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shale, Stratas Advisors

Do Shale’s Troubles Presage An OPEC Deal Extension?

Early signs point to a potential struggle within even the most productive parts of the shale patch, increasing the odds of an OPEC deal extension beyond March. But will that actually happen?

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Chevron, asset sales, oil and gas, NAPE, Bruce Niemeyer, Permian, Delaware, Midland

NAPE: Chevron Looks To Make Deals In Permian

The company has identified up to 200,000 acres in the Midland and Delaware sub-basins for transactions in 2017-2018.

August 18, 2017
Exco, Harold Hickey, chesapeake, Venado Oil, haynesville, lawsuit, deal

Exco’s $300 Million Eagle Ford Deal Unravels

The company appears to be financially challenged after a prolonged slump in oil prices.

August 17, 2017
Stack Behemoth: Silver Run, Alta Mesa, Kingfisher Form $3.8 Billion Pure Play

Stack Behemoth: Silver Run, Alta Mesa, Kingfisher Form $3.8 Billion Pure Play

With 120,000 net acres and an estimated 4,200 locations, the new company also meshes with Kingfisher Midstream to offer a potential spinoff IPO for development cash.

August 17, 2017

EnerCom: WPX Markets San Juan Basin; Gears Up To Storm Delaware Basin

WPX has added midstream JVs, sand contracts and acquired 18,000 Permian acres while working out the complexity of its Delaware Basin acreage.

August 16, 2017
Oil, Gas Industry Cheers Trump’s Infrastructure Order

Oil, Gas Industry Cheers Trump’s Infrastructure Order

President’s executive order on infrastructure will lead to dramatic uptick in industry jobs, especially in pipeline construction, API and North America’s Building Trades Unions say.

August 16, 2017
EnerCom: Whiting Parts With Chunk Of Williston Core For $500 Million

EnerCom: Whiting Parts With Chunk Of Williston Core For $500 Million

After a rocky second-quarter performance, the company cut its capex but still faces an outspend of at least $300 million.

August 15, 2017
Oilfield Services Sector Continues Consolidation With Nabors-Tesco Merger

Oilfield Services Sector Continues Consolidation With Nabors-Tesco Merger

Nabors’ roughly $216 million acquisition of Tesco is ‘rare win-win in oil patch consolidation,’ analyst says.

August 15, 2017
EnerCom: Sanchez, Range, Jagged Peak CEOs Talk A&D Hiccups

EnerCom: Sanchez, Range, Jagged Peak CEOs Talk A&D Hiccups

The Permian Basin, Eagle Ford and Marcellus shales all have opportunities and, in some cases, deep pitfalls.

August 14, 2017
Rockcliff Pushes Haynesville Shale Boundaries In Second August Deal

Rockcliff Pushes Haynesville Shale Boundaries In Second August Deal

Rockcliff’s Haynesville Shale acreage will expand to 180,000 net acres following the close of two deals announced in August.

August 14, 2017
Permian Gas Output Soars

Permian Gas Output Soars

Natural gas production from this oily basin could double by 2020, causing bottlenecks. Mexican end users and overseas LNG buyers wait while the midstream gears up.

August 14, 2017
Tim Leach, Concho, Tudor Pickering, Midland Basin, Andrews, Martin, Mabee Ranch

Concho Pays $600 Million To Extend Midland Basin Laterals

The company will keep capex steady despite adding 12,400 net acres but its forecast for oil production underwhelmed analysts.

August 10, 2017

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