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PetroQuest, Charles Goodson, Louisiana Austin Chalk, East Texas, Tom Clarke, Northstar Offshore, Orinoco Natural Resources

PetroQuest sold the assets to Northstar Offshore, a company controlled by billionaire Tom Clarke whose previous acquisitions include coal mines and were designed to offset harm to the environment.

Carl Icahn, SandRidge Energy, Bonanza Creek Energy, M&A, James Bennett, activist investor, board shakeup

Carl Icahn is demanding SandRidge Energy replace two of its five directors—with at least one appointed by him—following successfully halting the company’s merger with Bonanza Creek Energy.

Uptick In Haynesville Shale Production Expected For 2018

Stratas Advisors is forecasting growth this year in the Haynesville Shale driven by longer laterals and improved completion designs.