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A&D Strategies and Opportunities

A&D Strategies & Opportunities Buyer Spotlight: COVID to Cash Flow – Reinventing Olifant Energy

After two previous partnerships with traditional private equity, this entrepreneurial team reimagined its business model, targeted return-generative assets, and clawed together the acquisition funding for a successful close and a new beginning during a global pandemic.

February 16, 2021

A&D Strategies and Opportunities

A&D Strategies & Opportunities Buyer Spotlight: Only the Strong Survive

This operator showcases its deal to build scale while others hunker down, why it was able to transact during the crisis, and how the assets will transform its portfolio and outlook.

February 16, 2021

A&D Strategies and Opportunities

A&D Strategies & Opportunities Capital Providers’ Panel: Where Have All the Cowboys Gone?

Capital providers are becoming more wary of — and increasingly absent from — oil and gas. It’s been suggested that banks will begin taking a corporate-finance approach to operators’ revolvers. 

February 16, 2021

A&D Strategies and Opportunities

A&D Strategies & Opportunities Roundtable: Private Equity’s New Game

The era of build-and-flip is over, but private-equity investors are ever-astute in finding ways to get a return on investment. 

February 16, 2021

A&D Strategies and Opportunities

A&D Strategies & Opportunities Roundtable: The New Normal — Assets, Activity & Deal Flow

Everything changed in 2020, and maybe forever. How will the way operators approach production, rig count and capital affect deal flow? 

February 16, 2021

A&D Strategies and Opportunities

A&D Strategies & Opportunities Roundtable: The View Forward — A&D Veteran Strategies

Volatile times result in unprecedented opportunities for those who can see through the chaos. These industry veteran dealmakers—J.D. Smith, Mark Castiglione and Steve Herod—will discuss their insights and what potential wins they see in today’s market that others might not.

February 16, 2021

A&D Strategies and Opportunities

A&D Strategies & Opportunities Spotlight: Don’t Look Back — A&D Metrics, Trends and Hopes

Amidst one of the most difficult years in history, A&D activity went nearly silent as the world dealt with a pandemic and volatile prices.

February 16, 2021

A&D Strategies and Opportunities

A&D Strategies & Opportunities: Capital, Geopolitics and the Biden Blue Wave — What’s Driving M&A Today?

Volatile macro-dynamics can hamper or accelerate dealmaking. How will upcoming A&D be influenced by investor and geopolitical penchant along with current baseline upstream operations?

February 16, 2021

A&D Strategies and Opportunities

A&D Strategies & Opportunities: Distressed A&D — Opportunities and Pitfalls When Buying From Leveraged Companies

Many companies are liquidity constrained and looking to raise capital via asset sales, whether or not in conjunction with a restructuring or bankruptcy. 

February 16, 2021

Executive Oil Conference

Executive Oil Conference Analysis Spotlight: It’s Not the End with Chuck Yates

Loss of value doesn’t mean the end of an industry. Just take a look at the late-1990s tech bubble. Nasdaq lost 75% of its value, but the number of internet users tripled. 

January 27, 2021