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    Devon Energy Corporation

    Latest Devon Energy News

    Devon Energy updates on executive moves for 2015

    Devon Energy Corp. reports that John Richels, the company’s president and CEO, plans to retire next year, effective July 31, 2015. Devon’s board of directors intends to elect Dave Hager, currently COO, to succeed Richels as president and CEO.

    Devon Energy sells $2.3B in US non-core assets to LINN

    As planned, Devon Energy Corp. has agreed to sell all of its non-core US oil and gas properties to Linn Energy for $2.3 billion, or approximately $1.8 billion after tax.

    Building out Permian crude gathering systems - Part 2

    Permian Basin crude producers are currently churning out over 1.5 MMb/d of crude from a basin that has produced oil since the 1920’s but is the center of a recent renaissance. With new production comes new demand for takeaway capacity and between January 2013 and the end of 2015, about 1 million barrels of new pipeline has been constructed or will come online directed towards Houston, Nederland and Corpus Christi, TX.  Today we continue our series on new Permian gathering infrastructure. This episode presents an overview of the mainline pipelines out of the Permian and the current centers of production activity and begins a survey of gathering systems with a new lateral addition to Occidental’s Centurion pipeline.

    Devon sells Canadian conventional assets

    Devon Energy Corp. has completed the sale of its Canadian conventional assets to Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. for C$3.125 billion. The company’s retained Canadian business will consist of its thermal heavy oil, Lloydminster, and Horn River assets.

    Industry Briefs

    Devon Energy and Crosstex create EnLink Midstream

    Devon Energy Corp., EnLink Midstream LLC, and EnLink Midstream Partners LP have completed the previously announced transaction to combine Devon’s US midstream assets with the assets of the former Crosstex Energy Inc. and Crosstex Energy LP. 

    Lucid Energy finalizes $200 million credit facility

    Lucid Energy Group LLC has finalized a $200 million revolving credit facility. The additional financing will be used to support Lucid’s aggressive growth strategy in the Permian Basin.

    Devon Energy completes Eagle Ford acquisition

    Devon Energy Corp. has completed its acquisition of Eagle Ford assets from GeoSouthern Energy. Devon has acquired 82,000 net acres located in DeWitt and Lavaca counties in Texas. 

    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

    Faroe, Lundin, and Cairn awarded exploration licenses in Norway

    Faroe Petroleum plc, Lundin Petroleum AB, and Cairn Energy have been awarded exploration licenses under the 2014 Norwegian APA (Awards in Pre-defined Areas) License Round.

    Óleo e Gás Participações loses two executives, reduces workforce 40%

    Brazilian oil and natural gas company Óleo e Gás Participações SA has advised its shareholders that Reinaldo José Belotti Vargas, production director, has resigned, and that Gilberto Carvalho Lima, exploration director, has been dismissed from the...

    Talisman Sinopec Energy UK plans to eliminate 300 jobs

    Talisman Sinopec Energy UK plans to eliminate 300 jobs due to plummeting oil prices and rising operating costs, according to Reuters.

    Pemex to save US$1.45B in four years by streamlining practices

    Over the next four years, Pemex expects to achieve efficiency savings of more than 21 billion pesos in the area of procurement and supply. Of these savings, 35% corresponded to 2014. The other 65% will be achieved from 2015 to 2018.

    Det norske reports production startup in Bøyla field

    Det norske oljeselskap ASA and partners of the PL 340 license have begun production in the Bøyla field. With that, Bøyla is the fourth field in production in the Alvheim area.

    Production starts up at Lucius oil field in Gulf of Mexico

    Eni reports that production has started up from the Lucius field in the Gulf of Mexico approximately 240 miles south of Louisiana.

    Inpex sees first oil from Lucius field in Gulf of Mexico

    Inpex Corp. reported first production on Jan. 16 at the Lucius oil field, which includes portions of Keathley Canyon blocks 874, 875, 918, and 919 in the US Gulf of Mexico. Inpex is involved in the project through subsidiary Teikoku Oil (North Ame...