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: Western Rig Count as of January 15, 2021

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

January 15, 2021

Public Capital , Exploration & Production , Shale Plays , Acquisitions & Divestitures

Equinor Considers Selling Bakken Shale Assets

Equinor's spokesman told Reuters the Norwegian oil and gas company was reviewing its whole portfolio, including its assets in the U.S., following its CEO change last year.

January 13, 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

Digital Oilfield , Completions , Logistics , Pressure Pumping

2020 Rewind: Tech Highlights from Turbulent Year in Oil and Gas

Against staggering odds—an unprecedented crash in oil prices and COVID-19—the technology space in the oil and gas sector exceeded the test of resiliency put forth by a turbulent 2020.

January 11, 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

Unconventional , Top IP Wells

Table: Top 12 IP Wells in Three Forks

October 2020: Three Forks Well in McKenzie County, N.D.: 5,946 bbl of Oil, 6.185 MMcf of Gas per Day

January 1, 2021

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

January 1, 2021

Private Equity , Investment , Exploration & Production , Shale Plays , Acquisitions & Divestitures

Kayne Anderson Boosts Equity Commitment to Bakken Operator Kraken Resources

The upsized commitment results in $525 million of total equity commitments from Kayne Anderson, which has backed Kraken Resources and its predecessor entities since its formation in 2012.

December 31, 2020

Highlights , Shale Plays

Year in Review: Best of Drilling Activity Highlights for 2020

Multiple discoveries by Occidental in New Mexico’s Eddy County, EOG Eagle Ford, Permian Basin and Niobrara completions plus Exxon Mobil boosts the resource potential for its development offshore Guyana top drilling activity highlights from around the world in 2020.

December 29, 2020