Exploration & Production

October 08, 2019

Tailwater infuses shale water firm Goodnight Midstream with $500M

BY Luke GeiverTailwater Capital LLC is continuing what it started with Goodnight Midstream in 2016. The Dallas-based energy-focused private equity team will invest more than $500 million into Goodnight's continued expansion. READ MORE

October 08, 2019

USGS shale gas estimates in Appalachian Basin: 214 trillion

BY U.S. Geological Survey "Watching our estimates for the Marcellus rise from 2 trillion to 84 trillion to 97 trillion in under 20 years demonstrates the effects American ingenuity and new technology can have,” said USGS Director Jim Reilly. READ MORE

October 08, 2019

Shale pump for higher sand loads reason for Veretek's record Q3

BY Luke GeiverAn unconventional artificial lift pump is catching on in the shale patch. Veretek Co. achieved record third quarter results thanks to its V-Pump, an artificial lift pump designed to handle high-sand concentrations and gas slugs. READ MORE

October 08, 2019

WellBoss, Downhole Tech merger becomes official

BY The WellBoss Company WellBoss will be focused on providing operators with full well completion solutions while reducing inefficiencies in multi-stage fracturing equipment, such as rig idle time, wireline, coiled tubing, and water usage. READ MORE

October 01, 2019

Samson starts strategic review after Powder River well results

BY Luke GeiverAfter strong drilling and production results in an area outside normal development, Samson Resources II LLC is planning a strategic review for its Powder River Basin unconventional oil wells. READ MORE

October 01, 2019

Citizen Energy to buy SCOOP/STACK E&P for $1B

BY Roan Resources Roan Resources Inc. has announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement to be acquired by Citizen Energy Operating LLC, an affiliate of Warburg Pincus LLC, in an all-cash transaction. READ MORE

October 01, 2019

Fortis exploring IPO for shale minerals assets

BY Luke GeiverFortis Minerals has a goal to go public. The Houston-based firm that acquires and manages large tracks of mineral interests, has filed a registration with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. READ MORE

October 01, 2019

Rystad: Struggles for some US shale firms not widespread

BY Alisa Lukash Despite a wave of financial adversity that has tormented US onshore E&P companies lately, Rystad Energy does not view this as a harbinger of doom for the shale industry going forward. READ MORE

September 30, 2019

Permian-focused Callon explains merger plans with Eagle Ford E&P

BY Luke GeiverCallon Petroleum has released new information highlighting why the Permian pure-play operator will be better off as an exploration and production company that has merged with Carrizo Oil and Gas. READ MORE