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April 12, 2024
The changes wouldn’t affect ConocoPhillips’s 600 MMbbl Willow oil project in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska. But oil industry leaders say the plan is more expansive than initially anticipated and threatens to make it nearly impossible to build more important projects in the region.
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April 11, 2024
KCA Deutag has announced the award of $204 million of onshore drilling contracts in Oman, Saudi Arabia, Peru and Bolivia.
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April 11, 2024
GeoPark Limited has submitted a binding offer to acquire a non-operated Working Interest (WI) in unconventional blocks Argentina’s Neuquen basin in the prolific Vaca Muerta shale region.
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April 10, 2024
In the SEC filing, SilverBow asserts that a combination between SilverBow and Kimmeridge Texas Gas is not in the best interest of all of its shareholders.
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April 09, 2024
This Memorandum of Understanding outlines the realization of a work program for the appraisal and development of gas resources in the North-East Timimoun region, in synergy with existing processing facilities for production from the Timimoun natural gas field, to reduce costs and emissions.
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April 09, 2024
NSAI's best estimates of Kodiak's contingent recoverable resources sum to 1.2 Bbbl of marketable liquids (oil, condensate and natural gas liquids) and 5.4 Tcfg. The new resource represents a 25% increase (963 MMbbl to 1.2 Bbbl) in recoverable marketable liquids compared to NSAI's previous 2023 report.
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April 08, 2024
the Dorado shale field in the Eagle Ford will allow TotalEnergies to increase its net U.S. natural gas production by 50 MMcfd in 2024, with the potential for an additional 50 MMcfd by 2028.
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April 05, 2024
Chesapeake Energy Corp.’s $7.4 billion takeover of Southwestern Energy Co. has been delayed until the second half of the year after antitrust regulators demanded more details from the natural gas operators.
News
April 02, 2024
Total flow rates (inclusive of recovery of frac fluid) averaged roughly 600 bpd over the duration of the flow back. Multiple oil samples were recovered with measured oil gravities of between 39.9 to 41.4 API (representing a light crude oil).
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April 02, 2024
The acquisition will help SLB expand its artificial lift technology, which helps keep output from older wells flowing. SLB has the biggest market share in artificial lift with 21%, and ChampionX will add to that with its 5% of the market, according to Evercore ISI, citing data from industry consultant Spears & Associates.
News
April 01, 2024
The acquisition will bring APA’s daily reported production to approximately 500,000 boe, approximately two-thirds coming from the Permian basin. The acquired assets include approximately 120,000 net acres in the Delaware basin and 25,000 net acres in the Midland Basin.
News
April 01, 2024
Diamondback, the largest independent producer headquartered in the shale-oil region, has signed a nonbinding letter of intent with Oklo Inc. to deploy small reactors for some of its future power needs, according to Diamondback President Kaes Van’t Hof.
News
March 28, 2024
The well started at a production rate of 4 MMcfd for 6 hours at a choke 21/128”. The rate was subsequently increased to 6 MMcfd and 8 MMcfpd for 6 hours and 24 hours, respectively. The well was tested at a rate of up to 10 MMcfpd at choke of 30/128” and is now producing into the Jobo gas treatment plant.
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March 28, 2024
Chesapeake Energy Corp. plans to put 80 new natural gas wells into suspended animation by the end of this year with an eye to turning them on when prices for power-plant and heating fuel rebound from the lowest prices in years.
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March 27, 2024
Drillers in the Permian basin told the survey they could profitably bore new wells with a crude price of $65 a bbl, well below the $83 actual price during the period in which opinions were gathered. The snag, however, is concern that the Biden administration may impose costly regulatory changes that would gut future profitability, survey respondents said.
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March 26, 2024
The SS-1H well in EP117 achieved an average 60-day initial production (IP60) flow rate of 3 MMcfd over the 1,644-foot (501 m), 10 stage stimulated length within the Amungee Member B-Shale, normalized to 6 MMcfd over 3,281-ft (1,000 m).
Article
March 2024
A new workflow generates probabilistic history-matches and production forecasts for any decline-curve model while incorporating variable BHP conditions. It provides fast history matches and forecasts of shale gas wells more accurately than traditional DCA while quantifying model uncertainty. The primary value added is an innovative method for probabilistic variable-pressure DCA.
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March 22, 2024
Following the two gas discoveries from the Upper and Lower Angwa reservoirs in the recently completed Mukuyu-2 / ST1 drilling campaign and the compositional analysis from fast-tracked downhole reservoir fluid samples, the analysis of additional downhole fluid samples has confirmed a rich gas-condensate discovery in Mukuyu and presence of light oil.
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March 21, 2024
During the discussion and following press conference, Gov. Dunleavy made it clear that Alaskan resources are “extraordinary” due to the state’s unique location and history. Alaska’s proven reserves include over 100 Tcf of natural gas and billions of barrels of oil.
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March 19, 2024
Lance predicted that first production from its Willow development will occur in “four more winters.” The CEO applauded the project as an important boost for Alaska’s economy, creating many jobs and enhancing the U.S.’ energy security.
News
March 15, 2024
The number of U.S. rigs drilling for oil rose by six to 510, the biggest mark since Sept. 15, according to data released by Baker Hughes Co. on Friday. After months of relatively low growth, shale operators have now added more than a dozen rigs since mid-February.
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