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Top Wolfcamp Shale Operators By Rig Count/Locations
(as of 04/17/2021)

Operator Current Week Previous Week Change Change From Last Year
Subscribe to See 17 21 -4 +4
EOG Resources, Inc. 15 14 +1 +7
Subscribe to See 14 7 +7 +4
Subscribe to See 12 12 --- +10
Subscribe to See 11 10 +1 +5
Subscribe to See 10 2 +8 +8
Subscribe to See 9 8 +1 -6
Subscribe to See 7 7 --- -41
Subscribe to See 7 7 --- +3
Subscribe to See 7 7 --- +5


Top Wolfcamp Shale County By Rig Count/Locations
(as of 04/17/2021)

County Current Week Previous Week Change Change From Last Year
Subscribe to See 45 41 +4 +11
EDDY 28 28 --- -16
Subscribe to See 25 30 -5 -7
Subscribe to See 19 20 -1 -3
Subscribe to See 19 22 -3 +1


 Wolfcamp Shale Top Operators
(Undrilled-Permits)
Company    Last 12 Months
EOG Resources, Inc.    361
Devon Energy Corp    304
Occidental Petroleum Corp    277
   172
   159
   114
   69
   67

   Drilling Permits Trends ( Last 24 Months)


Wolfcamp Shale - Drilling Permits ( March 18, 2021 - April 17, 2021)
Date Approved county Well Name Well type Well Bore Type Field/Zone Well Status
Ruckus Energy Operating, LLC
04-12-2021 Winkler Snc 1101 Oil Vertical Wildcat Undrilled
Hannathon Petroleum Llc
04-09-2021 Howard St Patrick 40-45 1hd Oil Horizontal Spraberry (trend Area) Undrilled
04-09-2021 Howard St Patrick 40-45 2hd Oil Horizontal Spraberry (trend Area) Undrilled
04-09-2021 Howard St Maria 40-45 3hd Oil Horizontal Spraberry (trend Area) Undrilled
04-09-2021 Howard St Maria 40-45 4hd Oil Horizontal Spraberry (trend Area) Undrilled
UpCurve Energy LLC
04-09-2021 Reeves Eddie Gunner State 44 1h Oil Horizontal Phantom (wolfcamp) Undrilled
04-09-2021 Irion Williams Pearl B 3801 Oil Vertical Dove Creek, South (6500) Undrilled
04-09-2021 Reeves Graham Unit 140-141 5h Oil Horizontal Wolfbone (trend Area) Undrilled
04-09-2021 Reeves Graham Unit 140-141 6h Oil Horizontal Wolfbone (trend Area) Undrilled
04-09-2021 Reeves Graham Unit 140-141 7h Oil Horizontal Wolfbone (trend Area) Undrilled

  Wolfcamp Shale - Drilling Activity (2016 - 2021 YTD)


 Wolfcamp Shale - Well Completion Trend


Completions By
Company
2019(YTD)
Count
ExxonMobil 817
Pioneer Natural Resources Co. 637
EOG Resources, Inc. 585
553
529
Completions By
County
2019(YTD)
Count
Midland 1365
Reeves 1225
Martin 1159
991
845

 Wolfcamp Shale Map

 Wolfcamp Shale Rig Data : April 17, 2021


Drilling Trends from May 4, 2011 - April 17, 2021

 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
Subscribe to See Subscribe to See Subscribe to See Subscribe to See $6,500
Subscribe to See Subscribe to See Subscribe to See Subscribe to See $127
02/01/2021 Surge Operating, LLC Grenadier Energy Partners II LLC Surge Inks $420MM Deal for Midland Basin Property $420
12/21/2020 Diamondback Energy, Inc. Guidon Energy Diamondback Acquires PE-backed Guidon Operating $821
12/21/2020 Diamondback Energy, Inc. QEP Resources, Inc. Diamondback Energy Acquires QEP Resources $2,200
12/18/2020 Earthstone Energy Inc. Independence Resources Management Earthstone Acquires PE-Backed Midland E&P for $182 Million $182
11/30/2020 Point Energy Partners Petro LLC Battalion Oil Corp. New PE-backed E&P Scores Permian Property $26
11/09/2020 Ameredev, LLC Lilis Energy Inc. Ameredev Wins Bid for Lilis Energy's Permian Portfolio $47
10/23/2020 Laredo Petroleum Inc. Not Disclosed Laredo Ups Ante in Howard County, TX; Bolts On Acreage ---
10/21/2020 Tengasco Inc. Riley Exploration Permian Inc. Tengasco, Riley Exploration Permian to Merge in All-Stock Deal ---
 

  Wolfcamp Shale Transactions By Quarter ($MM)