Deals & Trends

At Hart Energy’s Viewpoint Executive Energy Club, Stratas Advisors directors gave industry executives a wide-ranging view and key to competing in the upcoming year.

Ernst & Young report sees infrastructure deals taking off if calm is restored to the markets. Midstream M&A dipped 8% to $149.4 billion last year from 2014’s record.

Pressure pumpers are seeing bids cluster, a signal that concessions for E&Ps may have bottomed and that some oilfield service companies may start to fall by the wayside.

Midstream assets figure heavily into deal, with Dominion calculating that $425 million in EBITDA could be moved into its midstream MLP. The merger would put Eastern and Western gas market under Dominion’s roof.

With plans of bringing their “best-in-class technologies” to West Texas, Luxe's founders struck out on their own with eyes for the Delaware Basin.

At closing, expected in the first quarter of 2016, the gathering system will consist of more than 220 miles of oil, gas and water gathering lines installed in conjunction with WPX’s drilling in the Gallup oil play.