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U.S. crude oil production efficiency continues to improve

U.S. crude oil production efficiency continues to improve

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U.S. tight oil production increased in 2017, accounting for 54% of total U.S. crude oil production, in part because of the increasing productivity of new wells. Since 2007, the average first full month of oil production from new wells …

February 1, 2020 - 7:19 pm Crude Oil News, EIA News That Matters
Drilling Down: Sanchez Energy drilling way out of Chapter 11

Drilling Down: Sanchez Energy drilling way out of Chapter 11

Source: Houston Chronicle


Houston oil company Sanchez Energy appears to be drilling its way out of bankruptcy.

The company temporarily placed its drilling operations on hold after seeking Chapter 11 protection, but over the past week filed 13 drilling permit …

Alaska Is the Biggest Bet Yet for Texas’s Anti-Shale Oil Billionaire

Alaska Is the Biggest Bet Yet for Texas’s Anti-Shale Oil Billionaire

From Bloomberg


Hildebrand gained fortune buying old, conventional oil assets, bet may be timely as investors begin to sour on shale

Texas oilman Jeffery Hildebrand became a billionaire by shunning the shale revolution taking place in his home state. Now, …

Kayne Anderson Makes $100 Million Upstream Investment

Kayne Anderson Makes $100 Million Upstream Investment

By Tyler Losier, Energy Reporter, Oil & Gas 360

Kayne Anderson Energy Fund VIII invests $100 million in newly-formed Indianola Energy
Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP, through its Kayne Anderson Energy Fund VIII LP, has made a $100 million equity

Source: QEP Resources

Anvil Capital Partners Provides Funding for Two Companies

By Tyler Losier, Energy Reporter, Oil & Gas 360

Vermilion Cliffs Partners gets $11 million senior secured loan facility
On Monday, Anvil Capital Partners, a private credit special situations lending firm, announced the final close of an $11 million senior

U.S. Shale Oil Output to Rise to Record 8.77 Million bpd in Sept – EIA

U.S. Shale Oil Output to Rise to Record 8.77 Million bpd in Sept – EIA

From Reuters


U.S. oil output from seven major shale formations is expected to rise by 85,000 barrels per day (bpd) in September, to a record 8.77 million bpd, the U.S. Energy Information Administration forecast in its monthly drilling productivity report …

Halliburton Lands Nine Contracts for Offshore Project in West Africa

Halliburton Lands Nine Contracts for Offshore Project in West Africa

From The Houston Chronicle


Houston oilfield service company Halliburton has landed nine contracts to drill and complete a series of wells off the coast in West Africa.

Australian exploration and production company Woodside Energy awarded the contracts to Halliburton as …

Source: Abraxas Petroleum

Saltstone Capital Pens Scathing Letter to Abraxas Petroleum

By Tyler Losier, Energy Reporter, Oil & Gas 360

Saltstone Capital Management calls for special committee of the board to review strategic alternatives
Billy Bailey, founder and portfolio manager for Saltstone Capital Management LLC, penned a scathing letter to Abraxas

Colorado’s New Energy Bill Gives Local Governments Full Power to Regulate Land Use, Siting of Oil and Gas Operations

Colorado’s New Energy Bill Gives Local Governments Full Power to Regulate Land Use, Siting of Oil and Gas Operations

Colorado bill requires that no drilling permits will be issued until COGCC has “promulgated every rule required to be adopted by oil and gas bills enacted in 2019, and those rules have become effective” 
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Pacific Bora drilling rig arrives at Oyo-9 field in
deepwater offshore Nigeria

International Drilling Continues Near Post-Downturn Highs

Overall rig count falls by two

By Richard Rostad, analyst, Oil & Gas 360

International drilling activity declined slightly in January, but remains near post-downturn highs, according to Baker Hughes.

A net two rigs came offline in January, bringing the …

Source: PDS

Drilling Activity Rebounds from Last Week’s Fall

New Mexico reaches all-time high
Drilling activity increased this week, partially reversing last week’s decline according to the latest edition of Baker Hughes Rig Count.

A net nine rigs came online in the week, bringing the national total to 1,059.

U.S. Drilling Reels from Oil Price Plunge

U.S. Drilling Reels from Oil Price Plunge

Rigs record largest drop in nearly three years
U.S. drilling activity is responding to the recent decline in oil prices, with drilling activity dropping sharply in the week according to Baker Hughes.

A net 25 rigs came offline in the

Executives Don’t See Drilling Surge Any Time Soon: KC Fed

Executives Don’t See Drilling Surge Any Time Soon: KC Fed

Oil and gas activity declining in Oklahoma, Colorado, Wyoming
Executives do not anticipate a significant increase in drilling in the near future, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s most recent Energy Survey.

The Kansas City Fed’s energy

International Offshore Drilling Surged in December

International Offshore Drilling Surged in December

28 offshore rigs come online, 23% of activity
International drilling activity rose sharply in December, reaching levels not seen since the beginning of 2016, according to Baker Hughes.

A net 34 rigs began drilling internationally last month, meaning there are

Oil Price Drop Could Signal Lower Volumes on Horizon for Freight Haulers

Oil Price Drop Could Signal Lower Volumes on Horizon for Freight Haulers

Study: for each well that is drilled, up to 6,000 truckloads of freight haul business are generated

From FreightWaves

Since the beginning of October, the price of oil has been dropping steadily. As of Friday’s close, crude oil benchmark WTI …

Window Closing on Colorado Initiative 97: Voter Signature Collection Period Ends this Weekend

Window Closing on Colorado Initiative 97: Voter Signature Collection Period Ends this Weekend

Initiative 97 imposes a mandatory statewide minimum 2,500-foot drilling setback, also cedes power to local governments to increase setbacks

This is the final week for environmental activist groups 350.org and Colorado Rising to gather signatures for Colorado ballot initiative 97. …

Talos Energy Updates Production Guidance

Talos Energy Updates Production Guidance

Houston-based Gulf of Mexico producer Talos Energy Inc. (ticker: TALO) outlined the company’s strategy today in a new update.

The company projects 2018 pro forma production sales volumes of 18 – 19.5 MMBOE, or an average daily production 49 – …

EcoStim Ups Capacity to ‘Super Fleet’ in the STACK

EcoStim Ups Capacity to ‘Super Fleet’ in the STACK

Eco-Stim Energy Solutions, Inc. (ticker: ESES) reported today that it has agreed to provide its primary customer in the STACK with additional dedicated horsepower and equipment, including natural gas-powered pumping units. The company refers to this collaborative plan as a …

U.S. Rig Count Heads Up to 1,059

U.S. Rig Count Heads Up to 1,059

Baker Hughes released its weekly rig count today. The total U.S. number of rigs went up 13, ending the week of May 25, 2018 at 1,059. A year ago at this time there were 881 U.S. rigs at work.

Texas …

Strategic Oil & Gas to Present at EnerCom’s The Oil & Gas Conference® August 19-23, 2018

Strategic Oil & Gas to Present at EnerCom’s The Oil & Gas Conference® August 19-23, 2018

Strategic Oil & Gas Ltd. (ticker: SOG) is an oil and gas company based in Calgary, Canada.

In the first quarter of 2018, Strategic drilled two horizontal Muskeg development wells at west Marlowe in northwestern Alberta. The wells commenced production …

Callon Petroleum Expands Permian Footprint with $570 Million Delaware Purchase

Callon Petroleum Expands Permian Footprint with $570 Million Delaware Purchase

Consolidation continues in the Permian, with Callon Petroleum (ticker: CPE) purchasing $570 million in assets Thursday.

Callon intends to acquire 28,657 net acres in the Delaware, primarily in Ward and Loving Counties, from Cimarex Energy (ticker: XEC). This acreage is …

Goodrich Petroleum: Focused on Haynesville through 2019

Goodrich Petroleum: Focused on Haynesville through 2019

All CapEx in 2018 and 2019 focused on Haynesville

Goodrich Petroleum Corporation (ticker: GDP) had a net loss of $5.3 million in the first quarter of 2018, or $(0.47) per share. Capital expenditures totaled $21 million in the quarter, of …

Lonestar Resources Hits 10 MBOEPD in April, Increases Full Year Guidance

Lonestar Resources Hits 10 MBOEPD in April, Increases Full Year Guidance

Texas-based E&P Lonestar Resources US Inc. (ticker: LONE) reported a net loss attributable to its common stockholders of $18.5 million, or ($0.75) per share in Q1 2018. The company produced 7,777 BOEPD on average in the quarter.

CEO Frank D. …

Going Gangbusters in the STACK: Alta Mesa Resources Running 8 Rigs, Expects 170+ Wells in 2018

Going Gangbusters in the STACK: Alta Mesa Resources Running 8 Rigs, Expects 170+ Wells in 2018

Alta Mesa Resources, Inc. (ticker: AMR) produced 24,000 BOEPD in Q1 2018 and exited the quarter with average net production of 25,800 BOEPD in March. Overall, total production for the first quarter of 2018 was 2,162 MBOE. According to Alta …

Courtesy of Extraction Oil & Gas, Inc.

Extraction Oil & Gas Targets Positive All-In Free Cashflow in 2H 2018

Extraction Oil & Gas, Inc. (ticker: XOG) reported a net loss of $52 million for Q1 2018, or $(0.32) per share. First quarter average net sales volumes were 68,874 BOEPD, including 36,052 BPD of crude oil, an increase of 106% …

WildHorse Resource Produced 52.4 MBOEPD in Q1

WildHorse Resource Produced 52.4 MBOEPD in Q1

WildHorse Resource Development Corporation (ticker: WRD) reported a net loss available to common stockholders of $123.2 million in Q1 2018, or $(1.24) per share. Net production was 52.4 MBOEPD for the quarter, consisting of 60% oil, 31% natural gas and …

Courtesy of RSP Permian

Futures Curve with Severe Backwardation is Laughable: Papa

CDEV likes oil’s prospects and New Mexico well results

Centennial Resource Development, Inc. (ticker: CDEV) reported a net income of $66.1 million, or $0.25 per share for Q1 2018. The company’s average daily net production was 54,069 BOEPD for the …

Sanchez Energy Produced 80.5 MBOEPD in Q1

Sanchez Energy Produced 80.5 MBOEPD in Q1

Sanchez Energy Corporation (ticker: SN) reported a net loss of $4.8 million for the first quarter 2018, or $(0.30) per share attributable to common stockholders. The quarter included $24.4 million in non-cash mark-to-market losses related to hedging activities, Sanchez said.…

Newfield and Continental Tout SCOOP/STACK, Bakken

Newfield and Continental Tout SCOOP/STACK, Bakken

Newfield’s SCOOP/STACK operations pinned to future growth; Williston Basin infill projects look to deliver $100 million of free cash flow in 2018

Newfield Exploration Company (ticker: NFX) had record net production during Q1 2018, with SCOOP/STACK net production averaging 117,500 …

Courtesy of Chesapeake

Chesapeake “Reinvents the Utica”

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (ticker: CHK) reported net income available to common stockholders of $268 million, or $0.29 per share for Q1 of 2018. Chesapeake’s average daily production for the first quarter of 2018 was approximately 554,000 BOE, compared to approximately …