Bakken

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, 2021

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of March 31, 2021

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including Ovintiv’s Eagle Ford Shale exit through the $880 million sale of its South Texas assets to Validus Energy plus the all-stock merger of Noble Corp. with Houston-based Pacific Drilling.

March 31, 2021

Public Capital , Shale Plays

Marathon Oil Reduces Gross Debt by $500 Million

Marathon Oil intends to fully redeem its 2022 senior notes, which the Houston-based oil and gas producer said will reduce gross debt by $500 million and annual cash interest expense by $14 million.

March 31, 2021

Highlights , Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (March 26, 2021)

Two new Barnett producers in Tarrant County, Texas, separate Midland Basin discoveries by Hibernia Resources and Endeavor Energy plus a new estimate of Abu Dhabi unconventional resources top this week’s oil and gas drilling activity highlights from around the world.

March 26, 2021

Rig Counts , Shale Plays , Drilling

Oil and Gas Investor Rig Market Trends: A Cautious Rigging Up

After a year of historic lows for drilling activity, rig count is slowly climbing up, indicating an improved activity outlook for 2021. But will it be enough for overstacked drillers?

March 26, 2021

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of March 24, 2021

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including Oasis Petroleum’s $510 million midstream deal plus the acquisition of a Pioneer Natural Resources oilfield service subsidiary by oil mogul George Kaiser.

March 24, 2021

Lease Sales

On the Market Oil and Gas Quicklist (Week of March 24, 2021)

Here’s a quicklist of oil and gas assets on the market including a 100-well package in the Permian Basin by EOG Resources plus the sale of certain Ryca Energy-operated Louisiana properties.

March 24, 2021

Public Capital , Shale Plays , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Midstream

Oasis Petroleum Sells Midstream Interests in $510 Million Deal

Oasis Petroleum agreed to contribute all of its remaining interests in Bobcat DevCo and Beartooth DevCo to Oasis Midstream Partners plus eliminate its IDRs in exchange for $229 million in cash and 14.8 million OMP common units.

March 22, 2021

Highlights , Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (March 19, 2021)

Two Middle Bakken completions in McKenzie County, N.D., offshore Otway Basin gas test drilled from onshore pad, and results from offshore South Africa Luiperd prospect round out this week’s best of activity highlights.

March 19, 2021

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of March 17, 2021

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including the closing of the $465 million acquisition of Williston Basin private operator Bruin E&P by Enerplus plus a merger agreement between Houston-based oilfield services provider Frank’s International and Expro Group.

March 17, 2021