Acquisitions & Divestitures

A&D - E&P

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Weld Played: Noble Energy, Synergy Resources Agree To D-J Basin Deal

Noble Energy adds half a billion dollars in liquidity while Synergy pieces together a contiguous acreage block in its Watterberg fairway.

Emily Moser
Thu, 05/05/2016 - 16:15
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Chesapeake Resumes Stack Play Teardown With Newfield Deal

The deal will expand Newfield's footprint in Oklahoma’s Stack Play to about 265,000 net acres, with average working interest across the acreage of about 50%.

Emily Moser
Thu, 05/05/2016 - 10:15
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Report: SandRidge In Restructuring Discussions With Creditors

According to people familiar with matter, if SandRidge seeks bankruptcy protection, there is no certainty it would get enough support among creditors beforehand for a prepackaged deal, Reuters reported.

Erin Pedigo
Thu, 05/05/2016 - 09:15
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Apache Signals Capex Increase As Costs Fall, Oil Prices Recover

The company, which also reported a smaller-than-expected quarterly loss, raised its full year production forecast by 5,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boe/d), while maintaining its 2016 capital spending of $1.4 billion-$1.8 billion.

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 08:33

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Oilfield Services To Gain As More Shale DUCs Completed

There were 1,732 "abnormal" DUC wells in March - those that hadn't been completed within three months of drilling - in the top five U.S. shale fields, including Eagle Ford in Texas and Bakken in North Dakota.

Emily Moser
Thu, 05/05/2016 - 07:50
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OTC 2016: Return To ‘Good Old Days’ Still Far Away, Analyst Says

Good news for oil and gas is the industry is cyclical, though it will take until second-half 2017 for the market to rebalance, says IHS’ Atul Arya.

Emily Moser
Wed, 05/04/2016 - 14:30
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OTC 2016: True Test of Downturn Will Come During Recovery, BP Executive Says

Energy demand is expected to increase by one-third by 2035, but oil and gas companies need to start looking at hydrocarbons as products to streamline.

Tue, 05/03/2016 - 15:00
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JPMorgan Sees Sharp Rise In Precarious Oil, Gas Loans

The change in criticized status comes as JPMorgan and other banks have added to reserves for possible loan losses because of the impact on sharply lower oil revenue on the ability of borrowers in the shale oil industry to repay their debts.

Emily Moser
Mon, 05/02/2016 - 09:34

Joint Ventures

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Murphy Oil To Exit Syncrude JV, Sells Interest To Suncor

Syncrude is a JV operation in the Alberta Sedimentary Basin, which extracts bitumen from oil sands and upgrades it to light synthetic crude oil. Production averaged 15,600 boe/d (net) in the first quarter of 2016.

Emily Moser
Thu, 04/28/2016 - 07:27
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Callon Petroleum Adds Midland Basin Acreage, Establishes New Core

Callon has entered transactions to boost its position in the Midland Basin to about 34,000 net surface acres, including a new core operating area in one of the basin’s hot spots.

Emily Moser
Thu, 04/21/2016 - 16:05
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Thai Coal Miner Banpu Buys Stake In Marcellus Shale JV

The Thai company said in a statement the deal was its first in the U.S. upstream gas business and was part of its strategy to balance its heavy exposure to the Asian market.

Emily Moser
Wed, 04/20/2016 - 07:05
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Gulf Coast Western Expands In Louisiana, Partners With Northcote

The Dallas-based company said April 7 it has acquired a 50% working interest in certain assets in Beauregard Parish, La. The company also partnered with the U.K.-based Northcote Energy Ltd.

Emily Moser
Mon, 04/11/2016 - 07:20

Mergers & Acquistions

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Energy Transfer Rejects Williams' Proposals To Resolve Tax Issues

Williams has alleged that Energy Transfer is looking into ways to walk away from the tie-up even though the terms of the deal would not allow that.

Emily Moser
Thu, 05/05/2016 - 07:40
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Energy Transfer, Williams Amend Deal To Expedite Admin Process

A new timeline will give the companies time to renegotiate terms ahead of June 28 - the deadline for the deal to close, people familiar with the matter told Reuters on May 2.

Emily Moser
Tue, 05/03/2016 - 07:31
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Baker Hughes To Buy Back Stock, Debt After Halliburton Deal Fails

Baker Hughes will get $3.5 billion as part of the merger agreement, which the companies terminated on May 1 after opposition from U.S. and European antitrust regulators.

Emily Moser
Mon, 05/02/2016 - 08:02
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Shell Will Close BG Group's Head Office By Year-end 2016

As part of 10,300 job cuts it has already announced, 2,800 will come from integration of BG and 7,500 from Shell’s existing staff and direct contractor base, Reuters reported. 

Erin Pedigo
Mon, 04/25/2016 - 09:59

Midstream

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Ethane Recoveries Could Boost ONEOK's Earnings By $200 Million

Ethane, the lightest hydrocarbon in the NGL complex, is primarily used to make petrochemicals. It has been rejected at an unprecedented rate since 2013, executives said, as a supply overhang severely weakened its value.

Erin Pedigo
Thu, 05/05/2016 - 15:55
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Energy Transfer Rejects Williams' Proposals To Resolve Tax Issues

Williams has alleged that Energy Transfer is looking into ways to walk away from the tie-up even though the terms of the deal would not allow that.

Emily Moser
Thu, 05/05/2016 - 07:40
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Good News Just In: Utica Helps Set Gas Production Record

But EIA projections for May show broad, even sharp, declines among major shale plays.

Tue, 05/03/2016 - 14:40
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Encana Posts Bigger-than-expected Quarterly Loss

Encana’s net loss decreased to CA$379 million in the first quarter of 2016, helped by lower costs. In 2015's first quarter, Encana took an impairment charge of CA$1.22 billion, Reuters said.

Erin Pedigo
Tue, 05/03/2016 - 10:55

Service & Supply

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Luft Retires As Officer, Director Of Trican Well Service

Don Luft’s position as COO will not be replaced. Dale Dusterhoft will become president and CEO. Luft will also not stand for re-election as a director at upcoming annual meeting.

Erin Pedigo
Tue, 05/03/2016 - 09:33
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Baker Hughes To Buy Back Stock, Debt After Halliburton Deal Fails

Baker Hughes will get $3.5 billion as part of the merger agreement, which the companies terminated on May 1 after opposition from U.S. and European antitrust regulators.

Emily Moser
Mon, 05/02/2016 - 08:02
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Halliburton, Baker Hughes Scrap $28 Billion Merger

The tie up would have brought together the world’s No. 2 and No. 3 oil services companies, raising concerns it would result in higher prices in the sector. 

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 21:47
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National Oilwell Varco Says Cut 6,000 Jobs In First Quarter

National Oilwell had 50,197 employees as of Dec. 31. Based on this number, the company cut about 12% of its workforce in the first quarter.

Emily Moser
Fri, 04/29/2016 - 07:30