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    Devon Energy Corporation

    Latest Devon Energy News

    Devon Energy to form midstream MLP

    The board of Devon Energy Corp. (NYSE:DVN) has approved a plan to form a publicly traded midstream master limited partnership (MLP).

    Fiduciary obligations in the oil patch

    Devon Energy to close Houston office, transfer responsibilities, some employees to OK

    Devon Energy Corp. plans to consolidate its US personnel into a single operations group at its corporate headquarters in Oklahoma City. As a result, Devon will close its office in Houston and transfer operational responsibilities for assets in South Texas, East Texas and Louisiana to Oklahoma City.

    IHS: Too early to determine ‘sweet spots,’ but Utica Shale important US liquids-rich resource

    According to a recent report from IHS, although it is still premature to conclude that the Utica/Point Pleasant Shale play in Ohio and western Pennsylvania will be as productive as the Eagle Ford Shale in Texas, the Utica is in many ways analogous to the Eagle Ford and early drilling results are encouraging.

    Canadian shale holds great promise

    Aside from the Bakken shale play that extends north from the United States into the Canadian province of Saskatchewan, the Horn River Basin contains the best known shale deposits in western Canada.

    Energy XXI appoints Antonio de Pinho as SVP of Joint Ventures

    Energy XXI has appointed Antonio De Pinho to senior vice president of joint ventures and technology effective Sept. 4, 2012.

    Horizontal drilling boosts production in Mississippi Lime

    Technology typically used for drilling and completing wells in shale formations has created a resurgence of interest in a non-shale play, the Mississippi Lime in northern Oklahoma and southern Kansas.

    Voyager expands Williston Basin footprint with Emerald Oil acquisition

    Voyager Oil & Gas Inc. and Emerald Oil Inc. have entered into a securities purchase agreement whereby Voyager will acquire Emerald Oil to create a US-based oil and gas company that will focus on select oil and gas basins in the Rocky Mountain region.

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    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...