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Infrastructure, Pipelines

Federal Court Closes DAPL Case, Allows for Fresh Challenges

Court says opponents of the oil pipeline failed to prove irreversible harm if the line continued to operate.

June 23, 2021

Lease Sales

Marketed: Eddy County ORRI, New Mexico, Permian Basin

LandGate is marketing for sale an overriding royalty interest in New Mexico’s Eddy County producing from horizontal Wolfcamp and Bone Springs wells for an undisclosed seller.

June 23, 2021

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), Shale Plays, Construction, Pipelines

Tellurian Proposes New Louisiana Pipeline to Bypass ‘Constrained’ Pathway

As part of the design, Tellurian is also proposing to deploy technology, which it said will reduce the pipeline’s CO₂ emissions by more than 99%.

June 22, 2021

Lease Sales

Marketed: ConocoPhillips Chittim Ranch Waterflood, Maverick County, Texas

ConocoPhillips Co. retained Detring Energy Advisors for the sale of its Chittim Ranch waterflood properties, which include a 30,000 net-acre position in Maverick County, Texas that is 100% HBP.

June 22, 2021

Shale Plays, Pressure Pumping

BJ Energy Solutions Enters Long-Term Deals to Deploy TITAN Frac Fleets across Haynesville

These fleets will deploy in early 2022 and carry an optional two-year extension following the initial term.

June 22, 2021

Public Capital, Emissions, Energy Transition, Shale Plays

Devon Energy Sets Target to Eliminate Routine Flaring

Devon Energy said reducing flared volumes, in particular, will play a key component in the company’s broader emissions reduction strategy to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050

June 21, 2021

Rig Counts, Unconventional, Shale Plays

Hart Energy Unconventional Activity Tracker (Week of June 21, 2021)

While operators in the Rockies unconventional plays added to the U.S. rig count this past week, the Eagle Ford Shale lost 10 rigs. Meanwhile, the Permian Basin RRC Dist. 7C lost four rigs and Dist. 8 added five.

June 21, 2021

Lease Sales

Marketed: SM Energy Permian Basin Assets, Howard and Martin Counties, Texas

SM Energy Co. retained EnergyNet for the sale of two separate asset packages in the Permian Basin across Howard and Martin counties, Texas, through sealed-bid offerings closing July 7.

June 21, 2021

Business, Unconventional, Shale Plays

Oil and Gas Investor Play-by-play: Powder River Basin Promise

The stacked pay basin has tantalized oil and gas producers as technical advances started to tame high variability, costs and frustrations.

June 21, 2021

Highlights, Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (June 18, 2021)

Range Resources Marcellus Shale wells, Permian Basin results, a Norwegian North Sea wildcat from ConocoPhillips plus Middle Bakken completions by Kraken Resources top this week’s oil and gas drilling activity highlights from around the world.

June 18, 2021