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  • OIL MARKETS

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    ConocoPhillips

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    Oando Energy Resources prepays loan facilities

    Oando Energy Resources Inc., which is focused on oil and gas exploration and production in Nigeria, has made a $238 million prepayment of certain loan facilities, which it utilized for the $1.5 billion acquisition of the ConocoPhillips Nigerian oil and gas business in July 2014.

    Cameron elects two new board members

    Cameron has elected Brent J. Smolik and R. Scott Rowe to the company's board of directors, effective Feb. 25.

    Statoil’s Oseberg Delta 2 project comes on stream

    Statoil and its partners started up production from Oseberg Delta 2 on Feb. 21 in the North Sea. The field’s recoverable reserves are estimated at 77 million barrels oil equivalent.

    Ensco to cut onshore personnel by 15%

    On Feb. 17, Ensco plc began a workforce-reduction process, designed to reduce its onshore workforce by 15%, according to the Houston Business Journal.

    Revenue declines, net income rises in 3Q

    SandRidge Energy makes board changes

    SandRidge Energy Inc. has appointed J. Mike Stice to the company’s board of directors. Separately, Roy T. Oliver Jr., a board member since his appointment in 2006, plans to resign Feb. 28.

    Weatherford to slash costs, workforce to combat market conditions

    Due to quickly changing market conditions, Weatherford International Plc is realigning and reducing its cost and organizational structures to match the new environment, including eliminating 5,000 positions, of which more than 85% are located in the Western Hemisphere.

    Chevron, BP, and ConocoPhillips form Gulf of Mexico alliance

    Chevron Corp.’s subsidiary, Chevron USA Inc., will work with BP and ConocoPhillips to explore and appraise 24 jointly held offshore leases in the northwest portion of Keathley Canyon in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. Chevron will be the operator.

    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

    Petroceltic accepts resignation of two directors

    Petroceltic International plc, an Irish oil and gas exploration and production company based in Dublin, has accepted the resignations of two non-executive directors, Don Wolcott and Joe Mach, effective immediately.

    ZaZa Energy updates on East Texas Lower Cretaceous operations

    ZaZa Energy Corp. has provided information on 30-day production results from its East Texas Colburn #3H horizontal well in Walker County, Texas, and the proposal of two new Buda-Rose vertical wells in its vicinity. 

    Ensco to cut onshore personnel by 15%

    On Feb. 17, Ensco plc began a workforce-reduction process, designed to reduce its onshore workforce by 15%, according to the Houston Business Journal.

    Statoil, partners submit development plan for Johan Sverdrup

    Statoil and its partners have submitted the plan for development and operation for Johan Sverdrup, Phase 1, to the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy.

    Statoil, partners complete two-well program in Krafla area of North Sea

    Operator Statoil has, together with its PL035 partners, completed a two-well program in the Krafla area in the North Sea. The Krafla area is located 25 kilometers southwest of Oseberg South in the North Sea.

    Inpex begins production from Nasr field offshore Abu Dhabi

    Inpex Corp., through its wholly owned subsidiary, Japan Oil Development Co. Ltd. (JODCO), has begun oil production from the Nasr oil field offshore Abu Dhabi, UAE.

    Petrobras finds oil at Basilisco well in Campos Basin

    Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) has discovered new oil accumulations in concession BM-C-35 (exploratory block C-M-535), located in the Campos Basin post-salt layer offshore Brazil.