Acquisition

Repsol Acquires Marcellus Assets in Rockdale Bankruptcy

Repsol Acquires Marcellus Assets in Rockdale Bankruptcy

Repsol SA is bolting on acreage in the Marcellus Shale after successfully bidding for 43,000 net acres in Northeast Pennsylvania in a bankruptcy auction. The Spanish energy company has agreed to pay $222 million, including $2 million in debt, for Rockdale Marcellus LLC’s assets in Tioga, Lycoming and Bradford counties, according to court documents. The…

January 6, 2022
Southwestern Adds Natural Gas Heft in Haynesville-Bossier with GEP Takeover Completed

Southwestern Adds Natural Gas Heft in Haynesville-Bossier with GEP Takeover Completed

Southwestern Energy Co. has completed its takeover of GEP Haynesville, fortifying the Houston independent’s natural gas portfolio. The company in November agreed to pay $1.85 billion for GEP, the third-largest private explorer in the Haynesville and Middle Bossier formations. The transaction boosts Southwestern’s Haynesville scale by 700 MMcf/d, giving it total estimated output of 4.7…

January 3, 2022
Xfuels to Acquire Oil, Gas Wells in Kansas and Oklahoma

Xfuels to Acquire Oil, Gas Wells in Kansas and Oklahoma

Alberta-based Xfuels Inc. reported Monday that it plans to expand into the United States by adding 516 Midcontinent oil and gas wells to its holdings. The new assets come via a letter of intent (LOI) to purchase 100% of the common stock of Jubilee Exploration LLC, which controls the wells across 10 counties in northeastern…

November 29, 2021
Goodrich Going Private in $480M Deal as Haynesville — and Natural Gas Prices — Heat Up

Goodrich Going Private in $480M Deal as Haynesville — and Natural Gas Prices — Heat Up

Publicly listed independent Goodrich Petroleum Corp. has agreed to be taken private by Paloma Partners VI Holdings LLC in a deal valued at roughly $480 million. Paloma, an affiliate of EnCap Energy Capital Fund XI LP, plans to launch a tender offer to acquire for $23/share in cash all of Goodrich’s outstanding common stock.  Goodrich…

November 22, 2021
Sino American, Estacado Considering Texas Oilfield Venture

Sino American, Estacado Considering Texas Oilfield Venture

Sino American Oil Co. reported Tuesday that it plans to acquire a majority stake in a North Texas oil field. The Wyoming-based company said that it would obtain a majority working interest in the Piave Oil Field, located in Throckmorton County, TX, by way of a newly signed memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Estacado Energy…

November 19, 2021
Jera Acquires Additional Interest in Freeport LNG for $2.5B

Jera Acquires Additional Interest in Freeport LNG for $2.5B

Japan’s largest power producer, Jera Co. Inc., is acquiring a 25.7% stake in the Freeport liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal in Texas for $2.5 billion as it looks to secure more of the super-chilled fuel amid skyrocketing prices and to help meet climate targets. Investment firm Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP), which acquired the stake…

November 15, 2021
Diversified Energy to Acquire Oklahoma Natural Gas Assets in $419M Transaction

Diversified Energy to Acquire Oklahoma Natural Gas Assets in $419M Transaction

Diversified Energy Co. plc will continue its Lower 48 expansion, this time into the Midcontinent, through an acquisition of natural gas-weighted Oklahoma assets from Tapstone Energy Holdings LLC. Diversified, in partnership with Oaktree Capital Management LP, has entered into conditional agreements to acquire upstream assets, field infrastructure, equipment and facilities in Oklahoma from Tapstone for…

October 8, 2021
Earthstone Beefs up Permian Midland Basin Footprint with $73.2M Acquisition

Earthstone Beefs up Permian Midland Basin Footprint with $73.2M Acquisition

Permian Basin-focused independent Earthstone Energy Inc. said Monday it would boost its footprint in the area with a $73.2 million acquisition. The company is buying the assets in the Midland sub-basin from two undisclosed sellers for a mix of stock and $49.2 million in cash. The deal is expected to close in the middle of…

October 4, 2021
Lagoon Water Midstream Expands into Permian with Double Drop Acquisition

Lagoon Water Midstream Expands into Permian with Double Drop Acquisition

Lagoon Water Midstream on Tuesday said it has closed the acquisition of Midland, TX-based Double Drop Resources, a Permian Basin-focused water management company. The acquisition “significantly expands Lagoon’s operations and establishes it as a multi-basin water management company with a presence in the heart of the Permian,” according to Lagoon, which is backed by Macquarie…

September 22, 2021
Boardwalk Pipeline Targets Southwest Louisiana with Varibus Deal

Boardwalk Pipeline Targets Southwest Louisiana with Varibus Deal

Boardwalk Pipeline Partners LP is boosting its footprint in Louisiana with the acquisition of natural gas pipeline assets from Varibus LLC. The Houston-based midstreamer said last week its newly formed subsidiary Boardwalk Louisiana Gas Transmission LLC acquired the assets for an undisclosed sum earlier this month. Details on the transaction were scarce, but Boardwalk said…

September 20, 2021