Oil and Gas Investor Magazine - February 2019

Oil and Gas Investor Magazine - February 2019

For the most part, 2018 was a good year for producers. Here, Oil and Gas Investor chronicles the highlights of the year in energy.

Cover Story

The Year In Energy

For the most part, 2018 was a good year for producers. Here, Oil and Gas Investor chronicles the highlights of the year in energy.


Double Eagle Energy: Natural-Born Deal Makers

Double Eagle Energy Holdings III LLC’s young co-CEOs have seen life-altering success in Oklahoma and Permian Basin deals. But it’s a renewable resource—relationships, that is—that powers the company.

Earth Litigation

Sea rise, earthquakes and coastal erosion are among court claims against hydrocarbon producers. These have failed, but the fossil-fuel industry should prepare for ensuing try-try-again attempts.

Rethinking The Permian ‘Independent’

Sustainable development of the Permian Basin’s bounty of oil will require independent producers to develop more than just their leasehold.

Sharing The Honeypot

Oil and gas producers are increasingly competing for capital with non-traditional forms of energy providers. Here’s why.

Smid-Cap Oil And Gas Stocks At Bargain Prices

Analysts name small- and midcap stocks to watch this year and into 2020.

The Eagle Ford, In Time

Time is the true arbiter in many things. As is the case with fine wine, this is also true for oil and gas plays—for it is only after the passage of time that a play’s true nature is revealed.

The Water In Oklahoma

An estimated 25- to 50 billion barrels of water will be needed for full-field development of Oklahoma’s Scoop, Stack and Merge plays.

A&D Trends

A&D Market Heroes And Villains

The A&D market for upstream oil and gas producers got whammied in December, and it’s making for some interesting heroes and villains.

E&P Momentum

Expecting More Out Of The Sycamore

Operators add the Mississippian-age Sycamore Formation to the storied history of the eastern Anadarko Basin.

From the Editor-in-Chief

Setting Up For Grand Slam Deals

Contrast that to the S&P 500 over that period, and, “the rest of the market looked pretty easy to make money in. There’s a lot of frustration in the market.”

On the Money

Energy: It’s So Bad, It’s Good

Let’s face it. Energy was the worst-performing market sector last year, the latest in a string of years in which it’s disappointed.