Drilling

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July 16, 2024
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced it is seeking public opinion on whether or not to expand so-called “protected” areas in Alaska’s National Petroleum Reserve (NPR-A). If enacted, the measure would expand on the Biden administration’s recent ban on new oil and gas drilling projects in the region.
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July 08, 2024
The Naingopo well is targeting 163 MMbbl mof unrisked prospective oil resources or 843 Bcf of unrisked prospective natural gas resources.
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July 06, 2024
The lawsuit filed Friday takes aim at an Interior Department rule that explicitly bars oil leasing on 10.6 million acres (4.3 million hectares) of the 23-million-acre reserve, while restricting future oil development in 13 million acres designated as “special areas.”
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July 01, 2024
To date, Apex has drilled 10 wells. Six of the 10 drilled wells are currently producing, one has been completed as a water supply well for a water injection project, two are discoveries waiting on completions, and one was a dry hole.
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June 14, 2024
Donald Trump told Senate Republicans Thursday he would restart oil drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, reversing a move by the Biden administration to cancel leases in the frozen wilderness.
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June 13, 2024
The well remains on schedule to begin drilling this month and is targeting 163 MMbbl of unrisked prospective oil resources or 843 Bcf of unrisked prospective natural gas resources, net to ReconAfrica.
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June 12, 2024
Matador expects to have over 190,000 net acres in the Delaware basin, part of the greater Permian basin, producing over 180,000 boed, with proved reserves exceeding 580 MMboe. The enterprise value of the combined company is projected to exceed $10 billion.
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June 11, 2024
The addition will mean Vista has two fracking crews and related equipment in operation. The company is aiming to raise production 55% to the equivalent of 85,000 bpd by the fourth quarter, and start production on 138 new oil wells by 2026 in an effort to reach 100,000 bpd.
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June 09, 2024
Drilling in the U.S. shale patch dropped to the lowest level in almost two-and-a-half years as operators vow to make good on promises to investors for subdued production growth this year.
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June 06, 2024
Drilling operations have been completed safely and successfully, with the well drilled to a total depth of 10,290 feet (measured depth). Zephyr’s operations team is now preparing to set a production liner across the Cane Creek reservoir section, after which the Helmerich & Payne Rig 257 will rig down and demobilise from the site.
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June 05, 2024
Enverus Intelligence Research (EIR), a subsidiary of Enverus, has released new research that analyzes which oil and gas plays show the greatest rate of increase in drilling speeds and whether well costs correlate with drilling speeds. In addition, the report looks at how well designs are affecting drilling efficiencies.
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June 04, 2024
Drilling will shortly commence on the final section of the State 36-2R well.  The objective for this short section is to land the well safely within the Cane Creek reservoir and drill the remaining 320 ft to intersect both the reservoir and the productive natural fracture system encountered by the original well.
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June 02, 2024
Surge has now identified the potential for up to 100 multi-lateral drilling locations at Hope Valley. Surge's technical interpretation of its recent 46 square kilometer 3-D seismic program has allowed the company to de-risk these future drilling locations in Hope Valley.
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May 28, 2024
Following comprehensive evaluation of the well data, including wireline logs, cuttings and gas data, preliminary interpretations confirm the presence of reservoirs over an interval of approximately 200 m gross thickness, corresponding to the pre-drill targets.
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May 27, 2024
The well remains on schedule to begin drilling in June 2024 and is targeting 163 MMbbl of unrisked prospective oil resources or 843 Bcf of unrisked prospective natural gas resources based on the most recent prospective resources report.
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May 23, 2024
President Javier Milei, who’s just months into a four-year term, pledges to go where no Argentine leader has successfully ventured for three decades by deregulating the country’s tightly controlled economy. But his signature legislation, which would stamp his libertarian vision on the economy — including free oil markets — still needs to win approval in congress.
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May 20, 2024
The Dartois target has Best Estimate recoverable prospective resources of 12 Bcf, Chariot said in an online statement. Chariot is also testing an independent prospect targeting a different trapping style to the Gaufrette prospect drilled by the RZK-1 well
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May 13, 2024
Shale operators drilled more crude wells than they fracked in April, marking the first back-to-back increase in drilled-but-uncompleted projects since late 2022, according to a report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration on Monday.
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May 07, 2024
Earlier this year, using Nabors provided technology, Vista electrified the first drilling rig in Vaca Muerta, Nabors PACE® F24, which is entirely powered by renewable energy.
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May 03, 2024
Energy companies in the United States have reduced the number of operating oil and natural gas rigs for the second consecutive week, reaching the lowest count since January 2022, according to Baker Hughes' latest report.
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May 03, 2024
Nabors, a leading provider of drilling solutions, has announced the launch of Nabors Integra Surface Services, a new offering aimed at revolutionizing drilling operations.
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