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Oil and Gas Investor Magazine - July 2022

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WORK THAT MATTERS
Four years after picking up a Haynesville, Eagle Ford and Delaware Basin package for $10.5 billion, bpx energy is delivering $1 billion a year in free cash flow to parent bp Plc. The 2022 outlook? More.

U.K. SHALE, AGAIN
Finding itself short oil and gas in the midst of soaring global prices, the U.K. is looking again at its shale—and this time, no matter how often protesters glue themselves to public buildings. 

CYBER INSECURITY
While it’s impossible to defend all operational technology assets from cyberattacks, companies who prioritize cybersecurity are more likely to prevent or survive an attack.

OIL BOOM CYCLE OPPOSITE ‘IN EVERY WAY’
In an industry of cycles, here’s why the current oil and gas boom is unique and what experts say operators need to figure out before the next bust. 

REPUBLIC SERVICES TALKS RNG
The waste management company and energy producer teams with Archaea Energy to invest $1.1 billion to develop 39 renewable natural gas projects across the U.S.

THE EVOLUTION OF ESG REPORTING
Developing SEC requirements and market pressure push E&P companies to meet disclosure demands.

THE NETWORKING CHALLENGE OF AN ISOLATED ENGINEER
How does an asset development and completion operation expert connect with others like her when there are so few like her? 

SHALE, SHALE, THE GANG’S ALL HERE
A distinguished slate of experts addressed a full house at the fifth DUG Haynesville Conference and Exhibition at the Shreveport, La., Convention Center on May 25 to 26.  

Cover Story

BP’s Dave Lawler C-suite Chat: Work That Matters

Four years after picking up a Haynesville, Eagle Ford and Delaware Basin package for $10.5 billion, BPX Energy is delivering $1 billion a year in free cash flow to parent BP Plc. CEO Dave Lawler spoke with Oil and Gas Investor Executive Editor-at-large Nissa Darbonne on the company’s 2022 outlook and more.

Feature

DNV: Energy Executives Anticipate More Cyberattacks, Yet Defense Efforts Lag

Research by DNV revealed that energy professionals believe that cyberattacks on the industry are likely to cause harm to life, property and the environment in the next two years.

Energy Policy: Inconsistent Policies Send Mixed Signals

Our inconsistent policies are not addressing our energy crisis. The path to lower U.S. energy prices and greater energy security begins and ends right here at home, writes Jack Belcher, principal at Cornerstone.

Inside Look at Houston-area Renewable Natural Gas Operations

Republic Services provides an up-close look at renewable natural gas and the company’s $1.1 billion JV with Archaea Energy to develop 39 RNG projects across the U.S.

Outlook: Current Oil and Gas Boom Cycle Opposite ‘in Every Way’

In an industry of cycles, here’s why the current oil and gas boom is unique and what experts at a recent industry event in Houston say operators need to figure out before the next bust.

Outstanding in Her Oil Field: The Networking Challenge of an Isolated Engineer

How does an asset development and completion operation expert connect with others like her when there are so few like her?

Perspectives: Oil and Gas Companies Continue to Hedge

Here’s a survey of the 30 largest public oil and gas companies and their hedging activities as disclosed in their Dec. 21, 2021, 10-K filings.

The Evolution of ESG Reporting for E&P Companies

Developing SEC requirements and market pressure push E&P companies to meet ESG disclosure demands.

UK Shale, Again: Bowland Shale Spotlight

Finding itself short oil and gas in the midst of soaring global prices, the U.K. is looking again at its shale—and this time, no matter how often protesters glue themselves to public buildings.

At Closing

Opinion: What Elon Musk Can Learn from an Oil and Gas Producer

Wall Street doesn’t want oil and gas producers to spend money; they want to harvest it instead. It would be Harold Hamm who would go first to tell Wall Street, “Nope,” writes Nissa Darbonne, Oil and Gas Investor executive editor-at-large.

From the Editor-in-Chief

Opinion: Honor the Past, Respect the Legacy, Create the Future

Editor-in-chief Deon Daugherty discusses how the industry is evolving and so is Oil and Gas Investor magazine.