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After Record Year, Permian Basin Set for Even More M&A in 2024

The big have grown bigger and Tier 1 acreage is even pricier in America’s hottest oil basin.

Ovintiv Offering Senior Notes to Fund $4.2B Permian Deals

The Colorado-based Ovintiv plans to use the net proceeds to acquire a portion of Midland Basin E&Ps.

Private Equity Returns to Oil and Gas Industry

As private equity firms return to upstream oil and gas, firms might raise up to $15 billion for oil and gas upstream, but the industry could use up to $25 billion, experts said.

Analysts: Shale M&A Opportunities Shrink After Ovintiv’s $4.2 Billion Permian Deal

With Ovintiv Inc. scooping up three EnCap-backed drillers in the core Midland Basin, public E&Ps have fewer places to look to add quality inventory runway, analysts say.

Q&A: EnCap’s Thielemann: Private Equity ‘Survivors’ Poised to Thrive

EnCap private equity veteran Brad Thielemann discusses the role of private equity in traditional oil and gas investing — including the need to ramp up investments to meet demand — as well as its trajectory for financing the transitions ahead.

Buyout Firm EnCap Investments Agrees $1.5 Billion Purchase of EP Energy, Sources Say

EnCap plans to split EP, which holds production assets in South Texas and Northeastern Utah, into its separate geographies and merge them with existing portfolio companies, according to the sources.