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Rock Oil Holdings receives $250M commitment

Mar 14, 2014

Rock Oil Holdings LLC, a newly formed oil and gas company, reports an equity commitment of up to $250 million from funds managed by energy private equity firm Riverstone Holdings LLC and additional amounts from the company's management team.

Gladstone Capital invests in WadeCo Specialties

Mar 11, 2014

Gladstone Capital Corp. has invested $11.3 million through a combination of debt and equity to support a private equity sponsor's investment in WadeCo Specialties Inc.

Victory Energy obtains $36M in funding

Feb 25, 2014

Victory Energy Corp. has obtained $36.4 million of bank and private-placement funding through its interest in Aurora Energy Partners.

AEW raises $680M to acquire shale acreage

Feb 25, 2014

American Energy - Woodford LLC, an affiliate of American Energy Partners LP, has raised $500 million in equity commitments and secured $180 million in bank borrowings to pursue a business plan focused on the Woodford Shale/Mississippi Lime combination play.

Oildex strikes equity partnership with Accel-KKR

Feb 24, 2014

Transzap Inc., the provider of Oildex smart information management solutions for the oil and gas industry, has received an equity investment to support its strategic growth from Accel-KKR, a technology-focused private equity firm.

Pine Brook closes second fund at $2.43 billion

Feb 14, 2014

Pine Brook, a New York-based investment firm focused on building businesses in the financial services and energy sectors, has closed its second fund, Pine Brook Capital Partners II LP.

Tall Oak Midstream secures $100 M equity commitment

Feb 11, 2014

Tall Oak Midstream LLC has secured an initial equity commitment of up to $100 million from management and from private equity firm EnCap Flatrock Midstream.

Atchafalaya Measurement completes management buyout

Jan 27, 2014

Private equity firm KLH Capital has completed a management buyout of Scott, LA-based Atchafalaya Measurement Inc. (AMI), a full service gas and liquid measurement company.

GE Capital provides financing for Permian Basin Materials

Jan 8, 2014

GE Capital, Corporate Finance is serving as administrative agent on $72.5 million of senior secured credit facilities to Permian Basin Materials LLC, a newly formed affiliate of WL Ross & Co. LLC.

Northstar Offshore sells GOM shelf assets to Korean Group for US201 million

Dec 29, 2011

Northstar Offshore Energy Partners LLC (NOEP) – a portfolio company of Natural Gas Partners (NGP) – said Dec. 29 that it has sold substantially all of its asset holdings to ANKOR E&P Holdings Corporation, STX Energy E&P Offshore Management LLC, and SCL Resources LLC for $201 million.


OXY to spin off California assets into separate company

Feb 14, 2014 Occidental Petroleum Corp.’s (NYSE:OXY) board of directors has authorized the separation of ...

D-J Basin experts

Feb 1, 2014

Synergy setting the standard for operating efficiency

TSX E&P spending up $3.5B

Jan 1, 2014

Canadian oil and gas company CAPEX up from last year, but expect a quiet Q4

Grant Thornton surveys energy executives

Mar 5, 2012

Sanchez prices IPO at $203M

Dec 14, 2011 Sanchez Energy Corp. has priced its initial public offering of 10,000,000 shares of its comm...


Altira closes new fund

Tue, Mar 18, 2014 Altira Group has closed the Altira Technology Fund VI LP in a partnership with a select grou...

Drilling Tools International acquires Reamco

Mon, Mar 17, 2014 Houston, TX-based Directional Rentals Inc., a portfolio company of private equity firm Hicks...

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Fri, Mar 14, 2014

Stock market rewarded liquids-rich firms in 2013

Thu, Mar 13, 2014

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CIT appoints Friant as managing director

Tue, Apr 15, 2014

CIT Group Inc., a provider of financing and advisory services to small businesses and middle market companies, has appointed Todd Friant managing director of CIT Corporate Finance, Energy.

Chesapeake prices $3B senior notes offering

Mon, Apr 14, 2014

Chesapeake Energy Corp. has priced its previously announced public offering of $3 billion in aggregate principal amount of its senior notes at par.

Rice Energy launches $750 M placement of senior notes

Mon, Apr 14, 2014

Rice Energy Inc. intends to offer $750 million in aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2022 in a private placement to eligible purchasers under Rule 144A and Regulation S of the Securities Act of 1933.

BNK receives $2M of over-allotment option

Mon, Apr 14, 2014 BNK Petroleum Inc. reports that the syndicate of underwriters led by Macquarie Capital Markets Canada Ltd. and including GMP Securities LP, TD Securities Inc., and Cormark Securities Inc. has exercised its over-allotment option to purchase an addi...

Private company update

Fri, Apr 11, 2014

Independent Research Firm IHS has provided OGFJ with updated production data for our periodic ranking of US-based private E&P companies. The rankings are based on operated production only within the US.

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