Insight Commentary

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2010: Return of the A&D Market?

The ExxonMobil/XTO and Denbury/Encore mega-deals send out positive signals for 2010 activity.

Fri, 02/26/2010 - 11:43
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Hello Again, Canada

Grab your assets, the Canadians are coming.

Wed, 05/05/2010 - 16:15
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Changed World

Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co.’s Maynard Holt shares his insights on the new-look M&A marketplace.

Steve Toon
Wed, 06/16/2010 - 15:39
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The Road Ahead

Capital is available, the IPO window has opened and M&A is gaining traction.

Wed, 08/11/2010 - 12:14
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Three Major Deals Boost First-Quarter 2011 Transactions To $13B

Chesapeake exits the Fayetteville shale and Range exits the Barnett shale while CNOOC and KNOC gain entrée to U.S. liquids-rich plays. U.S.-based JVs now exceed $27 billion over the last three years.

Richard Mason
Thu, 04/14/2011 - 11:30
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Structural Transformation In The Permian Basin

Small operators are finding themselves outbid for Permian properties as larger public firms with greater capital access block up acreage in the region's rapidly developing resource plays.

Richard Mason
Fri, 04/15/2011 - 14:44
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Marathon Deal Signals Push For More South Texas Shale Share

In Monopoly terms, Eagle Ford is the Park Place of the domestic oil shale drilling market--and a genuine lesson on how to make money in real estate and oil at the same time.

Thu, 06/09/2011 - 14:11
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Is Southwestern Energy In Play? Options Market Thinks So

What do the bulls know that the oil and gas industry doesn't? Here's a look at why Southwestern may be primed for a takeover.

Wed, 06/22/2011 - 17:54
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Domestic Transaction Volume Falls Below $12 Billion In Second Quarter

Dealmakers will have a tough time replicating the record transaction volume in 2010. 

Richard Mason
Tue, 07/12/2011 - 16:47
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Not So Fast, Shale Gas

If projections for economically recoverable gas reserves prove bloated, buy some now.

Steve Toon
Wed, 07/13/2011 - 17:30
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The Joint Venture Era Grows Long In The Tooth

After an impressive first-quarter run, JV volume was a changeup pitch in the second quarter of 2011 if you count individual deals, and less dramatic than a pop infield fly if measured by dollar volume.

Richard Mason
Wed, 07/27/2011 - 15:39
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Crystal Balling The Marcellus Shale

While Appalachian rig count is steady, it is a derivative factor and does not yet reflect the impact from sizeable transactions by major oil companies during the last 24 months.

Richard Mason
Wed, 09/21/2011 - 15:57

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