Companies - Exclusives

The Once And Future Permian

For years, the hinterlands of the Permian Basin have suffered, yet E&Ps in the Delaware and Midland basins are returning to the periphery of the play, and many of them have something to prove—or at least prove up.

November 1, 2018

Forty Under 40: John Campbell, Percussion Petroleum

Percussion Petroleum CEO John H. Campbell III is today’s Forty Under 40 honoree. John co-founded the Permian Basin-focused company in 2016 “with the intent to chase more conventional rock unconventionally.”

November 1, 2018

Encana To Combine With Newfield Exploration In $5.5 Billion All-Stock Transaction

The acquisition of Newfield and its key position in the Stack/Scoop is expected to make Encana the second largest producer of unconventional resources in North America.

November 1, 2018

Proposition 112: La La Land Comes To Colorado

As Initiative 97 made it onto the ballot as Proposition 112, it was as if a cloud containing some of the extreme politics of California descended on the Colorado energy sector.

October 31, 2018

Forty Under 40: J.M. Bradshaw, Paladin Land Group

J.M. (Buster) Bradshaw is today’s Forty Under 40 featured honoree. Buster is founding principal of Tulsa, Okla.-based Paladin Land Group and Mammoth Creek Royalty Management.

October 31, 2018

Forty Under 40: Brian Blad, Warwick Group

Warwick Group CFO Brian Blad is today’s Forty Under 40 honoree. Brian joined Warwick at a time when the Oklahoma City-based investment firm was pivoting from a startup to a multibillion-dollar entity.

October 30, 2018

Chesapeake To Acquire Eagle Ford Producer WildHorse For Nearly $4 Billion

Chesapeake Energy is set to create an Eagle Ford oil producing powerhouse through its nearly $4 billion acquisition of WildHorse Resource Development.

October 30, 2018

ConocoPhillips Vows Capital Discipline, Sees Earnings Surge

Production from the company’s unconventional assets in the Eagle Ford, Bakken and Delaware Basin jumped in the third quarter to 313,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day.

October 25, 2018

Executive Q&A: Oasis Petroleum Goes South

Long-time Bakken pure-player Oasis Petroleum expanded its portfolio into the competitive Delaware Basin. Is the deal an expansion of its program, or the prelude to an eventual portfolio makeover? Or both?

October 19, 2018

BP Cranks Up Thunder Horse Expansion Project In GoM

The BP tieback project adds a new subsea manifold and connects two wells to existing flowlines about 3 km north of the platform in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.

October 18, 2018

Shell Bets On Shale For Flexibility In Energy Transition

Head of Shell’s U.S. business, Gretchen Watkins, says oil and gas output from shale reserves will act as ‘balance’ for deepwater projects.

October 18, 2018

Earthstone Boosts Midland Footprint With $950 Million Sabalo Acquisition

Earthstone Energy agreed to acquire EnCap-backed Sabalo, which is expected to more than double the company’s Midland Basin footprint.

October 17, 2018