Mergers

Business , Shale Plays , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

A&D Trends: Cash Incinerator

Just a couple of months into the year, M&A for the upstream oil and gas sector already looks to be in for a rough 2016. You remember 2016.

March 23, 2020

Public Capital , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Stock Market Rout Doubles Pain For Oil Firms That Took Shares For Deals

EnCap Investments pulled off a rarity in the U.S. shale business earlier this month with the sale of Felix Energy to rival WPX. However, EnCap's big payday proved short-lived.

March 17, 2020

Business , Exploration & Production , Shale Plays , Trends , Mergers

2020 M&A Outlook: Analyzing Permian Basin Consolidation

Analysts with Bernstein Research identified WPX Energy, Occidental Petroleum and Battalion Oil as top acquisition targets in the Permian Basin.

March 12, 2020

Restructurings , Investment , Crude Oil , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Mergers

Post-Meltdown: Expect Surge Of Shale Bankruptcies, Experts Say

A wounded oil and gas industry enjoys better numbers the day after prices plummeted, but steep debt will likely bring about a wave of M&A, bankruptcies and litigation.

March 10, 2020

Exploration & Production , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Mergers

Houston-based Independent U.S. Energy Corp. Adds To Williston Basin Position

U.S. Energy Corp.’s acquisition of New Horizon Resources adds assets in a mature field, primarily in North Dakota’s McKenzie and Divide counties, with existing cash flow, low decline and significant upside potential.

March 9, 2020

Public Capital , Exploration & Production , Shale Plays , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Mergers

WPX Completes $2.5 Billion Acquisition Of EnCap-backed Felix Energy

WPX Energy expected the Felix transaction—the largest E&P deal announced in the U.S. during the fourth quarter—to significantly boost its free cash flow, allowing the company to implement a dividend.

March 6, 2020

People , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Mergers

On The Move

Check out the latest new hires, appointments and promotions as well as new company office and facility openings. 

March 2, 2020

Public Capital , People , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Mergers

Houlihan Lokey Adds Shane Sealy To Oil And Gas Group Based In Houston

Shane Sealy joins global investment bank Houlihan Lokey as a managing director in the firm’s oil and gas group based in Houston.

February 28, 2020

Private Equity , Technology , Mergers

Enverus Agrees To Acquire Rival Energy Tech Firm RS Energy Group

A report in early January citing unnamed sources gave the acquisition of RS Energy Group by Enverus, formerly Drillinginfo, a roughly $1 billion valuation.

February 12, 2020

People , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Mergers

On The Move

Check out the latest new hires, appointments and promotions as well as new company office and facility openings. 

February 3, 2020