“MLPs provide the critical backbone to the energy infrastructure industry,” Lori Ziebart, executive director of the Master Limited Partnership Association, told Hart Energy at the 2018 Midstream Finance Conference in Dallas.
“People fly on planes, they drive their cars … they don’t think about where that energy’s coming from,” she said. “They just take it for granted that it will be there and it will be cheap. (MLPs) are the silent companies that are critical so that Americans can live the kind of lifestyles that they want to live. Without them, they wouldn’t be able to.”
As public companies upgrade to data analytics and supply chain management to further improve their bottom lines, private-equity E&Ps will have to work harder to make assets appealing to buyers.
A panel of oil and gas capital experts offered some sage advice on attracting private capital at the Energy Capital Conference.
Owners of DoublePoint Energy have been interviewing investment banks in recent days for a potential sale, Reuters reported Feb. 21 citing sources familiar with the matter.