Here are just some of the topics that Hart Energy's editors will be watching carefully this year:
Whiting Petroleum, and Hess Corp. espoused optimism about the Bakken, while others talked about the reinvented San Juan. Meanwhile, Extraction Oil & Gas is ready to deal with SB-181.
Mezzanine financing usually remains a reliable standby when the broader capital markets are swinging shut.
With deal volume down, investors sidelined and volatility all about, getting deals across the finish line is getting harder and harder.