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  • OIL MARKETS

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    First Reserve

    First Reserve Corporation is a private equity firm specializing in leveraged buyouts and growth capital investments in the energy sector. First Reserve was founded in 1984 and is the oldest and largest private equity fund dedicated to investments in the energy sector.

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    First Reserve acquires Dixie Electric from One Rock Capital Partners

    12/19/2013 First Reserve, a large global private equity firm exclusively focused on energy, through First Reserve Fund XII, has acquired Dixie Electric LLC from private investment company One Rock Capital Par...

    First Reserve makes senior promotions

    12/12/2013

    First Reserve, a large global private equity firm exclusively focused on energy, has promoted two senior investment professionals within the Buyout Funds team.

    First Reserve to inject $9B into energy industry

    04/27/2009 In arguably one of the biggest financial transactions seen since before the credit crisis, energy industry investor, First Reserve Corp., has formed First Reserve Fund XII, a $9 billion private equ...

    First Reserve establishes $9 billion private equity fund for energy investment

    04/20/2009 First Reserve Corp. has formed a $9 billion fund, First Reserve Fund XII LP, to make privately negotiated equity and equity-related investments in a diversified portfolio of companies in the global...

    Denbury divests 60% of Barnett shale assets to Talon

    02/11/2009 Denbury Resources Inc. will sell 60% of its Barnett Shale natural gas assets for $270 million to Talon Oil & Gas LLC, a privately-held company.

    Berry Petroleum to make $300 million senior note offering

    02/11/2009 Independent oil and gas production and exploitation company Berry Petroleum Co. expects to publicly offer $300 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2014 and intends to use the net...

    Houlihan Smith advises sale of Western Iowa Energy, Central Iowa Energy to Renewable Energy Group

    02/11/2009 Houlihan Smith & Co. Inc. acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Western Iowa Energy LLC and Central Iowa Energy LLC, in their sale to Renewable Energy Group.

    Tupi first oil claimed as trophy by Brazil's President Lula

    02/11/2009 What better day than Labor Day (May 1) for President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, a former lathe operator and union leader, to celebrate initial production of the largest field discovered in the Amer...

    Stephens expands energy investment banking

    02/11/2009 Stephens Inc., a full-service investment banking and brokerage firm, has expanded its investment banking group. Six professionals, hailing from Energy Capital Solutions LP, will spearhead Stephens ...

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    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

    Private company update

    Jul 8, 2015 Independent research firm IHS has provided OGFJ with updated production data for the OGFJ100P periodic ranking of US-based private E&P companie...

    Private company update

    Apr 10, 2015 Independent research firm IHS has provided OGFJ with updated production data for our OGFJ100P periodic ranking of US-based private E&P companie...

    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 ...

    Oil & Gas Companies

    Saudi Aramco restructures with creation of supreme board

    Following the January death of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah, the country has been reorganizing its energy industry, and this process has included the creation of a supreme board to oversee state-run Saudi Aramco, according to Bloomberg.   &nb...

    LINN plans to close Denver office, eliminate positions

    LINN Energy plans to eliminate 55 positions in Denver, Colorado, and close its office there, according to Fuel Fix, which reported that LINN stated its intentions in a letter to the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment.

    Petrobras discovers oil and gas in Amazon and Espírito Santos basins

    Petróleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) has confirmed the discoveries of oil and gas accumulations in Brazil’s Amazon and Espírito Santos basins.

    Gunvor Group to withdraw petition for PA Resources bankruptcy

    Gunvor Group has informed the company that it intends to withdraw its petition for bankruptcy in PA Resources AB.

    Statoil makes second gas discovery in Aasta Hansteen area

    Operator Statoil has, together with PL602 partners, made a gas discovery in the Roald Rygg prospect in the Norwegian Sea. This is the second Statoil discovery in the Aasta Hansteen area in 2015.

    IFR forms subsidiary for Mexico oil and gas initiative

    International Frontier Resources Corp. has formed a Mexican subsidiary, Petro Frontera SAPI de CV, that will allow for the study of, and bidding on, assets in Mexico's initial oil and gas Energy Reform bid round in 2015; the acquisition and partic...

    Calvalley to liquidate due to crisis in Yemen

    Calvalley Petroleum Inc.’s board of directors has decided to restructure and liquidate the company. Subsequently, Calvalley will enter into an arrangement agreement with Calvalley Energy Ltd. (CVE), a wholly owned subsidiary of Calvalley organized...