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Courtesy of Cheniere

Cheniere’s LNG Express Moves Forward with FID for Train 3 at Corpus

Cheniere Energy, Inc. (ticker: LNG) made a positive final investment decision, clearing the way for its Train 3 project at Corpus Christi to reach the goal line. Cheniere said it plans to issue a full notice for Bechtel Oil, Gas and Chemicals, Inc. to continue construction. The construction began in late 2017 under limited notice to proceed, but with the[Read More…]

Iran’s Short-Lived Oil and Gas Boom

Iran’s Short-Lived Oil and Gas Boom

Iran’s energy sector will feel the repercussions of renewed sanctions Iran has the world’s fourth-largest proved crude oil reserves and the world’s second-largest natural gas reserves, but production in the country has been suppressed by international sanctions and underinvestment. Although some sanctions targeting the energy industry were temporarily lifted, and oil production reached ~3.8 MMBOPD in 2017, growth has remained[Read More…]

What’s Worth More to the State of Texas—Land or Oil?

Junior Canadian Texas and New Mexico Producer Goes Public

Permex Petroleum Corporation (ticker: OIL) has completed its initial public offering of 8,135,500 common shares at a price of $0.50 per share for proceeds of $4,067,750. The shares were listed on the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE) on May 15, 2018 and started trading this morning (May 17, 2018) under the ticker “OIL.” Returning shut in wells to production in the[Read More…]

May 17, 2018 - 3:20 pm 360 Articles, Closing Bell Story, E&P, Finance
Steve Chazen’s Magnolia Assets: Q1 2018 Results

Steve Chazen’s Magnolia Assets: Q1 2018 Results

TPG Pace Energy Holdings Corp. (ticker: TPGE), an energy-focused special purpose acquisition entity led by former Occidental Petroleum Corporation CEO Steve Chazen, disclosed certain financial and operating results for the first quarter of 2018 for the Karnes County and Giddings Field assets (the Magnolia assets) that TPGE is under definitive agreements to acquire from affiliates of EnerVest, Ltd. The Magnolia[Read More…]

Evolution Petroleum Acquires Assets from Bankrupt Enduro; Evolution CEO Randy Keys to Retire

Evolution Petroleum Acquires Assets from Bankrupt Enduro; Evolution CEO Randy Keys to Retire

Evolution Petroleum Corporation (ticker: EPM) will acquire certain oil and gas assets from an affiliate of Enduro Resource Partners LLC for a purchase price of $27.5 million. Evolution intends to fund the closing of this transaction primarily with cash on hand. According to Evolution, the agreement includes: A diversified package of producing properties in two primary areas: Permian Basin (approximately[Read More…]

Sterling Resources Taps Peru

Sterling Resources Taps Peru

Sterling Resources speeds up Bretana field development Peru-focused E&P Sterling Resources Ltd. (ticker: SLG) has advanced the 2018 capital program at the Bretana field in Northeast Peru. Last December, the company acquired 100% working interest in the field. At the time, the company estimated that the project would come online in 10 to 12 months for ~$24.6 million. Project’s budgeted[Read More…]

Rosehill Resources Produced More Than 18,000 BOEPD in April 2018

Rosehill Resources Produced More Than 18,000 BOEPD in April 2018

Rosehill cuts Loving County spud-to-TD time in half Rosehill Resources Inc. (ticker: ROSE) reported a net loss attributable to Rosehill of $1.3 million, or $(0.22) per share. Rosehill said this loss included an $18.2 million non-cash, pre-tax loss on commodity derivative instruments. For the quarter, Rosehill incurred capital costs of $96 million. Operations Rosehill grew average net first quarter production[Read More…]

May 15, 2018 - 5:13 pm 360 Articles, Closing Bell Story, E&P, Earnings, Finance, Fracing
Goodrich Petroleum: Focused on Haynesville through 2019

Goodrich Petroleum: Focused on Haynesville through 2019

All CapEx in 2018 and 2019 focused on Haynesville Goodrich Petroleum Corporation (ticker: GDP) had a net loss of $5.3 million in the first quarter of 2018, or $(0.47) per share. Capital expenditures totaled $21 million in the quarter, of which $20.6 million was spent on D&C and $0.4 million on other expenditures, Goodrich said. All of Q1’s total capital[Read More…]

May 15, 2018 - 5:06 pm 360 Articles, Closing Bell Story, E&P, Earnings, Finance, Fracing
Gulfport Energy Scores Big Gas Wells in the SCOOP

Gulfport Energy Scores Big Gas Wells in the SCOOP

Expects to fund all $780 million CapEx within cash flow in 2018 Gulfport Energy Corporation (ticker: GPOR) provided an update on two notable SCOOP well results. During its initial 30 days of production, the Lilly 3-15X10H cumulatively produced 395.5 MMcf of natural gas and 9.6 thousand barrels of oil. On a three-stream basis, the Lilly 3-15X10H produced at an average[Read More…]

May 15, 2018 - 4:59 pm 360 Articles, Closing Bell Story, E&P, Earnings, Finance, Fracing
Lonestar Resources Hits 10 MBOEPD in April, Increases Full Year Guidance

Lonestar Resources Hits 10 MBOEPD in April, Increases Full Year Guidance

Texas-based E&P Lonestar Resources US Inc. (ticker: LONE) reported a net loss attributable to its common stockholders of $18.5 million, or ($0.75) per share in Q1 2018. The company produced 7,777 BOEPD on average in the quarter. CEO Frank D. Bracken, III, said, “In the first quarter, production increased by 48% and realized prices after hedging rose 24%, resulting in[Read More…]

May 14, 2018 - 3:25 pm 360 Articles, Closing Bell Story, E&P, Earnings, Finance, Fracing
Courtesy of Extraction Oil & Gas, Inc.

Extraction Oil & Gas Targets Positive All-In Free Cashflow in 2H 2018

Extraction Oil & Gas, Inc. (ticker: XOG) reported a net loss of $52 million for Q1 2018, or $(0.32) per share. First quarter average net sales volumes were 68,874 BOEPD, including 36,052 BPD of crude oil, an increase of 106% year-over-year and 4% sequentially. During the quarter, Extraction reached total depth on 41 gross (27 net) wells with an average[Read More…]

WildHorse Resource Produced 52.4 MBOEPD in Q1

WildHorse Resource Produced 52.4 MBOEPD in Q1

WildHorse Resource Development Corporation (ticker: WRD) reported a net loss available to common stockholders of $123.2 million in Q1 2018, or $(1.24) per share. Net production was 52.4 MBOEPD for the quarter, consisting of 60% oil, 31% natural gas and 9% NGLs. The company said it realized 103% of WTI during Q1 2018. “In 2018, we are further optimizing our[Read More…]

OXY’s New Mexico Permian Wells Coming in with IP-30s of 3,100 BOEPD

OXY’s New Mexico Permian Wells Coming in with IP-30s of 3,100 BOEPD

Occidental Petroleum Corporation (ticker: OXY) reported a core income of $708 million for the first quarter of 2018, or $0.92 per diluted share. Total average daily production volumes were 609,000 BOE for the first quarter of 2018, compared to 621,000 BOE in the fourth quarter of 2017. Permian average daily production volumes improved from the prior quarter by 18,000 BOE,[Read More…]

Cimarex Produced 206 MBOEPD in Q1, with 55% from the Permian

Cimarex Produced 206 MBOEPD in Q1, with 55% from the Permian

Cimarex running 13 rigs: 10 in the Permian, 3 Mid-Con Cimarex Energy Co. (ticker: XEC) reported first quarter 2018 net income of $186.3 million, or $1.96 per share. Total company production for the quarter came in at the high end of guidance, Cimarex said, averaging 206.1 MBOEPD, with oil production averaging 65,212 BPD. Cimarex invested $313 million in exploration and[Read More…]

May 9, 2018 - 5:54 pm 360 Articles, Closing Bell Story, E&P, Earnings, Finance, Fracing
Bonanza Creek Energy Bumps XRL Type Curves by 35%

Bonanza Creek Energy Bumps XRL Type Curves by 35%

Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc. (ticker: BCEI) posted a net income of $13.9 million, or $0.68 per share for the first quarter of 2018. Last year, the company had a net loss of $94.3 million, or $(1.91) per diluted share – the net loss in Q1 2017 was driven by reorganization items of $89.0 million, Bonanza Creek said. Exceeding its original[Read More…]

May 9, 2018 - 5:49 pm 360 Articles, Closing Bell Story, E&P, Earnings, Finance, Fracing
Courtesy of RSP Permian

Futures Curve with Severe Backwardation is Laughable: Papa

CDEV likes oil’s prospects and New Mexico well results Centennial Resource Development, Inc. (ticker: CDEV) reported a net income of $66.1 million, or $0.25 per share for Q1 2018. The company’s average daily net production was 54,069 BOEPD for the quarter. “We saw consistent well performance during the quarter, with the average well producing approximately 1,200 barrels of oil per[Read More…]

Enbridge Sells U.S. Midstream for $1.1 Billion

Enbridge Sells U.S. Midstream for $1.1 Billion

Enbridge Inc. (ticker: ENB) said its indirect subsidiary, Enbridge (U.S.) Inc., has entered into an agreement to sell Midcoast Operating, L.P. and its subsidiaries to AL Midcoast Holdings, LLC (an affiliate of ArcLight Capital Partners, LLC) for a cash purchase price of US$1.120 billion. “The sale of Midcoast is an important step in our shift towards a pure regulated pipeline[Read More…]

Carrizo Oil & Gas Expects Production Near 60 MBOEPD in 2018

Carrizo Oil & Gas Expects Production Near 60 MBOEPD in 2018

Eagle Ford, Delaware drilling and completions are moving the needle Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (ticker: CRZO) had a net income of $14.7 million, or $0.18 per share in Q1 2018. The company went above the high-end of its guidance range, producing 51,257 BOEPD in the quarter. Carrizo said that the increased production was due to its recent A&D activity.[Read More…]

Eclipse Resources Finds Its Marcellus Wells’ Decline Curve “Much Gentler” than Expected

Eclipse Resources Finds Its Marcellus Wells’ Decline Curve “Much Gentler” than Expected

Eclipse Resources Corporation (ticker: ECR) reported a net loss for Q1 2018 of $2.6 million, or $(0.01) per share. Average net daily production was 315.2 MMcfe/d, consisting of 72% natural gas and 28% liquids. The company had realized an average oil price, before the impact of cash settled derivatives, of $56.52 per barrel, a $6.39 per barrel discount to the[Read More…]

May 8, 2018 - 4:10 pm 360 Articles, Closing Bell Story, E&P, Earnings, Finance, Fracing
Courtesy of Encana

Encana Sees 30% Growth within Cash Flow

Encana Corporation (ticker: ECA) opened 2018 with Q1 net earnings of $151 million. This compares to Q1 2017’s net earnings of $431 million. Cash generated from operating activities reached $381 million, which compares to $106 million in Q1 2017. Encana’s first quarter production totaled 324,400 BOEPD, of which the company’s core assets contributed 307,500 BOEPD. Total liquids production grew by[Read More…]

National Oilwell Varco: Six-Quarter Streak Snapped

National Oilwell Varco: Six-Quarter Streak Snapped

National Oilwell Varco (ticker: NOV) reported a first quarter 2018 net loss of $68 million, or $(0.18) per share. Revenues for the first quarter were $1.8 billion, a decrease of 9% compared to the fourth quarter of 2017 and an increase of 3% from the first quarter of 2017. Operating loss for the first quarter of 2018 was $1 million,[Read More…]

Refiners Join Forces: Marathon to Acquire Andeavor for $23 Billion

Refiners Join Forces: Marathon to Acquire Andeavor for $23 Billion

Deal will create the largest U.S. refiner Marathon Petroleum Corp. (ticker: MPC) and Andeavor (ticker: ANDV) have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which MPC will acquire all of ANDV’s outstanding shares, representing a total equity value of $23.3 billion and total enterprise value of $35.6 billion, based on MPC’s April 27, 2018, closing price of $81.43. ANDV shareholders[Read More…]

QEP Resources Reports Q1 2018

QEP Resources Reports Q1 2018

QEP Resources, Inc. (ticker: QEP) reported a net loss of $53.6 million, or $(0.22) per diluted share for the first quarter of 2018, compared to Q1 2017 when the company had a net income of $76.9 million, or $0.32 per diluted share. QEP delivered net oil equivalent production in the Permian Basin of 30.9 MBOEPD, including oil production of 24.0[Read More…]

EQT Records $2.3 Billion Non-Cash Impairment Charge

EQT Records $2.3 Billion Non-Cash Impairment Charge

EQT Corporation (ticker: EQT) reported a net loss of income attributable to EQT of $1,586 million, or $(5.99) per diluted earnings per share. The net loss attributable to EQT for the first quarter of 2018 was impacted by an impairment charge of $2.3 billion associated with the Huron and Permian Plays, increases in other operating costs, lower gains on derivatives[Read More…]

April 26, 2018 - 6:27 pm 360 Articles, Closing Bell Story, E&P, Earnings, Finance, Fracing
Range Resources Reports Q1 2018

Range Resources Reports Q1 2018

Range Resources Corporation (ticker: RRC) reported a net income of $49 million, or $0.20 per diluted share. “The first quarter was a good start to the year, generating record quarterly cash flow while remaining on track to deliver our expected 11% growth within cash flow for 2018. Operationally, Range is focused on translating our peer leading inventory into shareholder value[Read More…]

April 26, 2018 - 6:25 pm 360 Articles, Closing Bell Story, E&P, Earnings, Finance, Fracing, Midstream
Core Laboratories Stim-Lab

Core Lab Q1 Revenues Up 8%, Operating Income Jumps ~40%

For the first quarter, 2018, Core Laboratories N.V. (ticker: CLB) reported a net income of approximately $23.5 million, or $0.54 per share for Q1 2018. Revenue from continuing operations was $170 million, up over 8% year-over-year and operating income was $32.3 million, up almost 40% year-over-year. Reservoir description and production enhancement Reservoir description operations revenue in the first quarter of[Read More…]

April 26, 2018 - 6:13 pm 360 Articles, Closing Bell Story, Earnings, Finance, International
ConocoPhillips Produces 1,224 MBOEPD, Nets $0.9 Billion

ConocoPhillips Produces 1,224 MBOEPD, Nets $0.9 Billion

ConocoPhillips Company (ticker: COP) reported first quarter 2018 earnings of $0.9 billion, or $0.75 per share. This compares to first quarter 2017 earnings of $0.6 billion, or $0.47 per share. First quarter production, excluding Libya, was 1,224 MBOEPD. Production from Libya was 45 MBOEPD. Conoco said that it grew year-over-year production in the Eagle Ford, Bakken and Delaware by 20%.[Read More…]

Cenovus Expects Full Year Oil Sands Volume to be 364,000-382,000 Barrels Per Day in 2018

Cenovus Expects Full Year Oil Sands Volume to be 364,000-382,000 Barrels Per Day in 2018

Cenovus Energy Inc. (ticker: CVE) posted a net earnings loss from continuing operations of $914 million, or $(0.74) per diluted share for Q1 2018, compared to Q1 2017 recorded a net profit of $211 million, or $0.25 per share. “The challenges we experienced in the first quarter had a significant impact on our financial results, but the underlying performance of[Read More…]

Gray Oak Pipeline Links Permian’s Oil to Corpus Christi’s Refining and Exports

Gray Oak Pipeline Links Permian’s Oil to Corpus Christi’s Refining and Exports

Expanded pipeline could grow to one million barrels per day of oil takeaway Andeavor (ticker: ANDV), formerly known as Tesoro, will be partnering up with Phillips 66 Partners (ticker: PSXCP) and Buckeye Partners, L.P. (ticker: BPL) in two projects that will help transport Permian Basin oil to market. The first joint venture project, Gray Oak Pipeline, LLC, is owned by[Read More…]

April 25, 2018 - 5:38 pm 360 Articles, Closing Bell Story, Finance, LNG, Midstream
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Hess Net Q1 Production: 233 MBOEPD – Bakken 111 MBOEPD

Bakken production up 11% over Q1 2017 Hess Corporation (ticker: HES) reported a net loss of $106 million, or $(0.38) per common share in Q1 2018. This compares to a net loss of $324 million, or $(1.07) per share in Q1 2017. Oil and gas production went above the company’s guidance estimates. Net production averaged 233 MBOEPD (excluding Libya) and[Read More…]