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Niobrara Shale Rig Count

  Count Change From
Previous Week
YTD Change From
Previous Year
Oil Count 13 1 -10 -9
Gas Count 0 0 0 -8

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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Noble Energy, Inc. Subscribe to see


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 05/27/2016)

Wells Completed By Company
01/01/2015 - 03/30/2016
Top  Operators ( Jan 1, 2016 - May 27, 2016)

ANADARKO E&P ONSHORE LLC ( 664 )   

EOG RESOURCES INC ( 537 )   

WOLD ENERGY PARTNERS LLC ( 162 )   

ANSCHUTZ OIL COMPANY LLC ( 150 )   

FH PETROLEUM CORP ( 145 )   

PDC ENERGY INC ( 96 )   

NOBLE ENERGY INC ( 89 )   

SM ENERGY COMPANY ( 86 )   

 Drilling Permits Trends ( Jan 2015 - May 2016)

Drilling Permits ( April 27, 2016 - May 27, 2016)
Date Approved county Lease Well# Well type Field/Zone
EOG RESOURCES INC
05-25-2016 Laramie Burns 146-1705h Oil Wc /
05-25-2016 Laramie Burns 540-1705h Oil Wc /
05-25-2016 Laramie Bull Canyon 527-0428h Oil Wc / Codell Sand
05-25-2016 Laramie Bull Canyon 152-1301h Oil Wc /
05-25-2016 Laramie Bull Canyon 151-1301h Oil Wc /
PETRO-HUNT LLC
05-24-2016 Campbell Usa 44-71-27b-34-2h Oil Wc / Turner
SYNERGY RESOURCES CORPORATION
05-23-2016 Weld Fagerberg 6n-7c-m Oil & Gas Wattenberg
05-23-2016 Weld Fagerberg 6c-7-m Oil & Gas Wattenberg
05-23-2016 Weld Fagerberg 11n-7a-m Oil & Gas Wattenberg
05-23-2016 Weld Fagerberg 15n-7a-m Oil & Gas Wattenberg

Niobrara Shale Type Curve
Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc.
April,11 2016
    
PDC Energy, Inc.
April,07 2016
    
Bill Barrett Corp.
March,03 2016
    
Black Hills Corporation
February,03 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 27, 2016


Drilling Trends from May 4, 2011 - May 27, 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)