Mergers , Policy & Regulations

Daugherty: Feds Take Aggressive Posture on Oil, Gas Mergers

Newly released guidelines by the Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission suggest that a post-deal, combined market share of more than 30% is potentially problematic.

February 1, 2024

Drilling , Logistics

The Completions Package: NextTier, ProPetro Electrify Frac Fleets

NexTier and ProPetro’s respective electric frac fleets are touting a newer, cheaper and more sustainable approach to hydraulic fracturing through electrification.

January 16, 2024

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Mergers

Chesapeake, Southwestern to Combine in $7.4B Deal

Chesapeake Energy and Southwestern Energy's merger will create dominant positions in Appalachia and the Haynesville Shale, which the companies say would compete on the global stage.

January 11, 2024

Mergers , Natural Gas

Potential Chesapeake, Southwestern Merger May Face Tough Scrutiny

Low natural gas prices are driving producers such as Chesapeake and Southwestern to seek large ‘strategic’ deals at a time when large-scale consolidation is coming under increased scrutiny by lawmakers and regulators.

January 9, 2024

DUG Appalachia , Exploration & Production , Shale Plays , Hart Energy Exclusive

Exclusive: Repsol Experimenting with Cluster Spacing to Deliver Production Results

Jose Chirinos, the planning development manager for Repsol, elaborates on the company's well optimization tactics and their long- range rig plan in this Hart Energy LIVE Exclusive Interview. 

December 12, 2023

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) , Hart Energy Exclusive , DUG Appalachia

Exclusive: Chesapeake's 2024 Gas Outlook, Portfolio Advantages

Josh Viets, executive vice president and COO at Chesapeake Energy details the company's asset portfolio over the last two years and their LNG strategy for market headwinds going into next year, in this Hart Energy LIVE Exclusive interview.

December 11, 2023

Pipelines , DUG Appalachia , Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)

Appalachian Basin Awaits Pipeline Connections to the Gulf Coast

A closer look at the Appalachian midstream capacity picture shows some opportunities that producers can exploit now and in the future.

December 10, 2023

Pipelines , Natural Gas , Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) , Infrastructure , DUG Appalachia

Artificial Barriers Keep World Markets Starved of Appalachia Natural Gas

Despite a massive uptick in U.S. LNG exports since 2021, the Appalachia Basin remains a sleeping giant of production as politics, protests and litigation keep billions of cubic feet of natural gas cut off from world markets.

December 5, 2023

DUG Appalachia , Shale Plays

DUG Appalachia: Chesapeake Likes its Dual-basin Portfolio

“Distinctly different,” Chesapeake Energy’s Marcellus and Haynesville shales have nevertheless fit together as complementary pieces of the E&P gas-focused holdings.

December 1, 2023

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Natural Gas , Shale Plays

WhiteHawk Energy Acquisition Doubles Marcellus Shale Interests

WhiteHawk’s Marcellus acquisition, which effectively doubles its interests in Pennsylvania, follows a deal earlier this year to purchase Haynesville Shale assets.

November 15, 2023