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Losses continue to mount for National Oilwell Varco in third quarter

Houston Chronicle


Losses continue to mount for Houston oil field service company National Oilwell Varco, which posted a nearly quarter billion dollar loss during the third quarter.

In a statement released after close of market on Monday, NOV reported a …

October 29, 2019 - 9:05 am Closing Bell Story‎, Earnings, Oilfield Services
Alaska Is the Biggest Bet Yet for Texas’s Anti-Shale Oil Billionaire

Alaska Is the Biggest Bet Yet for Texas’s Anti-Shale Oil Billionaire

From Bloomberg


Hildebrand gained fortune buying old, conventional oil assets, bet may be timely as investors begin to sour on shale

Texas oilman Jeffery Hildebrand became a billionaire by shunning the shale revolution taking place in his home state. Now, …

Source: SEACOR

Galveston Company Enters Race to Supply IMO 2020 Fuels

From The Houston Chronicle


With a massive shift in the marine fuel market just months away from implementation, a Galveston fuel storage operator says it plans to operate a 50,000 barrel a day crude processing facility to meet new stricter …

Courtesy of Enbridge

Oil Services Firm TechnipFMC to Split Into Two Publicly Traded Companies

From Reuters


Franco-American oil services firm TechnipFMC Plc (FTI.N) said on Monday it would spin off its engineering and construction operations into a separate company, leaving it as a technology-focused equipment supplier to oil and gas companies.

TechnipFMC, which had …

Enerflex Appoints New CFO, General Counsel

Enerflex Appoints New CFO, General Counsel

By Tyler Losier, Energy Reporter, Oil & Gas 360

Enerflex names Sanjay Bishnoi as senior vice president and CFO, David Izett as senior vice president and general counsel
Enerflex Ltd. (stock ticker: ENRFF), a Calgary-based oilfield service company, has appointed

Source: Citgo

Citgo’s New CEO Confident in an Uncertain Time

From The Houston Chronicle


Houston’s Citgo Petroleum is under attack on multiple fronts. Creditors for its parent company want to seize its refineries. It’s at the center of a fight for control over Venezuela. The Justice Department is investigating it …

Source: Citgo

U.S. Court Confirms Citgo Board Appointed by Venezuela’s Opposition

From The Houston Chronicle


In a victory for Venezuela’s opposition government, a U.S. judge confirmed Citgo Petroleum’s board of directors appointed by Juan Guaido, squashing socialist leader Nicolas Maduro’s efforts to regain control over the Houston oil refiner.

On Wednesday …

Source: Ashtead Technology

Forum Energy Technologies Sells Ashtead Technology

By Tyler Losier, Energy Reporter, Oil & Gas 360

Forum Energy Technologies to sell its aggregate 40% interest in Ashtead Technology for $39 million
Forum Energy Technologies Inc. (stock ticker: FET), a global oilfield products company, has entered into a

Source: Park Energy Services

Park Energy Services Appoints New President and COO

By Tyler Losier, Energy Reporter, Oil & Gas 360

Tim Knox to serve as Park Energy Services' new president and COO
Park Energy Services, a portfolio company of private equity firm Rock Hill Capital, has appointed Tim Knox as president

Lotus Midstream Mulls Reversing West Texas to Cushing Pipeline – Sources

Lotus Midstream Mulls Reversing West Texas to Cushing Pipeline – Sources

From Reuters


Pipeline operator Lotus Midstream LLC may reverse flows on a line now sending crude from West Texas to Cushing, Oklahoma, the main hub for pricing U.S. crude futures, three people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday, an …

August 20, 2019 - 6:01 am Closing Bell Story‎, Crude Oil News, Energy News, Midstream
U.S. Oil Firms Challenge Pipeline Surcharge for Steel Tariff: Filing

U.S. Oil Firms Challenge Pipeline Surcharge for Steel Tariff: Filing

From Reuters


Two U.S. shale producers have challenged an energy pipeline operator’s proposed surcharge for the Trump administration’s 25% tariff on imported steel, raising the stakes for pipeline builders facing higher construction costs.

The United States imposed tariffs on imported …

Source: Elevate Midstream Partners

Tailwater-Backed Elevate Midstream Enters into Eight Year Agreement with Sabine Oil and Gas

By Tyler Losier, Energy Reporter, Oil & Gas 360

Elevate Midstream Partners enters into eight year gathering and treating agreement with Sabine Oil and Gas
Elevate Midstream Partners LLC, a private company based out of Houston, has entered into an

Halcón Resources Appoints New CFO as Restructuring Process Continues

Halcón Resources Appoints New CFO as Restructuring Process Continues

By Tyler Losier, Energy Reporter, Oil & Gas 360

Halcón Resources selects Ragan T. Altizer as its new EVP, CFO, treasurer
Halcón Resources Corporation (stock ticker: HKRS), currently undergoing Chapter 11 reorganization proceedings, has appointed Ragan T. Altizer as its

Source: Lonestar Resources

Energy Bankruptcies Back on the Rise in 2019

From The Houston Chronicle


After a recovery from the last oil bust, energy bankruptcies are back on the rise in 2019.

The number of oil and gas bankruptcy filings through mid-August has nearly equaled the total tally from 2018, and …

Source: Crestwood Equity Partners

Crestwood Bolsters its Midstream Assets in the Bakken

By Tyler Losier, Energy Reporter, Oil & Gas 360

Commercial operations begin at the Bear Den II processing plant
Crestwood Equity Partners LP (stock ticker: CEQP), a Houston-based master limited partnership, has begun commercial operations at its Bear Den II

Source: Citgo

CITGO Board Appoints Former Venezuelan Oil Executive as CEO

From The Houston Chronicle


CITGO’s board of directors has appointed former Venezuelan oil executive Carlos Jorda as CEO of the embattled Houston refining company.

In a statement released on Wednesday morning, the company’s board reported that the year-long search for …

Source: QEP Resources

Anvil Capital Partners Provides Funding for Two Companies

By Tyler Losier, Energy Reporter, Oil & Gas 360

Vermilion Cliffs Partners gets $11 million senior secured loan facility
On Monday, Anvil Capital Partners, a private credit special situations lending firm, announced the final close of an $11 million senior

Halliburton Lands Nine Contracts for Offshore Project in West Africa

Halliburton Lands Nine Contracts for Offshore Project in West Africa

From The Houston Chronicle


Houston oilfield service company Halliburton has landed nine contracts to drill and complete a series of wells off the coast in West Africa.

Australian exploration and production company Woodside Energy awarded the contracts to Halliburton as …

Source: Summit Midstream Partners LP

Summit Midstream Appoints New President and CEO

By Tyler Losier, Energy Reporter, Oil & Gas 360

Summit Midstream Partners appoints J. Heath Deneke as president, CEO and board member
Summit Midstream Partners LP (stock ticker: SMLP), a master limited partnership located in The Woodlands, Texas, has appointed

New U.S. Pipelines Poised to Start Price War for Shale Shippers

New U.S. Pipelines Poised to Start Price War for Shale Shippers

From Reuters


The operators of two new pipelines in West Texas shale fields are offering discounted prices to attract shippers accustomed to high fees to move oil to export hubs, according to the pipeline companies and federal filings.

These bargain …

Source: Oryx Midstream Services

Oryx Midstream Lands $550 Million from Qatar Investment Authority

By Tyler Losier, Energy Reporter, Oil & Gas 360

Qatar Investment Authority acquires significant stake in Oryx Midstream Services from an affiliate of Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners
Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), the country’s sovereign wealth fund, will be acquiring a significant

Oil Dives Nearly 5% to Seven-Month Low on Surprise U.S. Stock Build, Trade War

Oil Dives Nearly 5% to Seven-Month Low on Surprise U.S. Stock Build, Trade War

From Reuters


Oil prices tumbled more than 4.5% on Wednesday to a seven-month low, extending recent heavy losses following a surprise build in U.S. crude stockpiles and fears that demand will shrink due to Washington’s escalating trade war with Beijing.…

Black Bear Midstream Enters into Gas Gathering and Processing Agreement

Black Bear Midstream Enters into Gas Gathering and Processing Agreement

By Tyler Losier, Energy Reporter, Oil & Gas 360

Black Bear Midstream enters into seven-year agreement with undisclosed Cotton Valley producer
Black Bear Midstream, a portfolio company of Oaktree Capital Management (stock ticker: OAK), has entered into a seven-year gas

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Texas Power Prices Triple as Heat Wave Expected to Boost Demand to Record Highs

From Reuters


Spot power prices in Texas almost tripled for Tuesday on forecasts demand for electricity would hit record levels over the next week as consumers crank up their air conditioners to escape a heat wave blanketing much of the …

Source: Amplify Energy

Shareholders of Amplify Energy and Midstates Petroleum Greenlight Merger

By Tyler Losier, Energy Reporter, Oil & Gas 360

Amplify Energy and Midstates Petroleum to merge after receiving shareholder approval
Amplify Energy Corporation (stock ticker: AMPY), a Houston-based independent E&P, has received the necessary shareholder approval for its previously announced

Source: Solaris Water Midstream

Concho Resources and Solaris Water Form JV in the Delaware Basin

By Tyler Losier, Energy Reporter, Oil & Gas 360

Concho Resources and Solaris Water Midstream team up for produced water management in the northern Delaware Basin
Concho Resources (stock ticker: CXO), a Permian-focused unconventional shale producer, has formed a strategic

Right-Wing Groups Ask Trump Not to Intervene With Citgo

Right-Wing Groups Ask Trump Not to Intervene With Citgo

From The Houston Chronicle


A bevy of right-wing groups are asking the Trump administration not to intercede on behalf of the Venezuelan opposition government to keep Citgo Petroleum from being seized and auctioned.

The Houston-based refiner Citgo is owned by …

Oxy Earnings Dip 25%; Anadarko Megadeal Likely to Close Aug. 8

Oxy Earnings Dip 25%; Anadarko Megadeal Likely to Close Aug. 8

From The Houston Chronicle


Occidental Petroleum reported a $635 million quarterly profit that dipped 25 percent from the year prior, but the focus still remains on Oxy’s $38 billion acquisition of Anadarko Petroleum that could close in August.

Houston-based Oxy …

Harvest Oil & Gas Divests Barnett Shale

Harvest Oil & Gas Divests Barnett Shale

By Tyler Losier, Energy Reporter, Oil & Gas 360

Harvest Oil & Gas sells Barnett shale assets for $72 million
Harvest Oil & Gas Corporation (stock ticker: HRST), formerly EV Energy Partners L.P., has entered into a definitive agreement with

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National Oilwell Varco Posts Nearly $5.4 Billion Loss During Second Quarter

From The Houston Chronicle


Houston oilfield service company National Oilwell Varco reported a multibillion loss during the second quarter amid what executives are calling a “generational oilfield downturn.”

NOV reported a nearly $5.39 billion loss on $2.13 billion of revenue …