Exploration & Production

January 21, 2020

ND regulators update Bakken forecasts for production, oil price

BY Luke GeiverFor revenue project forecasting purposes, the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources believes the North Dakota portion of the Williston Basin can be counted on in the months ahead to produce at least 1.4 mbop/d. READ MORE

January 20, 2020

In Depth: Innovations Across the Permian

BY Luke GeiverSpanning nearly 75,000 square miles across 52 counties in West Texas and Southeast New Mexico, the Permian Basin has room to add innovations across the entire field. READ MORE

January 14, 2020

Major shareholder makes offer to acquire Permian E&P

BY Lilis Energy Lilis Energy Inc., an exploration and production company operating in the Permian Basin of West Texas and Southeastern New Mexico, has received a non-binding offer. READ MORE

January 14, 2020

Encana shareholders agree, move to US under new name approved

BY Luke GeiverWhat was once Encana Corp., a Canadian-based exploration and production company with operations throughout North America, is now (or will soon be) Ovintiv. READ MORE

January 14, 2020

TX Railroad Commission sets drilling permit record

BY Railroad Commission of Texas For two years in a row since 2018, Railroad Commission of Texas staff have set a historic record of taking just two days on average to process standard drilling permits. READ MORE

January 14, 2020

Gardner Denver, STEP Energy embark on frack pump trial

BY Gardner Denver During the six-month field trial, STEP will supply weekly operating data for the pump, including discharge pressure, suction pressure, RPM, pounds of proppant, and temperatures. READ MORE

January 13, 2020

TenEx develops NoHit tech for shale well issues

BY TenEx Technologies TenEx Technologies has developed a trademarked NoHIT, a patent-pending frac hit mitigation chemical technology which is the first of its kind in the industry. NoHIT is pumped as an additive to a parent well’s preload and/or active loading program. READ MORE

January 07, 2020

XTO, Outrigger agree to Bakken midstream deal

BY Luke GeiverOutrigger Energy II announced today that it has entered into a long-term definitive gas gathering and processing agreement with XTO Energy Inc. to service XTO's production in Williams County, ND. READ MORE

January 07, 2020

Occidental explains strategic, financial plans

BY Occidental Petroleum Occidental Petroleum Corp. provided an update on its execution against key strategic and financial initiatives designed to maximize shareholder value following the close of its acquisition of Anadarko. READ MORE