Oil and Gas Investor Magazine

Oil and Gas Investor Magazine - July 2021

Oil and Gas Investor Cover Story: Midland Basin’s Major Mojo

Consolidation, lower costs and better wells plus PUDs have regained value—all indicators point to the Midland Basin as the epicenter of renewed oil and gas activity.

Oil and Gas Investor Magazine - June 2021

Oil and Gas Investor Cover Story: Appalachian Basin Set in Stone

Antero Resources Corp. says its days of growth are over, while other operators are still working to capitalize on growth after the pandemic slump.

Oil and Gas Investor Magazine - May 2021

Oil and Gas Investor Cover Story: Misaligned Incentives

E&P executives find themselves under fire for pocketing large bonus payouts in recent years while shareholder equity values tanked, but blame it on a broken incentive model. Now, the rules are being rewritten for how executives are rewarded.

Oil and Gas Investor magazine - April 2021

Oil and Gas Investor Cover Story: Revising the E&P Blueprint

After the lost year of 2020, have private E&Ps and their sponsors had to rethink everything?

Oil and Gas Investor Magazine - March 2021

Oil and Gas Investor Cover Story: Animal Spirits

It’s not the Keynes kind; it’s the Jack London kind. E&P executives are restless, according to a Dallas Fed survey, and they’re going mano a mano for market share. Will it manifest in consolidation? Where to next for the sellers? For some, it’s a new land rush: energy transition.

Oil and Gas Investor Magazine - February 2021

Oil and Gas Investor Cover Story: OFS in Transition

Like the E&P sector that precedes it, U.S. oilfield services companies are facing a precipitous drop in capex for 2021. The hard reality? Adapt or die. 

Oil and Gas Investor Magazine - January 2021

ESG & The Independent E&P

The U.S. oil and gas industry is under extreme pressure by capital providers, stakeholders and elected officials to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions and to show compliance to globally accepted climate change goals. Can a hydrocarbon-producing company win in this scenario?

Oil and Gas Investor Magazine - December 2020

Oil and Gas Investor: A Re-Balancing Act

After enduring a wild year, oil and gas producers seek a “new normal.” It will depend on the balance between supply and demand and the economic recovery.

Oil and Gas Investor Magazine - November 2020

Oil and Gas Investor: How to Delaware Today

Securing federal drilling permits, further proving the merits of midspacing wells, making free cash flow, achieving scale and finding an exit or, if not, how to go forward otherwise. Here’s what’s on the minds of oil and gas operators in the Delaware Basin today.

Oil and Gas Investor Magazine - October 2020

How to Make E&Ps Investable Again

Wall Street kicked U.S. independents to the curb, fed up with a decade of capital destruction, misaligned executive incentives and an indifference to environmental impacts. Do E&P management teams have the chutzpah to transform their models to win back investors?

Oil and Gas Investor Magazine - September 2020

US Shale: Meditations on the Revolution

Shale operators have plans to restart production. But with OPEC seemingly satisfied with $40 oil prices, U.S. producers are facing the prospect of becoming ‘zombie companies’—all dressed up but with nowhere to drill.

Oil and Gas Investor Magazine - August 2020

Haynesville 2020

Kicked out of the club in 2012, the Haynesville was resurrected beginning in 2017 to take on the mighty Marcellus in metrics, aided by a proximity-to-market kicker. Now, it’s taking on oil basins at the IRR weigh-in.