Permian Basin

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February 28, 2024
Approximately 60% of total investments are planned to be allocated to the Permian basin, with the remainder to the DJ basin. Civitas expects to drill and complete 130 to 150 gross wells in the Permian basin and 90 to 110 gross wells in the DJ basin.
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February 14, 2024
Capital investment in shale and exploration will be trimmed by $320 million, and two rigs in the Permian will be idled this year, the Houston-based company said Wednesday. Spending will increase in the Gulf of Mexico, chemicals and the enhanced oil recovery business.
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February 14, 2024
Diamondback Energy Inc.’s blockbuster deal for Endeavor Energy Resources LP makes the company’s shares the best way to invest in the prolific Permian basin in Texas, according to Tortoise Capital Advisors LLC.
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February 13, 2024
The operators, today running a total of 26 rigs in the Permian basin, will see that count whittled down to between 20 and 22 over time, Kaes Van’t Hof, chief financial officer at Diamondback, said Monday on a conference call. They’ll be more efficient, however, meaning production will rise modestly despite the curtailed rig count.
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February 12, 2024
The two companies, headquartered across the street from one another in Midland, the heart of the Permian basin, will have a combined 838,000 net acres and have net production of 816,000 boe, according to the statement.
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February 09, 2024
Production from the basin is set to reach 6.4 MMbpd at the end of this year, up from 6.1 MMbpd at the end of 2023, Plains All American Pipeline LP said in its fourth-quarter earnings presentation. The growth will happen due to drilling efficiencies even as the number of rigs remains stable, Chief Financial Officer Al Swanson said.
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February 06, 2024
The purchase increases Vital Energy’s working interest in 54 producing, low-decline wells in the Permian basin by an average of 67%, increasing the company’s estimated 2024 production by approximately 1,850 boed (51% oil) and estimated 2024 Free Cash Flow by approximately $25 million.
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February 05, 2024
Overall, Permian Resources’ portfolio optimization efforts added approximately 17,000 Permian net acres, 7,300 Permian net royalty acres and over 200 high-quality, gross operated locations in the core of the Delaware basin.
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February 02, 2024
Chevron is targeting 10% growth this year, more than twice the pace of publicly traded independent oil companies, setting it on course to pump 1 MMbpd from the region in 2025. Exxon sees production growth of nearly 7%, but is expected to double its overall output once it completes the $60 billion of Pioneer Natural Resources Co. by mid-year.
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January 23, 2024
Among unconventional oil resource plays in the U.S., the Permian stands well atop the heap for remaining resource, offering both the most high-quality remaining drilling opportunities and the greatest potential for resource expansion from the prolific region’s stacked resource benches.
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January 20, 2024
Production across the U.S. was curtailed by about 10 MMbbl this week, according to market participants who asked not to be named because the information is private.
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January 08, 2024
Most of shale’s private operators in the Permian basin are planning modest growth this year as one of the main engines of U.S. oil expansion downshifts amid volatile commodity prices.
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January 04, 2024
Callon’s assets provide additional scale to APA’s operations across the Permian basin, most notably in the Delaware basin, where Callon has nearly 120,000 acres. On a pro forma basis, total company production exceeds 500,000 boed and enterprise value increases to more than $21 billion.
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January 03, 2024
The deal, which was announced Oct. 2023, adds over 40,000 new-acres in the Permian’s Midland basin, production levels of approximately 62 MMboed, of which 50% is oil, and roughly 400 development locations in the Spraberry and Wolfcamp formations.
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December 31, 2023
The purchase will increase Vital Energy’s working interest in 45 wells by an average of 24%, increasing the company’s estimated 2024 production by approximately 1,400 boed (57% oil).
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December 15, 2023
Permian Basin operator Callon Petroleum Co. is considering strategic options amid takeover interest from rival oil and gas players, people familiar with the matter said, as dealmaking accelerates in the U.S. energy industry.
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December 12, 2023
Future development is underpinned by some of North America’s top operators, with the combined ExxonMobil and Pioneer Natural Resources expected to move into Freehold’s top five payors and represent greater than 25% of future gross locations within the company’s U.S inventory. Additional payors include other large well capitalized producers such as Marathon Oil, Endeavor Energy Resources LP and Diamondback Energy.
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December 12, 2023
Occidental Petroleum Corp.’s $10.8 billion takeover of CrownRock LP equates to more $50,000 per acre for rights to drill some of the richest oil deposits in the hemisphere, according to data-analysis and research firm Enverus Inc.
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December 11, 2023
Occidental Petroleum Corp. has agreed to acquire Texas shale driller CrownRock LP in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $12.0 billion, including the assumption of $1.2 billion in debt, as consolidation heats up in North America’s most-prolific oil basin.
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December 08, 2023
Endeavor Energy, the largest closely-held oil and gas company in the Permian basin, is exploring a sale that could value it between $25 billion and $30 billion, according to Reuters.
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December 07, 2023
Chevron Corp. followed competitor Exxon Mobil Corp. in raising planned capital spending as the biggest U.S. oil operators seek to increase long-term crude production.
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