Eagle Ford, reopen, acquisition, divestiture, business, limited hours

Eagle Ford May Reopen For A&D Business, But With Limited Hours

Few transactions have emerged in the Eagle Ford in 2016 but a new company is using the 'acquire and exploit' model to cut deals with large leaseholders for noncore assets.

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Packers Plus Energy Services, Ian Bryant, unconventional, technology, North America, OPEC, Saudi Arabia, oil, gas, DUG Permian Basin

New Technology Could Lead To Greater Operational, Capital Efficiency

For shale players, better reservoir connections are crucial to unlocking economic barrels.

May 26, 2016
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Vital Signs: D-J Basin’s Heart Still Beating

A recent study revealed Colorado’s Weld County has the most economic fracklog in the U.S., implying that a major part of the growing DUC inventory is commercial at current oil prices.

May 26, 2016

Permian Power: Technology, Technique Dominate

Panelists at Hart Energy's DUG Permian conference said sand, spacing and slickwater have played key roles in the multistage fracturing process that contributed to the Permian Basin becoming today’s largest oil-producing region in the U.S.

May 25, 2016
oil supply, WTI, Brent, Henry Hub, EIA, production, shale

Celestial Navigation: The Latest Production, Supply And Exploration Predictions

The U.S. might not need shale oil growth now, but from 2017-2020 demand will require an additional 0.7-0.9 MMbbl/d annually, an analyst said.

May 24, 2016
midstream, gears, Permian Basin, flow, DUG Permian, conferece, Fort Worth, Texas, Hart Energy, Navitas Midstream Partners, oil, gas, shale, EnLink Midstream

Midstream Gears Up For Permian Basin Flow

As E&Ps become more efficient at finding ways to grow production, the midstream sector is getting ready to handle what comes its way when commodity prices rise by improving infrastructure.

May 24, 2016
delaware basin, Permian, Parsley, working interest, NRI

Trigger-Happy Acquirer Parsley Pulls Another Buy In Delaware Basin

The company purchased mineral rights under its existing acreage to increase its working interest and net revenue interest.

May 23, 2016
Greater Rockies, shale, activity highlights, Hart Energy, onshore connect, Larry Prado, Chesapeake, SM Energy, SandRidge, Alta Mesa, Niobrara, Uinta, Powder River, Piceance, Boise, North Park, Denver Julesburg, basin, Crescent Point Energy, Colorado, Wyom

Greater Rockies Activity Highlights: May 2016

Larry Prado, Hart Energy's activity editor, summarizes some of the recent activity in the Greater Rockies by companies including Chesapeake, SM Energy and SandRidge.

May 23, 2016
Aubrey McClendon, AEP, oil, gas, Permian, layoff

McClendon’s American Energy Partners Powering Down

While Aubrey McClendon’s legacy won’t be tarnished by the closing of his final venture, the company will lose 100 employees who had worked under his guidance.

May 20, 2016
stalking horse, Rice Energy, Marcellus, Alpha, Wells Fargo

Stalking Horse Bidder Rice Energy Thrown By Rival In The Marcellus

The company had agreed to purchase about 27,000 net acres for $200 million but was outbid by an undisclosed party by about $140 million.

May 19, 2016
EnerVest, acquisition, Eagle Ford, megadeal, Karnes County, Texas

EnerVest’s Cornucopia Adds $1.3 Billion In Eagle Ford Delicacies

The company has been purchasing assets since late 2015 and now has production of about 17,000 boe/d located in Karnes County, Texas.

May 18, 2016
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Marcellus Shale: No Demand For Workover Services

Well service work has focused on necessary maintenance and little else in the Marcellus Shale area, according to Hart Energy's Heard In The Field survey respondents.

May 17, 2016