Trends

Private Equity , Deepwater , Trends

New King Of North Sea Takes On Total, BP

This year, Chrysaor, will, according to some estimates, be the biggest oil and gas producer in the North Sea, rivaling Total and BP.

October 13, 2019

Trends

A&D Transactions From The Week Of Oct. 9, 2019

Here’s a snapshot of energy deals from the past week including the $1 billion all-cash acquisition of Roan Resources and Contango’s takeover of White Star Petroleum.

October 9, 2019

Business , Exploration & Production , Trends , Mergers

Roan Resources To Become Citizen’s In $1 Billion All-Cash Deal

The merger of Roan Resources with Citizen Energy may portend future take-private offers for public companies that have largely been scorned by the public market.

October 7, 2019

Business , Unconventional , Trends

Exxon Mobil, ConocoPhillips Moves Highlight Majors’ Strategies

Exxon Mobil and ConocoPhillips are both sharpening their focus on domestic operations, having sold billions of dollars’ worth of mature assets elsewhere.

October 7, 2019

Public Capital , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends

A Welcome Dis-Transaction

President Donald Trump’s proposal to buy Greenland has been a great distraction for the current dissatisfying upstream M&A market.

October 2, 2019

Private Equity , Investment , Technology , Trends

Technology Capital: OFS Investment Opportunity

Private-equity firms are seeking new technology for oilfield service assets.

September 27, 2019

Public Capital , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends

Deal Doldrums Lead To Low-Key Energy Lending

Faced with a slowdown in transactions, commercial banks await a catalyst to bolster energy market confidence.

September 27, 2019

Trends

A&D Transactions From The Week Of Sept. 25, 2019

Here’s a snapshot of energy deals from the past week including the $650 million sale of Occidental’s remaining Plains stake plus a series of deals by Talos.

September 24, 2019

Business , Exploration & Production , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Shadow Market: E&P A&D Six-Month Review

As asset-level A&D struggles in the background of multibillion E&P mergers and market indifference to oil and gas, deal advisers see a spike in transactions for minerals, conventional assets and even combinations of private-equity companies.

September 18, 2019

Trends

A&D Transactions From The Week Of Sept. 18, 2019

Here’s a snapshot of energy deals from the past week including Energy Transfer’s roughly $5 billion acquisition and a multimillion-dollar all-equity deal by Diamondback’s mineral acquisition subsidiary.

September 18, 2019