U.S. asset managers have rushed to incorporate ESG (environmental, social and governance) factors in their funds. What does this portend for funding flow in energy, an area already striving to deliver a returns-based strategy to investors?
The shale play that wouldn’t quit is back in the ring—and winning.
The Colorado oil and gas industry is on the state’s endangered list, fighting a running battle with activists intent on stopping fracking. Now the industry faces renewed legislative challenges.
Acquisitive E&Ps backed by powerful private equity seek more production, and more profits.
For the most part, 2018 was a good year for producers. Here, Oil and Gas Investor chronicles the highlights of the year in energy.
From the biggest operators with multinational portfolios to basin-specific smaller producers with motivation to grow. Investor showcases the 50 most-valued U.S. independents.
Pundits weigh in on whether the stars will align for a successful 2019 and how the oil and gas industry can navigate the headwinds and tailwinds ahead.
For years, the hinterlands of the Permian Basin have suffered, yet E&Ps in the Delaware and Midland basins are returning to the periphery of the play, and many of them have something to prove—or at least prove up.
As new formations are proved up in the Powder River Basin, and more rigs move into the basin, E&Ps are gearing up for a shift to “manufacturing mode.”
Eagle Ford operators east of the San Marcos Arch are getting analysts’ attention. One has seen its stock jump 117% this year. Another said of this side of the downturn, “Now is the fun time.” Here’s the outlook from these Eagle Ford pure players.
As operators in the Permian Basin push the envelope on lateral lengths and completion intensity, sand rises as both a star player and potential bottleneck.
The oil and gas industry’s long flirtations with new technology—including hydraulic fracturing itself —have been romanticized, but E&Ps that lag behind in the coming digital wave of artificial intelligence may find heartbreak and ruin ahead.