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    Devon Energy Corporation

    Latest Devon Energy News

    Worldwide upstream oil, gas asset acquisitions top record high $107B in 2010

    Worldwide transactions involving upstream oil and gas assets reached a record $107 billion in 2010, according to preliminary results in the IHS Herold 2011 Global Upstream M&A Review, to be released by research firm IHS.

    BP to sell certain Gulf of Mexico fields to Marubeni

    As BP looks to secure funds to pay for this summer's Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the company is selling its recently-acquired interests in four mature producing fields in the US Gulf of Mexico to Japan's Marubeni for $650 million.

    New partnership rules shake up shale deals

    Price volatility fosters changing business models for gas players

    New partnership rules shake up shale deals

    Price volatility fosters changing business models for gas players

    Barclays to buy $1.15B in Barnett shale assets from Chesapeake

    Chesapeake Energy has sold a five-year VPP in the Barnett shale to Barclays Bank for $1.15 billion. The asset sale adds to near-term liquidity, but as noted by Jefferies & Co., also adds a layer of uncertainty for investors.

    Gastar Exploration enters $70M Marcellus JV with Atinum

    Gastar Exploration Ltd. has entered into a $70 million Marcellus shale joint venture agreement with an affiliate of Seoul, South Korea-based investment firm Atinum Partners Co. Ltd. as part of the growing trend of international player involvement in unconventional resources in North America.

    Penn Virginia buys into Eagle Ford with $31.1M

    Penn Virginia Corp. has acquired roughly 6,800 net Eagle Ford Shale acres located primarily in Gonzales County, Texas for $31.1 million.

    Unconventional news you can use

    August is OGFJ's annual Unconventional Resources Issue, and we have an outstanding lineup of authors and articles.

    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

    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...