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Niobrara Shale Rig Count

  Count Change From
Previous Week
YTD Change From
Previous Year
Oil Count 28 1 5 15
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 5 6 -1 4
PDC Energy, Inc. 4 4 --- 3
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Top Niobrara Shale County By Rig Count/Locations

County Current Week Previous Week Change Q4-2016
WELD 25 26 -1 26
CONVERSE 8 11 -3
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Disclosed Niobrara Shale 2017 Budgets & Drilling Plans


Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc. Wells Plans to Drill in 2017
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

 Niobrara Shale Top Operators
(Undrilled-Permits)
Company    2017(YTD)
Anschutz Exploration Corporation    177
Anadarko Petroleum Corp    167
Extraction Oil and Gas    123
   108
   103
   98
   82
   76

   Drilling Permits Trends ( Jan 2015 - Jul 2017)


Niobrara Shale - Drilling Permits ( June 22, 2017 - July 22, 2017)
Date Approved county Well Name Well type Well Bore Type Field/Zone Well Status
American Warrior Inc
07-15-2017 Logan Fairchild 17-jan Oil new (vertical well) Well-undrilled
Grand Mesa Operating Company
07-13-2017 Lincoln Yellowstone 2-jan Oil & Gas new (vertical well) Wildcat Well-undrilled
07-13-2017 Lincoln Yellowstone 2-jan Oil & Gas new (vertical well) Wildcat Well-undrilled
07-13-2017 Lincoln Yellowstone 2-jan Oil & Gas new (vertical well) Wildcat Well-undrilled
07-12-2017 Washington The Cowboys 25-feb Oil & Gas new (vertical well) Wildcat Well-undrilled
07-12-2017 Washington The Cowboys 25-feb Oil & Gas new (vertical well) Wildcat Well-undrilled
07-12-2017 Washington The Cowboys 25-feb Oil & Gas new (vertical well) Wildcat Well-undrilled
Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc.
07-13-2017 Weld Longhorn D14-11-12xrlnb Oil & Gas new (horizontal well) Wattenberg Well-undrilled
07-13-2017 Weld Longhorn D14-11-12xrlnb Oil & Gas new (horizontal well) Wattenberg Well-undrilled
07-13-2017 Weld Longhorn D14-11-12xrlnb Oil & Gas new (horizontal well) Wattenberg Well-undrilled

  Niobrara Shale - Drilling Activity (2016 - 2017 YTD)


 Niobrara Shale - Well Completion Trend


Completions By
Company
2017(YTD)
Count
Extraction Oil and Gas 95
Anadarko Petroleum Corp 87
PDC Energy, Inc. 75
60
53
Completions By
County
2017(YTD)
Count
Weld 483
Converse 19
Campbell 6
5
4

 Niobrara Shale Map

 Niobrara Shale Rig Data : July 22, 2017


Drilling Trends from May 4, 2011 - July 22, 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 per day, will produce up to three million barrels per day in…


  Niobrara Shale Transactions By Quarter ($MM)