EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH WILLIAM E. MACAULAY AND JOHN A. HILL OF FIRST RESERVE
Ernst & Young released its bi-annual oil and gas Global Capital Confidence Barometer on May 7. It highlights that nearly half (44%) of the 152 oil and gas company executives surveyed believe the global economic situation is improving, up from 27% in October 2012.
National Oil Companies (NOCs) are transforming themselves into lean, professionally managed enterprises, shaking off old criticisms of being overstaffed and underfunded.
An approach for deriving maximum business benefits from physical assets
The warm September morning started out peacefully enough. As dawn approached, seawater was lapping up over the normally-dry parts of the low lying land.
As production from some North American shale plays begins to mature and wells reach steady, predictable declines, E&P companies are increasingly evaluating the opportunities for funding growth offered by the upstream Master Limited Partnership (MLP) model.
Nestled to the east of the jagged Rocky Mountains and the crowded population centers of the Front Range is Colorado’s Eastern Plains.
Given the significant expansion of oil and gas companies globally, the need for industry players to align and coordinate local operations with corporate strategy has never been greater.
Cretaceous age TMS garnering attention
We hear a lot of noise these days from people who call themselves environmentalists. They come from all walks of life.
After the Crash in 2008, I worked on several financing projects that made me think creatively about energy investments, the cash flows they offer to investors, and the nature of the liabilities that motivate financial investors to risk their capital in energy assets.
PLS reports that from April 17 to May 16, 2013, the pace of US oil and gas deal activity is returning to normal with 45 deals for $2.1 billion while Canada activity remains sluggish with 10 deals for $240 million.
Folks in Oklahoma face many uncertainties in the wake of two days of tornadoes in central Oklahoma. One deadly tornado tore a 20 mile path through the state and ripped through the city of Moore, south of Oklahoma City, on May 20.