Exclusives

A&D, Stack Play, Oklahoma, Meramec, Osage, Woodward County, James Bennett, SandRidge

SandRidge Reborn: Stack Deal Boosts Position To 60,000 Acres

The company, coming off a tough stretch that included bankruptcy reorganization, has $525 million in liquidity.

February 23, 2017

Citi: Refracks Clearly Work

Positive results indicate that refracking in a low commodity price environment makes sense.

February 23, 2017

Australia’s LNG Hour Of Truth At Hand

Australia is on the cusp of becoming the world’s largest LNG exporter. At AOG 2017, the question being asked is whether that will be good for the country?

February 23, 2017
Private equity, Post Oak, Frost Cochran, Memorial Development, Range Resources,  Crimson, Frank Starr, Tripp Rivers, Oil, Gas, Permian, Eagle Ford

After Prosperous 2016, Private Equity Makes Its Plays

In fourth-quarter 2016, nearly all of the $11.9 billion in transactions were made by public companies purchasing from private-equity firms.

February 22, 2017
Global Shale Plays, NAPE, Brian Link, Eagle Ford, Pimienta, shale, oil, gas, Mexico, EIA

NAPE: Mexican Shale Prospects Take Spotlight

The country is looking for long-term partners as part of a farm-in application process, with U.S. companies working to attract investors.

February 21, 2017
A frame from the American Petroleum Institute’s “Power Past Impossible” ad broadcast during Super Bowl LI.

NAPE: Industry Losing Battle For Public’s Hearts, Minds

At NAPE, industry communicators agree that the oil and gas sector’s message is lost on the public and with it, the campaign for public support against environmentalist foes.

February 21, 2017
Marathon Oil, E&P, Stack play, Eagle Ford, Bakken, West Texas, A&D, M&A

Marathon Caps 2016 A&D Run With One More Sale

Marathon closed a $1.3 billion year of deals announced or closed, including the sale of $155 million in Wyoming acreage.

February 20, 2017
Matador Resources Midstream JV Plugs Delaware Basin Capex Hole

Matador’s Midstream JV Plugs Delaware Capex Hole

Matador’s JV with a private company far exceeds analyst estimates, who considered the midstream infrastructure worth $250 million or so.

February 17, 2017

Meet Australia’s Oil And Gas Stock Star—In Alaska

Australia-based, but Alaska-focused 88 Energy was Australian Stock Index star as the country’s oil and gas sector climbed out of a very deep hole.

February 17, 2017
Parsley Energy, Bryan Sheffield, Midland Basin, Permian, EOG, Pioneer Natural Resources, Oil

Parsley’s Sheffield: Midland’s Fragmented Pieces Drive A&D

The complexity of mineral ownership and working interests creates opportunities for landmen who can put together large tracts of acreage, Sheffield said.

February 17, 2017
shale gas, tight oil, exports, ExxonMobil, NAPE, outlook 2040, Houston

NAPE: Oil, Gas Demand Energized Through 2040, ExxonMobil Says

The company forecasts economic growth in developing countries to lead the way for energy consumption while oil and natural gas become the dominant resource by 2040.

February 16, 2017

Without Delays, DAPL Financial Deals Fall Into Place

ETP, MPLX and Enbridge complete transactions on the Bakken Pipeline System.

February 16, 2017

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