Archive // Drilling Activity

Private Producers Contributing to Drilling Gains

January 16, 2018 |
Over the last several months, the market has been increasingly focused on instilling capital discipline to publicly traded natural gas and oil producers. A group known for outspending cash flow in the pursuit of growth. Private producers are generally...
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Is Bakken Upside Capped?

December 20, 2017 |
The recent announcement of Oasis Petroleum’s Delaware Basin acquisition marks another major Bakken producer re-positioning to focus its growth capital outside the Williston Basin.  What do these shifts signal about the future of the Williston Basin?  By choosing to...
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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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