Brett: Oil M&A Outlook is Strong, Even With Bifurcation in Valuations

Valuations across major basins are experiencing a very divergent bifurcation as value rushes back toward high-quality undeveloped properties.

RBC: Minerals, E&P Stocks Wooing Back Generalist Investors

Public mineral and royalty companies have performed well in the markets, and investors are taking notice. But experts say mineral and royalties stocks still have a long way to go to compete for generalist investor capital.

Chord, Enerplus’ $4B Deal Clears Antitrust Hurdle Amid FTC Scrutiny

Chord Energy and Enerplus Corp.’s $4 billion deal is moving forward as deals by Chesapeake, Exxon Mobil and Chevron experience delays from the Federal Trade Commission’s requests for more information.

ConocoPhillips CEO Ryan Lance: Upstream M&A Wave ‘Not Done’ Yet

Dealmaking in the upstream oil and gas industry totaled $234 billion in 2023. The trend shows no signs of slowing, ConocoPhillips CEO Ryan Lance said at the CERAWeek by S&P Global conference.

CEO Darren Woods: What’s Driving Permian M&A for Exxon, Other E&Ps

Since acquiring XTO for $36 billion in 2010, Exxon Mobil has gotten better at drilling unconventional shale plays. But it needed Pioneer’s high-quality acreage to keep running in the Permian Basin, CEO Darren Woods said at CERAWeek by S&P Global.

Daugherty: Diamondback Scales Up Amid Consolidation Super Cycle

It’s time for the strongest among the services sector to follow Diamondback's lead: find fortifying prey and hunt.

From Tokyo Gas to Chesapeake: The Slow-burning Fuse that Lit Haynesville M&A

TG Natural Resources rides the LNG wave with Rockcliff deal amid shale consolidation boom.

The OGInterview: TG Natural Resources Rides LNG Wave

TG Natural Resources rides the LNG wave with its Rockcliff deal amid a shale consolidation boom.

Making Bank: Top 10 Oil and Gas Dealmakers in North America

MergerLinks ranks the key dealmakers behind the U.S. biggest M&A transactions of 2023.

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.”