Oil and Gas Investor Magazine - January 2023 ConocoPhillips Cover Image

Oil and Gas Investor Magazine - January 2023

IN MEMORIAM: JOHN A. YATES

John A. Yates’s wildcatting was key to the exploration and growth in the New Mexico and West Texas oil fields.

SHALE LEADERSHIP

President and CEO Rick Muncrief leads with a lifetime of experience at Devon Energy Corp.

INSIDE DIAMONDBACK

The Permian Basin pure play’s president describes the E&P’s thinking in M&A, exploring more zones, monetizing associated gas and raising its E-score, all with an eye on the balance sheet.

CAPEX OUTLOOK: A WAKE-UP CALL FOR ALL?

World turmoil hits home for U.S. producers.

THE STATE OF THE SERVICE SECTOR

Product and equipment limitations on U.S. oilfield service companies are on track to perpetuate rising inflation throughout the coming year.

EXECUTIVE OIL CONFERENCE TAKES MIDLAND

Attendees gained insights at Hart Energy’s ninth Executive Oil Conference and Exhibition held in Midland, Texas, in November.

Cover Story

There and Back Again: Rick Muncrief and Devon Energy’s Permian Journey

President and CEO Rick Muncrief details Devon's course since its merger with WPX Energy; its deals in the Eagle Ford and Bakken; and the almighty dividend.

Feature

Diamondback’s Kaes Van’t Hof on Energy Politics and ESG Valuation

Diamondback President Kaes Van’t Hof discusses the White House’s mixed message on oil production, methane regulation and how investors are more effective at pushing for ESG improvements than regulation.

At Closing

Opinion: Fort Worth Barnett, 2023

BKV Corp. made the most of its time in the Barnett Shale before filing for IPO in November 2022.

Capital Markets

2023 Capex Outlook: A Wake-Up Call for All?

World turmoil hits home for U.S. producers.

North American Midstream Goes Global

What used to be a domestic business is now the key to worldwide energy security.

The State of the Service Sector

Product and equipment limitations on U.S. oilfield service companies are on track to perpetuate rising inflation throughout the coming year.

Technology Report

Boosted By Incentives, Carbon Capture Gains Momentum

Carbon capture and storage is seen as a solution to wrangling emissions as both challenges and opportunities lay ahead.

Trends & Analysis

Top ESG Trends in Q1 2023: Data is Everything

Pickering Energy Partners predicts an increased importance placed on providing and analyzing ESG-related data in the first quarter of 2023.