OGI This Week

Dear Readers, Here’s the rundown of features in your issue of Oil and Gas Investor This Week. Patching Up: Looking toward 2017,  analysts said that slower production will cure the market of oil price ills. Cutting Back: Domestic exploration and production companies are slashing budgets on crippled commodity prices. Not Enough? What could possibly be bad about Texas having the largest concentration of construction workers in the U.S.? Also, please nominate deserving individuals for Oil and Gas Investor’s 30 Under 40 special section! Follow the link to submit nominations using the submission form: http://www.oilandgasinvestor.com/form/30-under-40. The deadline for submissions is April 3, 2015. In observance of the holidays, Oil and Gas Investor This Week will not publish Christmas week. But we’ll be back the following week.     Enjoy the holidays, and happy reading.   Erin Pedigo, Editor, Oil and Gas Investor This Week epedigo@hartenergy.com  
Oil Price Drop: ‘Well-positioned’ midstream companies like Kinder Morgan could see investment opportunity. Tracking The Numbers: The EIA projects that by 2018 or 2019, oil production will total 13 million barrels per day. Deceleration: Acquisitions and divestitures could slow down on lowered oil prices, according to analysts.
Leading The Way: The Permian Basin is ‘well positioned to rekindle the market’ for IPOs, according to an analyst. The Game Changer: Operators can leverage predictive analytics to ‘become more efficient’ and have ‘improved production.’ Looking Ahead: Mexico is considering undertaking construction projects that will support LNG exports.
Oil and Gas Investor This Week
Money Matters: Investors seek middle-market service companies able to distinguish themselves from others through six factors. Tech Savvy: Google’s mapping cars joined the Environmental Defense Fund in the fight against methane leaks. Tallied Up: Denton, Texas, voters banned fracking 59% to 41% in the Nov. 4 midterm elections.