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  • OIL MARKETS

    Welcome to the Oil and Gas Financial Journal's Oil Markets Page containing news reported with the Oil & Gas Financial Industry perspective.

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    Devon Energy Corporation

    Latest Devon Energy News

    Berry Petroleum names Hadden, Reddin to board

    Publicly traded independent oil and gas production and exploitation company Berry Petroleum Co. has elected Stephen J. Hadden and Michael S. Reddin to the board of directors.

    Net income dips by $2.7B, but still up 42% over 3Q09

    While revenues have made a rebound from the economic doldrums of 2009, net income for the OGJ150 group of companies slipped a little in the third quarter of 2010, with a few notable exceptions.

    'Old' Barnett Shale play still yields some surprises

    The Barnett Shale gas play of North Central Texas may be the grandfather of shale gas plays in the United States, but it is still making 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.

    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

    Statoil adds acreage in Gulf of Mexico Central Lease Sale

    Statoil was the apparent high bidder on 14 leases in the US Department of the Interior’s central region Gulf of Mexico lease sale 235, which occurred in New Orleans, Louisiana.

    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.