Exxon Puts Texas Barnett Shale Gas Properties Up For Sale

Exxon Mobil on Monday put it’s Barnett Shale holdings that include 2,700 wells across about 182,000 acres in North Texas up for sale. The producing properties are valued at between $400 million and $500 million, according a person familiar with the matter Reuters said. Barnett Shale was the site the first horizontally drilled shale wells. Exxon is in a position to take advantage of skyrocketing natural gas properties across the world. U.S. gas prices are up 75% year to date, … Continue reading “Exxon Puts Texas Barnett Shale Gas Properties Up For Sale”

Drilling Ramps Up in Oil Patch With Natural Gas Rig Count Unchanged

U.S. oil rigs in service rose 7 this week with U.S. oil production at 11.40 million bpd and oil prices consolidating between $65 and $75. US Natural gas rigs remained flat. US natural gas prices at 3 year highs and 10 year highs in Europe all eyes are production numbers.

Diamondback Energy Takes a $2.54 Billion Impairment Charge From Oil and Gas Price Plunge

Texas independent oil and natural gas company Diamondback Energy reported better than expected adjusted second quarter earnings after the market close Monday. $FANG however took a $2.54 billion impairment charge against its oil and gas properties.