Finance - Restructuring
At the recent NAPE Global Business Conference, panelists from Hess and Akin Gump gave insight on what plays into developing resources in the Lower 48 or international deepwater.
Privately-held Ascent is one of several energy companies U.S. fracking pioneer Aubrey McClendon launched after leaving Chesapeake Energy in 2013.
Drilling rig company Seadrill said in a court filing it postponed an initial hearing on its restructuring plan to Feb. 26, buying more time to consider alternative plans.
Seadrill’s main owner, Norwegian-born billionaire John Fredriksen, backed by Centerbridge Partners, and a group of unsecured bondholders have submitted alternative restructuring plans, and started talks earlier in January.
A U.S. court should dismiss the information provided by drilling rig firm Seadrill Ltd. (NYSE: SDRL) about its restructuring plan as inadequate, a U.S. government bankruptcy watchdog said in a filing on Jan. 3.
Linn Energy Inc. has been an exception in transitioning from MLP to organic growth enterprise.
When price relief doesn’t materialize and debt looms, oil and gas executives may have to address a weak balance sheet. Acknowledgement is step one.
U.S. oil service companies face hard decisions in the coming weeks on whether to continue working for Venezuela’s state-run oil company Petróleos de Venezuela SA.
Lower-for longer oil and gas prices present another set challenge for energy companies—commercial real estate decisions.
Of all the Petro States potentially sliding into the abyss, Venezuela looks like it’s holding the lead
Ultra Petroleum also reported April 3 that the proposed senior secured first-lien RBL term loan was increased to $800 million from $600 million, and that the proposed borrowing base was increased to $1.2 billion from $1 billion.
C&J said a new board of directors was appointed Jan. 6, consisting of Chairman Patrick Murray; Stuart Brightman; John Kennedy; Steven Mueller; Michael Roemer; and Michael Zawadzki; in addition to Don Gawick, C&J's president and CEO.