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Business , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends

Oil and Gas Investor Cover Story: A&D Refueled

In the aftermath of 2020’s large-scale mergers and corporate transactions, the deal pantry will likely find itself overflowing with asset buyers hungry for suitable acreage.

August 2, 2021

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of July 28, 2021

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including the acquisition of a “unique opportunity” in the Permian Basin by Lime Rock Resources in a $508.3 million deal plus Whiting Petroleum’s exit from the D-J Basin.

July 28, 2021

Business , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends

Oil and Gas Investor A&D Trends: Automatic Earth

After months of buying and selling chaos, oil and gas A&D finally went full-on Adderall as it barreled into the official start of summer.

July 28, 2021

Public Capital , Shale Plays , Trends , Mergers

US Shale M&A Wave Creates New ‘Super Independents’ Breed

New breed of “super independents” dominate the U.S. shale sector in wake of M&A worth more than $30 billion, analysts say.

July 27, 2021

Public Capital , Emissions , Energy Transition , Shale Plays , Trends

What’s Driving Some to Consider a Permian Basin Exit

Analysts share insight on the oil and gas industry’s response to climate concerns and the future of fracking that has led some, like Shell, to consider withdrawing from the Permian Basin plus what opportunities remain for those choosing to stay.

July 26, 2021

Public Capital , Company Profiles , Shale Plays , Trends

Oil and Gas Investor Enerplus CEO Q&A: Doubling Down on the Bakken

The original Canadian royalty trust and one of the first E&Ps to explore the Bakken Shale, Enerplus Corp. remained under the radar for many years—until now. The conservative Calgary producer re-emerges with two fast deals and a basket of new top-tier inventory.

July 26, 2021

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of July 21, 2021

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including Kinder Morgan’s entry into the energy transition space through a $310 million acquisition. 

July 21, 2021

Private Equity , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends

Oil and Gas Investor: A&D in the Age of Realism

Some private equity players are in the late innings of transacting for assets, calling into question the future of how they will be funded.

July 16, 2021

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of July 14, 2021

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including the combination of Eagle Ford producers Penn Virginia and Lonestar, the sale of Hawkwood Energy plus the merger of Plains’ Permian Basin assets with Oryx Midstream.

July 14, 2021

Business , Energy Transition , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends

A $140 Billion Asset Sale: Investors Cashing in on Big Oil’s Push to Net Zero

The pressure on listed oil majors could have unintended consequences if production passes to private or state-owned companies.

July 8, 2021