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Oil and Gas Investor Magazine - December 2020

Oversupplied global markets continue to weigh heavy on producers’ profitability outlooks.

After enduring a wild year, producers seek a “new normal.” It will depend on the balance between supply and demand and the economic recovery. In Oil and Gas Investor's cover story, Leslie Haines addresses the imminent challenges in 2021 and how companies should position themselves.

Also in this issue:

  • K. Scott Roy, senior vice president of Range Resources, discusses the U.S. shale producer’s net-zero ambitions and its outlook on natural gas in the energy transition.

  • EOG’s newly unveiled Dorado natural gas play has an estimated net resource potential of 21 Tcf in 700 ft of stacked pay in the Austin Chalk and Eagle Ford Shale formations. The economics could lure attention back to South Texas. 

  • E&P heads of investor relations describe their 2020 of reduced capital available for capture and fewer analysts to guide the big bucks their way. 

  • An in-depth analysis shows what went right, what didn’t and the game-changer that could push each major North American shale basin into prosperity.

Cover Story

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.

Feature

E&P Consolidation Trends: Anticipating Gassy M&A

Merger mania is sweeping the oil basins, but what about natural gas? Here’s how one analyst imagines potential E&P consolidation scenarios playing out for gascos.

E&P Financing Alternatives: Money (That's What I Want)

E&Ps are on the hunt for creative financing solutions, and ORRIs and VPPs are transaction structures well worth considering.

E&P Investor Relations: Searching for Endangered Analysts

E&P heads of investor relations describe their 2020 of reduced capital available for capture and fewer analysts to guide the big bucks their way.

A&D Trends

Oil and Gas Investor A&D Trends: On the Scent

In September, a little-known company began buying up leasehold in Montana and North Dakota. The purchases were mysterious for both sensible and confounding reasons.

At Closing

Oil and Gas Investor At Closing: Smoke Signals

As experts look to 2021, their carefully constructed models for oil and gas production and pricing have been upended by the pandemic’s stubborn resurgence and the resulting harm to businesses, industries and economic projections.

From the Editor-in-Chief

From Oil and Gas Investor Editor-in-Chief: A New Energy Era

The call for an energy transition to no-carbon fuels has been building within developed nations, but it appears the election of one of its champions to the world’s most influential nation finally gives the movement the critical mass it needs to put the machine of transition into drive.