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Oil and Gas Investor A&D Trends: Welcome to 2020

In one frame, bankruptcies continued to unravel debt-laden E&Ps. Opposite that, massive megadeals fused together oil and gas companies into Permian Basin behemoths.

November 24, 2020

Business , Exploration & Production , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends

Oil and Gas Investor A&D Roundtable: A Pinprick of Light at Tunnel’s End

2020 has been a dark year for A&D, but a variety of factors point toward bright spots in the foreseeable future. Leaders from Detring Energy Advisors, EnergyNet and UBS Investment Bank share their thoughts on why.

November 19, 2020

Business , Exploration & Production , Shale Plays , Trends

Oil Industry Veterans: Not Their First Rodeo

These veterans of the oil and gas industry share what they learned in previous downturns and how to best recover in the days ahead. 

November 17, 2020

Business , Exploration & Production , Shale Plays , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends

Shale Valuations Shrivel as M&A Gains Footing, Firm Says

The Permian Basin remains king, but Pioneer Natural Resources CEO Scott Sheffield said he thinks the best shale producers have already been “picked off” in mergers.

November 17, 2020

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

From Oil and Gas Investor Editor-in-Chief: A Swelling Wave of Contraction

Surf’s up, and the merger waves are crashing onshore. Although as the E&P universe continues to shrink, the jury is still out as to whether the recent slew of combinations will be able to generate the returns needed to attract investor interest.

November 12, 2020

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of Nov. 11, 2020

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including the merger of Denver-Julesburg Basin producers Bonanza Creek Energy and HighPoint Resources in a $376 million deal.

November 11, 2020

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of Nov. 4, 2020

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including the closing of Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway acquisition of the Dominion gas business worth nearly $10 billion acquisition plus the sale of Schlumberger’s rod-lift business to Lufkin Industries.

November 4, 2020

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

Diamondback Energy CEO Sees No Need for Permian Basin Acquisition

"We do not need to increase our scale to further lower costs," CEO Travis Stice said during a call with analysts, noting Diamondback Energy's well costs are about 30% lower than in 2019.

November 3, 2020

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of Oct. 28, 2020

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including the $735 million purchase of Chevron’s Appalachia assets by EQT plus a Laredo Petroleum Permian Basin asset acquisition.

October 28, 2020

Company Profiles , Exploration & Production , Shale Plays , Trends

Castleton Resources Executive Q&A: Haynesville & Flush

Castleton Resources is now the U.S. E&P consolidation platform of investment-grade Tokyo Gas Co. Ltd.

October 27, 2020