Monthly Archives: December 2017

At the Well Weekly – Oil and Gas Update for Week Ending 12/15/2017 – As 2017 Closes Out, General Permits for Methane Emissions on the Horizon in PA Amidst Underwhelming Natural Gas Spot Prices

As 2017 comes to a close, the rig count is relatively strong and oil prices hover around $60/bbl while natural gas spot prices continue to underwhelm.  In Appalachia, the Delaware River Basin Commission proposed its controversial regulatory ban on hydraulic fracturing while the Pennsylvania Department is close to finalizing new general permits for methane emissions from oil and gas sources.  Wishing our readers a happy holiday season, here’s your final review for 2017: The Rig Count  The national rig count is up at 930 (Source: BakerHughes). The rig count in the Marcellus is up at 47. (Source: BakerHughes). The rig count in the Utica is down at 27. (Source: BakerHughes). Commodity Prices   The Henry Hub natural gas spot price is down

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