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With nine deals and 10% more acreage since the start of 2022, Ranger Oil President and CEO Darrin Henke thinks Eagle Ford consolidation is inevitable—see why in an exclusive conversation with Oil and Gas Investor Senior Editor Darren Barbee.

Next, SilverBow Resources’ $50 million acquisition provides a new position in the dry gas Dorado play in Webb County, Texas, which CEO Sean Woolverton said leverages the company’s “long-standing relationships in the area and our basin-specific expertise.”

And U.S. Energy Development Corp. recently acquired three separate asset packages totaling more than $60 million in the core of the Delaware Basin which, according to Chairman and CEO Jordan Jayson, should add approximately $100 million of new production online by the end of 2022.

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