Exploration & Production

Premium Blend

Premium Blend: Talking Trust And Deals With WPX's Richard Muncrief

Erin Pedigo
Fri, 05/20/2016 - 12:09

Richard Muncrief, president and CEO of WPX Energy, spoke at Hart Energy's recent Energy Capital Conference about how his company has managed to make deals in a currently tough A&D market. He also discussed what lies ahead for the company through the remainder of 2016, and about the importance of trust in deal making.

Rig Count


Rig Counts Drop For 10th Straight Week

Total U.S. rig count down 12 rigs from last week to 502total U.S. rig count down 12 rigs from last week to 502.

Fri, 02/26/2016 - 13:46

Rig Counts: Like It’s 1999

It was another tough week for rig counts in North America. In the U.S., the total number of rigs dropped by 27 the week of Feb. 15, down to 514 rigs, according to data provided by Baker Hughes. Oil rigs fell by 26 to 413, and gas rigs lost one, falling to 101.

Fri, 02/19/2016 - 14:26

Report: US Shale Gas Production Poised To Decline For First Time Since 2005

Simmons & Co. International analysts are predicting that U.S. natural gas production will fall by 600 million cubic feet per day (MMcf/d) or by 1% in 2016, the first such decline since 2005.

Darren Barbee
Thu, 12/24/2015 - 10:15

Eagle Ford Well Permits, Production, Rig Count Go Missing

The EIA predicts a drop of 116,000 barrel per day in Lower 48 production, with most of the lost volumes coming from the Eagle Ford. The Permian Basin’s production will increase.

Darren Barbee
Thu, 12/10/2015 - 14:30