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    Abraxas Petroleum Corp.

    (AXAS)

    Abraxas Petroleum Corporation, an independent energy company, engages in the acquisition, exploitation, development, and production of oil and gas in the United States and Canada.

    Latest Abraxas Petroleum News

    Abraxas, Blue Stone sign $100M Eagle Ford shale JV

    Aug 20, 2010 Abraxas Petroleum Corp. has signed a joint venture agreement with Denver-based exploration and production start-...

    Regency, Alinda, GE form JV to finance, construct Haynesville Pipeline project

    Apr 1, 2009 Regency Energy Partners LP, Alinda Capital Partners LLC, and an affiliate of GE Energy Financial Services will form a...

    Schlumberger, AMSO ink technical cooperation agreement

    Oct 23, 2008 American Shale Oil LLC (AMSO), a subsidiary of IDT Corp., has entered into a technical cooperation agreement with S...

    Energy sector attracts investors despite credit crunch

    Apr 1, 2008 Subprime slide, economic slowdown can’t deter investments in energy

    E&P MLPs: the wave of the future?

    Aug 1, 2007 The energy industry is a sea of possibilities. We are regularly bombarded with information on new technologies, regul...

    Energy Players

    Oct 1, 2005 Houston-based Dynegy Inc. has a new president and COO.

    Refinancing debt was critical to unlocking value of assets

    Apr 1, 2005 Abraxas Petroleum Corp., a small-cap natural gas and crude oil exploration and production company with 121.1 bcfe of ...


    Latest Oil & Gas People Related News

    Gustafson resigns as CEO of Era Group

    Sep 2, 2014

    Era Group Inc. reports that CEO and board member Sten Gustafson has resigned, and the company has appointed Executive Vice President and CFO Christopher Bradshaw as acting CEO while Era searches for a new chief executive.  

    STRH expands energy research

    Sep 2, 2014

    SunTrust Robinson Humphrey (STRH) has named Chase Mulvehill to its equity research team.

    New Source Energy Partners director resigns

    Sep 2, 2014

    David J. Chernicky, director and chairman of the board at New Source Energy Partners LP has resigned from the board and from his executive positions as senior geologist of the Partnership and the general partner.

    Mutual of Omaha Bank appoints senior energy officers in Houston

    Sep 2, 2014

    Mutual of Omaha Bank has appointed Randy Gartz as manager of corporate and commercial relationship banking and Brock Berilgen as senior energy lender in Houston.  

    SIGMA3 appoints Arboleda as executive VP of operations

    Sep 2, 2014

    Sigma Cubed Inc. (SIGMA3) has appointed Mauricio Arboleda as executive vice president of operations.

    OGJ150

    Gulfport Energy names Gaydosik CFO

    Jul 10, 2014 Gulfport Energy Corp. has appointed Aaron Gaydosik to serve as CFO. Most recently, Gaydosik served as vice president of finance at Kodiak Oil &...

    Revenue, net income show small increases in 4Q2012

    May 1, 2013 Revenues for the group of publicly-traded US-based companies tracked by Oil & Gas Journal and Oil & Gas Financial Journal grew in the final...

    Helix completes sale of oil and gas business

    Feb 6, 2013 Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc.has closed the previously announced sale of Energy Resource Technology GOM Inc. (ERT), the company’s oil and gas s...

    Revenue, net income drop sharply in 3Q12

    Feb 1, 2013 Revenues for the group of publicly-traded US-based companies tracked by Oil & Gas Journal and Oil & Gas Financial Journal continued their d...

    WPX Energy makes natural gas discovery in Niobrara formation

    Jan 23, 2013 Tulsa, OK-based oil and gas exploration and production company WPX Energy said January 22 that a recent Niobrara gas discovery in western Colorado ...

    OGFJ100P

    Vantage Energy files for $400M IPO

    Jul 8, 2014

    Vantage Energy Inc., a privately-held oil and gas company, plans to raise approximately $400 million in an IPO. 

    Rock Oil increases capital commitment, adds to management

    Jun 10, 2014 Wells Fargo Energy Capital and BNP Paribas have made investments and capital commitments to Rock Oil Holdings LLC. In addition, Rock Oil has named ...

    AEPB acquires Permian leasehold for $2.5B

    Jun 9, 2014 American Energy – Permian Basin LLC, an affiliate of American Energy Partners LP, has signed an agreement to acquire approximately 63,000 net acres...

    FourPoint raises $1B in capital, partners with EnerVest in Anadarko Basin

    Jan 31, 2014 FourPoint Energy LLC has acquired certain producing and undeveloped oil and gas properties and related midstream assets in the Western Anadarko Bas...

    OGFJ100P company update

    Jul 11, 2013 Independent research firm IHS Herold Inc. has provided OGFJ with updated production data for our periodic ranking of US-based private E&P compa...

    Oil & Gas Companies

    Maersk Oil cuts quarter of Houston jobs

    As a result of the challenges of growing a non-operated exploration portfolio in the US Gulf of Mexico, Maersk Oil is downsizing its Houston workforce by more than 25% as the company focuses on other parts of the world, according to a report in th...

    Pemex begins post-reform corporate makeover

    Pemex has begun a corporate restructuring following the approval earlier this month of a historic energy overhaul that ended Pemex's decades-long monopoly, according to a Reuters report.

    NOC chairman to replace acting Libya oil minister

    Libya's acting oil minister Omar Shakmak will resign and will be replaced by the chairman of the state oil firm National Oil Corp. (NOC), Mustafa Sanallah, according to a Reuters report.

    Lucas granted NYSE MKT compliance plan extension

    Lucas Energy Inc. reports that the NYSE MKT notified the company that it has been granted an extension until Oct. 31 to regain compliance with the NYSE MKT continued listing standards.

    Lime Petroleum gives up three licenses in North Sea

    Hibiscus Petroleum Bhd reports that its jointly controlled entity, Lime Petroleum Norway AS (Lime Norway) has decided to surrender PL509S, PL509BS and PL509CS, all of which are located in the North Sea, following the deadline for a drill or drop d...

    Strongbow set to prepare development plan for Compeer asset

    Strongbow Resources Inc. has begun preparing a development plan to drill its Compeer asset in Canada, which consists of eight sections (5,120 acres), in which Strongbow owns a 100% working interest, and is located in East Central Alberta.

    Roxi Petroleum makes discovery at BNG Contract Area in Kazakhstan

    Roxi Petroleum plc, a Central Asian oil and gas company with a focus on Kazakhstan, reports a discovery at its flagship BNG asset in the pre-Caspian basin in Western Kazakhstan.

    Top 10 Year-to-Date Production ranked by BOE
    (as published in July 2014)

    Rank
    Company
    BOE
    1 Hilcorp Energy Co.
    42,213,411
    2 Samson Investment Co. 41,858,495
    3 Merit Energy Co. 39,449,134
    4 Mewbourne Oil Co. 21,579,650
    5 Yates Petroleum Corp. 18,847,666
    6 LLOG Exploration Co. 17,785,390
    7 Chief Oil & Gas LLC 16,690,314
    8 Endeavor Energy Resources 15,073,139
    9 Sheridan Production Co. LLC 15,005,247
    10 Walter Oil & Gas Corp.
    14,615,445

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