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  • OIL MARKETS

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    WPX Energy Inc.

    (WPX)

    WPX Energy specializes in producing natural gas, natural gas liquids and oil from non-conventional resources such as tight-sands and shale formations, as well as from coalbed methane reserves.

    News, Products and Stock Info

    WPX forms JV with TRDC to develop Trail Ridge properties

    08/27/2014 WPX Energy has closed an agreement to jointly develop its Trail Ridge properties with TRDC LLC, a subsidiary of Houston-based G2X Energy. The Trail Ridge development is part of WPX’s position in we...

    Apco names new chairman

    08/06/2014

    Apco Oil and Gas International Inc. has named Richard E. Muncrief as its new chairman and board member, succeeding James J. Bender who has retired.

    WPX Energy names Vann as CFO

    08/01/2014

    WPX Energy has appointed J. Kevin Vann as senior vice president and CFO. Vann has more than 20 years of experience in accounting and risk management.

    Energy Players

    06/09/2014

    Legacy Reserves closes WPX transaction

    06/05/2014 Legacy Reserves LP has closed on its purchase of an escalating working interest in over 2,680 natural gas wells in the Piceance Basin from WPX Energy. Legacy purchased an initial 29% working intere...

    Legacy Reserves strikes alliance with WPX

    05/06/2014 Legacy Reserves LP (Nasdaq:LGCY) has formed a strategic alliance with WPX Energy Inc. (NYSE:WPX) through a pending Piceance Basin acquisition for $355 million in cash consideration plus a portion o...

    WPX Energy names Muncrief CEO

    05/01/2014

    WPX Energy has named former Continental Resources executive Richard E. (Rick) Muncrief as the company’s next president and CEO.

    Continental makes leadership changes

    05/01/2014

    Continental Resources Inc. has made changes in leadership within its management team. Gary E. Gould has been promoted to senior vice president of operations and resource development.

    ENERGY PLAYERS

    04/11/2014

    NGR hires Hill as chairman and CEO

    04/01/2014 New Gulf Resources LLC (NGR) has appointed Ralph A. Hill, former CEO and president of WPX Energy Inc., as the company’s CEO and chairman of its board of managers. Current CEO and company co-fo...

    WPX Energy Inc. Website

    http://www.wpxenergy.com/

    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

    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...

    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...

    Oil & Gas Companies

    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...

    Pemex begins post-reform corporate makeover

    Pemex has begun a corporate restructuring following the approval earlier this month of a historic energy overhaul that ended Pemex's decades-long monopoly, according to a Reuters report.

    NOC chairman to replace acting Libya oil minister

    Libya's acting oil minister Omar Shakmak will resign and will be replaced by the chairman of the state oil firm National Oil Corp. (NOC), Mustafa Sanallah, according to a Reuters report.

    Lucas granted NYSE MKT compliance plan extension

    Lucas Energy Inc. reports that the NYSE MKT notified the company that it has been granted an extension until Oct. 31 to regain compliance with the NYSE MKT continued listing standards.

    Lime Petroleum gives up three licenses in North Sea

    Hibiscus Petroleum Bhd reports that its jointly controlled entity, Lime Petroleum Norway AS (Lime Norway) has decided to surrender PL509S, PL509BS and PL509CS, all of which are located in the North Sea, following the deadline for a drill or drop d...

    Strongbow set to prepare development plan for Compeer asset

    Strongbow Resources Inc. has begun preparing a development plan to drill its Compeer asset in Canada, which consists of eight sections (5,120 acres), in which Strongbow owns a 100% working interest, and is located in East Central Alberta.

    Roxi Petroleum makes discovery at BNG Contract Area in Kazakhstan

    Roxi Petroleum plc, a Central Asian oil and gas company with a focus on Kazakhstan, reports a discovery at its flagship BNG asset in the pre-Caspian basin in Western Kazakhstan.

    Top 10 Year-to-Date Production ranked by BOE
    (as published in July 2014)

    Rank
    Company
    BOE
    1 Hilcorp Energy Co.
    42,213,411
    2 Samson Investment Co. 41,858,495
    3 Merit Energy Co. 39,449,134
    4 Mewbourne Oil Co. 21,579,650
    5 Yates Petroleum Corp. 18,847,666
    6 LLOG Exploration Co. 17,785,390
    7 Chief Oil & Gas LLC 16,690,314
    8 Endeavor Energy Resources 15,073,139
    9 Sheridan Production Co. LLC 15,005,247
    10 Walter Oil & Gas Corp.
    14,615,445

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