Headlines: QEP's Switcheroo Adds Midland Basin Core; Dewhurst Talks Permian

In this week's video: QEP Resources doubles down on the Permian with a tit-for-tat pairing of deals totaling nearly $1.5 billion.

In other A&D news, EOG Resources is shopping 340,000 net acres in the Green River Basin and Laredo Petroleum launched a sale for the Medallion-Midland Basin pipeline, possibly bringing in $2.2 billion in proceeds.

Additionally, former Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst chatted with Hart Energy on camera about prospects in the Permian Basin. His company, Falcon Seaboard, recently launched a $145 million investment fund that aims to buy up acreage in the prolific basin.