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    Apache Corporation

    (APA)

    Apache Corporation is one of the world's top independent oil and gas exploration and production companies. Apache has become a large multinational company, with regional offices and operations in the United States, Argentina, Australia, Canada, Egypt and UK North Sea.

    News, Products and Stock Info

    Apache appoints Nelson to board of directors

    02/10/2014

    Apache Corp. (NYSE, Nasdaq: APA) has appointed Amy H. Nelson to its board of directors.

    Apache Corp. reports on tender offers

    12/10/2013 Apache Corp. reports that, pursuant to its previously announced $850 million cash tender offer, approximately $2.7 billion in aggregate principal amount of notes subject to the tender offer was val...

    Apache completes Egypt partnership with Sinopec

    11/15/2013 Apache Corp. has completed its previously disclosed sale of a one-third minority participation in its Egypt oil and gas business to Sinopec International Petroleum Exploration and Pr...

    Apache makes executive organizational changes

    09/23/2013

    Riverstone-backed Fieldwood Energy buys Apache's GoM Shelf business

    09/18/2013

    PLS reports that, from July 17 to August 16, the pace of US deals continues to pick up, tallying 38 deals for $5.1 billion (vs. 30 deals for $4.6 billion the prior month).

    Former Apache counsel Marietta joins King & Spalding

    08/28/2013

    King & Spalding recruited energy lawyer M. Kathryn Marietta to its global transactions practice as a partner in its Houston office.

    Apache reports on North Sea horizontal well

    08/06/2013 Apache Corp. reports that the third well in the Bacchus Field in the UK sector of the North Sea has pushed field production past 17,600 barrels of oil per day. Apache has a 50 percent interest in t...

    Apache reports discoveries across Egypt's Western Desert

    08/06/2013

    Apache Corp. has reported seven oil and gas discoveries that highlight the geologic and geographic diversity across the company's 9.7 million gross acres in Egypt's Western Desert.

    Upstream News

    08/05/2013

    Apache appoints former ConocoPhillips exec to board

    07/19/2013

    Apache Corp. has appointed John E. Lowe, a former ConocoPhillips executive, to its board of directors. 

    Apache Corporation Website

    http://www.apachecorp.com/

    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

    LLOG makes deepwater Gulf of Mexico discovery

    Oct 23, 2014 Covington, LA-based LLOG Exploration and its partner, Ridgewood Energy, drilled a successful exploration test at the Mississippi Canyon 79 “Otis” p...

    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...

    Oil & Gas Companies

    Halliburton awarded mature field contracts from Petroamazonas

    Halliburton has signed long-term contracts with Ecuador's Petroamazonas to provide field development and project management, as well as drilling and completions services, across nine mature fields, including the Palo Azul, Lago Agrio, and Victor H...

    Gulf’s operations in China now called Gulf Oil China

    Gulf’s program for growth in China has reached another landmark stage, with the redefining of its operations in China under a new name: Gulf Oil (China) Co. Ltd.  

    Parkmead discovers gas field in Netherlands

    The Parkmead Group reports that a new gas field has been discovered in the Netherlands by the Group’s latest exploration well.

    Egypt signs exploration agreements

    Egypt has signed oil and gas exploration deals worth $187 million with several Western companies and a Tunisian firm, according to Reuters. The agreements cover seven exploration areas.

    Eni reports oil discovery in Ecuador

    Eni has made a significant oil discovery in Ecuador at the Oglan-2 exploration well located in Block 10, approximately 260 kilometers southeast of Quito. Early estimates suggest that the Oglan discovery potentially contains about 300 million barre...

    ZaZa Energy regains compliance with NASDAQ listing standards

    ZaZa Energy Corp. received a letter from the NASDAQ Stock Market on Sept. 5, advising that the company has regained compliance with Listing Rule 5550(a)(2), which requires the company to maintain a minimum closing bid price of $1.00 per share.

    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...

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

    Rank
    Company
    BOE
    1 Samson Investment Co.
    18,999,953
    2 Merit Energy Co. 18,176,701
    3 Hilcorp Energy Co. 15,532,534
    4 Mewbourne Oil Co. 11,994,351
    5 Yates Petroleum Corp. 10,136,440
    6 LLOG Exploration Co. 8,666,796
    7 Endeavor Energy Resources 7,631,409
    8 Sheridan Production Co. LLC 6,623,330
    9 Petro-Hunt Group
    6,472,332
    10 Slawson Exploration Co. Inc.
    6,451,652

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