Acquisitions & Divestitures - Insight

Notes From Denver: Is The Permian Fueling An M&A Bubble?

Fresh from recent Permian deal making, WPX Energy and QEP Resources have both signaled their intent to continue hunting for acquisitions.

Emily Moser

The Case For $4.50 Gas This Winter

Low crude prices and lack of gas-directed drilling bump up against growing demand. The result could be a price jump for U.S. natural gas.

Emily Moser

Crude Prices Soften, But On Track For Third Week Of Gains

U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude futures were down 9 cents at $48.13/bbl after reaching $48.75, their highest since July 5.

Emily Moser

Market Has Gone ‘Too Far, Too Fast’

But it might be time for investors ‘to think about getting back into energy, industrials and healthcare,’ an analyst says.


Report: US Crude Stocks Fell Unexpectedly Last Week

Crude inventories fell by 2.5 MMbbl in the last week, compared with analysts' expectations for an increase of 522,000 bbl. Crude stocks at the Cushing, Okla., delivery hub fell by 724,000 bbl, the EIA said.

Emily Moser

Oil Falls As Investors Weigh Up Possible Output Freeze

Prices have risen by nearly 20% in just two weeks to their highest since early July, after speculation surfaced that top producers within and outside of OPEC could finally reach a deal on freezing output.

Emily Moser

Play It: First-Half A&D In Review

Permian Basin deals keep the A&D market in business with support in Oklahoma and the Marcellus but oil prices continue to fluctuate, which could stifle deals.

Darren Barbee

Brent Oil Above $45 On US Inventories, Speculation

Total U.S. crude inventories wer expected to fall by 1 million barrels in weekly reports, although market intelligence firm Genscape has reported a rise of more than 307,000 barrels at the Cushing, Okla., U.S. crude delivery hub, traders said.

Emily Moser

Trump Would Freeze New Federal Regulations, Revive Keystone XL

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump would impose a temporary moratorium on new federal regulations and revive Transcanada's Keystone XL pipeline project, according to an outline of an economic speech.

Emily Moser

The Recovery Is Percolating

The industry recovery has moved from the back to the front burner.


Oil Takes Breather From Losses But Oversupply Concerns Still Weigh

The outlook for lower demand is coupled with record-high crude production expected from OPEC members this month as top exporter Saudi Arabia pumps close to its highest level.

Emily Moser

Oil Ends July With WTI's Worst Monthly Loss In A Year

Slower economic growth and high inventories of crude and refined oil products have driven Brent and WTI crude futures to bear market territory, 20% below their 2016 highs.

Emily Moser