Exploration & Production - Exclusives

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February 1, 2019

BP Agrees To Greater Climate Disclosure

BP has agreed to disclose how its spending plans, emissions policies and broader business strategy align with the Paris climate agreement.

February 1, 2019

Rethinking The Permian ‘Independent’

Sustainable development of the Permian Basin’s bounty of oil will require independent producers to develop more than just their leasehold.

February 1, 2019

The Year In Energy

For the most part, 2018 was a good year for producers. Here, Oil and Gas Investor chronicles the highlights of the year in energy.

February 1, 2019

Expecting More Out Of The Sycamore

Operators add the Mississippian-age Sycamore Formation to the storied history of the eastern Anadarko Basin.

February 1, 2019

The Eagle Ford, In Time

Time is the true arbiter in many things. As is the case with fine wine, this is also true for oil and gas plays—for it is only after the passage of time that a play’s true nature is revealed.

February 1, 2019

ConocoPhillips Pursues More Growth Opportunities As Production Rises

In the Lower 48 Big 3—Eagle Ford, Bakken and Permian Basin—ConocoPhillips plans to grow production by about 19% this year.

January 31, 2019

At Closing: The Shale Life Cycle

If we track the life cycle of the shale plays as they unfold, what do they portend for U.S. production and those that rely on the shale markets?

January 31, 2019

The Pure-Play Risk For Shale Industry

Specialization works—until it doesn’t. Oil and gas specialists would be wise to consider these hidden risks in pursuing the pure-play strategy.

January 31, 2019

US Shale Producers Earnings Expectations, 2019 Forecast

Analysts named Diamondback Energy as a top pick among shale producers as a result of its $9.2 billion acquisition of Permian Basin rival Energen last year.

January 30, 2019

Continental Resources’ SpringBoard Remains On Track To Grow Oil Production

Continental Resources’ SpringBoard project focuses on the Springer, Sycamore and Woodford reservoirs of Oklahoma’s Scoop play.

January 30, 2019

Core Wattenberg Operator Nonop Sale Among Few January Deals

PetroShare’s sale of nonop interest in Colorado’s Wattenberg Field marks only the third upstream A&D deal in the U.S. publically announced so far this year.

January 29, 2019