Exploration & Production - Exclusives

Marathon Oil’s Early Test Results Extend Bakken Core Position

In addition to strong Bakken core extension test results, Marathon Oil also continued to chip away at its remaining $1 billion share buyback program.

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Forty Under 40: Michael Rozenfeld, Boomtown Oil

Michael Rozenfeld, partner and geoscience lead at Boomtown Oil, a privately-owned, Houston-based E&P focused on the Lower 48 that he helped co-found, is today’s Forty Under 40 honoree.

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EOG Resources’ Legacy South Texas Assets On The Market

EOG Resources’ South Texas asset package, being marketed for sale by TenOaks Energy Advisors, comprises operational control in legacy fields in the prolific Frio trend area.

December 10, 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

Forty Under 40: Manuj Nikhanj, RS Energy Group

Manuj Nikhanj, who helps steer RS Energy Group as president and co-CEO of the Calgary, Alberta-based intelligence firm, is today’s Forty Under 40 honoree.

December 10, 2018

Analysts: OPEC Decision Good For Global Market, US Shale Producers

After oil market dropped 30% from October, the market jumped 5% with OPEC’s decision to cut oil production by 1.2 million barrels per day.

December 7, 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

Oil Surges 5% As OPEC Agrees To Production Cuts

Two-day marathon meeting leads to more bullish than expected oil output cuts by OPEC and its allies.

December 7, 2018

USGS Report Expands Permian’s Wolfcamp, Bone Spring Potential Bounty

The USGS says it has identified the Permian Basin’s Wolfcamp Shale and overlying Bone Spring Formation in the Delaware as its ‘largest continuous oil and gas resource ever assessed.’

December 6, 2018

Headlines: All Eyes On Vienna, Oil Cut Agreement Waits On Russia

Plus, Mexico's new president takes a stance with oil majors, Berry Petroleum exits East Texas for California and Scotland-based Wood to build an NGL pipeline in West Texas.

December 6, 2018

QEP Taps Cobalt Top Exec To Succeed Outgoing CEO Charles Stanley

Timothy Cutt, who most recently served as CEO of Cobalt International Energy, will join QEP Resources to serve as president and CEO of the pure-play Permian Basin company.

December 6, 2018

Scoop Play Pays Off For Gulfport Energy, Casillas Petroleum

Two years after entering Oklahoma’s Scoop, both Gulfport Energy and Casillas Petroleum said they are seeing returns from highly-economic wells.

December 5, 2018

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