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Niobrara Shale Rig Count

  Count Change From
Previous Week
YTD Change From
Previous Year
Oil Count 24 1 1 9
Gas Count 0 0 0 0

Top Niobrara Shale Operators By Rig Count/Locations

Operator Current Week Previous Week Change Q4-2016
Anadarko Petroleum Corp 6 6 --- 4
PDC Energy, Inc. 3 3 --- 3
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Subscribe to See 2 3 -1 4
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Subscribe to See 1 1 --- 1
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Top Niobrara Shale County By Rig Count/Locations

County Current Week Previous Week Change Q4-2016
WELD 21 23 -2 26
LARAMIE 3 2 +1 2
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Disclosed Niobrara Shale 2017 Budgets & Drilling Plans


Great Western Oil & Gas Co., Llc Wells Plans to Drill in 2017
Crestone Peak Resources Llc Wells Plans to Drill in 2017
Src Energy Inc Wells Plans to Drill in 2017
Pdc Energy, Inc. Wells Plans to Drill in 2017
Whiting Petroleum Corp. Wells Plan To Complete in 2017

 Niobrara Shale Top Operators
(Undrilled-Permits)
Company    2017(YTD)
Anschutz Exploration Corporation    152
Anadarko Petroleum Corp    136
Great Western Oil & Gas Co., Llc    92
   70
   69
   52
   51
   42

   Drilling Permits Trends ( Jan 2015 - Apr 2017)


Niobrara Shale - Drilling Permits ( March 30, 2017 - April 29, 2017)
Date Approved county Well Name Well type Well Bore Type Field/Zone Well Status
Schneider Energy Services Inc
04-19-2017 Logan Montague Jh 5 Oil & Gas new (vertical well) Cedar Creek Well-undrilled
04-19-2017 Logan Montague Jh 5 Oil & Gas new (vertical well) Cedar Creek Well-undrilled
04-19-2017 Logan Montague Jh 5 Oil & Gas new (vertical well) Cedar Creek Well-undrilled
Samson Exploration LLC
04-17-2017 Laramie Buckaroo 1720 1h Oil new (horizontal well) Wc / Well-undrilled
04-17-2017 Laramie Buckaroo 1720 2h Oil new (horizontal well) Wc / Well-undrilled
04-17-2017 Laramie Buckaroo 1720 3h Oil new (horizontal well) Wc / Well-undrilled
04-17-2017 Laramie Buckaroo 1720 4h Oil new (horizontal well) Wc / Well-undrilled
04-17-2017 Laramie Buckaroo 1720 5h Oil new (horizontal well) Wc / Well-undrilled
04-17-2017 Laramie Buckaroo 1720 6h Oil new (horizontal well) Wc / Well-undrilled
04-17-2017 Laramie Buckaroo 1720 7h Oil new (horizontal well) Wc / Well-undrilled

  Drilling Activity (2016 - 2017 YTD) In The Niobrara Shale


 Niobrara Shale Wells Completed/Frac'd ( Jan - 2016 to Feb 2017)


Completions By
Company
2017(YTD)
Count
Extraction Oil and Gas 33
Arris Operating Company 30
Noble Energy, Inc. 26
24
20


Completions By
County
2017(YTD)
Count
Weld 169
Converse 5
Logan 2
1
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 Niobrara Shale Map

 Niobrara Shale Rig Data : April 29, 2017


Drilling Trends from May 4, 2011 - April 29, 2017

 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)