Acquisitions & Divestitures - Exploration & Production

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February 1, 2019

BP Agrees To Greater Climate Disclosure

BP has agreed to disclose how its spending plans, emissions policies and broader business strategy align with the Paris climate agreement.

February 1, 2019

EIA: US Crude Production In November Rose To 11.9 Million bbl/d

U.S. crude oil production rose to a new high of 11.9 million barrels per day (MMbbl/d) in November, up 345,000 bbl/d from the previous month, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said in a monthly report on Jan. 31.

February 1, 2019

Chesapeake Energy Closes Nearly $4 Billion Acquisition Of Eagle Ford Producer WildHorse

Chesapeake Energy completed its acquisition of WildHorse Resource Development Corp. on Feb. 1, creating an Eagle Ford oil producing powerhouse.

February 1, 2019

Chevron’s Quarterly Profit Rises On Higher Oil Production, Prices

Results from Chevron reflected higher oil and gas production with output for the quarter up 156,000 barrels per day from a year earlier. Prices paid for its crude also rose.

February 1, 2019

Exxon Mobil’s Profit Tops Estimates As Production Rebounds

Exxon Mobil said its oil and gas production in the Permian Basin, the largest U.S. shale basin, rose 90% over a year ago.

February 1, 2019

The Eagle Ford, In Time

Time is the true arbiter in many things. As is the case with fine wine, this is also true for oil and gas plays—for it is only after the passage of time that a play’s true nature is revealed.

February 1, 2019

Rethinking The Permian ‘Independent’

Sustainable development of the Permian Basin’s bounty of oil will require independent producers to develop more than just their leasehold.

February 1, 2019

The Year In Energy

For the most part, 2018 was a good year for producers. Here, Oil and Gas Investor chronicles the highlights of the year in energy.

February 1, 2019

Expecting More Out Of The Sycamore

Operators add the Mississippian-age Sycamore Formation to the storied history of the eastern Anadarko Basin.

February 1, 2019

Pennsylvania Governor Seeks Natural Gas Tax To Raise $4.5 Billion

A new tax on extracting natural gas is being proposed by the governor of Pennsylvania, home to the Marcellus and Utica shale basins and the second biggest gas-producing state in the U.S. 

January 31, 2019

ConocoPhillips Pursues More Growth Opportunities As Production Rises

In the Lower 48 Big 3—Eagle Ford, Bakken and Permian Basin—ConocoPhillips plans to grow production by about 19% this year.

January 31, 2019

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