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Niobrara Shale Rig Count

  Count Change From
Previous Week
YTD Change From
Previous Year
Oil Count 26 2 3 -2
Gas Count 0 0 0 0

Top Niobrara Shale Operators By Rig Count/Locations

Operator Current Week Previous Week Change Change From Last Year
Chesapeake Energy Corp 5 4 +1 +1
EOG Resources, Inc. 4 6 -2 +2
Subscribe to See 4 5 -1 -2
Subscribe to See 3 2 +1 +1
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Subscribe to See 2 1 +1 +2
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Top Niobrara Shale County By Rig Count/Locations

County Current Week Previous Week Change Change From Last Year
WELD 23 21 +2 -3
CONVERSE 13 14 -1 +2
Subscribe to See 3 2 +1 +1
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Disclosed Niobrara Shale 2018 Budgets & Drilling Plans


Whiting Petroleum Corp. Wells Completed in 2018
Anadarko Petroleum Corp Wells Placed Online in 2018
Src Energy Inc Wells Drilled in 2018
Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc. Wells Drilled in 2018
Bill Barrett Corp. Wells Drilled in 2018

 Niobrara Shale Top Operators
(Undrilled-Permits)
Company    2018(YTD)
Anadarko Petroleum Corp    189
Mallard Exploration LLC    176
Bison Oil & Gas II LLC    123
   103
   69
   66
   62
   60

   Drilling Permits Trends ( Jan 2015 - Jul 2018)


Niobrara Shale - Drilling Permits ( June 15, 2018 - July 15, 2018)
Date Approved county Well Name Well type Well Bore Type Field/Zone Well Status
Bison Oil & Gas II LLC
07-02-2018 Weld Sievers 8-61 15a-9 Oil Horizontal Dj Horizontal Niobrara / Niobrara Test Undrilled
07-02-2018 Weld Sievers 8-61 15b-2 Oil Horizontal Dj Horizontal Niobrara / Niobrara Test Undrilled
07-02-2018 Weld Bashor 9-60 27b-34-3 Oil Horizontal Dj Horizontal Niobrara / Fort Hays Test Undrilled
07-02-2018 Weld Bashor Fed 9-60 27a-34-3 Oil Horizontal Dj Horizontal Niobrara / Niobrara Test Undrilled
07-02-2018 Weld Bashor 9-60 27b-34-9 Oil Horizontal Dj Horizontal Niobrara / Niobrara Test Undrilled
07-02-2018 Weld Sievers 8-61 15a-3 Oil Horizontal Wildcat / Niobrara Test Undrilled
07-02-2018 Weld Sievers 8-61 15a-4 Oil Horizontal Wildcat / Niobrara Test Undrilled
07-02-2018 Weld Sievers 8-61 15a-2 Oil Horizontal Wildcat / Codell Test Undrilled
07-02-2018 Weld Sievers 8-61 15a-8 Oil Horizontal Dj Horizontal Niobrara / Niobrara Test Undrilled
07-02-2018 Weld Sievers 8-61 15b-6 Oil Horizontal Dj Horizontal Niobrara / Niobrara Test Undrilled

  Niobrara Shale - Drilling Activity (2016 - 2018 YTD)


 Niobrara Shale - Well Completion Trend


Completions By
Company
2018(YTD)
Count
Anadarko Petroleum Corp 134
Extraction Oil and Gas 80
PDC Energy, Inc. 67
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Completions By
County
2018(YTD)
Count
Weld 483
Adams 13
Arapahoe 5

 Niobrara Shale Map

 Niobrara Shale Rig Data : July 15, 2018


Drilling Trends from May 4, 2011 - July 15, 2018

 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)