RigData Insights

The Ballad of the Brent/WTI Crude Spread

  • Wednesday, June 28, 2017
  • Posted By Unknown
In the 25 years leading up to 2011, Brent and WTI crude prices tracked closely, with WTI crude barrels trading at an average $2 premium.

Trump’s ANWR move could spawn epic oil, natural gas battle

  • Monday, June 26, 2017
  • Posted By Unknown
Until the climate change debate came along, leasing and drilling in the ANWR (pronounced an-war) Coastal Plain was arguably the most ferociously conte... Read More

Rig Count Continues Climb, Permits Take a Tumble

  • Monday, June 26, 2017
  • Posted By Unknown
According to the Platts RigData Locations & Operators Report, the U.S rig count reached 1,077 rigs.

When Texas produced (almost) no oil

  • Thursday, June 22, 2017
  • Posted By Unknown
There was a time when Texas, one of the predominant oil and gas producers in the world, produced close nothing at all.

Exploration and Activity in Alaska

  • Tuesday, June 20, 2017
  • Posted By Unknown
Drilling activity has picked up on Alaska’s North Slope ahead of President Trump’s inclusion in his current budget of revenues from leasing acreage in... Read More




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