A&D - E&P

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Noble’s Merger With Rosetta Opens Door To Opportunities, Questions

An analyst argues that Noble’s D-J Basin assets may not have the firepower touted by the company, while another says the merger may prove to be the way large deals get done.

Darren Barbee
Fri, 05/15/2015 - 17:00
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Parsley Energy Adds Acreage, Shows No Fear In Permian

Parsley, like Pioneer Natural Resources and RSP Permian, is ready to deploy more rigs by June and up spending if oil strengthens despite a rocky ride in the Permian Basin.

Darren Barbee
Thu, 05/14/2015 - 10:35
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Tanzania Could Lead East Africa’s LNG Exports Through Shell-BG Deal

Tanzania could lead East Africa LNG exports through Shell’s takeover of BG Group, Bloomberg said. Stakes in three blocks offshore Tanzania, holding one-third of estimated resource, are included in deal.

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 09:53
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Carrizo, Emerald Oil Grab Acreage In Delaware Basin Deals

Carrizo works out a farm-out agreement in Texas that will build on its acreage while Emerald plans to drill five wells on estimates of 400 locations in New Mexico.

Darren Barbee
Tue, 05/12/2015 - 11:14
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Gastar Peels Off Stack Play Holdings In Sale

The company is looking into testing the potential of the Meramec Shale on its Midcontinent acreage later this year using proceeds from the noncore sale.

Emily Moser
Fri, 05/08/2015 - 11:05
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Abraxas Tacks On More Acreage In Bakken, Three Forks Play

The unit has the potential to add an additional 15 operated Bakken and Three Forks wells to its North Fork inventory.

Emily Moser
Mon, 05/04/2015 - 12:31
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Like Clockwork: WPX Drops More Marcellus Assets For $200 Million

The sale is the company’s second transaction monetizing its holdings in the Marcellus as part of the gas-to-oil strategy it unveiled in early October.

Emily Moser
Mon, 05/04/2015 - 09:50
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Acquisition, ‘Wishful Thinking’ Cost Houston E&P Millions, CEO His Job

An investigation revealed a Houston company profited through exaggeration of a South American prospect’s oil reserves while secretly paying a firm to promote it.

Darren Barbee
Fri, 04/24/2015 - 16:00
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Goodrich Alive In TMS But Tempted By Eagle Ford Divestment

Goodrich’s Eagle Ford Shale position is located in Frio and LaSalle counties, Texas, near producers Chesapeake Energy, Cabot, Carrizo and EOG Resources.

Darren Barbee
Thu, 04/23/2015 - 12:58
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Vanguard Rolls Up Fellow Upstream MLP, Gains Permian Assets

Vanguard buys LRR Energy’s Permian and Arkoma assets, including 1,290 gross producing wells and about 158,000 net acres. LRR’s proved reserves were about 203 Bcfe in December 2014.

Darren Barbee
Tue, 04/21/2015 - 12:12
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Gulfport Buys EnCap's Paloma, Bolstering Utica Position

The purchased acreage, which is entirely undeveloped, represents a natural bolt-on to Gulfport's existing position in the shale play and translates to $12,700 per acre.

Emily Moser
Thu, 04/16/2015 - 11:53
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Meet The Companies That Have Dealt Themselves In On 2015 A&D

After Shell’s $70 billion deal, ExxonMobil and Chevron are in the hunt with several large U.S. E&Ps. But in the Permian Basin, the bid-ask spread remains too wide for deals.

Darren Barbee
Mon, 04/13/2015 - 15:38

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