Exploration & Production - Exclusives

Percussion Petroleum: A Play On The Yeso

A start-up in early 2016, Percussion Petroleum has found success with horizontal pay from New Mexico’s Yeso in the Permian Basin.

January 17, 2019

E&P Tightrope: Preserving Free Cash Flow On Maintenance Budgets

Analysts from Seaport Global look at which oil and gas producers are most likely to be able to generate free cash flow while under a “maintenance capex.”

January 15, 2019

Permian Basin Operators Look to Standardize Techniques, Measures

A Permian standard is emerging after experimentation during a decade of drilling the basin’s multiple unconventional shales has found diminishing returns, says CEO of reserve evaluation firm Haas Engineering.

January 15, 2019

Report Shows More Unconventional Potential In Anadarko Basin

The Anadarko Basin’s Simpson shale formation is being called “one of the biggest yet-to-be-developed shale plays in the United States.”

January 11, 2019

HEADLINES: QEP’s Offer; Oil Majors Take Interest In Carbon Emissions

API’s CEO Mike Sommers said this generation is defined as “Generation Energy” because of the unprecedented dual achievement of meeting record world energy demand while driving record CO₂ emissions reductions.

January 10, 2019

Found: Small, Strategic Capital For Oil Producers

These private equity firms fund both conventional- and unconventional-resource ideas and oil and gas producers needing less than $200 million to make their plays.

January 10, 2019

Barclays Forecasts Rise In Global 2019 E&P Spending

E&P spending in North America is expected to lag behind international markets, where some regions could see double-digit spending growth.

January 9, 2019

API Leader Says ‘Generation Energy’ Defines Growing Demand, Emissions Reductions

America’s next oil imports are set to fall to their lowest level since 1958 at the same time the nation has become a global leader in oil exports.

January 9, 2019

Chevron, Occidental Invest In Bill Gates-Backed CO2 Removal Technology

The Chevron and Occidental deal marks the first significant investment by energy groups into the technology developed by Carbon Engineering, a Bill Gates-backed start-up based in Canada.

January 9, 2019

BP Green Lights $1.3 Billion GoM Project

The Atlantis Phase 3 project will include constructing a new subsea production system from eight new wells that will be tied to the existing platform, BP said.

January 8, 2019

The Greener Green Gas

E&Ps are voluntarily banding together to rein in methane losses along the value chain. They’re hitting remarkable targets—and far earlier than anticipated.

January 8, 2019

Halliburton’s CEO On A Century Of Success

At 100 years old, “Big Red” oilfield-services company Halliburton has weathered the industry’s ups and downs, ultimately conquering the world in its reach. At the top of its game, it’s positioning for another 100.

January 7, 2019