Acquisitions & Divestitures - Exclusives

Former Oxy CEO Chazen Adds Bankability To Newest Blank-Check IPO

Stephen Chazen, former president of Occidental, will lead a new company that hopes to raise more than $600 million for shale gas acquisitions.

Apr 21 2017 - 3:30pm

Permian Basin’s $21 Billion Haul Leads Record First-Quarter A&D Activity

However, sellers’ value expectations may lead to a widening of the bid-ask spread, PwC said.

Apr 20 2017 - 8:25am

Private Equity’s Next Big Thing May Be E&Ps’ Last Big Thing

Private-equity firms are spotting deals and purchasing large, legacy assets that E&Ps are jettisoning as they look for efficiencies and innovation to turn profits.

Apr 19 2017 - 4:44pm

Blackstone’s $2 Billion Adds EagleClaw Midstream In Delaware Basin

Within one week, $3.5 billion in midstream A&D activity has lit up the Midland and Delaware basins.

Apr 17 2017 - 8:10am

Interests Formerly Owned By Aubrey McClendon Up For Sale In Arkansas

Nonop interest in 1,700 producing Fayetteville and Moorefield shale wells, once owned by McClendon while he was Chesapeake’s CEO, are for sale.

Apr 14 2017 - 9:05am

Three Rivers: The Delaware Basin, SPACs And Acreage Math

A Delaware Basin-focused producer describes where the special-purpose acquisition companies will spend and why $20,000 an acre is relatively cheap.

Apr 12 2017 - 2:39pm

NuStar Enters Permian With $1.5 Billion Navigator Pipeline Deal

NuStar agreed to acquire Navigator Energy Services for $1.475 billion, marking the San Antonio-based company’s entry into the Permian Basin.

Apr 11 2017 - 5:00pm

Vine Resources Files $500 Million Haynesville Shale IPO

Speculation over potential Haynesville IPOs has included Vine and 2016 deal makers Indigo Minerals and Covey Park Energy.

Apr 11 2017 - 1:12pm

BHP Resists Call To Ditch Eagle Ford Shale, Permian Oil

A hedge fund wants BHP to split from its U.S. oil business, including the Gulf of Mexico, which it sees as a $22 billion misfit.

Apr 10 2017 - 3:30pm

EXCO Sells Eagle Ford Shale Assets In $300 Million Deal

The Dallas-based company plans to use proceeds to fund the development of its core Haynesville and Bossier shale assets.

Apr 10 2017 - 9:25am

Canadian Quicksand? Flurry Of E&Ps Divest Oil Sands Projects

Non-Canadian companies have sold or announced divestments of $25.6 billion since 2016.

Apr 7 2017 - 12:15pm

Carbon Natural Gas Secures $100 Million Financing, Appalachia Acquisition

Carbon Natural Gas plans to fill a hole left in conventional areas by larger E&Ps that have moved on to the Marcellus and Utica shales.

Apr 5 2017 - 3:39pm