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Comstock Looking to Grab Natural Gas Price Advantage from Haynesville This Winter

Comstock Looking to Grab Natural Gas Price Advantage from Haynesville This Winter

Haynesville Shale giant Comstock Resources Inc. is changing its tune. After adopting a moratorium on bringing new wells online in the natural gas-rich play from April through June, some completion activity has now resumed in anticipation of a bump in prices this winter. CEO Jay Allison, during a conference call to discuss 2Q2020 results, said…

August 7, 2020
Lower 48 ‘Remains Core’ to BP’s Business, but Higher Prices Said Key to Boosting Activity

Lower 48 ‘Remains Core’ to BP’s Business, but Higher Prices Said Key to Boosting Activity

The Lower 48 oil and natural gas business that BP plc carved out under a separate umbrella took a tumble in the second quarter, with the rig count falling from 13 working during the first three months of the year to only one at the end of June. The primary production focus of Denver-based BPX…

August 6, 2020
Range Exiting North Louisiana in $335M Deal After Assets Fail to Perform

Range Exiting North Louisiana in $335M Deal After Assets Fail to Perform

Range Resources Corp. has announced a deal to divest its Cotton Valley Sands Terryville Complex assets in North Louisiana, reaching an agreement with Castleton Resources LLC for up to $335 million.  The deal comes at a low point in the commodity cycle, considering that Range took on the assets in 2016 with the $4.4 billion…

August 4, 2020
DTE Earnings on Target as Haynesville Natural Gas Gathering Project Nears In-Service

DTE Earnings on Target as Haynesville Natural Gas Gathering Project Nears In-Service

Favorable weather and cost-saving measures have positioned DTE Energy Co. to achieve its previously announced earnings target of $1.25-1.30 billion this year, with several of the Detroit-based company’s businesses on track to come in on the higher end of projections despite the Covid-19 pandemic. “It is great to be part of such an amazing team…

July 28, 2020
Kinder Morgan Progressing Key Natural Gas, Export Projects

Kinder Morgan Progressing Key Natural Gas, Export Projects

The double whammy of Covid-19 and an oil market downturn resulted in stinging declines on the Kinder Morgan Inc. (KMI) pipeline network, but the midstream giant reported a fair share of green shoots during a second quarter earnings call. Houston-based KMI on Wednesday reported higher natural gas transport volumes year/year and said nearly all of…

July 23, 2020
North America Likely Taking Biggest Hit from Pullback in Global Oil, Gas Drilling

North America Likely Taking Biggest Hit from Pullback in Global Oil, Gas Drilling

The number of oil and natural gas wells likely to be drilled around the world this year is forecast to hit its lowest level since at least the early 2000s, with North America the most impacted from slumping demand in the age of Covid-19. An analysis by Rystad Energy issued on Tuesday pegged the number…

July 14, 2020
Oil, Natural Gas Production Slide to Continue Next Month in Key Lower 48 Unconventional Plays

Oil, Natural Gas Production Slide to Continue Next Month in Key Lower 48 Unconventional Plays

Deflating oil and natural gas production from seven of the most prolific U.S. onshore unconventional plays is expected to continue in August, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA).  Total oil production from the Anadarko, Appalachian and Permian basins, and the Bakken, Eagle Ford, Haynesville and Niobrara formations is expected to decline to 7.49 million…

July 13, 2020
EnerCorp Merging with Pro Oil to Build OFS Business in Lower 48

EnerCorp Merging with Pro Oil to Build OFS Business in Lower 48

EnerCorp Engineered Solutions said Monday it is merging with well flow specialist Pro Oil & Gas Services LLC to expand well construction services across North America.  EnerCorp, headquartered in The Woodlands near Houston, formerly was EnerCorp Sand Solutions. The oilfield services (OFS) specialist has focused on sand separation technologies, as well as providing ancillary flowback…

July 13, 2020
Comstock Applies for New Haynesville Drilling Permits, Remains Bullish on NatGas

Comstock Applies for New Haynesville Drilling Permits, Remains Bullish on NatGas

Comstock Resources Inc., which works in the Haynesville and Bakken shales, filed in late June applications with the Texas Railroad Commissioner to drill four new wells in the natural gas-rich Haynesville Shale in East Texas. In a July 2020 investor presentation, Comstock highlighted favorable supply and demand fundamentals for natural gas with “sharp activity decline…

July 7, 2020
Permian Activity Declines as U.S. Rig Count Down Two

Permian Activity Declines as U.S. Rig Count Down Two

Driven by declines in the Permian Basin, the U.S. rig count fell two units overall to drop to 263 for the short holiday week ending Thursday (July 2), according to the latest numbers from Baker Hughes Co. (BKR). Changes for the week included a three-rig decline in oil-directed drilling, partially offset by the addition of…

July 2, 2020
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