Acquisitions & Divestitures - Joint Ventures

After Prosperous 2016, Private Equity Makes Its Plays

In fourth-quarter 2016, nearly all of the $11.9 billion in transactions were made by public companies purchasing from private-equity firms.


Black Stone Minerals Forms JV For Haynesville/Bossier Wells

The agreement with Canaan Resource Partners covers certain Haynesville and Bossier shale acreage in the Shelby Trough operated by XTO Energy Inc.


Matador’s Midstream JV Plugs Delaware Capex Hole

Matador’s JV with a private company far exceeds analyst estimates, who considered the midstream infrastructure worth $250 million or so.


California Resources To Accelerate Activity With $250 Million JV

The Los Angeles-based company formed a joint venture with Benefit Street for the investment of up to $250 million for the development of opportunities in its conventional and unconventional assets.


Without Delays, DAPL Financial Deals Fall Into Place

ETP, MPLX and Enbridge complete transactions on the Bakken Pipeline System.


Noble, Plains All American JV Acquires Delaware Basin Pipeline

The deal is the latest sign of midstream efforts to keep pace with Southern Delaware development.


MarkWest, Antero Midstream Form Marcellus Gas Processing JV

There could be development of eight additional processing facilities, in the Sherwood complex and a new location in West Virginia, the press release added.


EP Energy Accelerates Wolfcamp Drilling With $450 Million JV

The JV is among recent transactions between publicly traded companies and private-equity firms.


EP Energy Enters JV For Wolfcamp Well Development

Brent Smolik, chairman, president, and CEO, said EP Energy would be able to speed the development of its largest strategic asset within its balance sheet.


Santa Fe Midstream, Vermilion Cliffs Will Develop Delaware Basin Midstream Infrastructure

Santa Fe Midstream will supply the additional capital required to construct gathering pipelines as well as a new 200 million cubic feet per day cryogenic gas processing plant in Culberson County, Texas.


Comstock Resources Boosts Haynesville Acreage With JV

The arrangement gives Comstock the ability to continue expanding its footprint in the Haynesville while minimizing its upfront cash outlays, an analyst said.


Nigeria Signs $5.1 Billion Deal With Oil Majors To Clear Debts

The agreement would also ensure that future Nigerian payments to production JVs with oil majors would be paid in time, says the country's oil minister.