This company is boosting its stake in a Canadian oil sands project in a $3 billion deal with TotalEnergies. The deal transfers full ownership of the Surmont oil sands asset in Alberta to ConocoPhillips, whose first right of refusal on the project trips up Canadian producer Suncor’s plans to acquire Total’s Canadian business.
After closing a transformational deal earlier this year, VTX Energy Partners is looking for more growth in the Permian and aims to be a consolidator in the fragmented southern Delaware Basin. CEO Gene Shepherd said the company might even look to do M&A outside of the Permian.
The team behind Stronghold Energy II is back and searching for Permian deals. Steve and Caleb Weatherl have secured $500 million in financing for Garrison Energy Holdings. Caleb Weatherl told us that Garrison is evaluating deals in the Delaware Basin, Midland Basin, Central Basin Platform and Northwest Shelf.

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