ConocoPhillips will spend $16.7 billion in 2014 (6% more than 2013) and 55% of the total ($9.18 billion) is allocated in North America.
Within North America, Conoco expects continued growth from the Eagle Ford, Bakken, and Permian plays.
Approximately $4.3 billion will be spent on development drilling in the Lower 48 states. The budget includes “increased investment in the drilling programs in the Eagle Ford, Bakken and Permian.”
Conoco has a five year plan to invest $8 billion in the Eagle Ford and grow production to almost 150,000 boe/d by 2017. The company has 227,000 net acres prospective for the play and an estimated resource potential of 1.8 billion boe.
Read the full press release at conocophilips.com