Niobrara Exclusives

Encana, DJ Basin, asset sales, M&A, A&D, Canada, Permian, Eagle Ford, oil, gas

Encana sells 51,000 acres in Colorado’s D-J Basin while continuing to focus on core assets in the U.S. and Canada and giving investors a discount entry point to the Permian and Eagle Ford.

Niobrara, Bill Barrett, hedging, borrowing base, capex, rigs, drilling

Bill Barrett improves its liquidity with the deal and also announces plans to reduce capex, idle a rig and enjoy robust oil and gas hedges while still growing production.

drilling, downhole, completions, plug, perf, slickwater, fracking, crude, oil

E&Ps in the Bakken, Eagle Ford and Permian have made strides in well completion efficiencies and costs. Though, even with increased recoveries, opening up production at low prices sits poorly with the industry.

Niobrara Gross Acreage

Company Net Acreage
Anadarko 1,160,000
Encana 850,000
Noble Energy 609,000
WPX Energy 581,188
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