2020

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including the sale of Blue Mountain Midstream and its assets in Oklahoma’s Merge/SCOOP/STACK play by Riviera Resources in a $111 million cash transaction.

October 14, 2020

Lease Sales

On the Market Oil and Gas Quicklist (Week of Oct. 14, 2020)

Here’s a quicklist of oil and gas assets on the market including a Powder River Basin package plus an offering of operated assets and HBP leasehold in Louisiana’s Jefferson and Plaquemines parishes.

October 14, 2020

Rig Counts , Unconventional , Shale Plays

Hart Energy Unconventional Activity Tracker (Week of Oct. 12, 2020)

Since the week-over-week rig count from Sept. 30, the total tally of oil and gas rigs operating has increased by 17. According to Enverus, the rig count is up 12% in the last month, but down 64% in the last year.

October 12, 2020