People , Shale Plays

Encino Acquisition Partners Co-founder, Executive Chairman John Pinkerton Retires

John H. Pinkerton co-founded Encino Acquisition Partners in 2017 following a 22-year career as president and CEO of Range Resources Corp.

January 21, 2022

Exploration & Production , Shale Plays , Completions

Seneca Resources Shares Results of Frac Fleet Study with NexTier

Pennsylvania shale operator Seneca Resources explains why it ultimately chose Tier 4 dual fuel equipment after a comprehensive study with NexTier Oilfield Services.

January 20, 2022

Shale Plays , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Mergers

Chesapeake Reportedly Nears $2.4 Billion Deal to Buy Chief Oil & Gas

If completed, it would be the second acquisition that Chesapeake has made since February 2021, when it emerged from one of the largest oil and gas producer bankruptcies of recent years.

January 20, 2022

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of Jan. 19, 2022

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including the $1.9 billion merger of Falcon Minerals with privately held Desert Peak plus Clearfork bags its first deal after a $400 million equity commitment.

January 19, 2022

Shale Plays , Digital Oilfield , Completions , Pressure Pumping

Evolution Well Services Electric Frac Contracts Extended in Texas, Appalachia

“These technical and operational accomplishments show the unique value and differentiation of our partner-focused culture and our strategy of being a fully integrated engineered solutions provider," Steven W. Anderson, Evolution president and CEO, said.

January 19, 2022

Lease Sales

Marketed: Garnet Energy Capital Utica Shale Package

Garnet Energy Capital LLC retained EnergyNet for the sale of a Utica Shale opportunity in Carroll County, Ohio, operated by Encino Energy.

January 14, 2022

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of Jan. 12, 2022

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including UpCurve II’s initial acquisition in the Permian Basin plus a surprise $3.25 billion cash acquisition announced by Enterprise Products Partners.

January 12, 2022

Lease Sales

On the Market Oil and Gas Quicklist (Week of Jan. 12, 2022)

Here’s a quicklist of oil and gas assets on the market including a sizable royalty position in the Permian Basin and Eagle Ford Shale being offered by Kimmeridge plus a Cornerstone Energy well package in North Dakota.

January 12, 2022

Public Capital , Shale Plays , Acquisitions & Divestitures

Exxon Mobil Launches Sale of Appalachia Shale Gas Properties

A sale by Exxon Mobil could value the Appalachian Basin assets at around $200 million based on current natural gas prices and existing production from the wells, a person familiar with the matter said.

January 12, 2022

Energy Transition

Solar Energy Projects See the Light on Former Appalachian Coal Land

Several sites in the central Appalachian Mountains are now being prepared for a new chapter in the region’s longstanding role as a major energy producer—this time from a renewable source: the sun.

January 12, 2022