Anadarko Basin

Anadarko-Focused E&P Rebrands to Canvas from Chaparral

Anadarko-Focused E&P Rebrands to Canvas from Chaparral

Independent Chaparral Energy Inc. has been rebranded as Canvas Energy Inc., still privately held and still based in Oklahoma City. “Our new brand represents a renewed sense of purpose, enthusiasm and commitment to our employees, stakeholders, vendors and local communities to name a few,” said Canvas CEO Chuck Duginski. The company held about 231,000 net…

April 21, 2022
Acquisition-Minded Diversified Energy Looks to Optimize Lower 48 Natural Gas Well Inventory

Acquisition-Minded Diversified Energy Looks to Optimize Lower 48 Natural Gas Well Inventory

Over the past two decades, Diversified Energy Co. has grown into a $1.3 billion company that operates 69,000 natural gas wells across the Lower 48, which produce about 106,000 boe/d on average.  In fact, the Birmingham, AL-based and London Stock Exchange-listed firm claims it is the largest U.S. gas well operator. “Natural gas will be…

November 18, 2021
Lower 48 Plays to Continue Ratcheting Up Natural Gas, Oil Output in December, EIA Says

Lower 48 Plays to Continue Ratcheting Up Natural Gas, Oil Output in December, EIA Says

Led by growth out of the Haynesville Shale, natural gas production from seven key U.S. onshore regions is set to climb from November to December, according to updated projections from the Energy Information Administration (EIA). Total natural gas production from the Anadarko, Appalachia and Permian basins, as well as from the Bakken, Eagle Ford, Haynesville…

November 15, 2021
Devon Holding Lower 48 Natural Gas, Oil Production Flat into 2022

Devon Holding Lower 48 Natural Gas, Oil Production Flat into 2022

Global oil and natural gas demand is forecast to remain tight in the months ahead, but Devon Energy Corp. is holding the line on its Lower 48 production and instead rewarding shareholders. The Oklahoma City-based independent, whose portfolio is concentrated in some of the richest oil and natural gas basins of the country, plans to…

November 11, 2021
Lower 48 Natural Gas Production Seen Higher in October, Led by Haynesville and Appalachia

Lower 48 Natural Gas Production Seen Higher in October, Led by Haynesville and Appalachia

Lower 48 natural gas production is expected to increase month/month in October in almost every major basin, with oil output set to climb in most regions too, federal researchers said Monday. The Drilling Productivity Report (DPR), compiled every month by the Energy Information Administration, indicated that gas production is predicted to increase in October from…

September 13, 2021
EIA Predicts Rising Natural Gas Production on Strength of Permian, Haynesville Growth

EIA Predicts Rising Natural Gas Production on Strength of Permian, Haynesville Growth

The Permian Basin and Haynesville Shale are expected to spur an overall increase in natural gas production among seven key U.S. producing regions in August, according to updated projections from the Energy Information Administration (EIA). The agency said in its latest Drilling Productivity Report, released Monday, that it expects natural gas output from seven key…

July 12, 2021
EIA Models Falling Natural Gas Output from Seven Key U.S. Regions in March

EIA Models Falling Natural Gas Output from Seven Key U.S. Regions in March

Natural gas production from seven key U.S. shale plays is set to fall by a combined 560 MMcf/d from February to March as output from most major producing regions is expected to slow over the next month, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). Combined natural gas output from the Anadarko, Appalachian and Permian…

February 18, 2021
Ovintiv to ‘Carefully Review’ Investor’s Board Nominees

Ovintiv to ‘Carefully Review’ Investor’s Board Nominees

Private investor Kimmeridge Energy Management Co., which owns a 2.5% stake in Ovintiv Inc., has nominated three people to stand for board election as Kimmeridge looks to upend oversight of the Denver-based independent. Earlier this month Kimmeridge warned Ovintiv that the exploration and production (E&P) company needed to improve performance or face a reckoning.  “Given…

January 28, 2021
Tapstone Energy Wins Chesapeake’s Midcontinent Assets in Bankruptcy Auction

Tapstone Energy Wins Chesapeake’s Midcontinent Assets in Bankruptcy Auction

Chesapeake Energy Corp. has sold its massive Oklahoma asset position to Tapstone Energy LLC for $130.5 million.  Both Oklahoma City producers reached a deal after Tapstone successfully bid for the assets during a bankruptcy auction last week. Tapstone had been selected as the stalking horse bidder last month, when the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the…

November 19, 2020
Plains, Enable Execs Cautiously Upbeat on Lower 48 Activity, Higher Natural Gas Prices

Plains, Enable Execs Cautiously Upbeat on Lower 48 Activity, Higher Natural Gas Prices

No matter who becomes the U.S. president, midstream executives are optimistic about the upcoming year given the improved price outlook for natural gas and the level of activity that has been spurred by producer customers, particularly in the Haynesville Shale. Speaking early Tuesday on the third quarter earnings call, Plains All American LP CEO Willie…

November 5, 2020
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