Oil and Gas Investor Magazine - August 2021
In this issue:
A Pure Player in the Haynesville
Shoulder Months: Canceled?
Is Upspacing Better?
Navigating a New Normal
Royalties When Crypto Mining
Addressing Oil and Gas’ Bad Rap
In the aftermath of 2020’s large-scale mergers and corporate transactions, the deal pantry will likely find itself overflowing with asset buyers hungry for suitable acreage.
Oil and gas will be extremely important to solving the energy transition and management need to get outside their comfort zone to attract today’s generation to the sector, says Stephen Arbogast, director of the UNC Kenan-Flagler Energy Center.
Responding to global energy trends is critical to the future of U.S. oil and gas leadership.
Prior to the $2.2 billion sale agreement to Chesapeake, Vine Energy CEO spoke with Oil and Gas Investor on why the Haynesville Shale can exceed investor expectations.
Oil operators are using their stranded associated gas in crypto mining at well sites. Do they owe royalties on the earnings? Do they owe it in crypto coin?
Wood Mackenzie research indicates Permian Basin wells are seeing better production from wider well spacing.
The maturing Bakken play continues to struggle with various challenges following the hit it took as a result of the pandemic. Producers now see it as a cash engine rather than a growth engine.
Expect cybersecurity to be a larger part of the way in which deals between oil and gas companies are evaluated.
The industry’s fate still comes down to what level of oil demand there is now, and what it will be in the future.
From the Editor-in-Chief
Reducing methane emissions in operations to as close to zero as possible is a mandate the oil and gas industry should pursue immediately and vigorously.