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Shale Drillers Leave $12B on Table Share your comments
Wednesday, August 04, 2021Shale explorers are facing almost $12 billion in losses this year from bad bets on oil after a global rally, according to BloombergNEF.

ERCOT Asks Texans to Reduce Electric Use Share your comments
Wednesday, June 16, 2021The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) is asking Texans to reduce electric use as much as possible through Friday June 18.

BLM Scraps 2Q Oil and Gas Lease Sales Share your comments
Friday, April 23, 2021The Bureau of Land Management has announced that it will not hold oil and gas lease sales in the second quarter of 2021.

BLM Finalizes Alaska Activity Plan Share your comments
Wednesday, January 06, 2021The Bureau of Land Management announced earlier this week that it has finalized a new Integrated Activity Plan for the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska.

BOEM Offers 78MM Acres in GOM Lease Sale Share your comments
Friday, October 16, 2020The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has announced that it will offer approximately 78 million acres in a Gulf of Mexico lease sale scheduled for November 18.

Barron Announces Major New Permian Discovery Share your comments
Tuesday, August 25, 2020Barron Petroleum has made its biggest oil and gas discovery to date.

Baker Hughes Reports Flat US Rig Count Share your comments
Friday, July 31, 2020The number of rotary drilling rigs operating in the United States stood at 251 for the second week in a row, Baker Hughes Co. reported.

Baker Hughes Posts Smaller US Rig Count Drop Share your comments
Friday, July 24, 2020The number of rotary drilling rigs operating in the United States fell to 251 this week, Baker Hughes Co. reported Friday.

Firms Partner in Upstream Digital Twin Tech Share your comments
Thursday, July 23, 2020Software firm AVEVA will form a digital twin alliance for the upstream oil and gas sector with two other companies.

Baker Hughes Posts Lower US Rig Count Share your comments
Friday, July 17, 2020The U.S. rotary rig count fell by five over the past week.

Drilled Well Count Set to Hit 20-year Low Share your comments
Thursday, July 16, 2020A Rystad Energy analysis projects the number of oil and gas wells drilled globally will approach 55,350 this year.

Baker Hughes Shows Mixed Rig Counts Share your comments
Friday, July 10, 2020The number of rotary rigs operating in the U.S. decreased over the past week but increased in Canada, Baker Hughes Co. reported Friday.

Weatherford Secures Four-year Eni Contract Share your comments
Friday, July 10, 2020Weatherford International has signed an exclusive four-year contract with Eni for downhole casing isolation valves.

Baker Hughes Rig Count Shows US Decrease Share your comments
Friday, July 03, 2020Baker Hughes Co. reported Thursday that the U.S. rotary rig count decreased by two drilling units this week.

US Shale Has a Long Road to Recovery Share your comments
Wednesday, June 24, 2020Some say the recent well reopenings will do little to bring new growth to an industry still being starved of cash by Wall Street.

US Rig Count Down 701 From Last Year Share your comments
Monday, June 22, 2020Oil exploration declined for a 14th straight week.

Permian Operator Fully Digitizes Completions Ops Share your comments
Friday, June 19, 2020This photo shows Cold Bore Technology President Brett Chell and company engineer Dhruve Vashisht onsite in the Permian Basin. PHOTO SOURCE: Cold Bore Technology

US Down 690 Rigs Year on Year Share your comments
Monday, June 15, 2020The US rig count is down 5 rigs from the previous week to 279.

Permian Rig Count Losses Stay in Double Digits Share your comments
Monday, May 18, 2020Year on year, the US rig count is down 648 rigs from last year's 987.

Black Stone, Aethon Team Up in Haynesville-Bossier Effort Share your comments
Thursday, May 07, 2020A minimum of four wells will be drilled in the initial program year, which starts in 3Q 2020.

US Rig Count Falls to 465 Share your comments
Monday, April 27, 2020The Permian rig count dropped by 37 rigs.

Pantheon Resources Makes Alaska North Slope Discovery Share your comments
Monday, April 13, 2020The Talitha prospect could be the latest in a series of key North Slope oil discoveries. (Photo: The Alkaid well in Alaska)

Permian Basin Drops 35 Rigs Share your comments
Monday, April 13, 2020The US rig count is down 62 rigs from the previous week to 602.

Permian Still Accounts for More Than Half of US Rigs Share your comments
Monday, March 23, 2020Year on year, the North America rig count is down 251 rigs from last year's 1,121.

Lonestar Resources Enters Eagle Ford JV Share your comments
Friday, February 28, 2020The partnership increases Lonestar's inventory of gross drilling locations by roughly 50 percent in the Hawkeye area.

Houston American to Drill Second San Andres Well Share your comments
Thursday, February 20, 2020The well's planned total depth is about 5,500 feet with a 5,000-foot horizontal leg.

CGG and Fairfield Partner in the Permian Share your comments
Friday, February 07, 2020CGG and Fairfield Geotechnologies will jointly conduct a new multi-client seismic program in the Central Basin Platform of the Permian Basin in West Texas.

Hess Announces $3 Billion 2020 E&P Budget Share your comments
Wednesday, January 29, 2020More than 80 percent of the funds will be focused on projects in Guyana and the Bakken.

Is the US Shale Boom Really About to End? Share your comments
Thursday, December 26, 2019While there is distress for some companies, the situation offers an opportunity for others.

California Bans High-Pressure Steam Oil Wells Share your comments
Tuesday, November 19, 2019California intensified its battle against fossil fuels by halting new permits for a key production technique following leaks at a Chevron Corp. facility in an area that has pumped crude for more than a century.

Conventional Discovery Shortfall Demands Well Diversity Share your comments
Monday, October 21, 2019"Conventional wells not being drilled now won't be producing later on."

Colorado Cracks Down on Oil, Gas Drilling Near Homes Share your comments
Friday, October 18, 2019Companies planning to drill wells within 2,000 feet of a home should now expect additional scrutiny from Colorado's energy regulator.

US Opens Up California Land for Oil, Gas Leasing Share your comments
Monday, October 07, 2019The U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Land Management has opened up 722,000 acres of federal land in California's central coast for oil and gas leasing and development.

Frac Spread Drop Could End Soon Share your comments
Wednesday, September 25, 2019The situation could plateau before getting even worse, says frac spread watcher.

Dems Seek to Block Oil Drilling Along US Coasts Share your comments
Wednesday, September 11, 2019The U.S. House of Representatives is set to vote Wednesday on two proposals for limiting drilling in U.S. coastal waters.

Alaska Well Sets Onshore Record Share your comments
Friday, August 30, 2019An undisclosed supermajor reportedly has set an onshore North American drilling record for longest extended-reach well.

Permian Fracking Continues to Break Records Share your comments
Wednesday, August 07, 2019Hydraulic fracturing in the Permian broke old records in June, according to energy research firm Rystad Energy, who estimates there were as many as 18 wells fracked per day in June.

Disposal Firm Adds Permian Injection Capacity Share your comments
Friday, June 28, 2019Milestone Environmental Services reported that it has acquired leases and injection permits in Howard County, Texas.

Austin Chalk Seismic Survey Planned Share your comments
Thursday, June 06, 2019A large-scale, multi-client Austin Chalk seismic survey is set to begin this September.

E&P Companies' Costs Hit 10-Year Low in 2018 Share your comments
Monday, June 03, 2019The world's total exploration and development (E&D) costs in 2018 was the lowest since 2009, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).

Most US Offshore Resources Not Up for Grabs Share your comments
Wednesday, May 08, 201994 percent of U.S. offshore resources are not available for investment.

Trump Admin Expected to Ease Post-Macondo Drilling Rules Share your comments
Wednesday, May 01, 2019The Trump administration is poised to relax offshore drilling requirements imposed in response to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster.

Permian Drilling Record Reported Share your comments
Thursday, April 18, 2019A unit of Surge Energy US Holdings Co. has reportedly drilled a record-setting lateral in the Permian Basin.

Marathon Oil Opts for Overlooked Acreage Outside of Permian Share your comments
Tuesday, March 12, 2019The explorer is opting to snap up cheap acreage in overlooked areas like the Louisiana Austin Chalk.

Diamond Offshore Raising Drillship Dayrates Share your comments
Thursday, February 28, 2019The drilling contractor's CEO said the increase involves long-term leases beginning in 2020.

US Rig Count Declines by Four Share your comments
Friday, February 22, 2019The U.S. dropped a total of four oil rigs this week while the gas rig count remained flat.

Houston American Energy Completes Drilling of Well in San Andres Share your comments
Monday, January 21, 2019The well is located in an area targeted as the exploration component of the San Andres formation.

Eni to Operate Alaska Oil Field Share your comments
Thursday, January 03, 2019Eni strikes a deal with Caelus Natural Resources Alaska LLC to acquire 70% and operatorship of the Oooguruk oil field.

Exxon Becomes Permian Drill Chief Share your comments
Tuesday, December 18, 2018ExxonMobil has overtaken rivals to become the most active driller in the Permian Basin.

Offshore Mexico Appraisal Well Spuds Share your comments
Tuesday, December 04, 2018The Zama discovery appraisal program will include three penetrations: two wells and one sidetrack.