Lease Sales

On the Market Oil and Gas Quicklist (Week of Aug. 12, 2020)

Here’s a quicklist of oil and gas assets on the market including a Delaware Basin royalty package from Tumbler Energy Partners plus the associated mineral interests in the historic Hanging H Ranch located in Reeves and Loving counties, Texas.

August 12, 2020

Company Profiles , DUG Permian , Exploration & Production , Health, Safety & Environment , Shale Plays , Technology , Acquisitions & Divestitures

PATH FORWARD: WPX Energy’s Clay Gaspar Talks Permian Outlook, ESG, Tech

Clay Gaspar, president and COO at WPX Energy, sat down with Hart Energy’s Jessica Morales for an in-depth look at the shale producer’s outlook for the Permian and Williston basins along with the importance of ESG.

August 12, 2020

Infrastructure , Pipelines

Federal Judge Gives Army Corps Three Weeks to Detail DAPL Options

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is exploring four options, including some that would not require the Dakota Access pipeline to shut, said Ben Schifman, an attorney representing the Army Corps.

August 11, 2020

Rig Counts , Unconventional , Shale Plays

Hart Energy Unconventional Activity Tracker (Week of Aug. 10, 2020)

U.S. energy firms cut the number of oil and gas rigs over the past week to a record low for a 14th week even as higher oil prices prompt some producers to start drilling again.

August 10, 2020

Methane , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Logistics

New Methane ‘Heat Map’ to Help Oil Companies Reduce Emissions

A new digital tool set for release later this year will provide the oil and gas industry with actionable satellite imagery for detection of high methane emissions events.

August 10, 2020

Rig Counts , Unconventional

Chart: Western Rig Count as of August 7, 2020

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

August 7, 2020

Infrastructure , Shale Plays , Pipelines

US Court Allows DAPL to Stay Open, But Permit Status Unclear

However, U.S. regulatory officials may still have to issue another environmental assessment for DAPL before deciding if the 570,000-bbl/d oil pipeline can continue to operate.

August 5, 2020

Lease Sales

On the Market Oil and Gas Quicklist (Week of Aug. 5, 2020)

Here’s a quicklist of oil and gas assets on the market including the sale of operated positions in the Permian and Illinois basins by Tamarack Petroleum plus Chevron’s Carter Knox Field asset located in Oklahoma’s Grady and Stephens counties

August 5, 2020

Public Capital , Unconventional , Shale Plays

Continental Resources to Resume Most Curtailed US Shale Production

Continental Resources, which shut 70% of its oil output when prices and fuel demand collapsed, said U.S. production growth will stay moderate unless oil reaches $50-$60/bbl.

August 4, 2020

Public Capital , Earnings , Exploration & Production , Shale Plays

Continental Resources Posts Second Straight Quarterly Loss

U.S. shale producer Continental Resources Inc. on Aug. 3 posted a bigger-than-expected second-quarter loss as the coronavirus crisis and related lockdowns pummeled demand.

August 3, 2020