United States of America Permian Basin Oil and Gas Shale Market Analysis and Outlook Report 2021-2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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The Permian Basin is the largest oil producing region in the United States. This hydrocarbon-rich formation is situated in West Texas and the adjacent region of Southeast New Mexico in the US. During 2019, crude oil production in the Basin averaged at 4.3 million barrels of oil per day (mmbd), peaking at 4.7 million in December 2019.

The upward trend continued till Q1 2020, with production averaging at 4.8 mmbd. However, dropped energy demand and crashed oil price brought by Covid-19 pandemic, caused decrease in crude oil production in the basin during April to December 2020. The lowest levels of natural gas production since the end of Q1 2020 was observed in May 2020 with 14% drop to 14.8 bcfd, while lowest level of crude oil production was observed in September 2020 to 4.2 mmbd, which is a 12.5% drop compared to that of March 2020.

During Q1 2021, production in the basin continued to fall, attributing to the winter storm in the US. However, growing capital investment by major players in the basin is expected to support steady production growth over the next five years, with forecasts of exceeding pre pandemic level.


  • Comprehensive analysis of crude oil and natural gas historical production and outlook during 2018-25
  • Detailed information of impact on well development, permits and deals against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic
  • In-depth information of well productivity and well completion parameters across Permian Basin in the US
  • Analysis of top companies' net acreage, planned capital expenditure in 2021, as well as crude oil and natural gas reserves and production stats as of 2020
  • Up-to-date information on major mergers and acquisitions across the Permian Basin between 2019 and 2021

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Key Topics Covered:

1. Overview

1.1 Permian Basin, Recent Developments and Trends

2. Permian Basin, Introduction

2.1 Permian Basin, Formation Overview

3. Permian Basin, Production and Activity Overview

3.1 Permian Basin, Production Analysis, 2018-2020

3.2 Permian Basin, COVID-19 Impact on Production

3.3 Permian Basin, Production Outlook, 2021-2025

3.4 Permian Basin, Drilling Activity

3.5 Well profile

4. Permian Basin, Competitive Benchmarking

4.1 Permian Basin, Major Companies with Prominent Presence, 2021

4.2 Permian Basin, Financial Standings of Major Companies

4.3 Permian Basin, Operational Performance of Leading Operators

4.4 Permian Basin, Completion Parameters, 2019-21

4.5 Permian Basin, Plans of Major Companies

4.6 Permian Basin, Cost Trends, March 2021

5. Permian Basin, Analysis of Bankrupt Companies

5.1 Rosehill Resources

5.2 EP Energy

6. Permian Basin, Associated Infrastructure

6.1 Pipelines

7. Mergers and Acquisition Activity in the Permian Basin, 2019-2021

7.1 Overview of M&A Activity

7.2 Major Acquisitions

8. Permian Basin, Analysis of Major Companies

8.1 Apache Corporation

8.2 Chevron Corporation

8.3 Devon Energy Corporation

8.4 ExxonMobil Corporation

8.5 Occidental Petroleum Corporation

8.6 Royal Dutch Shell Plc

8.7 Cimarex Energy Company

8.8 Endeavor Energy Resources, L.P.

9. Appendix

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