W&T Acquires 78 GOM Blocks from Newfield

W&T Offshore Inc. agreed Tuesday to spend $228 million to acquire all of Newfield Exploration Co.’s remaining Gulf of Mexico (GOM) properties, which include 65 deepwater blocks. The 78-block inventory covers more than 430,000 gross acres.

September 19, 2012

Industry Brief

Summit Midstream Partners LLC and Energy Transfer Partners LP unit La Grange Acquisition LP have agreed for Summit to acquire ETC Canyon Pipeline LLC for $207 million. Canyon gathers and processes gas in the Piceance and Uinta basins in Colorado and Utah. The gathering and processing system consists of more than 1,600 miles of pipeline, 44,000 hp of compression, processing assets with capacity of 97 MMcf/d, and two natural gas liquids injection stations. The deal is expected to close during the fourth quarter subject to regulatory approvals and conditions.

September 17, 2012

Williams Plant Dropdown Cuts Ethane Market Exposure

Williams Partners and Williams said Monday the partnership plans to acquire Williams’ 83.3% interest in an olefins production facility in Geismar, LA. The partnership also would become the operator of the plant.

July 24, 2012

Global Infrastructure Takes over Chesapeake Midstream

Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) has completed its first multi-asset transaction with Chesapeake Energy Corp. to acquire the profitable midstream businesses, closing Monday on the $2 billion acquisition of Chesapeake Midstream Partners LP (CHKM).

July 3, 2012

Linn Takes BP’s Jonah Gas Operations

Houston’s Linn Energy LLC last week made a $1.025 billion cash deal to acquire BP plc’s substantial natural gas operations in the Green River Basin of Wyoming.

July 2, 2012

Linn Buys BP’s Jonah Gas Fields

Houston’s Linn Energy LLC on Monday agreed to pay $1.025 billion in cash to acquire BP plc’s substantial natural gas operations in the Green River Basin of Wyoming.

June 26, 2012

Concho Puts Another Billion Dollars in Permian Assets, Acreage

Adding to its already significant holdings in the Permian Basin of West Texas and southern New Mexico, Concho Resources Inc. on Monday agreed to acquire all the oil and natural gas assets of Three Rivers Operating Co. and affiliated entities for $1 billion in cash.

May 15, 2012

PDC Buys Wattenberg Acreage for $330.6M

Petroleum Development Corp. (PDC) said Monday it would pay $330.6 million to acquire close to 35,000 net acres in a liquids-rich area of the Niobrara and Codell formations in Colorado from an undisclosed seller.

May 15, 2012

Merged Devon, Ocean Energy to Focus on North American Gas Production

Devon Energy said last week it plans to acquire competitor Ocean Energy Inc. in a $5.3 billion stock-debt assumption transaction that will create the largest U.S.-based independent producer, with a major focus on North American natural gas.

April 9, 2012

Dry Gas Bargain in the Barnett Gets Investor Attention

Investors apparently approved of Philadelphia-based Atlas Resource Partners LP’s deal to acquire 277 Bcfe of proved reserves, including undeveloped drilling locations, in the Barnett Shale from Carrizo Oil & Gas. Atlas shares closed up 32% Friday following the deal’s announcement.

March 19, 2012