Private Equity

Private Equity , Trends

What the Oil Downturn Means for Capital Providers

While some private-equity investors have closed new funds, others are looking for ways to navigate market volatility.

October 9, 2020

Private Equity , Investment , Health, Safety & Environment

Vanguard, BlackRock Add New Climate-focused ETFs as Demand Soars

Top asset managers Vanguard Group Inc. and BlackRock Inc. on Sept. 24 introduced new exchange-traded funds that exclude oil companies, coal producers and other industries that a growing number of investors want to avoid.

September 25, 2020

Private Equity , Investment , Digital Oilfield

Quantum Energy Partners, Global Reserve Group Lead Financing Round of Datagration

“PetroVisor has already delivered game-changing financial results for many E&P companies and is ready to scale globally,” Datagration Executive Chairman Peter Bernard said in a statement.

September 16, 2020

Private Equity , Investment , Acquisitions & Divestitures

Momentum Minerals Closes Third Funding Round from Apollo

The capital raise marks the latest equity commitment in Momentum Minerals management’s long-standing relationship with Apollo Global Management and its affiliates that started in 2013.

September 15, 2020

Private Equity , People , Renewables , Technology

Quantum Energy Partners Hires Sebastian Gass to Lead Firm’s Digital Transformation

Sebastian T. Gass previously worked at Chevron for 13 years where he led the oil major’s digital transformation as its general manager for technology and strategy.

September 11, 2020

Public Capital , Private Equity , Emissions , Technology , Acquisitions & Divestitures

Baker Hughes Continues to Shed Oilfield Assets with SPC Flow Unit Sale

The sale follows comments CEO Lorenzo Simonelli made recently about downsizing Baker Hughes’ oilfield services and equipment portfolio in preparation for the energy industry’s transition to a low-carbon future.

September 10, 2020

Restructurings , Private Equity , Shale Plays

Houston-based Bruin E&P Emerges from Bankruptcy with $230 Million Revolver

Bruin E&P Partners also emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy with a newly constituted board of directors comprised of  Kevin Asarnow, Mark Bisso, Richard J. Doleshek and Mike Wichterich as well as Bruin CEO Matt Steele.

September 8, 2020

Private Equity , Exploration & Production , Acquisitions & Divestitures

AVAD II Launches with Backing from Pearl Energy Investments, NGP

Dallas-based AVAD Energy Partners II said it will pursue an acquire-and-exploit strategy focused on creating value through “operational excellence with an agnostic view to commodity type or basin.”

August 31, 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

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