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ConocoPhillips CEO Ryan Lance Calls LNG Pause ‘Shortsighted’

ConocoPhillips chairman and CEO Ryan Lance called U.S. President Joe Biden’s recent decision to pause new applications for the export of American LNG “shortsighted in the short-term.”

Renewables’ Share of Deal Flow Up, But M&A Slowing

Abundant capital remains available for renewable energy projects, and developers are looking for investors to help get projects over the finish line, expert says.

Petrie Partners: A Small Wonder

Petrie Partners may not be the biggest or flashiest investment bank on the block, but after over two decades, its executives have been around the block more than most.

The OGInterview: Petrie Partners a Big Deal Among Investment Banks

In this OGInterview, Hart Energy's Chris Mathews sat down with Petrie Partners—perhaps not the biggest or flashiest investment bank around, but after over two decades, the firm has been around the block more than most.

Chevron's Duvernay Sale Seen Attracting Mid-sized Canadian Shale Operators

As Chevron Corp. markets its Duvernay shale assets, the U.S. oil major is most likely to find a buyer among a handful of mid-sized Canadian firms looking to capitalize on the region.  

4Q Deal-Making Was $144B; What’s Next?

U.S. takeout targets are few now. Operators may go abroad to add reserves, according to Enverus. Private E&Ps may pick up offshoots from portfolio pruning.

Lathrop Survey: Oil Execs Favor Diversifying

Fewer companies expect to increase oil and gas production this year as many turn to renewables for growth opportunities.

EY: What to Watch for in 2024: Emissions, Ops, M&A

Expect E&Ps to engage in more strategic consolidation, place more emphasis on carbon markets and attempt to get ahead of the SEC’s guidance on emissions reporting.

Production from Canada’s Montney, Duvernay Gains Momentum

The dust has settled on acquisitions, and the leading players have publicized five-year plans that demonstrate a commitment to increasing production from Canada’s premier shale plays.

Varnado, Pharis: Navigating the Royalties Legal Landscape

With outside pressures expanding potential liabilities across the energy industry, producers need to understand the current royalty litigation landscape.