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Laredo Petroleum, Inc.

Latest Laredo Petroleum, Inc. News

IEC to work with Strata on Permian assets

Infinity Energy Capital LLC has been engaged by Strata Resources Inc. to work with its team in the divestiture and/or development of approximately 39,000 acres in the Permian Basin.

Deal pace picking up as companies shuffle portfolios in pursuit of growth

PLS reports that, from February 17th to March 16th, global upstream deal activity totaled $13.1 billion bringing the first quarter 2013 tally (through March 16th) up to $20.2 billion.

Laredo Petroleum de-risking acreage in Wolfcamp zones and Cline shale


Medallion Midstream to provide gathering and processing for Laredo Petroleum

Medallion Midstream LLC has entered into an agreement with Laredo Petroleum Inc., a subsidiary of Laredo Petroleum Holdings Inc. [NYSE: LPI] to provide midstream infrastructure to gather, process, and transport natural gas and crude oil that is expected to be produced from Laredo’s acreage primarily located in Mitchell County, Texas.

Laredo Petroleum appoints Buterbaugh CFO

Laredo Petroleum Holdings Inc. has appointed Richard C. Buterbaugh executive vice president and CFO of the company.

Energy Players

Mexico: Time for action!

It is home to the world's second largest non-public company by market value, with assets totaling U$ 417.75 billion; it has been the US' second or third biggest oil provider in the last three years with imports of more than 1 million bbl/d; as of 2010, it ranked seventh among world oil producers, ahead of Norway, the United Kingdom, Venezuela, Iraq, and Brazil; it is a stable and plural democracy with free trade agreements with all major economies; its oil and gas sector contributes to more than a third of the national government budget and 15% of its exports; and violence is actually lower than in its other three major Latin American oil and gas counterparts Colombia, Venezuela or Brazil. It's Mexico.

KKR leads charge into shale plays

Private equity firm forms investor group, acquires Samson in blockbuster $7.2 billion deal

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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...


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

Shell reports Malaysia deepwater gas discovery

Shell has announced an exploration discovery offshore Malaysia. The successful Rosmari-1 well is located 135 kilometers offshore in Block SK318, and was drilled to a total depth of 2,123 meters.

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.