Permian Basin

Permian Basin Exclusives

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.

Core Wattenberg Operator Nonop Sale Among Few January Deals

PetroShare’s sale of nonop interest in Colorado’s Wattenberg Field marks only the third upstream A&D deal in the U.S. publically announced so far this year.

Permian Basin Gross Acreage

CompanyNet Acreage
Occidental2,500,000
Apache1,700,000
Chevron1,500,000
Pioneer Natural Resources680,000
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