An Overview of the Lifecycle of an Oil and Gas Lease in the United States

The United States is in the middle of the largest domestic oil and gas boom since the late 1800s, made possible by tremendous advances in drilling techniques and the process of hydraulic fracturing. At the center of all of this activity are lease agreements between a mineral rights...

Energy Executive Webcast Series

P2 Invites You to the Energy Executive Webcast Series hosted by PwC PwC's Energy Executive Webcast Series provides practical guidance on recent energy issues and developments. Our webcasts, designed for energy executives, keep you informed of new and emerging issues impacting the energy industry, and provide insight into...

Shale Revolution

Shale is like the new kid on the block, it is full of promise, it is new, it is exciting, it has a new vocabulary and it is the future which may be positive or negative. Shale is an experiment in new technology. It is the product that...

Lease Data Collection Process

Tobin has been a trusted map brand closely associated with the upstream oil and gas industry for more than 80 years. Over time the traditional map product (hard copy maps) as evolved into two core oil and gas lease map data products, the Digital Lease Activity Service (with...

Map Projections

The earth, as we all know, is not flat, but is instead a sphere, or to be more specific, it is an oblate spheroid. This creates a significant challenge for cartographers who must accurately portray a spherical world onto a flat surface. To understand this better, let’s look...

Jakarta IDEAS CAB Meeting

Communicate, collaborate and connect with us! Wednesday, March 20, 2013 10:00AM-16:00PM JW Marriott Hotel Jakarta Jalan DR Ide Anak Agung Gde Agung Kav E.1.2 No1&2 Jakarta 12950, Indonesia A working lunch will be served. These meetings are invitation only. Please email for more details.

Oil & Gas Assignments: An Asset in Lease Data

An oil and gas assignment is the transfer of all or a fraction of the rights, title and interest as defined in the Oil and Gas lease contract from the original Lessee to a new Lessee. Assignments that transfer all rights are more commonly referred as blanket assignments...

Well Production Data Flow

The Well Production Department gathers well header and location information from various sources and loads the information into an Oracle database called National Well Header (NWH). This information is then interactively processed using proprietary software to determine precise well locations that are mapped to a proprietary land grid...

The Tuscaloosa Marine Shale Brings New Attention to Louisiana

An old formation is getting new attention in Louisiana. Add the Tuscaloosa Shale to the growing list of formations that are drawing oil and gas companies to rethink their strategies in shale plays. Headlines like “Is Tuscaloosa Shale next big thing for oilfield?” and “Louisiana’s new oil boom?”...