“With SatScout, we are able to gain actionable information months ahead of time without hassle.”

E&POperations Manager

SatScout’s daily monitoring of the key unconventional areas provides visibility into the number of frac spreads, well completions, and operator activity for the world’s most prolific oil growth region.

Using satellite imagery, machine learning, and the Westwood team of analysts, SatScout can identify when an operator has constructed a pad, rigged up for drilling, or started fracturing the well with a frac crew.

Critically, SatScout provides notifications of observed activity for public and private oil and gas operators before the information is reported in quarterly earnings, investor presentations, or via state regulatory organizations.

Work Efficiently and Quickly


2,100,000+ images of wells permitted after 2016 each manually reviewed and processed with neural net models


2.5 times more frac activity than regulatory filings YTD (2020)


Monitoring 22,000+ well pads in the major US unconventional plays every 2-3 days

Beat the market with activity data weeks and months before it’s public

Gain transparency to the well and operator 

Focus on the Permian, Eagle Ford, Haynesville, DJ, and Marcellus

SatScout provides equity analysts with proprietary data on observed operational activity weeks ahead of when they would be reported or discussed in investor calls. This gives analysts a significant advantage in understanding and anticipating movements on specific companies.

Investor relations teams use SatScout to get an independent and transparent measurement of their market share. SatScout keeps them ahead of news and trends in the industry.

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Luke Smith

Luke Smith

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