Westwood Expands Into US Shale Market With Acquisition Of Energent

By O&G Investor Staff – April 7, 2017

Westwood Global Energy Group acquired Houston-based market research firm Energent Group Software LLC for an undisclosed amount, the company said April 6. The addition of Energent’s information and analytics platform, plus industry specialist analyst team “significantly expands” Westwood’s capabilities in the onshore U.S. shale market, said the company press release.

Operators add DUCs as Service Companies Adapt

By Todd Bush – October 7, 2016

Changes in capital budgets from 2014 to 2016 were staggering with an average decline of 57 percent across public E&P (exploration and production) companies. Seven E&Ps have CAPEX spending over $1 billion year-to-date with many spending below $1 billion, as of 2Q 2016 earnings releases. Featured in at RigZone.

Last Rig Standing Are Pad-optimized in Permian

By Boyd Skelton – June 1, 2016

Drilling contractor executives were clear during first-quarter earnings calls: Only the strong will survive. In this case, the strongest contractors have active pad-optimized rigs drilling in the Permian. The Permian Basin remains the most active basin, accounting for 35% of the active U.S. land rig market. So far in 2016, Pioneer Natural Resources Co., Exxon Mobil Corp., Devon Energy Corp., Discovery Natural Resources LLC and Concho Resources Inc. drilled and completed wells with lateral lengths approaching 4,267 m (14,000 ft).


Haynesville Refrack Market to Exceed $500M by 2020, Research Firm Predicts

By Joe Fisher – October 2, 2015

As the “lower for longer” commodity price environment drags on, producers will increasingly return to previously drilled horizontal wells, refracture them and bank the lower-cost returns, according to a new study of well refracturing in the Haynesville Shale.


Five Star OilPro Members – July 2015

By OilPro Staff – August 4, 2015

Principal at Energent Group, Todd Bush is ranked among Oilpro’s Top Contributors for his thought provoking contributions and posts such as Halliburton & Baker Hughes: Hit Or Miss For US Shale? and 3 Frac Sand Trends You Need To Know …



The Energy Forum (TEF) ReFrac Study© 2015

By Neil Staley, Rocky Seale – July 9, 2015

The 2015 TEF Mid-year Report on Refracs includes refrac candidate selection criteria workflow: honing in on the details, keys to identifying your suitable refrac candidates, achieving effective diversion, isolating the horizontal zones as you refrac each stage, and more …

12 Energy Experts Every Dividend Investor Should Follow

By Michael Johnston – May 26, 2015

Several analysts and advisors offer excellent insights into opportunities in energy stocks. With many energy stocks struggling following a prolonged slump in oil prices, dividend yields have become more attractive — and more vulnerable. Opportunities no doubt exist…

Oil & Gas IQ

Detailed Well Completions Data by Operator and Region

By Todd Erickson – May 19, 2015

If you want a deep-dive on the specifics of operators’ well completions designs, Energent Group has a site providing that data. According to Todd Bush, Principal at Energent Group, “[w]e help engineers and analysts understand how an operator is frac’ing…

Seeking Alpha

New Life For Rosetta Resources With Noble Energy Takeover

By Brandon Waiter – May 18, 2015

The focus this week has been around the ice breaking transaction between Rosetta Resources (NASDAQ: ROSE) and Noble Energy (NYSE: NBL), with Noble acquiring Rosetta in an all-stock transaction valued at $2.1 billion. The current conditions have…

Seeking Alpha

Bakken Shale – Key E&Ps And Oil Services To Watch

By Todd Bush – March 17, 2015

Since the WTI crashed last November, there has been a tremendous amount of uncertainty for the entire oil & gas industry. The operators and large service companies have made the headlines with news about budget cuts, high-grading, and…

Careers in Sales in High Demand for N. American Oil, Gas Industry in Feb

By Valerie Jones – March 16, 2015

While the entire oil and gas industry is reeling from the effects of the drop in oil prices, many individuals who have been the recipients of layoffs are left scrambling for jobs in a state of uncertainty. Oil and gas companies in North America have…

Well Performance, Not Price Will Drive Industry Forward in 2015

By Todd Bush – February 4, 2015

The market is often fear driven, reacting to news about over supply, OPEC price wars, and the geopolitical factors concerning oil and commodity prices. The year 2014 ended with West Texas Intermediate (WTI) and Brent crude prices dropping to…

Improving Proactivity with Intelligence on the Oilfield

By Greg Price – January 20, 2015

The price of oil is certainly a hot topic for most executives working in the oil and gas industry. However, an opportunity around efficiency is out there for those with the vision to get smarter. They will see this as a chance to increase efficiency…

Oil & Gas IQ

Energent Group Interactive Rig-Count Map

By Todd Erickson – November 19, 2014

Todd Bush with the Energent Group sent me a link to a map which enables the user to examine domestic rig counts by a number of variables, including geography, target (oil or gas), profile (vertical or horizontal) and depth. The interactive webpage…

12 Oil and Gas Apps That Will Change Your Life Forever

By Lydia Gilbertson – October 16, 2014

Oil and gas workers have a tough job. Long hours, dangerous tasks and complicated paperwork are all part of that life. Every employee comes from a different background and from a long list of different places. However, almost every oil and gas worker…

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10 Free Smart Device Apps for Oilfield Workers

By Jon Mainwaring – February 10, 2014

Today’s oilfield workers are busier than ever thanks to a shortage of experienced know-how in the industry. Indeed, as this article from September warns, Generation X oil workers (those aged in their 40s and 50s) are in danger of “burning out” due to…

Global Oilfield Solutions

Free Apps for Oilfield Workers

By Global Oilfield Solutions – February 2, 2014

A mobile app, short for mobile application or just app, is application software designed to run on smart phones, tablet computers and other mobile devices. While there are a growing number of apps for oilfield workers, we thought we would highlight…

SDK for Mobile Oilfield Applications

By Oil IT Journal – December 15, 2013

Mobile software development kit from Energent Group includes data access from public sources. Todd Bush’s startup Energent Group is marketing the software building blocks for mobile data integration in the digital oilfield. The Energent mobile software…

Hydraulic Fracturing Summary of Key Shale Plays

By Todd Bush – October 4, 2013

Each day there are numerous reports about organizations against hydraulic fracturing, associations explaining the social and economic benefits of hydraulic fracturing, and politicians establishing a position for or against hydraulic fracturing in the…


July 20, 2015

Unconventional Resources Technology Conference (UrTec) [SPE, AAPG, SEG]


July 7, 2015

June 29, 2015

The North American Frac Sand Exhibition & Conference 2015 [Invevo Conferences]

Presentation (Speaker: Todd Bush)

May 20, 2015

DUG Permian Basin Conference & Exhibition [Hart Energy]


October 19, 2014

UpTech Texas – Upstream Oil & Gas Summit [Quartz Events]


August 21, 2014

3rd Annual Frac Sand Supply & Logistics Conference [Petroleum Connection]

Exhibitor & Presentation: Proppant Use Trends (Speaker: Todd Bush)

July 9, 2014

South Texas Oilfield Expo [Texas Classic Productions]


April 30, 2014

Texas Eagle Ford Shale Expo 2014 [Texas Eagle Ford Shale Magazine]

Presentation: The Eagle Ford Completion Trends You Need to Know (Speaker: Todd Bush)

April 16, 2014

Spring Dealmakers Prospects & Properties Expo [PLS]


April 14, 2014

Midland Energy Expo [Zachry Publications]


August 15, 2013

Mid-Continent Digital Oilfield Conference [Sustaining Oklahoma’s Energy Resources]

Presentation: Create Real Benefits by Accelerating Mobile and Digital Energy Field Adoption (Speaker: Todd Bush)

February 20, 2013

Society of Petroleum Engineers’ Gulf Coast Section (SPE-GCS)

Presentation: A Look Back at Eagle Ford Completion Trends (Speaker: Todd Bush)

October 14, 2012

3rd Annual DUG Eagle Ford Conference & Exhibition [Hart Energy]



July 20, 2015

Energent Group Attends Unconventional Resources Technology Conference (UrTec) in San Antonio

July 7, 2015

Energent Group Founder Presents Haynesville Refrac Study at The Energy Forum

June 29, 2015

Energent Group Founder Speaks at The North American Frac Sand Exhibition & Conference 2015

May 20, 2015

Energent Group Attends Hart Energy’s DUG Permian Basin Conference & Exhibition

April 29, 2015

Streamlined iPhone/iPad App Update Brings Improved Filtering & Wider Coverage

April 15, 2015

Energent Group’s Workweek Webinar Series™ for Oil & Gas Pros Now Open to All

March 16, 2015

Energent Group Founder Todd Bush Featured in Rigzone Article on Sales Careers

January 20, 2015

Sikich Talks Oilfield Proactivity and Technology Efficiency with Energent Group

November 7, 2014

Major iPhone/iPad App Update Brings Improved Search & Messaging

October 24, 2014

Rig Count Insights Provide Interactive Drilldown into Baker Hughes Weekly Report

October 19, 2014

Energent Group Sponsors UpTech Texas – Upstream Oil & Gas Summit

October 18, 2014

New Web App Helps Oil & Gas Suppliers Track Shale Plays with Ground-Breaking Interactive Reports

August 21, 2014

Energent Group Founder Presents Proppant Use Trends at Petroleum Connection’s 3rd Annual Frac Sand Supply & Logistics Conference

July 9, 2014

Energent Group Exhibits at South Texas Oilfield Expo

May 20, 2014

New iPad App Helps Rig Workers & Suppliers Track Oilfield Activity Daily, More Efficiently

April 30, 2014

Energent Group Founder Speaks on Eagle Ford Completion Trends at Texas Eagle Ford Shale Expo 2014

April 16, 2014

Energent Group Attends PLS’s Spring Dealmakers Prospects & Properties Expo

April 14, 2014

Energent Group Exhibits at Midland Energy Expo

March 9, 2014

iPhone App Update for Rig Workers Brings More Production Data to the Oilfield

September 15, 2013

Major iPhone App Update for Oilfield Workers Brings Better Mapping, Filtering, & Operator Details

August 15, 2013

Energent Group Founder Speaks on Accelerating Mobile Adoption at Mid-Continent Digital Oilfield Conference

July 31, 2013

iPhone App Update Brings Improved Map Searching for Drilling Rigs

June 25, 2013

New iPhone App Helps Oilfield Workers Track Drilling Permits & Well Completions

February 20, 2013

Energent Group Founder Presents Eagle Ford Trends at SPE Gulf Coast Section

October 14, 2012

Energent Group Attends Hart Energy’s 3rd Annual DUG Eagle Ford Conference & Exhibition



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