Mergers & Acquisitions

Energy XXI Prices $500 Million Senior Notes – Proceeds Going to Pay down Debt

Energy XXI (ticker: EXXI) is an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company whose growth strategy emphasizes acquisitions, enhanced by its value-added organic drilling program. The company has implemented an “acquire and exploit” growth strategy to build a …

September 25, 2013 - 4:00 pm Mergers & Acquisitions, Offshore, Oil and Gas 360 Articles
Emerald Oil Becomes Large Scale, Pure Play Operator in Williston Basin; Announces Common Stock Offering and Increased Production Guidance

Emerald Oil Becomes Large Scale, Pure Play Operator in Williston Basin; Announces Common Stock Offering and Increased Production Guidance

Emerald Oil, Inc. (ticker: EOX) is an oil weighted exploration and production company focused primarily on acquiring acreage and developing wells in the Williston Basin of North Dakota and Montana. EOX specifically targets the Bakken and Three Forks shale formations.…

September 24, 2013 - 4:33 pm Mergers & Acquisitions, Oil and Gas 360 Articles
Approach Resources Sells Stake in Oil Pipeline for $108 Million; Records 575% Return on Investment

Approach Resources Sells Stake in Oil Pipeline for $108 Million; Records 575% Return on Investment

Approach Resources Inc. (ticker: AREX) is an independent oil and gas company with core operations, production and reserves located in the Permian Basin in West Texas. The company targets multiple oil and liquids-rich formations in the Permian Basin, where the …

September 19, 2013 - 4:15 pm Mergers & Acquisitions, Midstream, Oil and Gas 360 Articles
Harvest Natural Resources in Negotiations to Sell Company, Spin-Off Assets

Harvest Natural Resources in Negotiations to Sell Company, Spin-Off Assets

Harvest Natural Resources, Inc., (ticker: HNR) headquartered in Houston, Texas, is an independent energy company with principal operations in Venezuela, exploration assets in Indonesia, West Africa, China and business development offices in Singapore and the United Kingdom.

HNR recently presented …

Williston Bound and Doubling Down: Oasis Petroleum Increases Williston Basin Position by Nearly 50%; Raises $1 Billion in Senior Notes

Williston Bound and Doubling Down: Oasis Petroleum Increases Williston Basin Position by Nearly 50%; Raises $1 Billion in Senior Notes

Oasis Petroleum Inc. (ticker: OAS) is an independent exploration and production company focused on the acquisition and development of unconventional oil and natural gas resources, primarily operating in the Williston Basin.

On September 5, 2013, the company announced it …

September 11, 2013 - 11:18 am Mergers & Acquisitions, Oil and Gas 360 Articles

Eagle Ford Focused Aurora Oil & Gas Limited Adds to Reserves; Increases Borrowing Base by 50%

Aurora Oil & Gas Limited (ticker: AEF and AUT) is a Perth- and Houston-based oil and liquids company with operations in the Eagle Ford Shale trend of South Texas. Aurora has 88,800 gross (22,000 net) acres in the “tri-county” area …

September 9, 2013 - 4:47 pm Mergers & Acquisitions, Oil and Gas 360 Articles
Whiting Petroleum Re-Ups On Williston Basin Properties

Whiting Petroleum Re-Ups On Williston Basin Properties

Whiting Petroleum Corporation (ticker: WLL) is an independent oil and gas company that explores for, develops, acquires and produces crude oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids primarily in Williston Basin and Permian Basin regions of the United States. The …

August 27, 2013 - 5:19 pm Mergers & Acquisitions, Oil and Gas 360 Articles
Energy XXI Reports Expanded Reserve Base; New Subsalt Opportunities Complement Horizontal Drilling; 2014 Forecast – Up!

Energy XXI Reports Expanded Reserve Base; New Subsalt Opportunities Complement Horizontal Drilling; 2014 Forecast – Up!

Energy XXI (ticker: EXXI) is an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company whose growth strategy emphasizes acquisitions, enhanced by its value-added organic drilling program. The company has implemented an “acquire and exploit” growth strategy to build a …

August 23, 2013 - 4:03 pm Mergers & Acquisitions, Offshore, Oil and Gas 360 Articles

Unit Corporation Notes From the Road – Building Long-Term Value

EnerCom, Inc. traveled with Unit Corporation (ticker: UNT) executives to meet with investors in Dallas to complement similar trips undertaken with the company during 2013 in other energy investment centers, including London.  Click here for the latest corporate presentation.…

Unit Corporation Reports 2013 Second Quarter Results

Unit Corporation Reports 2013 Second Quarter Results

Unit Corporation (UNT) today reported its financial and operational results for the second quarter of 2013. Highlights include:

  • Adjusted non-GAAP net income for the quarter was $48.8 million, or $1.01 per diluted share (see Non-GAAP Financial Measures below).
  • Total production
August 6, 2013 - 3:10 pm Mergers & Acquisitions, Oil and Gas 360 Articles

Dawson Geophysical Reports Fiscal Third Quarter And Nine Month 2013 Results

Company Reports an Increase in Third Quarter Net Income And EBITDA over Comparative 2012 Quarter

Dawson Geophysical Company (DWSN) today reported revenues of $75,647,000 for the third quarter-ended June 30, 2013, compared to revenues of $68,348,000 for the same quarter …

Sanchez Energy Reports Growing Production Results

Sanchez Energy Reports Growing Production Results

Sanchez Energy Corporation (ticker: SN) is a Houston, Texas, based growth oriented independent exploration and production company focused on the exploration, acquisition, and development of oil resources in the onshore U.S. Gulf Coast with a current focus on the liquids-rich …

July 31, 2013 - 10:10 am Mergers & Acquisitions, Oil and Gas 360 Articles

ERHC Energy Flying High in Kenya; Airborne FTC Survey Commencing

ERHC Energy Inc. (ticker: ERHE) is a publicly traded American company with oil and gas assets in Sub-Saharan Africa. Over the last two years, ERHC has acquired exploration blocks in Chad and Kenya to complement its existing offshore blocks in …

July 19, 2013 - 4:09 pm Mergers & Acquisitions, Oil and Gas 360 Articles

Enerplus Selling Non-Core Assets for $80 Million

Enerplus (ticker: ERF) is an independent exploration and production company with a concentrated portfolio of oil and natural gas assets both in Canada and the United States. The company’s operations include high growth opportunities in the Bakken/Three Forks, as well …

June 27, 2013 - 2:57 pm Mergers & Acquisitions, Oil and Gas 360 Articles
PetroQuest Energy: $193MM Acquisition Grows Production 27%; Company to Accelerate Its Onshore Liquids-Rich Drilling Programs

PetroQuest Energy: $193MM Acquisition Grows Production 27%; Company to Accelerate Its Onshore Liquids-Rich Drilling Programs

PetroQuest Energy: $193MM Acquisition Grows Production 27%; Company to Accelerate Its Onshore Liquids-Rich Drilling Programs

PetroQuest Energy, Inc. (NYSE: PQ) is an independent energy company engaged in the exploration, development, acquisition and production of oil and natural gas reserves in …

June 21, 2013 - 6:45 am Mergers & Acquisitions, Oil and Gas 360 Articles

QEP Resources, Inc. Provides Operational Update

QEP Resources, Inc. (ticker: QEP) is a leading independent natural gas and crude oil exploration and production company focused in two major regions: the Northern Region (primarily in the Rockies and the Williston Basin) and the Southern Region (primarily Oklahoma, …

Sanchez Energy: Cotulla Acquisition Transforming Company Profile

Sanchez Energy Corp. (ticker: SN) is as a fast growing independent oil and gas company targeting the liquids-rich Eagle Ford Shale, Pearsall Shale, Austin Chalk, and Buda Limestone plays. The company’s recent Cotulla acquisition back in March 2013 meaningfully expanded …

June 3, 2013 - 5:09 pm Mergers & Acquisitions, Oil and Gas 360 Articles

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold and Plains Exploration & Production Announce PXP Shareholders Approve Acquisition

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (FCX) and Plains Exploration & Production Company (PXP) today announced that the shareholders of PXP approved FCX’s acquisition of PXP at a special meeting held today. A majority of the outstanding shares approved the transaction.…

May 20, 2013 - 5:11 pm Mergers & Acquisitions, Oil and Gas 360 Articles

PetroQuest Energy Announces First Quarter 2013 Results And Provides Operations And Hedging Update

PetroQuest Energy, Inc. (PQ) announced today that the Company recorded net income available to common stockholders for the quarter ended March 31, 2013 of $2,607,000, or $0.04 per share, compared to first quarter 2012 net loss to common stockholders of …

Dawson Geophysical Reports Fiscal Second Quarter And Six-Month 2013 Results

Company Generates a 16 and 21 Percent Increase in EBITDA for the Second Quarter and Six Month Period, Respectively

Dawson Geophysical Company (DWSN) today reported results for the quarter-ended March 31, 2013, the Company’s second quarter of fiscal 2013.

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ERHC Energy Inc. Signs Letter of Intent to Farm-Out a Portion of Its Interest in Kenya Exploration Block

ERHC Energy Inc. Signs Letter of Intent to Farm-Out a Portion of Its Interest in Kenya Exploration Block

ERHC Energy Inc. (ERHE) is a publicly traded American company with oil and gas assets in Sub-Saharan Africa. Over eighteen months to two years, ERHC has acquired additional exploration blocks in Chad and Kenya to complement its existing offshore blocks …

Progress Report: BPZ Energy Joint Venture with Pacific Rubiales in Peru

BPZ Energy (ticker: BPZ) is exploring and producing from licensed contracts covering approximately 2.2 million gross acres in four properties in northwest Peru. One short year ago, a strategic inflection point for BPZ Energy was identified by OAG360. BPZ announced

April 16, 2013 - 4:22 pm Mergers & Acquisitions, Oil and Gas 360 Articles

CAMAC Energy Inc. Announces Year End and Fourth Quarter 2012 Results and Provides Operational Update

CAMAC Energy Inc. (ticker: CAK) is a Houston-headquartered oil and natural gas company exploring the vast onshore and offshore basins of East and West Africa. Offshore Nigeria, CAK currently produces from the Oyo Oilfield on block OML 120 with additional …

Acorn Energy Inc. – Notes From the Road

EnerCom, Inc. traveled with John Moore, CEO of Acorn Energy (ticker: ACFN) to meet with investors in Dallas on April 9, 2013.

Acorn Energy, Inc. is a holding company whose four portfolio companies help customers achieve greater productivity, reliability, security, …

April 11, 2013 - 4:24 pm Mergers & Acquisitions, Oil and Gas 360 Articles
Magnum Hunter Resources Sells Eagle Ford Properties for $401 Million to Penn Virginia Corp; Deal Helps Both Companies’ Growth Plans

Magnum Hunter Resources Sells Eagle Ford Properties for $401 Million to Penn Virginia Corp; Deal Helps Both Companies’ Growth Plans

Magnum Hunter Resources (ticker: MHR) entered into a definitive agreement to sell production from 49 wells on 19,000 net mineral acres to Penn Virginia (ticker: PVA) for a total purchase price of $400 million, $361 million in cash and $40 …

April 3, 2013 - 5:39 pm Mergers & Acquisitions, Oil and Gas 360 Articles

Rosetta Resources Acquires Permian Assets from Comstock Resources

Rosetta Resources Inc. (ticker: ROSE) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Permian Basin assets from Comstock Resources, Inc. (ticker: CRK)  for a purchase price of approximately $768 million, subject to customary closing adjustments.

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March 15, 2013 - 3:19 pm Mergers & Acquisitions, Oil and Gas 360 Articles
Aurora Oil & Gas Limited: Pure Play Eagle Ford Producer Makes Strategic Acquisition

Aurora Oil & Gas Limited: Pure Play Eagle Ford Producer Makes Strategic Acquisition

Aurora Oil & Gas Limited (tickers: AEF and AUT) is a Perth and Houston-based oil and liquids company with operations solely in the Eagle Ford shale of South Texas. At year-end 2012, the company exited the year producing approximately 13,850 …

March 1, 2013 - 5:13 pm Mergers & Acquisitions, Oil and Gas 360 Articles

LINN Energy and LinnCo to Acquire Berry Petroleum Company for $4.3 Billion

LINN Energy, LLC (Nasdaq:LINE), LinnCo, LLC (Nasdaq:LNCO) and Berry Petroleum Company (NYSE:BRY) today announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which LINN and LinnCo will acquire all of Berry’s outstanding shares for total consideration of $4.3 billion, …

February 21, 2013 - 5:08 pm Mergers & Acquisitions, Oil and Gas 360 Articles

Saratoga Resources Inc: A Quick Snapshot of this Acquire and Exploit Oil and Gas Company

Saratoga Resources Inc. (ticker: SARA) concentrates on abundant, low-risk drilling opportunities located in the transition zone off the coast of Louisiana. In some places, including the company’s Grand Bay field, approximately 64 stacked pay sands exist with wells that have …

December 17, 2012 - 10:42 pm Mergers & Acquisitions, Oil and Gas 360 Articles

Acquire and Exploit Isn't All They Can Do: Energy XXI Updates Gulf of Mexico Shelf Operations; Organic Drilling Efforts Help EXXI Hit Production Goals

During the last six years, Energy XXI (NASDAQ:EXXI) has completed five major acquisitions, making EXXI the third largest producer on the Gulf of Mexico shelf. The company’s historic core strategy is to acquire and exploit producing oil properties; however, more …

February 27, 2012 - 3:25 pm Mergers & Acquisitions, Offshore, Oil and Gas 360 Articles