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SandRidge, Niobrara, shale, Colorado, Midcontinent, debt, deal

The deal will add a second core area to the company’s portfolio, which currently includes about 1.85 million acres of Mississippian assets in the Midcontinent region.

Noble Energy, DJ, Eagle Ford, production, completions, slickwater, hybrid gel, Dave Stover

Noble Energy’s slickwater completions are outperforming other methods in the D-J Basin, but the jury is still out on whether such techniques will be successful elsewhere.

In January, parent MDU said it had delayed plans to market Fidelity. However, nine months later its subsidiary was being treated as a discontinued operation as sales efforts went forward, an analyst said.

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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