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Top Wolfcamp Shale Operators By Rig Count/Locations
(as of 01/21/2022)

Operator Current Week Previous Week Change Change From Last Year
Subscribe to See 20 22 -2 +6
Mewbourne Oil Company 16 16 --- +6
Subscribe to See 16 17 -1 +3
Subscribe to See 15 14 +1 +3
Subscribe to See 12 12 --- +7
Subscribe to See 10 10 --- +2
Subscribe to See 10 9 +1 +2
Subscribe to See 9 10 -1 ---
Subscribe to See 7 7 --- +3
Subscribe to See 6 6 --- +2


Top Wolfcamp Shale County By Rig Count/Locations
(as of 01/21/2022)

County Current Week Previous Week Change Change From Last Year
Subscribe to See 56 58 -2 +21
EDDY 33 36 -3 +6
Subscribe to See 29 28 +1 +12
Subscribe to See 26 26 --- +5
Subscribe to See 23 23 --- +9


 Wolfcamp Shale Top Operators
(Undrilled-Permits)
Company    Last 12 Months
EOG Resources, Inc.    334
Occidental Petroleum Corp    273
Pioneer Natural Resources Co.    216
   166
   155
   133
   121
   115

   Drilling Permits Trends ( Last 24 Months)


Wolfcamp Shale - Drilling Permits ( December 22, 2021 - January 21, 2022)
Date Approved county Well Name Well type Well Bore Type Field/Zone Well Status
Steward Energy II LLC
01-07-2022 Lea Vamonos Fee #005h Oil Horizontal San Andres Undrilled
CALLON PETROLEUM OPERATING CO
01-03-2022 Howard Ponderosa Unit 12h Oil & Gas Horizontal Spraberry Spudded
CANAN MOWREY OPERATING, LLC
01-03-2022 Dickens Bull Run 2 Oil & Gas Vertical Dalwood,trifecta,wildcat Spudded
01-04-2022 Lea Florence 2314 State #124h Oil Horizontal Bone Spring Undrilled
01-03-2022 Lea Florence 2314 State #113h Oil Horizontal Bone Spring Undrilled
01-03-2022 Lea Florence 2314 State #114h Oil Horizontal Bone Spring Undrilled
01-03-2022 Lea Florence 2314 State #123h Oil Horizontal Bone Spring Undrilled
12-30-2021 Lea Jackson Coker 11 17s 37e #001 Oil Directional Requires Nsl Undrilled
12-30-2021 Scurry Holloway Unit 1h Oil & Gas Horizontal Garden City, S. Spudded
01-05-2022 Eddy Journey 11 12 W0li Federal Com #001h Gas Horizontal Undrilled

  Wolfcamp Shale - Drilling Activity (2016 - 2022 YTD)


 Wolfcamp Shale - Well Completion Trend


 Wolfcamp Shale Map

 Wolfcamp Shale Rig Data : January 21, 2022


Drilling Trends from May 4, 2011 - January 21, 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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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
08/16/2021 Surge Energy Inc,Moss Creek Resources, LLC Apache Corp Surge Energy Bolts On Midland Basin Assets for $37.5 Million $38
08/09/2021 Viper Energy Partners Lp Swallowtail Royalties Viper Inks Deal with Swallowtail for Midland Basin Royalty Assets $225
08/09/2021 Callon Petroleum Co. Primexx Energy Partners Callon Petroleum Acquires Primexx in $788MM Cash/Stock Deal $788
07/28/2021 Lime Rock Resources Rosehill Resources Inc. PE-Backed E&P Acquires Delaware Basin Private Company for $500 Million $508
 

  Wolfcamp Shale Transactions By Quarter ($MM)