Deals & Trends

The Fort Worth, Texas, company will be able to drill while hunting down more acquisitions—and without taking a major hit to its balance sheet.

The company is in the process of obtaining a loan and negotiating to sell noncore assets as well as interest in the North Slope that it acquired in 2014.

 E&Ps such as Diamondback continue to outperform their peers as larger, capitalized companies look to buy smaller companies and private equity is on the move, including a new Chinese-backed entrant.

In an area where Goodrich spends no capex, the company sold 2,850 boe/d in production in the Eagle Ford but apparently did not receive credit for its undeveloped acreage.

A Goldman Sachs analyst identifies targets for major oil companies that have failed so far to gain entry into shale plays and need to replace depleted reserves.

The top 10 frack sand suppliers claim 55% of total business, while more than 40 companies make up the remaining percentage.