OGI July 2020

Oil and Gas Investor Magazine - July 2020

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

Also in this issue:

  • Management consultant CEO Alan Carnrite was an active player in the flurry of mergers in the oil and gas industry 20 years past. He thinks the industry once again is ripe for a house cleaning.
  • After years of hoping for oil prices to return to better days, the magical thinking by optimistic E&Ps is out, and private-equity firms are poised to pounce.
  • In a time of industry stress and uncertain recovery, it may be hard to find a few good stories, but restructuring to emerge as a roll-up vehicle is one way forward.
  • Capital investment in digital technologies is helping evolve the energy industry.

Cover Story

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.

At Closing

Oil and Gas Investor At Closing: OPEC’s Dilemma, Shale’s Hope

Even for the leanest, meanest oil and gas producer sitting on the best assets in the land, fate hinges on the nature of the recovery.

From the Editor-in-Chief

From Oil and Gas Investor Editor-in-Chief: The Great Awakening

Following a hurricane-like second quarter, the good news is the third quarter has arrived, and the oil and gas industry is at work cleaning up debris and trying to find a sense of normalcy. The questions are in what order, and will the calm winds last?