Oklahoma

Midcontinent E&Ps Zeroing In on Bakken, Oilier Parts of Oklahoma

Midcontinent E&Ps Zeroing In on Bakken, Oilier Parts of Oklahoma

Oil and natural gas producers with assets across the Midcontinent are tailoring capital spending to the Bakken Shale in North Dakota, as well as parts of the Anadarko Basin in Oklahoma that are higher in oil content.

September 3, 2019

Marathon Oil to Expand Permian Footprint

Houston-based Marathon Oil Corp. plans to develop more acreage in the Permian Basin and is considering bolt-on acquisitions, management said during a recent call to discuss second quarter results.

August 14, 2019
Oklahoma Production Still Said Solid Bet, Despite Recent Grumblings

Oklahoma Production Still Said Solid Bet, Despite Recent Grumblings

Recent corporate developments among Oklahoma oil and gas producers have called into question the solidity of returns on investment in the state, but producers and some analysts see value persisting in the prolific Anadarko Basin.

June 25, 2019

Former McClendon Outfit White Star Petroleum Files for Bankruptcy

White Star Petroleum LLC, founded by the late Aubrey McClendon, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and is exploring strategic alternatives including a possible sale of the company.

May 30, 2019
Red Wolf Snatches Producing Acreage in Oklahoma STACK, SCOOP, Merge

Red Wolf Snatches Producing Acreage in Oklahoma STACK, SCOOP, Merge

Newly formed Red Wolf Natural Resources LLC has acquired 56,000 net acres and associated production in Oklahoma’s myriad reservoirs that include the Anadarko Basin.

May 20, 2019
Chaparral Reports Surge in STACK Production, Drills Cube Spacing Test

Chaparral Reports Surge in STACK Production, Drills Cube Spacing Test

Chaparral Energy Inc. said it’s finished drilling a spacing test in Oklahoma’s Sooner Trend of the Anadarko Basin mostly in Canadian and Kingfisher counties (STACK) during the first quarter and has several additional tests planned for 2019.

May 10, 2019

Roan Evaluating Multiple Offers for Potential Sale or Merger

Oklahoma City-based Roan Resources Inc. said it has formed a board committee to evaluate a potential sale or merger after receiving multiple unsolicited offers.

May 2, 2019

SpringBoard Ahead of Schedule and WTI Higher, but Continental Holding Firm on Capex

Continental Resources Inc. said it was ahead of schedule with a multi-year program to develop oil and liquids-rich assets in Oklahoma’s stacked reservoirs, but it will hold the line on spending, even as a rebound in oil prices is projected to bring close to $1 billion in free cash flow by year’s end.

May 1, 2019

New Mexico, Oklahoma Lease Sale Brings in $15M

The Interior Department’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) said it received more than $15 million in revenue from an oil and gas lease sale held last week for parcels in the New Mexico portion of the Permian Basin and in Oklahoma.

April 2, 2019
Oklahoma Reportedly Lost $1.5B in Oil, Gas Revenue During Downturn

Oklahoma Reportedly Lost $1.5B in Oil, Gas Revenue During Downturn

A slowdown in oil and gas activity in Oklahoma between late 2014 and late 2016 created a $1.5 billion, or 15.4%, loss in total state tax revenue, according to a report released last month by the State Chamber of Oklahoma.

April 1, 2019