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Wolfcamp Shale News

Top Wolfcamp Shale Operators By Rig Count/Locations
(as of 05/29/2022)

Operator Current Week Previous Week Change Change From Last Year
Subscribe to See 25 24 +1 +7
EOG Resources, Inc. 20 20 --- +7
Subscribe to See 17 17 --- +5
Subscribe to See 16 16 --- +5
Subscribe to See 14 14 --- +4
Subscribe to See 14 12 +2 +10
Subscribe to See 14 14 --- +2
Subscribe to See 11 11 --- +4
Subscribe to See 10 11 -1 -1
Subscribe to See 7 7 --- +2


Top Wolfcamp Shale County By Rig Count/Locations
(as of 05/29/2022)

County Current Week Previous Week Change Change From Last Year
Subscribe to See 52 51 +1 +6
EDDY 44 43 +1 +18
Subscribe to See 41 37 +4 +19
Subscribe to See 38 36 +2 +4
Subscribe to See 29 30 -1 +13


 Wolfcamp Shale Top Operators
(Undrilled-Permits)
Company    Last 12 Months
EOG Resources, Inc.    226
Chevron Corp    163
Occidental Petroleum Corp    160
   144
   131
   106
   105
   98

   Drilling Permits Trends ( Last 24 Months)


  Wolfcamp Shale - Drilling Activity (2016 - 2022 YTD)


 Wolfcamp Shale - Well Completion Trend


Completions By
Company
2022(YTD)
Count
Pioneer Natural Resources Co. 72
EOG Resources, Inc. 43
Chevron Corp 40
31
29
Completions By
County
2022(YTD)
Count
Midland 69
Reeves 61
Lea 59
49
35

 Wolfcamp Shale Map

 Wolfcamp Shale Rig Data : May 29, 2022


Drilling Trends from May 4, 2011 - May 29, 2022

 Wolfcamp Shale Overview



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 three basins, the Midland, Delaware…


  Wolfcamp Shale - Mergers & Acquisition

Announce Date Buyer Seller Title Value $MM
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02/11/2022 Brigham Minerals Inc. Not Disclosed Brigham Minerals Inks $33MM Deal for Midland Royalty Assets $33
01/31/2022 Earthstone Energy Inc. Bighorn Permian Resources LLC Earthstone Inks $715MM Cash/Stock Deal for Bighorn's Permian Portfolio $715
12/30/2021 Firebird Energy LLC Chevron Corp FireBird Energy Picks Up 21,000-Acre Midland Property from Chevron ---
11/08/2021 Colgate Energy Partners III LLC Not Disclosed Colgate Bolts On 22,000 Net Acres in the Delaware Basin for $190MM $190
11/05/2021 Continental Resources, Inc. Pioneer Natural Resources Co. Continental Enters the Permian; Acquires Asset from Pioneer $3,100
11/03/2021 Henry Resources Llc,Pickering Energy Partners Centennial Resource Development Centennial Sells Off Delaware Basin Asset for $101 Million $101
10/04/2021 Earthstone Energy Inc. Foreland Investments Lp Earthstone Picks Up Midland Basin Assets for $73.2 Million in Cash/Stock $73
09/20/2021 Laredo Petroleum Inc. Pioneer Natural Resources Co. Laredo to Acquire Midland Asset from Pioneer in $230MM Cash/Stock Deal $230
 

  Wolfcamp Shale Transactions By Quarter ($MM)