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Rig Counts

US Drillers Add Gas Rigs, Hold Oil Rigs Steady This Week

The combined oil and gas rig count rose two to 432 in the week to April 9, its highest since April 2020, Baker Hughes said in its weekly report.

April 9, 2021

Highlights, Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (April 9, 2021)

EOG Resources Austin Chalk wells, Diamondback and Centennial completions in the Permian’s Delaware Basin plus more drilling planned by Shell at its Blacktip prospect in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico top this week’s oil and gas drilling activity highlights from around the world.

April 9, 2021

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), Pipelines

US LNG Exports Set to Fall to Six-Week Low on Corpus Christi Maintenance

Analysts said it was normal for LNG plants and gas pipelines supplying them to shut for maintenance in the spring when demand is low.

April 9, 2021

Public Capital, People, Shale Plays

Antero Resources Co-founder Glen Warren to Retire

Glen Warren, who currently serves as president and CFO of Antero Resources and president of Antero Midstream, co-founded the Appalachia shale producer in 2002 alongside CEO Paul Rady.

April 9, 2021

Rig Counts, Unconventional

Chart: Eastern Rig Count as of April 9, 2021

Alabama. Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia

April 9, 2021

Rig Counts, Unconventional

Chart: Gulf Coast Rig Count as of April 9, 2021

Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas RRC Dist. 1, 2, 3, 4., 5, 6, inland, offshore

April 9, 2021

Rig Counts, Unconventional

Chart: Western Rig Count as of April 9, 2021

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

April 9, 2021

Rig Counts, Unconventional

Chart: Midcontinent, Permian Basin Rig Count as of April 9, 2021

Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas Dist. 7B, 7C, 8, 8A, 9, 10

April 9, 2021

Public Capital, Exploration & Production, Shale Plays

Laterals, Exports, Price Among Keys to Haynesville Shale Success

Goodrich Petroleum COO shares insight on its operations in the gassy Haynesville Shale as forecasts show natural gas prices and LNG exports rising.

April 8, 2021

Infrastructure, Shale Plays, Pipelines

Fate of Dakota Access Pipeline to be Decided at Court Hearing

The market has been increasingly worried about a possible shutdown of the Dakota Access pipeline, which ships up to 570,000 barrels of North Dakota's crude oil production to the U.S. Midwest and Gulf Coast.

April 8, 2021