Ultra Petroleum Threatened with NYSE De-listing

It’s been a while since we’ve written anything about Ultra Petroleum. Ultra is an independent exploration and production (E&P) company focused on drilling in the Green River Basin of Wyoming–in the Pinedale and Jonah Fields. In addition, Ultra is currently drilling for oil in the Uinta Basin/Three Rivers area in Utah. However, our interest in Ultra is because they maintain a position in the Pennsylvania Marcellus shale with leases on 184,000 gross (91,000 net) acres. They aren’t currently drilling on their acreage, but if prices change, they likely will. The news we bring you about Ultra is news we’ve brought you about other companies, like Atlas Energy (see today’s story on Atlas). And that news is that the New York Stock Exchange has threatened Ultra with de-listing its stock if the price is not boosted to over $1 per share…

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