EPL Stock Bounced To OTCBB Three years ago, Energy Partners Ltd., New Orleans, (NYSE: EPL) was offering some $50 a share for Stone Energy Corp., and Woodside Petroleum was offering some $23 a share for EPL. Today, EPL reports it is being bounced off the NYSE and will take a listing on the OTC Bulletin Board, as its market cap has fallen below $15 million. For the back story on the Plains E&P/Stone/EPL/Woodside ménage a quatre, click for the article Strange-Mance from the OilandGasInvestor.com archives.
Vaalco Goes 2-for-2 On Well-Abandonment News Vaalco Energy Inc., Houston, (NYSE: EGY) reports its partners in a gas prospect in the U.K. North Sea has voted to abandon the well as non-commercial. Vaalco had a 25% interest. The news comes two weeks after Vaalco reported it drilled its Ontou-1 onshore Gabon to 3,800 feet but will plug and abandon it because it struck water. Click for the Vaalco/North Sea story. Click for the Vaalco/Gabon story.
FP Offer For Basic Earth ‘Coercive’ Basic Earth Science Systems Inc., Denver, (OTCBB: BSIC) says a share-exchange offer by FieldPoint Petroleum Corp., Austin, Texas, (Amex: FPP) was “coercive.” BE president Ray Singleton says, “Basic’s board…, specifically its independent directors, viewed the…offer…as coercive and an inadequate offer to gain control of Basic and its assets.” The BE board adopted a poison pill. BE operates primarily in the Williston, D-J and Gulf Coast basins. (Also, click for the article on BE’s new well results from the Bakken/Three Forks play.)
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Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of Jan. 11, 2023
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Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of Feb. 1, 2023
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