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US Upstream week in brief: 03 August 2016

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03 August 2016

US Upstream week in brief: 03 August 2016

Report summary

Lower 48 M&A activity continues to churn as several companies aim to strengthen balance sheets and free up capital as they prepare for a return to drilling. As larger operators seek a return to growth, where are the best opportunities to pick up unloved assets? Stories this week include: Chesapeake rumoured to be selling Barnett position for up to $1.4 billion Newfield announces double divestment of Texas assets for nearly $390 million Rimrock Resource pays $150 million for fringe acreage in the SCOOP SM Energy sells two non-core assets totalling $173 million Shell announces Fort Sumter discovery in GoM BLM to conduct environmental review for Greater Mooses Tooth-2 on Alaska's North Slope EnLink and NGP to build critically important midstream assets in the Delaware Basin 

Table of contents

  • Top stories of the week
  • Number of the week

Tables and charts

This report includes 5 images and tables including:

  • Chesapeake historical gas production in the Barnett by vintage year
  • Barnett well permit activity by operator in the last 18 months
  • Permian Basin gas production and processing capacity
  • US Upstream week in brief: 03 August 2016: Image 5
  • US Upstream week in brief: 03 August 2016: Image 6

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