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Rig Counts, Unconventional

Chart: Midcontinent, Permian Basin Rig Count as of November 20, 2020

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

November 20, 2020

Unconventional, Shale Plays, Pipelines

US Court Allows Equitrans to Keep Building Mountain Valley Natural Gas Pipeline

Analysts said the decision not to stay the pipeline’s Biological Opinion increases the odds Equitrans Midstream Corp. can put the project into service in second-half 2021.

November 19, 2020

Digital Oilfield, Completions

Permian Producer Hibernia Resources, Cold Bore Digitize Completion Operations through 2020

Cold Bore Technology Inc., a leader in completion optimization technology and Houston-based Permian Basin oil and natural gas producer, Hibernia Resources III (Hibernia), revealed the results from digitized completion operations during 2020 on Nov. 17.  

November 19, 2020

Legislation, Logistics, Pipelines

iPIPE Selects Orbital Sidekick as Partner for Pipeline Monitoring Project

Orbital Sidekick will provide targeted monitoring in the oil and gas industry to detect and prevent leaks.

November 19, 2020

Lease Sales

Marketed: Ohio Well Package Plus HBP Acreage in Harrison, Noble and Tuscarawas Counties

Tracker Lario Utica LLC and TLU Royalty Holdings LLC retained EnergyNet for the sale of a 25-well package plus HBP acres in Harrison, Noble and Tuscarawas counties, Ohio, through an auction closing Dec. 18.

November 18, 2020

Lease Sales

Marketed: Oklahoma Lease Sale in Scoop, Anadarko Basins

The State of Oklahoma has retained EnergyNet to administer the auction of 31 tracts covering 1,608.15 net acres via an online sealed bid sale.

November 17, 2020

Company Profiles, Exploration & Production, Shale Plays

E&P Operator Spotlight: Goodrich Petroleum President and COO Details Company’s Plans

Confidence in gas prices and low service costs solidify Goodrich Petroleum’s 2021 operations in the Haynesville Shale.

November 17, 2020

People, Exploration & Production, Shale Plays

Forty Under 40: Zach Fenton, UpCurve Energy

Today’s featured Forty Under 40 honoree is Zachary S. Fenton, founder and COO of UpCurve Energy who led the Permian Basin-focused operator to produce almost 15,000 boe/d.

November 17, 2020

Business, Exploration & Production, Shale Plays, Acquisitions & Divestitures, Trends

Shale Valuations Shrivel as M&A Gains Footing, Firm Says

The Permian Basin remains king, but Pioneer Natural Resources CEO Scott Sheffield said he thinks the best shale producers have already been “picked off” in mergers.

November 17, 2020