U.S. Onshore

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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 2024
Look for U.S. spending to increase just 2.2% in 2024, and drilling should be flat. Many factors are at play to bring this result.
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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 22, 2024
Buying Calgary-based Enerplus will increase Chord’s production to the equivalent of 287,000 boed and give it a total 1.3 million net acres in the Williston basin.
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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 20, 2024
The acquisition is anticipated to expand the Benchmark portfolio, adding approximately 140,000 net acres and approximately 470 operated production wells in the prolific Western Anadarko basin throughout the Texas Panhandle and Western Oklahoma.
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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 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
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
Rocky Mountain oil and gas company Zephyr Energy plc provided an update on its project in the Paradox basin, Utah, and its non-operated project in the Williston basin, North Dakota.
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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 07, 2024
As acquisition deals continue to mount in West Texas’ Permian basin – $144 billion in the fourth quarter of 2023 – interest is turning to basins like the Eagle Ford, Haynesville, Barnett and others. 
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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 06, 2024
Tellurian produced 19.5 Bcf of natural gas for the quarter ended September 30, 2023. Tellurian’s natural gas assets include 31,149 net acres, interests in 159 producing wells and over 400 drilling locations.
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