Guidance announcements led the week as Bakken operators Hess and Continental disclosed capex reductions. In the service sector Schlumberger and Halliburton emerge stronger in Q4 as they surprise with better than expected results. Haynesville operator Comstock Resources adds to its position through a strategic swap and Luxe Energy a newly formed PE backed company acquires acreage in the Delaware Basin. We discuss the auction of Quicksilver Resources' assets and potential delays in Williams' northeast Constitution project. This and more in the week in brief.