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Niobrara Shale Rig Count

  Count Change From
Previous Week
YTD Change From
Previous Year
Oil Count 18 2 -5 -6
Gas Count 0 0 0 -7

Most Active Operators By Rig Location - Colorado

Operator Active Rigs
PDC Energy, Inc. 4 Active Rigs
Whiting Petroleum Corp. 2 Active Rigs
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Top Companies By CapEx & Wells Planned (2016)


Synergy Resources Corporation Plans to Drill XXX Wells in 2016
Bill Barrett Corp. Plans to Drill XXX Wells in 2016
Anadarko Petroleum Corp Plans to Drill XXX Wells in 2016
Noble Energy, Inc. Plans to Drill XXX Wells in 2016


Niobrara Shale Completions (as of 07/24/2016)

Wells Completed By Company
01/01/2015 - 03/30/2016
Top  Operators ( Jan 1, 2016 - Jul 24, 2016)

ANADARKO E&P ONSHORE LLC ( 733 )   

EOG RESOURCES INC ( 641 )   

WOLD ENERGY PARTNERS LLC ( 209 )   

WAVE PETROLEUM OPERATING LLC ( 203 )   

ANSCHUTZ OIL COMPANY LLC ( 173 )   

FH PETROLEUM CORP ( 154 )   

PDC ENERGY INC ( 121 )   

BARRETT CORPORATION* BILL ( 117 )   

 Drilling Permits Trends ( Jan 2015 - Jul 2016)

Drilling Permits ( June 24, 2016 - July 24, 2016)
Date Approved county Lease Well# Well type Field/Zone
Yates Petroleum Company
07-15-2016 Converse Nymag Federal Com 2ph Oil Wc / Parkman
Anadarko Petroleum Corp
07-15-2016 Converse Trinity 3468-17-t4h Oil Wc / Turner
Wold Energy Partners Llc
07-15-2016 Converse Tillard 3575-10-1mh Oil Wc /
07-15-2016 Converse Tillard 3575-10-1m2h Oil Wc /
07-15-2016 Converse Tillard 3575-10-9-16-1n2h Oil Wc /
07-15-2016 Converse Tillard 3575-10-9-16-1nh Oil Wc /
07-15-2016 Converse Tillard 3575-10-1nh Oil Wc /
07-15-2016 Converse Tillard 3575-10-1n2h Oil Wc /
07-15-2016 Converse Tillard 3575-10-1fbh Oil Wc /
07-15-2016 Converse Tillard 3575-10-9-16-1fh Oil Wc /

Niobrara Shale Type Curve
Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc.
June,07 2016
    
Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc.
May,05 2016
    
PDC Energy, Inc.
April,07 2016
    
Bill Barrett Corp.
March,03 2016
Niobrara Shale Wells Results & IP Rates & All Maps
Laramie Energy II LLC
March,10 2016
    
Whiting Petroleum Corp.
January,06 2016
    
Devon Energy Corporation
December,10 2015
    
Sandridge Energy, Inc.
November,18 2015

Well/Drilling Permits Filed Between ( Q1-2014 to Q1-2016 )





Rig Activity   ( Q1-2014 to Q1-2016 )





 Niobrara Shale Map

 Niobrara Shale Rig Data : July 24, 2016


Drilling Trends from May 4, 2011 - July 24, 2016

 Niobrara Shale Overview



The Niobrara shale formation is situated in northeastern Colorado and parts of adjacent Wyoming, Nebraska, and Kansas.  Primarily an oil play, it is in the Denver-Julesburg Basin, which has long been a major oil and gas province. Technological advances in horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing in the last decade has helped create new opportunities in this U.S. energy play.  Based on the industry’s plans, shale and other “tight rock” fields that now produce about half a million barrels of oil a day will produce up to three million barrels daily in the…


  Niobrara Shale Transactions By Quarter ($MM)