Investment , Trends

UBS, Simmons Energy Pare Bankers As Shale M&A Slows: Sources

UBS Group AG and the energy arm of Piper Jaffray Companies have cut staff in their oil and gas investment banking teams, three people familiar with the matter said on Oct. 21, as U.S. dealmaking continues to dry up.

October 21, 2019

Business , Exploration & Production , Trends

E&P Momentum: Consolidating The Yeso

Long overshadowed by the Delaware Basin Bone Spring and Wolfcamp plays, a reviving Yeso marks the return of Northwest Shelf credibility.

October 21, 2019

Private Equity , Trends , Joint Ventures

Sequel Energy: Act II

This GSO-backed specialist in funding DrillCo joint ventures has re-loaded with a further $500 million. Here's how it fills a gap for E&Ps needing funding.

October 21, 2019


A&D Transactions From The Week Of Oct. 16, 2019

Here’s a snapshot of energy deals from the past week including Parsley Energy’s acquisition of its Permian neighbor Jagged Peak Energy in an all-stock transaction worth roughly $2.3 billion.

October 16, 2019

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


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