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Rig Counts, Unconventional

Chart: Gulf Coast Rig Count as of October 23, 2020

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

October 23, 2020

Rig Counts, Unconventional

Chart: Western Rig Count as of October 23, 2020

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

October 23, 2020

Rig Counts, Unconventional

Chart: Midcontinent, Permian Basin Rig Count as of October 23, 2020

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

October 23, 2020

Public Capital, Shale Plays, Acquisitions & Divestitures, Mergers

Shale Gas Producer EQT Reportedly Seeking to Buy CNX Resources

EQT had recently sent a takeover proposal to rival CNX Resources, a report said, adding that no final decision has been made.

October 22, 2020

Lease Sales

Marketed: Eagle Ford Shale ORRI Package, Burleson County, Texas

Clear Fork Royalty Fund LP retained EnergyNet for the sale of an overriding royalty interest package in the Eagle Ford Shale in Burleson County, Texas, through an auction closing Oct. 29.

October 22, 2020

Highlights, Shale Plays

E&P Plus: October 2020 US Drilling Activity Highlights

Check out the latest oil and gas drilling activity highlights across the U.S. featured in the October issue of E&P Plus including Chesapeake Energy Marcellus Shale discoveries plus a Wolfcamp well tested by Occidental Petroleum in New Mexico’s Eddy County.

October 21, 2020

Lease Sales

Marketed: Bellatorum Resources Permian Basin Royalty Asset Packages

Bellatorum Resources retained EnergyNet for the sale of Permian Basin royalty assets in Glasscock and Howard counties, Texas, through an auction closing Nov. 10.

October 21, 2020

Acquisitions & Divestitures, Trends, Mergers

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of Oct. 21, 2020

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including a wave of upstream mergers in the Permian Basin that saw ConocoPhillips agreeing to acquire Concho Resources and Pioneer Natural Resources buying Parsley Energy.

October 21, 2020

Lease Sales

On the Market Oil and Gas Quicklist (Week of Oct. 21, 2020)

Here’s a quicklist of oil and gas assets on the market including Lime Rock Resources nonop working interest assets in the core of the Williston Basin plus a Haynesville Shale/Cotton Valley opportunity from Mammoth Minerals.

October 21, 2020

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

Pioneer Natural Resources to Acquire Parsley Energy in All-stock Merger

The merger of the two shale producers, both Permian Basin pure-plays, follows a growing wave of consolidation, which Enverus’ Andrew Dittmar described as a “historic winnowing of U.S.-based independent E&P companies.”

October 20, 2020