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California-based Aera Energy ranks first among largest US private oil producers

According to the IPAA, about 90% of US oil and gas production comes from independent operators.

OGFJ100P company update

IHS Herold Inc., the independent research firm, has provided OGFJ with updated production data for our periodic ranking of US-based private E&P companies. The rankings provided are based on operated production only within the US. In this installment, the data provided is year-to-date 2008 production data.

Moves by savvy energy investors could mean oil stocks on the rebound

Lately there has been some encouraging news that smart money is moving back into energy, although these investments tend to be cautious.

Industry in the Crosshairs: IPAA’s fight to shape national energy policy

For nearly 80 years, the Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA) has been a member-driven organization.

OGFJ100P company update

John S. Herold Inc., the trusted independent research firm, has once again provided OGFJ with updated production data for our periodic ranking of US-based private E&P companies.

California’s Aera Energy again No. 1 among private producers in OGFJ100P

Aera Energy LLC again holds a commanding lead as the No. 1-ranked company in total production for 2005.

Merit Energy No. 1 in gas production, Aera Energy leads OGFJ100P in liquids

In the July issue of Oil & Gas Financial Journal, we gave you the first-ever rankings of the top 122 privately-held US-based E&P companies in total production (barrels of oil equivalent, or boe) for 2004.

California's Aera Energy is No. 1 among private producers in inaugural OGFJ100P

Information is readily available about public companies because they are highly regulated and public disclosure is a requirement, but private companies tend to keep their business confidential and out of the public domain.

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.