U.S. Onshore

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July 21, 2024
FTC investigators are looking for evidence of executives attempting to collude with OPEC officials on oil market dynamics, according to people familiar with the matter who asked not be named discussing non-public information. Such communications, particularly on pricing and output, could be illegal under U.S. antitrust laws.
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July 21, 2024
Colombian driller EcoPetrol could end up acquiring an even larger stake, up to 49%, in the assets Occidental agreed to buy from CrownRock LP for $12 billion in late 2023. This option expires in August, according to a filing.
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July 16, 2024
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced it is seeking public opinion on whether or not to expand so-called “protected” areas in Alaska’s National Petroleum Reserve (NPR-A). If enacted, the measure would expand on the Biden administration’s recent ban on new oil and gas drilling projects in the region.
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July 15, 2024
This year’s Economic Report from the Permian Strategic Partnership (PSP) emphasizes the area’s status as the second lowest producer of CO2 emissions per barrel of oil equivalent among the major onshore producing basins worldwide.
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July 09, 2024
Grayson Mill was one the largest remaining private opportunities reasonably likely to come up for sale, with around 500 remaining drilling locations and over 100 Mboed production. Among remaining private equity-sponsored E&Ps, as opposed to truly private companies like Continental Resources, Grayson Mill had the largest count of remaining undeveloped gross drilling locations.
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July 09, 2024
Over the next two weeks, the well will be flowed and production-tested to more rigorously determine the reservoir pressure, fluid composition, well flow rate and bulk reservoir permeability, and to deliver an early estimate of the overall potential recoverable resources.
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July 06, 2024
The lawsuit filed Friday takes aim at an Interior Department rule that explicitly bars oil leasing on 10.6 million acres (4.3 million hectares) of the 23-million-acre reserve, while restricting future oil development in 13 million acres designated as “special areas.”
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July 04, 2024
Intelligent Wellhead Systems and ProFrac announced the first successful field tests utilizing MQTT (Message Queuing Telemetry Transport) protocol for the safe and efficient transfer and visualization of wellsite data during hydraulic fracturing operations.
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June 30, 2024
U.S. Energy Development Corporation (U.S. Energy) is expanding its operations in the prolific Permian basin. U.S. Energy is poised for significant growth and development in one of the most productive oil and gas regions in the United States.
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June 27, 2024
SM Energy Co. and Northern Oil and Gas Inc., two U.S. shale drillers, agreed to acquire assets in Utah’s Uinta basin for about $2.6 billion in cash, the latest in a string of oil and gas acquisitions as operators look to scale up.
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June 26, 2024
More than 50% of oil executives told the Dallas Fed they foresee lower domestic crude production if the consolidation trend continues for five years, according to second-quarter survey results released Wednesday. 
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June 26, 2024
Caerus aims to be “the Rocky Mountain region’s most efficient producer,” according to its website. The company operates more than 7,400 wells in the Piceance Basin in Colorado and Uinta Basin in Utah. It also has infrastructure assets including 2,400 miles of gas and water pipelines and a number of water treatment and storage facilities.
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June 25, 2024
Pytheas Energy, Inc announced the addition of three producing oil and gas properties to its growing portfolio: the Andrews Crane asset, the Bakken asset, and the Minerva-Rockdale asset. These represent both working and non-working interests in 620 oil and gas wells, with a combined gross current production of approximately 357 bpd.
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June 25, 2024
The shale asset (named Tatonka, approx. 46,500 acre) is in Texas with access to the Gulf Coast industrial area, which includes LNG export terminals and ammonia plants. MEPUSA will begin a drilling campaign to evaluate the well performance and develop and operate the asset for full-scale development after 2026.
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June 25, 2024
Enverus has released its annual list of the 100 most prolific private oil and gas producers in the U.S. based on gross operated production, well count and rig movements across last year. Continental Resources and Ascent Resources remain in the top two positions on the list, with Aethon Energy moving up to the third position, according to Enverus.
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June 18, 2024
The Helmerich & Payne drilling rig is being rigged down and transported off location. Production testing equipment will then be mobilized to site. Testing is expected to commence within two weeks and is expected to take less than ten days to complete.
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June 18, 2024
Supported by TGS' extensive geological database, which includes data from over 425,000 wells and various interpretive products in the Permian basin, this survey offers a comprehensive resource for exploration and development.
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June 18, 2024
Improvements in drilling and fracking techniques amid a wave of corporate takeovers will drive the expansion and more than offset recent reductions in rig deployments, analysts at the the London-based bank wrote in a note titled ‘Underestimate U.S. shale at your peril.’
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June 14, 2024
Donald Trump told Senate Republicans Thursday he would restart oil drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, reversing a move by the Biden administration to cancel leases in the frozen wilderness.
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June 12, 2024
Matador expects to have over 190,000 net acres in the Delaware basin, part of the greater Permian basin, producing over 180,000 boed, with proved reserves exceeding 580 MMboe. The enterprise value of the combined company is projected to exceed $10 billion.
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June 09, 2024
Drilling in the U.S. shale patch dropped to the lowest level in almost two-and-a-half years as operators vow to make good on promises to investors for subdued production growth this year.
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