Public Capital , Investment , Shale Plays

Opinion: Oil Outlook Suggests the Only Way Is Up for Bond Yields

If debt market crumbles it might be better to own oil-related ETFs and stocks.

August 28, 2020

Private Equity , Investment

Energy Private Equity Valuation in a COVID-19 World

As private equity fund managers assess the economic impact of COVID-19, developing reliable valuation processes and procedures for their oil and gas investments will ensure transparency to regulators and investors. 

August 27, 2020

Investment , Legislation , Emissions , Renewables

US Senate Democrats Unveil $400 Billion-a-Year Plan to Tackle Climate Change

Some environmental groups said the plan unveiled by Senate Democrats on Aug. 25 did not go far enough and called for elimination of subsidies for oil and gas companies.

August 25, 2020

Public Capital , Private Equity , Investment , Shale Plays , Trends

Oil and Gas Financing: Back to the Bootstraps

Investors can be lured back to oil and gas, but free cash flow has to be returned to shareholders and not sunk back into the ground, say panelists during Summer NAPE.

August 25, 2020

Investment , Trade , Methane , Legislation , Emissions , Renewables , Shale Plays

Biden’s US Energy Policy Gamble

Republicans say Joe Biden’s promise to invest $2 trillion in green energy threatens tens of thousands of jobs in the oil and gas sector.

August 25, 2020

Restructurings , Public Capital , Investment , Exploration & Production , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends

E&P Bankruptcy Sales: Pros, Cons of Stalking-Horse Bidders

The opportunity to acquire oil and gas assets out of bankruptcy has grown in the current downturn, however, a panel of experts say buyers should be prepared to act early and quickly.

August 24, 2020

Public Capital , Investment

Saudi Aramco Eyes Growth Opportunities with New Organization

Saudi Aramco CEO Amin Nasser said that the organization would focus on opportunities for growth in order to maximize value for the company's shareholders.

August 24, 2020

Investment , Exploration & Production , International

Trump Eyes Iraq Prospects for Oil Deals; Redoubles Vows to Withdraw Troops

Five U.S. firms, including Chevron Corp., signed agreements on Aug. 19 with the Iraqi government aimed at boosting Iraq's energy independence from Iran.

August 20, 2020

Investment , Midstream

New Energy Investment Firm Closes Inaugural Fund at $250 Million

Founded in 2020, Andros is primarily focused on middle-market transactions requiring between $25 million and $200 million of equity, with an ability to make much larger commitments through co-investments.

August 19, 2020

Investment , Crude Oil , Trade

United States Oil Fund Faces Possible SEC Action

The SEC is considering enforcement action against United States Oil Fund LP, the largest crude oil exchange-traded fund, due to statements made after oil prices plunged into negative territory.

August 19, 2020