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Niobrara Shale Rig Count

  Count Change From
Previous Week
YTD Change From
Previous Year
Oil Count 14 -1 -9 -6
Gas Count 0 0 0 -10

Most Active Operators By Rig Location - Colorado

Operator Active Rigs
Noble Energy, Inc. 2 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 05/02/2016)

Wells Completed By Company
01/01/2015 - 03/30/2016
Top  Operators ( Jan 1, 2016 - May 02, 2016)

ANADARKO E&P ONSHORE LLC ( 614 )   

EOG RESOURCES INC ( 332 )   

FH PETROLEUM CORP ( 145 )   

WOLD ENERGY PARTNERS LLC ( 142 )   

ANSCHUTZ OIL COMPANY LLC ( 131 )   

NOBLE ENERGY INC ( 89 )   

DEVON ENERGY PRODUCTION COMPANY LP ( 82 )   

SM ENERGY COMPANY ( 81 )   

 Drilling Permits Trends ( Jan 2015 - May 2016)

Drilling Permits ( April 02, 2016 - May 02, 2016)
Date Approved county Lease Well# Well type Field/Zone
Anschutz Exploration Corporation
04-23-2016 Converse Jack Fed 3671-18-6-1 Fh Oil Wc / Frontier
04-23-2016 Converse Jack Fed 3671-18-6-1e Nh Oil Wc / Niobrara
Anadarko Petroleum Corp
04-23-2016 Converse Trinity Fee 3368-24-11n-h Oil Wc / Niobrara
04-23-2016 Converse Trinity Fed 3368-24-w31n-h Oil Wc / Niobrara
04-23-2016 Converse Trinity Fed 3368-24-w41n-h Oil Wc / Niobrara
04-23-2016 Converse Trinity Fed 3670-12-n7xh Oil Wc /
04-23-2016 Converse Trinity Fed 3670-12-n6xh Oil Wc /
Kaiser-Francis Oil
04-23-2016 Laramie Chevelle 4-1617h Oil Silo / Codell Sand
04-23-2016 Laramie Chevelle 2-1617h Oil Silo / Codell Sand
04-23-2016 Laramie Chevelle 3-1617h Oil Silo / Codell Sand

Niobrara Shale Type Curve
PDC Energy, Inc.
March,22 2016
    
Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc.
March,03 2016
    
Black Hills Corporation
February,03 2016
    
Whiting Petroleum Corp.
February,02 2016

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





Rig Activity   ( Q1-2014 to Q1-2016 )





 Niobrara Shale Map

 Niobrara Shale Rig Data : May 2, 2016


Drilling Trends from May 4, 2011 - May 2, 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 Month ($MM)