Pioneer will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Parsley in an all-stock transaction valued at approximately US$4.5 billion.
CNX Resources have successfully installed 27 361 ft of 5.5” 23# VA-EP-P110-NY VAtitan-TC on the Maj-12 pad in the Pennsylvania Utica Shale.
The shale company has voluntarily filed for Chapter 11 protection in the US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.
Rystad Energy has released its annual global energy outlook, which claims that the Covid-19 downturn will expedite peak oil demand.
Global spending is forecasted to reach US$383 billion this year, the lowest level in 15 years and a 29% decrease of US$156 billion compared to 2019.
The transaction includes the transfer of approximately 450 000 net leasehold acres across Pennsylvania, with approximately 350 producing Marcellus and Utica wells in Tioga County and associated facilities.
Rystad estimates that the total number of started frac operations will end up below 300 wells in April 2020.
The US is seeing an immediate and severe drop in OCTG tonnage requirements, as operators have slashed their drilling programmes by in some cases up to 50%.
As shut-ins, reductions in spending and activities weigh in, 4Q20, which was projected to see a y/y oil production increase of 650 000 bpd, is now instead forecast to see a reduction of 1.5 million bpd.