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    Halliburton

    (HAL)

    Halliburton Company provides a range of services and products for the exploration, development, and production of oil and natural gas to oil and gas companies worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Completion and Production, and Drilling and Evaluation.

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    Analysts: Halliburton, Baker Hughes deal would bring heavy review

    11/14/2014 Baker Hughes confirmed preliminary discussions with Halliburton regarding a potential business combination transaction. Thus far, analysts say the deal could happen in some form, but that any deal ...

    Halliburton, Baker Hughes mull merger

    11/13/2014 Talks of a merger between two well-known oilfield services companies, Halliburton and Baker Hughes, is in the works, The Wall Street Journal is reporting citing “people familiar with the matter.”

    Landmark acquires Neftex

    07/31/2014 Landmark Software and Services, a Halliburton business line, has acquired Neftex Petroleum Consultants Limited, a UK-based company specializing in sequence stratigraphy-based products and consultin...

    Halliburton introduces Drilling Engineering Solutions Service

    03/10/2014 Halliburton has launched its Drilling Engineering Solutionssm (DES) service. DES provides fully integrated, custom-engineered solutions that, according to the company, optimize well design and plac...

    Halliburton signs unconventional resource development partnership with Russian university

    02/06/2014 Halliburton (NYSE: HAL) has signed a partnership agreement with Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas for the development of unconventional resources in Russia, including the Bazhenov shale.

    Ex-Halliburton manager pleads guilty to destroying Deepwater Horizon evidence

    10/18/2013

    A former Halliburton manager has plead guilty in US District Court to destroying evidence in the aftermath of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.

    Post Oak and GSAM commit $100M to PetroEdge Energy III

    08/14/2013 Post Oak Energy Capital and funds managed by Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) have a $100 million capital commitment to PetroEdge Energy III LLC. PetroEdge’s management team will be co-investi...

    Halliburton resolves DoJ’s Deepwater Horizon investigation

    07/27/2013 Halliburton has reached an agreement with the US Department of Justice to conclude the department’s criminal investigation of the company in relation to the April 20, 2010, incident involving the M...

    PetroEdge Energy gets $100M private equity commitment

    07/23/2013

    Post Oak Energy Capital and funds managed by Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) have made a $100 million capital commitment to PetroEdge Energy III LLC.

    Pemex Chicontepec bid round garners limited response

    07/12/2013 Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, drew only a limited response in terms of bids on a new round of production contract in the Chicontepec onshore fields near the Gulf of Mexico, underscoring the need f...

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    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

    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...