Private Equity

Public Capital , Private Equity , Exploration & Production , Shale Plays , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends

PATH FORWARD: Jefferies’ Bill Marko Talks A&D’s ‘Slow Awakening,’ Big Changes for US Shale

Bill Marko, managing director at Jefferies, says he sees permanent changes to the U.S. shale business resulting from the destruction to oil demand over the past several months.

June 2, 2020

Private Equity , Company Profiles , Midstream

Capital Strategies: Midstream Private-Equity Marriages

An emphasis on relationships backed by operational expertise and experience has helped these two private-equity-backed midstream operators continue to perform.

June 1, 2020

Business , Public Capital , Private Equity , Markets , Technology , Trends

PATH FORWARD: Opportune’s David Baggett on Survival Tactics for Oil Downturn

David Baggett, founder and managing partner of Opportune, says oil and gas companies are focused on short-term survival and lowering costs, which can already be seen by massive capex cuts among producers and the historic plunge in rig counts.

May 26, 2020

Private Equity , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Gathering & Processing , Pipelines

Blackstone’s EagleClaw Midstream Sues Caprock over Troubled Deal

EagleClaw in 2018 acquired natural gas pipeline operator Caprock Midstream Holdings from Energy Spectrum Capital and Caprock Midstream Management for $950 million.

May 26, 2020

Private Equity , People , Investment

Kayne Anderson Reportedly to Consolidate Energy PE Teams, Chuck Yates to Leave

Kayne Anderson will consolidate its two energy private equity teams and one of the managing partners, Chuck Yates, will exit the firm, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters.

May 21, 2020

Private Equity , Investment , Shale Plays , Mergers , Gathering & Processing , Pipelines

Midstream Private-Equity Investors Still Show Enthusiasm

Private-equity firms have billions in dry powder; the only question is timing.

May 21, 2020

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