Pressure On Saudi Families Complicates Aramco IPO

Saudi Arabia’s decision to pressure wealthy families in the kingdom to back the listing of its state oil giant is the latest sign Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has one underlying message: show me the money.

September 21, 2019

IPO , Exploration & Production

Saudi Arabia, UAE Unveil Plans, Ambitions At WEC 24

The 24th edition of the World Energy Congress shined the lights on critical issues facing the energy sector, and key requirements to unlock potential and abundant  opportunities.

September 15, 2019


Aramco CEO: Domestic IPO Is Primary One, Also Prepared For International Listing

Saudi Aramco's CEO, Amin Nasser, said on Sept. 10 a domestic IPO of the state oil giant would be the primary listing but that it was also ready for an international offering.

September 10, 2019

IPO , Drilling

Borr Drilling Launches US IPO For NYSE Listing

Bermuda-based Borr Drilling launched an IPO in the U.S. of 5 million of its common shares on July 29 to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

July 29, 2019

IPO , Shale Plays

Mexico's Vista Oil & Gas Raises $107 Million In Share Offering

Vista Oil & Gas has raised $107 million in a primary public share offering to help finance development of shale oil projects in Argentina, the firm said on July 26.

July 26, 2019

IPO , Exploration & Production , Shale Plays , Acquisitions & Divestitures

SPAC Led By Former RSP Permian Execs Launches $300 Million IPO

Switchback Energy, headed by former RSP Permian CFO Scott McNeill, intends to focus its search for an acquisition target on the energy industry in North America.

July 22, 2019

Public Capital , IPO , Acquisitions & Divestitures

Post-IPO, Brigham Minerals Keeps Busy With Deals

Brigham Minerals remains acquisition-hungry following its nearly $300 million IPO with deal-making across five states.

June 7, 2019

Public Capital , IPO , Shale Plays , Mergers

SPAC Led By Former RSP Permian Execs Tests IPO Waters

Switchback Energy Acquisition Corp., a new blank check company organized by former RSP Permian executives and Natural Gas Partners, filed a confidential S-1 on May 28.

May 28, 2019

IPO , Shale Plays , Gathering & Processing , Pipelines

Diamondback Energy Launches IPO For Rattler Midstream Subsidiary

Diamondback Energy had initially planned for its Rattler Midstream subsidiary to make its public debut last year but was stopped by tough market conditions thanks to commodity volatility.

May 13, 2019

Public Capital , IPO , Private Equity , Shale Plays , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

A&D Review: Upstream M&A’s Unfinished Symphony

Splashy mergers worth billions dominated the talk, but many companies spent 2018 playing it safe as E&P executives fretted over trade, interest rates, demand for oil, how to please investors and how long better times would last.

March 28, 2019