Trends

Restructurings , Public Capital , Exploration & Production , Shale Plays , Trends

Alta Mesa Succumbs To Bankruptcy; Names Mark Castiglione CEO

Alta Mesa Resources, a Houston-based independent which bet big on Oklahoma’s Stack, joins a growing number of U.S. shale producers that have filed for bankruptcy so far this year.

September 12, 2019

Trends

A&D Transactions From The Week Of Sept. 11, 2019

Here’s a snapshot of energy deals from the past week including multimillion-dollar asset sales in the Permian and Uinta basins from Concho Resources and Crescent Point Energy.

September 11, 2019

Business , Exploration & Production , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends

BP’s Alaska Exit Highlights Divergence Between Majors, Privates

The multibillion-dollar sale of BP’s Alaska business to Hilcorp illustrates the divergent strategies of the majors from private oil and gas players, analysts say.

September 6, 2019

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

Chevron Shale Exec: ‘We’re Always Looking’ To Transact

The major is still open to asset transactions as it continues to optimize and grow production in the Permian Basin.

September 4, 2019

Unconventional , Trends , Mergers

Halliburton CEO Sees Consolidation In Oilfield Services As Shale Matures

The largest U.S. supplier of fracking services to oil and gas producers expects its third-quarter results will be at the low end of its earlier forecasts as activity slows.

September 4, 2019

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A&D Transactions From The Week Of Sept. 4, 2019

Here’s a snapshot of energy deals from the past week including Hilcorp’s $5.6 billion acquisition of BP’s Alaska business and Riviera’s multimillion-dollar Hugoton exit.

September 4, 2019

Private Equity , Exploration & Production , Shale Plays , Trends

The PE-Backed E&P, v.2019

Public E&P investors are insisting that operators produce returns, so private-equity-backed E&Ps wanting to sell to a public E&P are working to do the same. One said, “It all rolls downhill.”

September 3, 2019

Exploration & Production , Trends

VIDEO SERIES: Part Two, What Deals Are Getting Done

The M&A market is challenged but there are still deals getting done. In this video, we look at what deals are proving to be beneficial for companies at this time.

September 3, 2019

Public Capital , Trends

OGI At Closing: Needed—Lazy Capex, Some M&A

Will consolidation, scale and slower growth be truly what it takes to attain profitability and free cash flow and grab investor attention?

August 30, 2019

Trends

A&D Transactions From The Week Of Aug. 28, 2019

Here’s a snapshot of energy deals from the past week including the PDC and SRC Energy merger, which will create the second-largest D-J Basin producer, and Kinder Morgan’s $2.5 billion asset sale.

August 28, 2019