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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.

Oil and Gas Investor Magazine - July 2020

Private Reserves: An Outlook from Private Oil Producers

Zero- and lightly levered private operators throughout U.S. oil basins are on the lookout to buy—and not just where they operate currently. These five producers—in Wyoming, Oklahoma, Colorado and South Texas—share their plans.

Oil and Gas Investor Magazine - June 2020

Is Gas the Good News We Need?

With the prospect of associated gas from the Permian and Eagle Ford diminishing, many producers view the future of dry gas plays in the Appalachian Basin more positively. Those well-positioned and well-capitalized companies are staring at an unexpected opportunity.

Oil and Gas Investor Magazine - May 2020

OFS: Lower-for-Longer Scenario

As E&Ps jam the brakes on capex spend, the largest U.S. oilfield service providers respond in unison, cutting costs where they can and laying down equipment where they must.

Oil and Gas Investor Magazine - April 2020

Oil and Gas Dealmaking Outlook: M&A Gone Mild

In a market environment where buyers and sellers are at odds over price and the public market is openly hostile to deals, E&P shoppers may sit out an uncertain 2020.

Oil and Gas Investor Magazine - March 2020

ESG And Energy

Some say broader environmental, social and governance measures are a must in support of a global decarbonization campaign.

Oil and Gas Investor Magazine - February 2020

Independent In The Midland

Smaller Midland Basin operators discuss longer laterals, parent-child, lowering per-foot costs, evaluating additional targets and field operations efficiencies.

Oil and Gas Investor Magazine - January 2020

In The Shadow Of Oil And Gas Giants

There goes the neighborhood? In early spring 2019, Exxon Mobil announced it would turn its Permian Basin position into a kind of dreadnought, raising questions about how it will coexist with its neighbors.

Oil and Gas Investor Magazine - December 2019

Problem Child

Operators are learning the hard way that parent-child well interaction is damaging to both their field developments…and their bottom lines.

Oil and Gas Investor Magazine - November 2019

Boomers, Sooner: Oklahoma Oil And Gas Producers

Oklahoma producers are intensifying multisection-lateral and multizone development of their liquids-rich leasehold, bringing production nearer to first spend. They’re also paring costs by millions per well.

Oil and Gas Investor Magazine - October 2019

Harold Hamm, Energy Whisperer

Harold Hamm has taken on many challenges, including lifting the oil export ban and proving the viability of the Bakken, but his latest may be his most daunting: explaining Trump.