Finance - Exclusives

E&P Bankruptcy Tactics: After The Fall

With a more disciplined approach to preserving capital and an increased focus on core basins, some operators have shifted their efforts after emerging from bankruptcy.

February 14, 2018

NAPE Buzz: Cautious Optimism, Deal Discussions

The Hart Energy video team brings a closer look from the exhibit floor at the 2018 NAPE Summit, which drew more than 12,000 attendees this year to downtown Houston.

February 13, 2018

Headwinds Buffet Midstream Capital Recovery

After overbuilding during the last boom, debt and uncertainty weigh heavily on the sector.

February 12, 2018

Commercial Banking: Stabilizing And Improving

While some distressed credits are still being restructured, sentiment in energy lending has markedly improved, and being back to “business as usual” feels more than just good.

February 1, 2018

Private Capital’s Tipping Point

Last year, public-equity investors abandoned the oil and gas space. Could private-equity investors do the same this year?

February 1, 2018

Moving Targets May Come Closer

As the calendar passes from one year to the next, there’s a natural tendency to look back to see how some of the energy landmarks have shifted over time.

February 1, 2018

Westwood: Drilling Budget Expansion On Tap For US E&Ps

U.S. E&Ps plan substantial increases to their drilling and completion budgets for 2018 and beyond.

January 30, 2018

IPAA: Financial Markets Boost Access To Capital

To increase production operators still need to access capital on relatively short timeframes.

January 30, 2018

How Private Capital Is Fueling Production Growth

At IPAA’s Private Capital Conference, expert panelists delved into traditional funding and disruptive thinking.

January 26, 2018

Study: Only One-Third Of Canadian Oil Patch Job Losses Expected To Return

Technology and lower-for-longer price environment have wrought rapid changes—some good, some bad—to Canada’s oil patch.

January 19, 2018

Tax Reform Impact On Energy? Short Answer: MLPs Are Fine

Baker Botts tells clients that, while the tax advantage compared to C-corporations has narrowed, it remains favorable to partnerships.

January 17, 2018

Oil, Gas Producers Among Hardest Hit By US Tax Reforms

Restrictions on relief for interest payments could affect heavily indebted companies.

January 16, 2018