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SM Energy Offering 11% Of Shares For Midland Bolt-On, Capital

The company is overselling shares to pay for a $120 million deal, shore up capex and gain additional time to divest in the Eagle Ford.


Deal Blotter: California Merger; German Firm Buys Williston Interests

Deutsche Rohstoff AG foots a $38.1 million Williston purchase that will generate $200 million in revenue. 


PLS Energy Advisory Group Reports Five New Property Listings

On Dec. 1, PLS Energy Advisory Group reported five new property listings.


Apex International Energy Receives Two Blocks In Egypt’s Western Desert

Block 8 West Badr el Din and Block 9 South East Meleiha cover 6,714 square kilometers (2,592 square miles or 1.7 million acres) in total. 


Northeast Buysiders

While the outlook for a sustained price recovery remains cloudy, institutional investors are trending bullish on oil and gas equities. Are they portending an imminent rebound?


Mexico Aims To Award At Least Four Deepwater Blocks In December Auction

If successful, the blocks could generate up to $4 billion worth of investment each, and as much as $11 billion in the case of Trion, Joaquin Coldwell said, citing Pemex estimates.


Centrica Will Sell Trinidad And Tobago Gas Assets To Shell

The divestment is part of Centrica's drive to focus its oil and gas E&P activity on Britain, the Netherlands and Norway, Reuters reported.


Hilcorp Buys Swift Energy’s Oily Louisiana Assets

Despite emerging from bankruptcy in April, Swift was among the top Texas natural gas producers in 2015.


Whiting Sees Unexpected Windfall From Williston Midstream Sale

Tesoro Logistics Rockies LLC agreed to buy the assets for $700 million, with about half of the proceeds going to Whiting.


Raging River Exploration Closes CA$58 Million Dodsland Viking Property Acquisition

The acquired land includes wells and facilities in Raging River’s core Kerrobert and Lucky Hills producing areas in southwest Saskatchewan. 


Africa Energy Acquires Interest In Offshore Namibia Block

James Phillips, president and CEO of Africa Energy, said that PEL 37 contains a series of extensive base-of-slope fan prospects with significant combined resource potential. The fans directly overlie a mature oil-prone source rock of Aptian age, he said. 


Gran Tierra Submits Winning Bids For Two Putumayo Basin Blocks

A purchase and sale agreement relating to each block must be submitted to Ecopetrol by Dec. 7 and executed by Dec. 22, Reuters reported.