Restructurings , Shale Plays , Acquisitions & Divestitures

S.T.L. Resources Outmaneuvers Rival Bidders to Snag Bankrupt Tilden Marcellus

S.T.L. Resources initially appeared to win Marshland Field assets mineral leases and infrastructure in the Marcellus, but a last-minute bidder nearly upended the process.

July 6, 2022

Restructurings , Public Capital , Pipelines

Kinder Morgan’s Ruby Pipeline Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Ruby Pipeline is a natural gas pipeline joint venture operated by Kinder Morgan that extends from Wyoming to Oregon.

April 7, 2022

Restructurings , Energy Transition

PetroChina Plans to Boost Renewables Output, Posts Biggest Profit in 7 Years

PetroChina made commitments to reach carbon neutrality by 2050, 10  years ahead of China's 2060 goal, by having renewable energies consist of one-third of its portfolio by 2035.

April 1, 2022

Restructurings , Shale Plays , Acquisitions & Divestitures

Spain’s Repsol to Buy Rockdale Marcellus Assets in $222 Million Bankruptcy Sale

Rockdale Marcellus, which filed for bankruptcy in September, was formed with the acquisition of Shell’s operated Marcellus properties in Tioga, Lycoming and Bradford counties in Pennsylvania.

January 5, 2022


Royal Dutch Shell Shareholders Back Headquarters Shift to London

The company will be renamed Shell PLC, losing the "Royal Dutch" title it has had for more than a century.

December 10, 2021

Restructurings , Earnings , Pipelines

Enbridge Raises Dividend, Plans Share Buybacks as Profit Set to Rise

The company forecasted its 2022 EBITDA between C$15 billion and C$15.6 billion, higher than its 2021 expectations of C$13.9 billion to C$14.3 billion.

December 7, 2021

Restructurings , Exploration & Production , Mergers

PNG-focused Oil Search Gets Shareholder Nod for $6.2 Billion Buyout by Santos

In September, Santos said the merger with Oil Search would better align stakeholdings in PNG’s biggest gas projects—PNG LNG and Papua LNG—that would further support investment and deliver new jobs.

December 7, 2021

Restructurings , Acquisitions & Divestitures

NRG Closes 4.8 GW Asset Sale to ArcLight Capital Affiliate, Launches $1 Billion Share Buyback

NRG Energy plans to sell 4,850 MWs of assets from its East and West regions to Generation Bridge. Additionally, its board of directors authorized a $1 billion share buyback program.

December 6, 2021

Restructurings , Earnings , Shale Plays

Chesapeake Energy Launches $1 Billion Stock Buyback

Dell'Osso, who took over as Chesapeake's CEO in October, is faced with the task of taking the company back to its position as a top U.S. gas producer.

December 2, 2021

Restructurings , People , Infrastructure , Health, Safety & Environment , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Mergers , Joint Ventures , Midstream , Pipelines

Q&A: Significant Midstream Consolidation on the Way

New Sidley partner Trent Bridges shares his thoughts on the strategic outlook for midstream companies, pipeline contracts, M&A, renewable fuels, capital markets and regulations.

October 19, 2021