Investment , Legislation , Infrastructure , Tankers , Construction

Despite Short-term Pain, Oil and Gas Leaders Stress Infrastructure Gain

Executives and politicians discuss ways to position the industry for the coming rebound.

May 14, 2020

Investment , Policy & Regulations

Democratic Lawmakers Urge Fed Chair to Bar Oil Firms from Lending Program

The letter to Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said the expansion was a "back-door bailout of the oil and gas sector, done at the urging of President Trump."

May 14, 2020

Investment , Emissions

Trudeau: Canadian Producers Need Climate Targets to Draw Oil Investment

Without climate targets, global investors wary of oil sands will avoid producers, prime minister says.

May 14, 2020

Private Equity , Investment , Energy Capital Conference , Unconventional , Trends

Private Equity Pivots to New Game Plan for E&Ps

Today private-equity providers focus on returns, cash flow, the right incentives and portfolio discipline by oil and gas companies.

May 14, 2020

Public Capital , Investment , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions

Exxon Mobil Facing Calls by Climate Activists for Independent Board Chairman

Shareholder activists have this year taken up a call to split the CEO and chairman roles at Exxon Mobil, expecting a better reception for climate-change proposals from an outsider.

May 13, 2020

Investment , Midstream

Energy Spectrum Capital Raises Nearly $1 Billion in Latest Fund

Energy Spectrum Capital said its eighth fund will continue to invest primarily in midstream assets within the energy industry and has so far committed to four new portfolio companies with a fifth in documentation.

May 11, 2020

Investment , Unconventional , Shale Plays

Bakken Pain Reflects Long Road Back for US Shale

The oil sector in North Dakota, which led the U.S. shale revolution more than a decade ago, has ‘never been through a downturn like this.’

May 8, 2020

Investment , Exploration & Production , Policy & Regulations , Shale Plays

North Dakota Forms Bakken Restart Task Force to Outline Recovery Plan

The group, named the Bakken Restart Task Force, will play a critical element for protecting the over 72,000 jobs contributed by the oil and gas industry in North Dakota, the second largest oil-producing state.

May 6, 2020

Investment , Exploration & Production , Rig Counts , Unconventional , Shale Plays , Midstream

The Bakken Takes a Hit

Between a historic oil price crash and resource maturity, some say the Bakken may have only five or six good drilling years left. What’s the opportunity now?

May 6, 2020

Public Capital , Investment , Health, Safety & Environment

ESG More Critical than Ever for US Shale Recovery, Experts Say

Investment interest for oil and gas companies in the coming months will be significantly impacted by ESG factors.

May 5, 2020