OIL MARKETS

Welcome to the Oil and Gas Financial Journal's Oil Markets Page containing news reported with the Oil & Gas Financial Industry perspective. Read the topic's highlights in the sections on this page below ro click on the sub-category you're interested in. 

SECTIONS: OGJ 150 | OGFJ 100P
COMPANIES | OIL MARKET WATCH

 

ExxonMobil

Latest ExxonMobil News

UPSTREAM NEWS

Exxon Mobil sells $5.5 billion of bonds

Exxon Mobil Corp. has sold $5.5 billion in its biggest bond offering on record, according to Bloomberg. The company last issued bonds in 1993.

Enable Midstream Partners signs new agreement with XTO

Enable Midstream Partners LP’s crude services subsidiary has entered into a long-term agreement with XTO Energy Inc., a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil Corp., to gather XTO’s crude oil production through a new system to be constructed in North Dakota’s Bakken shale.

ExxonMobil starts production on record number of projects

Exxon Mobil Corp. expects to start production on a record 10 major projects in 2014, adding new capacity of approximately 300,000 net oil equivalent barrels per day and contributing to profitable production growth, said Rex W. Tillerson, chairman and CEO.

ExxonMobil Subsidiaries in Malaysia appoints new chairman

The ExxonMobil Subsidiaries in Malaysia has appointed See Kok Yew as the president of ExxonMobil Exploration and Production Malaysia Inc. and chairman of the ExxonMobil Subsidiaries in Malaysia.

Rosneft: The world's newest oil and gas super major

Russia’s Rosneft made some huge acquisitions in 2013 and these acquisitions have propelled the company into a position where its E&P segment now produces more oil and gas per day than ExxonMobil and Royal Dutch Shell, according to analysis of the Russian company's annual 2013 data by Evaluate Energy.

ExxonMobil expands Permian Basin acreage

Through an agreement with Endeavor Energy Resources LP, XTO Energy Inc., a subsidiary of ExxonMobil Corp., has agreed to fund development to gain operating equity in 34,000 gross acres in the liquids-rich Wolfcamp in Texas’s Midland and Upton counties.

The Jones Act Coastal Trade OSG and the Alaska Fleet

Two companies that own Jones Act tankers went through bankruptcy in recent years as the charter business declined following the Great Recession. They are Overseas Shipping Group (OSG) that own two US flag tankers and manage another ten and the smaller US Shipping Corp that owns three Jones Act tankers. These days the surge in US crude production has created strong demand for Jones Act tankers and record charter rates for owners. Now tankers once dedicated to the Alaska trade between Valdez and the West Coast are being considered for crude shuttle duty around the Lower 48.

OGJ 150

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 ...

Helix to divest oil and gas subsidiary to grow well intervention business

Dec 13, 2012 International offshore energy company Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc. has agreed to sell its oil and gas subsidiary to privately-held upstream oi...

OGFJ 100P

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...

Maverick Brothers Energy gets $35M in equity capital from Post Oak Energy

Apr 8, 2013 Post Oak Energy Capital LP, through investment partnerships it manages, has commitment of $35 million in equity capital to privately held explorati...

Midstates Petroleum to acquire Anadarko Basin assets from Panther Energy

Apr 4, 2013

OGFJ100P company update

Jan 1, 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

Cunningham Energy plans ‘Dragon’s Breath’ horizontal well program

Cunningham Energy LLC is planning three additional new shallow horizontal oil wells to be drilled in Clay County, West Virginia, from the “Dragon’s Breath” pad, with specified measured depths ranging from 4,750 feet to 5,200 feet.

L&L Energy to voluntarily delist from NASDAQ

L&L Energy Inc., a US-based company with energy (coal) operations in China, has notified NASDAQ Stock Market LLC of its intention to voluntarily delist its common stock (LLEN) from the NASDAQ.

Weatherford to move headquarters to Ireland

Weatherford International Ltd. has made plans to move its corporate headquarters from Switzerland to Ireland, after the Swiss government handed investors authority to rein in top-level executive pay.

Cantex Energy announces new president, headquarters

Cantex Energy Corp. reports that its board of directors has hired Paul Henley as CEO and president. Additionally, the company’s corporate headquarters will be moved to Dallas, Texas.

Weatherford to cut back Venezuela operations

This year, Weatherford International Ltd. plans to reduce its operations in Venezuela, while expanding its operations in Russia, according to Reuters.

Oil Basins receives grant for Derby Block

The Western Australian Department of Mines and Petroleum has confirmed to Oil Basins Ltd. that the grant of the Derby Block (formerly 5/07-EP), as Permit EP 487, has been made for a period of six years.

Petronas and Shell find oil in Limbayong field offshore Sabah

Malaysia's national oil and gas company Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas) and Royal Dutch Shell plc have made an oil discovery offshore Sabah, Malaysia.