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Is the oil and gas industry too crowded and does being “expendable” come with the job even if you’re an executive? Devon Energy’s COO Clay Gaspar thinks so. Find out why in Oil and Gas Investor Senior Editor Darren Barbee’s coverage of Gaspar’s address at the recently held TIPRO Summer Conference.

Brigham Minerals’ largest acquisition to date significantly increases its Permian Basin footprint which CEO Rob Roosa claims is the “highest quality Midland Basin package” the company has ever evaluated.

Riverbend Energy Group completed a $1.8 billion sale of nonoperated portfolios, but that’s not all. They’re pursuing multiple oil and natural gas basin acquisitions which CEO Randy Newcomer Jr. says will complement the growing energy transition opportunities.

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