Barnett Exclusives

Chesapeake, lawsuit, royalties, Marcellus, lease payments, settlement

Chesapeake said the lawsuit, one of many it has faced over royalties in at least five states, is baseless and will be contested.

Cotton Valley, Barnett, Fayetteville, Haynesville, dry gas, shale, basins, pressure pumping

The Cotton Valley is the only game in town as activity dwindles in the Barnett and Fayetteville. Survey respondents pointed towards idled equipment and crews as the cause of the slowdown.

dry gas, shale, basins, workover, contractors, shales

No rest for weary workover contractors in the Barnett, Fayetteville and Haynesville shales. A couple contractors, who have been through several downturns, say this one is the worst they’ve seen.

Barnett - Texas Drilling Permits Trends

7 Day Trend14 (+7)
30 Day Trend40 (+17)
1 Year Trend425 (-1302)
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Barnett Gross Acreage

Company Net Acreage
Devon Energy 620,000
EOG Resources 298,000
Chesapeake/Total 266,700
ExxonMobil 265,000
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