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Oseberg's 2017 Year in Review


As we march into 2018, let’s start by taking a look back at Oklahoma O&G activity during 2017. At Oseberg, we believe that data and analytics are incredibly valuable and that their impact is multiplied many times over when coupled with the keen eye of someone with experiential knowledge.

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2017 Transfer Activity in Oklahoma


As part of our end of the year lookback at oil and gas activity in Oklahoma, we’re taking a look at transfer activity over the past 12 months.

2017 Transfer Activity in Oklahoma

This graph shows a general increase in transfer activity as the year progresses (note December only includes data up to 12/14, when this report was compiled).

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Oklahoma Transfer Alert: More Activity in the Arkoma


Transfer Alert WellsOklahoma Transfer Activity Alert: the Arkoma continues to be one of the hottest areas for A&D in Oklahoma. 544 wells were transferred last week from Chesapeake to Blue Water Resources. Check out the screenshot of the activity mapped in Atla for more details, and fill out the form on the left to sign up to receive regular energy news from the team at Oseberg. 

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Lease Held by Production? Or by Anything at All?


Mineral Buyers

Article republished with permission from OklahomaMinerals.com

With the flurry of both drilling and leasing currently permeating the SCOOP/STACK/MERGE plays of Oklahoma, some of the biggest questions asked by all involved usually are as follows: (1) Are the minerals leased? (2) If so, are they held by production? and (3) If older production or an older well, how much production?

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How Often Does Spacing Lead to a Permit


Standard Oil Co Wells near Pawnee, OK

At Oseberg, we like to analyze our data for fun to see what kind of trends we can identify.

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A Primer on Field Rules in Texas


After building an Oklahoma spacing dataset of unparalleled quality in the industry, Oseberg set about doing the same thing for Texas, where field rules are governed by the Railroad Commission (RRC). In Texas field rules govern well spacing requirements, but they also govern a whole lot more concepts. But, as we all know, Texas does things the way Texas wants, so we had to adjust our model.

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Understanding Spacing in Oklahoma


At Oseberg, we think differently. Nowhere does this apply more than to the data we collect, the reasons we have chosen to collect it, and how we present it to our users. Well spacing is an excellent example of this.

While the concept of well spacing exists everywhere, it is enacted in a unique way in Oklahoma. The high-level (what we call “headline”) attributes related to spacing that most data companies provide do not always paint the full picture.

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