Exploration & Production - Exclusives

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

The Greater Green Goes Horizontal

E&Ps in the greater Green River Basin are mixing horizontals into their drilling programs, helped by higher liquids production. Vertical wells pay their way, but the search is on for resource plays.

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

Oil Industry Moves Beyond Digital Hype To Add Value

Chesapeake, BHGE and VAKT share thoughts on digital technology and how it is transforming the industry.

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

Rice Brothers Look To Transform Industry Through Fracking Software Investment

Rice Investment Group recently closed on an investment in Cold Bore Technology, a fracking software company the brothers behind Rice Energy see electrifying the oil field.

October 29, 2018

Forty Under 40: Philip Berry, EnerVest

Today’s Forty Under 40 honoree is Philip Berry, vice president of transactions and deputy general counsel for EnerVest. Philip served as the lead negotiator on the company’s recent $2.6 billion transaction with TPG Pace-Magnolia Oil and Gas.

October 29, 2018

Denbury Adds Eagle Ford Core With $1.7 Billion Penn Virginia Merger

Denbury Resources agreed to acquire Penn Virginia in a cash-and-stock transaction valued at $1.7 billion, marking the company’s entry into the Eagle Ford Shale.

October 29, 2018

Analysts: More Spending Needed To Meet Future Oil, Gas Demand

Annual development spending by upstream oil and gas companies needs to rise to about $600 billion through the next decade, analysts say.

October 26, 2018

Secret Behind Super-Extended Laterals In US Shale

The secret behind those super-extended laterals? It is a holistic approach in which drilling and completion are considered two sides of the same coin.

October 26, 2018

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