Exploration & Production - 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

Texas Produced More 40-Degree API Oil Than North Dakota, California In 2016

The API gravity for extracted crude varies across states, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said.

Apr 20 2017 - 11:37am

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

The Permian: The Biggest, Best Basin

The Permian is the most sought-after basin in the U.S., thanks to a wealth of resources that can be extracted at attractively low costs.

Apr 18 2017 - 6:00am

New Administration’s Policies A Boon To Oil Industry

The Trump administration is likely to spur wide-ranging expansions, including pipeline additions, as oil production escalates.

Apr 17 2017 - 9:40am

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

USGS: Haynesville, Bossier Gas Resources Largest Ever Examined

Seven years since its last assessment, additional drilling and data show the shale plays outshine the Marcellus and Utica, both of which were last assessed at the beginning of the decade.

Apr 13 2017 - 11:45am

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

NAFTA Renegotiation: The Basics

President Trump wants to renegotiate NAFTA. We just don’t know how soon. Rest assured, companies that use NAFTA will have plenty of notice of what is intended to be renegotiated. Here’s why.

Apr 12 2017 - 1:49pm

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

Devon’s Big Data Strategy: No Oil Reserves Left Behind

With the potential of up to 84 wells per square mile in the Delaware Basin, big data analytics are being relied upon to not strand reserves.

Apr 11 2017 - 9:34am

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