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Top Wolfcamp Shale Operators By Rig Count/Locations

Operator Current Week Previous Week Change Q4-2016
Pioneer Natural Resources Co. 21 20 +1 17
Concho Resources, Inc. 20 20 --- 19
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Top Wolfcamp Shale County By Rig Count/Locations

County Current Week Previous Week Change Q4-2016
REEVES 66 79 -13 58
MIDLAND 48 49 -1 50
Subscribe to See 33 34 -1 32
Subscribe to See 30 30 --- 36
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Disclosed Wolfcamp Shale 2017 Budgets & Drilling Plans


Pdc Energy, Inc. Wells Plans to Drill in 2017
Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. Wells Plans to Drill in 2017
Halcon Resources Corp Rigs Plan to Operate in 2017
Jagged Peak Energy Inc Rigs Plan to Operate in 2017
Occidental Petroleum Corp Rigs Plan to Operate in 2017

 Wolfcamp Shale Top Operators
(Undrilled-Permits)
Company    2017(YTD)
EOG Resources, Inc.    142
Occidental Petroleum Corp    122
Pioneer Natural Resources Co.    105
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   Drilling Permits Trends ( Jan 2015 - Jul 2017)


Wolfcamp Shale - Drilling Permits ( June 22, 2017 - July 22, 2017)
Date Approved county Well Name Well type Well Bore Type Field/Zone Well Status
Crownquest Operating, Llc.
07-14-2017 Glasscock Wrage 16 1d Service new (vertical well) Spraberry ( Trend Area ) Well-undrilled
07-14-2017 Howard Thompson 48 4 Oil & Gas new (vertical well) Spraberry ( Trend Area ) Well-undrilled
07-14-2017 Glasscock Wrage 16 1d Service new (vertical well) Spraberry ( Trend Area ) Well-undrilled
07-14-2017 Howard Thompson 48 4 Oil & Gas new (vertical well) Spraberry ( Trend Area ) Well-undrilled
07-07-2017 Martin Shorty 40 1 Oil & Gas new (vertical well) Spraberry ( Trend Area ) Well-undrilled
07-07-2017 Martin Shorty 40 1 Oil & Gas new (vertical well) Spraberry ( Trend Area ) Well-undrilled
07-06-2017 Martin Finishing Nail 2528a 5ms Oil & Gas new (horizontal well) Spraberry ( Trend Area ) Well-undrilled
07-06-2017 Martin Finishing Nail 2528a 5ms Oil & Gas new (horizontal well) Spraberry ( Trend Area ) Well-undrilled
07-04-2017 Martin Five Way 15 6 Oil & Gas new (vertical well) Spraberry ( Trend Area ) Well-undrilled
07-04-2017 Martin Deets 36 2 Oil & Gas new (vertical well) Spraberry ( Trend Area ) Well-undrilled

  Wolfcamp Shale - Drilling Activity (2016 - 2017 YTD)


 Wolfcamp Shale - Well Completion Trend


Completions By
Company
2017(YTD)
Count
Occidental Petroleum Corp 78
XTO Energy Inc. 76
Pioneer Natural Resources Co. 60
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53
Completions By
County
2017(YTD)
Count
Midland 137
Reeves 133
Loving 99
92
77

 Wolfcamp Shale Map

 Wolfcamp Shale Rig Data : July 22, 2017


Drilling Trends from May 4, 2011 - July 22, 2017

 Wolfcamp Shale Overview



What is the Wolfcamp Shale?

The Wolfcamp Shale is an oil and gas formation found throughout the Permian Basin.  (See Permian Basin Geologic Break down below.) Historically, development in the Permian has been mostly vertical. In the last few years, however, companies have shifted focus to horizontal development. Specifically in the Wolfcamp A, Wolfcamp B, Wolfcamp C, and Wolfcamp D and, more recently the Wolfcamp XY in the Delaware Basin.

It is important to note that the Wolfcamp Shale (Wolfcamp A, B, C, D) can be found in all…


  Wolfcamp Shale - Mergers & Acquisition

Announce DateBuyerSellerTitleValue $MM
06/28/2017 Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. EXL Petroleum LP Carrizo Acquires Delaware Basin Property From ExL for $648 Million ---
06/19/2017 Not Disclosed Occidental Petroleum Corp Occidental Petroleum Sells Midland Acreage For $600 Million $600
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  Wolfcamp Shale Transactions By Quarter ($MM)