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The Pure-Play Risk For Shale Industry

Specialization works—until it doesn’t. Oil and gas specialists would be wise to consider these hidden risks in pursuing the pure-play strategy.

US Shale Producers Earnings Expectations, 2019 Forecast

Analysts named Diamondback Energy as a top pick among shale producers as a result of its $9.2 billion acquisition of Permian Basin rival Energen last year.

Williston Basin activity has rebounded from the 2014 market crash and production rates are climbing higher.

Bakken Gross Acreage

CompanyNet Acreage
Crescent Point Energy1,000,000
DeeThree Exploration200,000
ARC Resources179,200
LGX Oil + Gas167,838
All Top Acreage Holders
CompanyNet Acreage
Continental Resources1,074,000
Whiting Petroleum667,668
ConocoPhillips620,000
Hess Corp.609,000
All Top Acreage Holders