AN INTERVIEW WITH RANDY FOUTCH, CHAIRMAN AND CEO OF LAREDO PETROLEUM
AN INTERVIEW WITH DAN EBERHART, CEO of FRONTIER ENERGY GROUP LLC
Ranked by total gross revenue. Drilling contractors ranked separately.
The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA), which represents the $725 billion equipment finance sector, has revealed its Top 10 Equipment Acquisition Trends for 2013, which OGFJ is happy to share with our readers.
In a memorable scene from the 1967 movie, "The Graduate," Mr. Robinson offers Benjamin Braddock some optimistic career advice saying, "I just want to say one word to you. Just one word. Plastics."
First, a quick bring-up on NGLs and condensates: NGLs, or natural gas liquids, include ethane, propane, butane, isobutane, and pentane extracted from the natural gas production stream in natural gas processing plants, ending up as follows:
Houston-based Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP (NYSE: KMP) and Copano Energy LLC (NASDAQ: CPNO), also headquartered in Houston, said Jan. 29 they have signed an agreement whereby KMP will acquire all of Copano's outstanding units for a total purchase price of approximately $5 billion, including the assumption of debt.
Having spent a decade tracing the steps of the UK along the same downward-spiralling production path, Norway has now found a second wind.
Not long ago, the majority of the world's petroleum supply was located in regions of the globe that were hostile or potentially hostile to the United States.
Oil industry economists are often puzzled when they face the challenge of evaluating investments made in the seismic surveys they use to determine drillable prospect generation.
PLS Inc. notes that late-year 2012 global upstream M&A activity reached a frenzied pace as buyers and sellers rushed to complete deals, announcing $38 billion in deals in 86 transactions during December 2012.
Revenues for the group of publicly-traded US-based companies tracked by Oil & Gas Journal and Oil & Gas Financial Journal continued their decline in the third quarter of 2012. They dropped $23.4 billion (8%) from the previous quarter and were down $77 billion (24%) from the third quarter of 2011.
As many professionals know, conferences provide opportunities in various forms. Thought leaders gather to share knowledge and collective experiences crucial to a particular industry, and in the midst of the activity, like-minded professionals network and ideas are formed.