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    Abraxas Petroleum Corp.


    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

    New Zealand's PEPANZ appoints new CEO

    Jul 29, 2014

    The Petroleum Exploration & Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ) has appointed Cameron Madgwick as the organization's new CEO. He will join the PEPANZ team on Sept. 22.

    Turner Valley appoints Helm as CEO and chairman

    Jul 29, 2014

    Turner Valley Oil & Gas Inc. has appointed Stephen C. Helm as CEO and chairman.

    US State Department names Hochstein as acting energy envoy

    Jul 28, 2014

    The US State Department has named Amos Hochstein as acting head of the Bureau of Energy Resources, effective Aug. 1, according to Reuters.

    Osage appoints Holcombe to board of directors

    Jul 28, 2014

    Osage Exploration and Development Inc., an independent exploration and production company focused on the Horizontal Mississippian and Woodford plays in Oklahoma, has appointed Gregory Holcombe as a new member of the company’s board of directors, effective Aug. 1. Holcombe will be Osage's first independent director. 


    Locke Lord adds Schumacher to energy practice

    Jul 28, 2014

    Locke Lord LLP has added Jason Schumacher as partner in the Corporate Department and Energy Practice Group. He will operate out of the firm’s Dallas office.


    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 ...


    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

    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.

    ERHC Energy provides operations update

    ERHC Energy Inc., a publicly traded American company with oil and gas assets in Sub-Saharan Africa, today issued an update on the company's progress.

    Hibiscus ups stakes in Gippsland Basin

    Malaysia's Hibiscus Petroleum Berhad group has signed a series of binding agreements with its Australian partner, 3D Oil Ltd., to increase its effective stake in both the VIC/L31 production license in Australia's Gippsland Basin which contains the...

    Repsol makes oil discovery in Trinidad and Tobago

    Repsol has made a new hydrocarbons discovery in the Teak field, offshore Trinidad and Tobago, in the TSP block east of the island of Trinidad.

    Pemex to invest $6B in Cantarell production

    Pemex plans to launch a $6 billion investment in 2017 to maintain current levels of production at its Cantarell field over the next decade, Reuters reports.

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

    1 Samson Investment Co. 40,992,740
    2 Merit Energy Co.
    3 Hilcorp Energy Co.
    4 GeoSouthern Energy Corp.
    5 Mewbourne Oil Co.
    6 LLOG Exploration Co. 19,407,249
    7 Yates Petroleum Corp. 18,136,036
    8 Chief Oil & Gas LLC
    9 Endeavor Energy Resources 15,029,008
    10 Sheridan Production Co. LLC 14,424,066

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