Equity Company Exchange / Symbol Headquarters Amount Comments Chesapeake Energy Corp. NYSE: CHK Oklahoma City US$255 million Priced a private offering of series 4.125% cumulative convertible preferred stock at a liquidation preference of $1,000 per share. Net proceeds will pay bank debt and fund approximately $100 million of acquisitions. Bill Barrett Corp. NYSE: BBG Denver US$172.5 million To make an initial public offering. Underwriters are Goldman, Sachs & Co., JPMorgan, Lehman Brothers, Credit Suisse First Boston, Morgan Stanley, Petrie Parkman & Co., First Albany Capital and Howard Weil Inc. PrimeWest Energy Trust NYSE: PWI Calgary C$142 million To sell 5.4 million trust units to a syndicate of underwriters led by Scotia Capital Inc. and including CIBC World Markets Inc., BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., National Bank Financial Inc., RBC Capital Markets, TD Securities Inc., Canaccord Capital Corp., HSBC Securities (Canada) Inc., Desjardins Securities Inc. and GMP Securities Ltd. Net proceeds will reduce debt incurred in the acquisition of Seventh Energy. Denison Energy Inc. Toronto: DEI Calgary C$125 million Completed public offering of 8 million common shares at C$15.50 each. The underwriters were led by Peters & Co. Ltd. and included FirstEnergy Capital Corp. and RBC Dominion Securities Inc. Hornbeck Offshore Services NYSE: HOS Covington, La. US$78 million Made an initial public offering of 6 million shares. Underwriters were Goldman Sachs, Jefferies & Co., Simmons & Co. and Johnson Rice & Co. Global Industries Ltd. Nasdaq: GLBL Carlyss, La. US$48 million Sold 9.5 million common shares. Net proceeds will pay some of its credit-facility debt. Underwriters were Credit Lyonnais Securities (USA) Inc. and Johnson Rice & Co. FX Energy Inc. Nasdaq: FXEN Salt Lake City US$17 million To offer up to 2.5 million common shares exclusively to institutional investors in Europe. Peak Energy Services Ltd. Toronto: PES Calgary C$23 million Closed an offering of 4.8 million common shares. Underwriters were co-led by Orion Securities Inc. and Sprott Securities Inc., and included Canaccord Capital Corp., CIBC World Markets Inc. and GMP Securities Ltd. Debt Devon Energy Corp. Amex: DVN Oklahoma City US$1.5 billion Entered into a new revolving credit facility maturing April 2009, replacing a $1-billion facility maturing this year. Statoil NYSE: STO Stavanger, Norway US$500 million Privately placed 10-year notes. UBS Investment Bank and Citigroup Global Markets Inc. were the joint lead managers. Williams NYSE: WMB Oklahoma City US$400 million Obtained from Citigroup a new five-year, $400 million unsecured credit facility for issuing letters of credit as an alternative to its existing line of credit that requires cash collateralization. CHC Helicopter Corp. Toronto: FLY St. John's, US$250 million Privately placed 7.375% senior subordinated notes due May 1, 2014. Newfoundland Noble Energy Inc. NYSE: NBL Sugar Land, Texas US$200 million Privately placed 10-year notes. Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. and J.P. Morgan were the joint book-running managers for the sale. ATP Oil & Gas Corp. Nasdaq: ATPG Houston US$185 million Closed a senior secured term loan facility, which will mature in 2009. Credit Suisse First Boston was the sole lead arranger. KCS Energy Inc. NYSE: KCS Houston US$175 million Privately placed eight-year senior notes. The size of the deal was increased from $150 million. Credit Suisse First Boston was the sole book-running manager for the sale. Encore Acquisition Co. NYSE: EAC Fort Worth US$150 million Priced a private offering of senior subordinated notes due 2014 at 6.25% per year. Net proceeds will fund the acquisition of Cortez Oil & Gas Inc. and reduce credit-facility debt. Goldman Sachs & Co. and Credit Suisse First Boston were joint lead managers. Whiting Petroleum Corp. NYSE: WLL Denver US$150 million Plans to privately place senior subordinated notes due 2012. Mission Resources Corp. Nasdaq: MSSN Houston US$130 million Completed a private offering of 9.875% senior notes due 2011. Proceeds will be used to redeem 10.875% senior subordinated notes due 2007 and pay credit-facility debt. Stolt Nielsen SA Nasdaq: SNSA London US$130 million Entered into five-year revolving credit facility arranged by a consortium led by Deutsche Bank AG. Grey Wolf Inc. Amex: GW Houston US$125 million Sold floating-rate contingent convertible senior notes due 2024 in a private offering at up to 6% per year. Proceeds will redeem 8.875% senior notes due 2007. Headwaters Inc. Nasdaq: HDWR South Jordan, Utah US$100 million Refinanced senior secured credit facilities with Bank One. Mission Resources Corp. Nasdaq: MSSN Houston US$50 million Entered into new senior secured revolving credit facility with a syndicate of lenders led by Wells Fargo Bank NA. Gastar Exploration Ltd. Toronto: YGA Mount Pleasant, Mich. US$10 million To offer unsecured five-year notes at 10% and be callable after two years at 108% of the principal amount.