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Trigger-Happy Acquirer Parsley Pulls Another Buy In Delaware Basin

The company purchased mineral rights under its existing acreage to increase its working interest and net revenue interest.

Darren Barbee
Mon, 05/23/2016 - 16:57
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Top M&A Picks Emerge After Range’s $4.4 Billion Merger

Even companies with large inventories continue to seek out value in buying companies. Goldman Sachs rated companies in a point system that determines the likelihood of M&A activity. Top picks include RSP Permian.

Darren Barbee
Mon, 05/23/2016 - 13:41
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The Old Merger And The Sea: Can FMC, Technip Combo Compete With Shale?

FMC Technologies will contribute 39% of the company’s enterprise value and own 49% of a stake in the merger with Technip. But is it worth it?

Darren Barbee
Mon, 05/23/2016 - 11:21
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Vanishing Point? Vanguard Closes Stack Sale; Braces For Hit From Lenders

Despite Vanguard’s loss of the Scoop/Stack acreage and a pared-back borrowing base, the company forecasts it will generate a substantial amount of excess cash flow in 2016.

Emily Moser
Fri, 05/20/2016 - 16:00
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McClendon’s American Energy Partners Powering Down

While Aubrey McClendon’s legacy won’t be tarnished by the closing of his final venture, the company will lose 100 employees who had worked under his guidance.

Darren Barbee
Thu, 05/19/2016 - 13:34
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Asian Investors’ E&P Assets Buying Spree Slows

Oil supplies are stable, low prices are expected to continue in 2016 and ‘there are no plans to purchase E&P assets,’ a Korean oil executive says.

Emily Moser
Thu, 05/19/2016 - 07:50
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A Mirthless May: Bankruptcies Fell E&Ps; Halcón Next

Bankruptcies proliferate in May with companies damaged by low commodity prices, which in turn have sunk borrowing bases and choked cash flow.

Darren Barbee
Wed, 05/18/2016 - 19:50
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Stalking Horse Bidder Rice Energy Thrown By Rival In The Marcellus

The company had agreed to purchase about 27,000 net acres for $200 million but was outbid by an undisclosed party by about $140 million.

Darren Barbee
Wed, 05/18/2016 - 09:40
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EnerVest’s Cornucopia Adds $1.3 Billion In Eagle Ford Delicacies

The company has been purchasing assets since late 2015 and now has production of about 17,000 boe/d located in Karnes County, Texas.

Darren Barbee
Tue, 05/17/2016 - 14:47
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Williams, ETE Gripped By Merger That May Not Be

Suit filed by Williams to push ETE to complete acquisition might not succeed, and might not be in Williams’ best interest if it does.

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 09:31
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Range Resources To Expand Beyond Marcellus Shale Through Merger

Range Resources is diversifying its portfolio into the Gulf Coast through an agreement to acquire North Louisiana pure play Memorial Resource Development in an all-stock transaction valued at $4.4 billion.

Emily Moser
Mon, 05/16/2016 - 12:45
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Debt Claims Another: Penn Virginia Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

The 134-year-old Radnor, Pa.-based company is following in the footsteps of several other E&Ps, including the Linn Energy family of companies which filed for bankruptcy protection only a day earlier.

Emily Moser
Fri, 05/13/2016 - 10:00

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