Private Equity

Private Equity , Master Limited Partnerships , Trends , Midstream

Will Debt-Laden MLPs be the Next Oil, Gas Takeover Targets?

Private equity firms are on the prowl for valuable assets at a discount, investment executive says.

May 19, 2020

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

Capital Alternatives: Upstream Financing Reconsidered

Even to just survive, E&Ps increasingly must look beyond traditional sources of capital to fund their operations. Here are some other financial structures on the rise.

May 18, 2020

Restructurings , Private Equity , Shale Plays

Blackstone Group’s Eagle Ford Shale Venture Files for Bankruptcy

The bankruptcy filing by Blackstone Group's Gavilan Resources comes amid an "increasingly unworkable relationship" with Sanchez Energy, its partner in the Eagle Ford Shale.

May 18, 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

Private Equity , Artificial Lift , Acquisitions & Divestitures

Post Oak Energy Capital Cashes Out of OFS Investment

Post Oak Energy Capital affiliate Balcones Energy Holdings, in partnership with certain individual investors, sold the equity interests in Precision Compression Services in an all-cash transaction.

May 11, 2020

Private Equity , People , Shale Plays , Water Management , Midstream

WaterBridge Names Co-CEOs as Founder Stephen Johnson Steps into New Role

In a statement, Stephen Johnson said he and the WaterBridge board are confident that now is the right time to transition the water midstream company’s leadership to the “next generation of talent.”

May 8, 2020

Private Equity , Transactions

Funds Flow for Midstream

Private-equity sponsor Tailwater Capital LLC tied up a fourth fund in what otherwise has been a largely barren landscape for capital raising. Its Tailwater Energy Fund IV LP raised $1.1 billion in capital commitments.

May 1, 2020

Private Equity , Exploration & Production , Shale Plays , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Midstream

Tom Ward-led Partnership Closes Alta Mesa Deal at Lower Price

Tom Ward says his goal with Mach Resources has been to be a patient, buyer of choice for both undercapitalized, distressed sellers in the Midcontinent region.

April 17, 2020

Private Equity , People , Midstream

Industry Veteran Christine Whelchel Joins Tatanka Midstream as COO

Christine Whelchel, formerly with Marathon Petroleum, joins Tatanka Midstream as a strategic partner in the development and execution of the company’s corporate and competitive strategy.

April 15, 2020

Private Equity , Exploration & Production , Shale Plays , Acquisitions & Divestitures

DoublePoint Energy Gets Capital Boost to Pursue Permian Basin Opportunities

John Sellers, co-CEO, noted how the additional RBL capacity paired with the company’s undrawn equity commitment will allow DoublePoint Energy “to play offense” in the down market.

April 9, 2020