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February 29, 2024
Aminex announced that interpretation of recently-acquired 338 km2 3D seismic dataset over the Ruvuma PSA has improved the in-place volumetrics for the Ntorya natural gas discovery and revealed a significantly higher resource potential in the wider license area than previously identified on the existing sparse 2D database.
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February 27, 2024
Enap signed a deal with Upwing Energy to install compressors deep in wells at its onshore operations in the Magallanes basin, the two firms said Tuesday. Without offering projections for the contract, Upwing says its technology can boost production anywhere from 20% to 200% depending on well conditions.
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February 2024
Despite a 4.6% reduction in U.S. drilling activity on an average yearly basis, U.S. crude production climbed to an all-time high of 12.93 MMbopd in 2023, an 8.8% increase compared to the 11.88 MMbopd average of 2022. The increased output was augmented by U.S. operators completing a large backlog of DUCs in three major oil shale plays.
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February 25, 2024
The disciplined capital program allocates approximately $4.3 billion to drill and complete 600 net wells in EOG's domestic premium areas. Strong capital efficiency delivers 3% oil volume growth and 7% total volume growth, for ~$100 million lower year-over-year total direct investment in drilling and completion activity.
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February 25, 2024
Exxon received several offers for holdings in Argentina’s heralded Vaca Muerta formation in Patagonia earlier this month, according to people familiar with the matter. The assets, which comprise stakes it owns with QatarEnergy in seven oil-and-gas blocks in the shale patch as well as holdings in a pipeline, have been valued at around $1 billion, said the people, who declined to comment publicly on private talks.
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February 22, 2024
TAG Oil has now commenced drilling the T100 horizontal pay zone section, which is expected to take up to approximately three weeks to complete the drilling of the planned 1,000-meter horizontal section and run the completion technolo
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February 21, 2024
Chesapeake is currently operating nine rigs (five in the Haynesville and four in the Marcellus) and four frac crews (two in each basin). Given current market dynamics, the company plans to defer placing wells on production while reducing rig and completion activity.
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February 21, 2024
Vista Energy, a top-three shale-oil producer in Argentina, is eyeing assets put up for sale by Exxon Mobil Corp. as it looks to accelerate growth in the country’s heralded Vaca Muerta formation.
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February 19, 2024
When drilling the well, OGDCL reached a total depth of 3,762 meters. Testing resulted in a production rate of 1.4 MMcfgs and 93 bpd of condensate.
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February 18, 2024
Currently, the two wells are producing at a combined rate over 1,000 bopd. Morgan anticipates further increases as the wells continue flowback for the next few weeks.
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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
Zephyr will now move to execute a drilling rig contract and will update the market on the expected timeline for the spud of the State 36-2R well upon award of the contract.  Bid processes for other major services are also underway.
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February 13, 2024
This year, net production in the North Sea is projected at 15,000-16,000 boepd; the bolt-on acquisition of a 25% stake in the producing UK field Arran will add another 2,000-2,500 boepd once completed. In Kurdistan, DNO expects gross operated production at the Tawke license to continue to average 80,000 boepd.
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February 13, 2024
With this acquisition, the company now holds 30,000 acres in Weld County with 320 horizontal wells and daily production of approximately 30,000 boed.
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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
Combined crude production from the seven U.S. shale basins is forecast to rise to 9.72 MMbpd next month, up 0.2% from February, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said in a report Monday.
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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 11, 2024
Block Energy plc, a development and production company in Georgia, announced an Independent Engineering Report indicating over 1 Tct of 2C contingent natural gas resources in the Patardzueli and Samgori fields in license XIB with a Net Present Value of more than $500 million.
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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 08, 2024
Enerplus shares surged as much as 10%. The company, which has a market value of about $4.1 billion, operates primarily in the Bakken shale basin of North Dakota and in the Marcellus region in Pennsylvania.
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February 08, 2024
The assets YPF plans to sell are mainly aging oil fields across Patagonia that are less profitable than the crown jewel of its portfolio, shale patch Vaca Muerta, the official said.
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