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Halliburton Posts 1Q Gain Despite Operational Challenges

Halliburton posts a 34% increase over the same period last year. The company has delivered the highest returns in the industry for the last five quarters, its CEO said.

April 23, 2018

US Shale Companies Strike Cash On Higher Crude Prices

Leading shale oil producers are generating significant free cash with oil prices at present levels.

April 23, 2018

Latest Blank-Check Company Completes Upsized $414 Million IPO

Pure Acquisition, led by Jack D. Hightower, is the latest blank-check company to emerge with an industry veteran at its helm.

April 18, 2018

Study: Good News, Bad News For Canada’s Oil Industry

While companies are finally seeing black in the financial reports again, oil and gas jobs are still lagging, a Conference Board of Canada study revealed.

April 13, 2018

EIA: Brent Spot Price Heating Up For Summer

The government agency expects Brent to trend toward record numbers, but WTI to remain below $60/bbl.

April 11, 2018

Oil, Gas Producers Continue To Hedge Production

Oil and gas producers are continuing to hedge production, according to a recent survey authored by Opportune Managing Director Shane Randolph and Senior Consultant Josh Schulte.

April 11, 2018

Study: Capital Efficiency Marks Outperformers

Capital efficiency is the watchword today for those running, investing in or financing E&Ps.

April 10, 2018

Scrimmage Line: Comstock Sells Eagle Ford; Picks Up Cowboys Owner’s Cash

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones will invest $75 million in Comstock, but analysts throw down a penalty flag on Comstock’s Eagle Ford Shale divestiture and dilutive refinancing efforts.

April 3, 2018

The Export Angle

We often hear talk of the “resiliency” of unconventional producers proving to be much greater than many thought a few years ago.

April 2, 2018

Executive Q&A: Samson, Redeemed

A legendary 48-year-old independent retools itself as a lean and nimble start-up. Now the question lingers: Grow long or sell short?

April 2, 2018

Private Equity's Strategy: Adapting And Diversifying

Private-equity sponsors are seeing opportunities to invest in oil and gas, but exits are becoming increasingly complex.

March 30, 2018

Global Crude Oil Outlook: It’s All About OPEC, US Shale

Pace of production will be the key determining factor in price for next two years, but what will that price be?

March 27, 2018