Acquisitions & Divestitures - Insight

Executive Q&A: The Digital Oil Ambassador

Google Cloud’s Darryl Willis is leveraging his oil and gas experience as a geophysicist with BP to bridge the digital divide between industry and the inevitable transition to artificial intelligence.

December 14, 2018

Oil Market: Searching For A Balance

Other key producers can help offset Iranian sanctions, but balancing global oil markets hinges mainly on Saudi Arabia’s spare capacity. How much is it?

December 12, 2018

US Expected To End 2018 As World's Top Oil Producer, EIA Says

A shale revolution has helped the U.S. produce a record amount of oil this year and topple Russia and Saudi Arabia as the world's biggest producer.

December 11, 2018

E&Ps Defy Uncooperative Market, Continue Deal Making

Oil and gas producers are increasingly under siege by investors—activists and otherwise, most recently targeting Denbury Resources’ purchase of Penn Virginia.

December 10, 2018

Chaparral Energy CEO Talks Execution In Stack, Merge

Earl Reynolds, Chaparral Energy CEO, recently discussed with Hart Energy what allowed recent success in the company's positions in Garfield and Canadian counties, plus an interesting employee compensation plan tied to productivity.

December 7, 2018

Mineral Acreage, Financial Backing Ignites Competitiveness In Scoop/Stack

Competition is having a tremendous effect on shaping the new environment among Oklahoma’s Scoop and Stack plays.

December 6, 2018

Vision 2019: Oil And Gas Headwinds, Tailwinds

Pundits weigh in on whether the stars will align for a successful 2019 and how the oil and gas industry can navigate the headwinds and tailwinds ahead.

December 3, 2018

The Truth About Permian Curtailment

While the Midland-to-Cushing oil price differential blew out to as high as $16 per barrel (bbl) over the summer, and still stands at about $10 in early November, it’s not why you might think. It’s not about pipeline constraints—yet, according to Midland producer and resident Steve Pruett. Speculators and a media frenzy are to blame for low oil prices in the Permian Basin.

December 3, 2018

Oilfield Services: Is It Back?

The oilfield service sector is making a comeback, energy analysts say. However, investors remain wary of the industry that bottomed out in 2016 when oil prices slumped.

December 3, 2018

Haynesville Thriving On Capital Efficiency

Stratas Advisors sees regional gas production from the Haynesville rising in 2019 as new entrants apply practices honed in other shale plays.

December 3, 2018

Crystal Ball For 2019

This month we take a look at the vision observers have for the U.S. oil and gas industry in 2019.

December 3, 2018

Fortune And Glory: 2019 Shale M&A Horoscope

Analysts, experts and industry observers size up M&A for the Permian, Marcellus, Stack and Powder River Basin and take a look at what the tea leaves portend for 2019.

December 3, 2018