U.S. Onshore

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October 12, 2023
Job cuts will be “fairly minimal,” CEO Darren Woods said just hours after announcing Exxon’s biggest acquisition in more than two decades. “We’re really focused on making sure we are leveraging the capability of Pioneer and their people.”
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October 12, 2023
The Legislature set a target of 1,000 orphaned wells to be plugged in fiscal year 2023, and the RRC plugged a total 1,750 wells including1,020 wells with oil and gas funds and an additional 730 orphaned wells using federal grants.
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October 12, 2023
The shale sector is a hotbed of consolidation talk as oil companies compete for the best drilling portfolios in the Permian basin, North America’s biggest source of crude.
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October 11, 2023
ExxonMobil officials, including Senior V.P. Neil Chapman, held a media briefing on Wednesday morning (Oct. 11), to further articulate it's acquisition of Pioneer Natural Resources. World Oil sat in on that discussion, which included the company’s drilling plans, shale outlook and midstream operations.
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October 11, 2023
At close, ExxonMobil’s Permian production volume would more than double to 1.3 MMboed, based on 2023 volumes, and is expected to increase to approximately 2 MMboed in 2027.
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October 10, 2023
(WO) — Vitesse Energy has acquired additional oil and gas interests in the Williston basin of North Dakota, resulting in approximately $50 million of acquisition and related development capital expenditures, primarily in the third and fourth quarters of 2023., the company said on Oct. 9.
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October 10, 2023
Kolibri Global Energy reported that its latest set of down-spaced wells in the Tishomingo field, Oklahoma, are yielding higher production rates compared to its earlier wells in the same area
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October 09, 2023
Ozona CCS LLC has reached a definitive agreement with a private landowner to lease 5,722.79 contiguous acres of pore space in Loving County, Texas, for the purpose of drilling multiple commercial carbon dioxide (CO2) sequestration wells in the Permian basin.
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October 09, 2023
Civitas Resources entered into an agreement with Vencer Energy, a Vitol investment, to acquire oil-producing assets in the Midland basin of West Texas for approximately $2.1 billion.
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October 06, 2023
The deal would be Exxon’s biggest acquisition since merging with Mobil Corp. in 1999, and would make the energy giant the top producer in the most prolific U.S. oil basin.
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October 04, 2023
The revisions proposed by the Commission under Chapter 4 and Statewide Rule 8 reflect the Commission’s mission to serve Texas through stewardship of natural resources and the environment.
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September 2023
OPEC’s 1-MMbopd production cut, coupled with increased global demand, pushed crude prices to a nine-month high in September. Yet, U.S. operators have shown restraint, and according to World Oil’s mid-year forecast, this trend will continue, as activity is projected to decline slightly during second-half 2023.
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October 01, 2023
The nation’s production rose to 12.991 MMbpd, the highest since a peak of 13 MMbpd in November 2019, according to data from the Energy Information Administration. Most of the gain came from Texas, where oil drillers produced a record 5.63 MMbpd.
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September 29, 2023
The legislation guarantees access to oil and gas resources both on and offshore and ensures that the rights to domestic resource development are kept from being interrupted or administratively slowed down.
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September 27, 2023
In addition to expressing concerns regarding costs, executives continued to criticize President Joe Biden for his energy policy that many see as intended to run them out of business.
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September 26, 2023
The survey is designed to assist in the evaluation and horizontal development of multiple zones, including the emerging Barnett Shale, Mississippi Lime, and Devonian horizons, which are highly prospective with analogous play concepts having been proven just north of Pontiac in Andrews County.
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September 25, 2023
The Permian Strategic Partnership welcomed its 25th member, Liberty Energy, a North American oil field services firm that offers suites of completion services and technologies to onshore oil and natural gas exploration and production companies.
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September 25, 2023
Costs for drilling rigs and steel used to line the inside of oil wells have come down recently, Chief Executive Officer Rick Muncrief said during an interview on Monday.
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September 20, 2023
The leases are located on the eastern North Slope, with multiple prospects in the late Cretaceous Brookian and Schrader Bluff formations.
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September 19, 2023
The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) expects U.S. crude oil production to surpass 12.9 MMbpd for the first time in late 2023 and to exceed 13 MMbpd in early 2024.
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September 15, 2023
Through these historic partnerships, the TTU System and UT System become the first university members of the PSP, bringing unparalleled academic resources and expertise to the coalition.
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