Dealmakers Part 2: Buy, Build & …What Next?

Privately held E&Ps continue to turn probables into proved. More recently, many that had planned to sell PUDs are continuing operations, turning these into PDP. Several are consolidating. Here are these E&Ps’ portfolios and plans.


  • Thomas Laughlin, partner at Kirkland and Ellis LLP


  • Eric Mullins, managing director and co-CEO of Lime Rock Resources;
  • Mark Whitley, chairman, president & CEO of Chisholm Energy Holdings LLC; and
  • Polidoros Trejos, CFO and co-founder of Fortuna Resources.


Oil Dealmakers Patient, But Open For Business