June 2017


The remarkable “Delaware Spring” is on repeat thanks to stable commodity prices, technological advancements and a reasonable bid-ask spread.

 Three industry leaders are ready to make strategic investments, but cautious about where they will go.

Core Energy has found the way to more oil in the northern state via EOR and exploration in the Niagaran reefs.

Concho Resources’ steady-as-she-goes mantra, combined with its oversized pure-play portfolio, sets it apart as a Permian powerhouse.

As oil prices pick back up, deep and ultradeepwater drilling will continue to dominate in the GoM over the next five years.

Two launches illustrate the different ways entrepreneurs are putting money to work in today’s oil and gas market.

The central Anadarko Basin Scoop/Stack bonanza is far from locked and done if you know where to look next, according to these three operators.

Operators are thrilled with prospects and results in the Permian, executing SPACs and tackling stacked pay to get the most out of the biggest, best basin.

A&D Trends

The oil-rich Bakken may have been dozing during the downturn, but with a slow recovery in commodity prices, A&D activity could awaken.

At Closing

Majors and international oil companies will continue to play offense after a year of buying up private equity-backed E&Ps.

Bright Spots

Rick Garza explains the value of rigorous analysis and significant data to the oil and gas space.

E&P Momentum

As operators super-size wellsite activities, subtle changes in process are generating more hydrocarbons at a lower per unit price.

From the Editor-in-Chief

Perception is reality, and today’s teenagers’ view of oil and gas puts the industry in peril.

Cover Story

Oil and gas mineral interests are in the spotlight—and institutions and private equity teams seeking passive income have noticed.

On the Money

Global inventories and a re-emergence of corporate M&A activity could improve the apathetic-to-low investment sentiment.