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The New, Improved San Juan Basin?

November 7, 2017 |
Over the past few years, drilling activity and oil and gas production in New Mexico’s San Juan basin have been on the decline. However, the basin has recently benefited from improvements in horizontal drilling that could slow, or maybe...
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Energy East Falls Victim to Crude Market

October 17, 2017 |
Earlier this month TransCanada announced that they will no longer be moving forward with their Energy East pipeline. This news comes after Canada’s regulatory agency, the National Energy Board (NEB), expanded the scope of its review to include risks...
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The Haynesville. A Sleeping Giant?

September 28, 2017 |
Over the years, the Haynesville’s significance to the natural gas industry has come in waves. In 2008 many predicted it would be the play that defined US natural gas production growth, and was the hot spot where investors and...
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Hangover Part 2? Permian DUCs on the Rise

July 27, 2017 |
The number of drilled uncompleted wells (DUCs) in the Permian (or “PUCs”) is rapidly increasing as drilling activity in the region is outpacing completion activity. Total Permian DUCs reached nearly 1500 in June, over double what they were a...
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7 Years Of Economic Drilling In DJ Basin

June 22, 2017 |
In any given oil or gas play, a critical piece of information is how much drilling inventory remains. However, just because there is inventory doesn’t mean that producers will drill that inventory. Ultimately, the most important metric that matters...
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How Many Years of DJ Basin Drilling Remain?

May 30, 2017 |
How much longer can any US shale play sustain its rate of drilling, given core acreage is finite? BTU Analytics spends a significant amount of time investigating this question. Even slight changes in assumed drainage for an individual well (the acreage...
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