Bakken

Public Capital , Unconventional , Shale Plays

Marathon Oil Suspends Permian Drilling with Deeper Capex Cuts

Marathon Oil will continue work to optimize its development plans in the Bakken and Eagle Ford Shale, but now plan to take “frac holidays” in both plays during the second quarter, CEO Lee Tillman says.

April 8, 2020

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of April 8, 2020

Here’s a snapshot of energy deals from the past week including the sale of Enbridge’s Ozark natural gas pipeline transportation and gathering systems in the southeastern U.S.

April 8, 2020

Public Capital , Exploration & Production , Shale Plays

Shale Producer Continental Resources Suspends Dividend

With global oil demand estimated to have been impacted by 30% due to COVID-19, Continental Resources will continue “to take decisive action to maximize cash flow generation,” CEO Bill Berry says.

April 7, 2020

Exploration & Production , Crude Oil , Trade , Shale Plays , Storage , Pipelines

Where Will the Excess Glut of US Oil Go?

Excess supply has sparked a fresh dilemma among U.S. drillers, which are being asked to cut oil production as storage space fills up.

April 7, 2020

Rig Counts , Unconventional

Chart: Western Rig Count As of April 3, 2020

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

April 3, 2020

Restructurings , Public Capital , Unconventional , Shale Plays

Shale Producer Whiting Petroleum Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Whiting Petroleum had explored a wide variety of alternatives to address its balance sheet and looming note maturities in a “highly capital-constrained market environment,” CEO Bradley J. Holly says.

April 1, 2020

Business , Shale Plays , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends

E&P A&D Playbook: Trends in US Land Prices

This play-by-play takes a deep look into pricing trends across six key oil and gas basin areas, including the two most active gas plays and the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.

April 1, 2020

Unconventional , Top IP Wells

Table: Top 12 IP Wells In The Three Forks

July 2019 update: Three Forks Discovery Tested Flowing 5.602 Mbbl Of Oil, 6.38 MMcf Of Gas Per Day

April 1, 2020

Unconventional , Top IP Wells , Shale Plays

Updated: Top 12 IP Wells In The Bakken

February 2020: Middle Bakken Discovery By Marathon: 9.347 MMcf Of Gas, 9.014 Mbbl Of Oil Per Day

April 1, 2020

Exploration & Production , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Shale Plays , Technology

E&P Market Intelligence: Stimulation Fleet of the Future

Reduced emissions and lower operating costs are objectives for the stimulation fleet of the future.

March 26, 2020