Swaps

U.S. E&Ps Seen Cutting Exposure to 2021 Natural Gas Prices, but Boost Oil Hedging

U.S. E&Ps Seen Cutting Exposure to 2021 Natural Gas Prices, but Boost Oil Hedging

U.S. producers have decreased their exposure to natural gas prices and boosted it for oil heading into 2021, which could have a significant impact on the bottom line, according to Raymond James & Associates Inc. Analyst John Freeman said in a note Monday the exploration and production (E&P) companies covered by Raymond James had hedged…

November 18, 2020

CFTC Revising Swaps Rules to Fix ‘Flawed’ Regulatory Reform, Giancarlo Says

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) will pursue a reform of swaps trading rules “to fix flawed implementation of regulatory reform,” Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo told a global forum for derivatives markets in Switzerland last week.

September 19, 2017

Trio of Senate Democrats Criticize CFTC’s Position Limits Delay

A trio of powerful Democratic senators criticized the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) recent decision to repropose regulations implementing limits on speculative futures and swaps positions as called for in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.

December 14, 2016

CFTC Issues Proposed Margins Rule for Uncleared Swaps in Cross-Border Transactions

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission voted unanimously Monday to propose a rule that would apply the Commission’s margin requirements for uncleared swaps in the context of cross-border transactions.

June 29, 2015

CFTC Issues Proposed Margins Rule for Uncleared Swaps in Cross-Border Transactions

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission voted unanimously Monday to propose a rule that would apply the Commission’s margin requirements for uncleared swaps in the context of cross-border transactions.

June 29, 2015

Energy Industry Urges CFTC to Revise or Revoke Swap Definition Test

A swap product definition rule approved nearly two years ago by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), and particularly the final prong of a seven-part test used to determine if forward contracts with embedded optionality are subject to swaps requirements, need to be clarified or repealed, according to energy industry representatives.

April 3, 2014

CFTC Soon to Issue ‘Bullet-Proof” Rule on Speculative Limits

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is expected to release within a few weeks a new and improved rule to restrict excessive speculation in the swaps market, said CFTC Commissioner Bart Chilton Wednesday.

May 2, 2013

Investors Rally for Bargain Buy in the Barnett

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

Southwestern to Nearly Double Marcellus Spending

Southwestern Energy Co. said it will spend slightly less next year in the Fayetteville Shale while it nearly doubles spending in the Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania. Overall, Southwestern’s 2012 capital program is pegged at $2.3 billion, up from about $2.1 billion in 2011. Production is expected to climb about 15% from this year.

December 22, 2011

Rosetta to Spend Big on Eagle Ford Next Year

Rosetta Resources Inc. will be dropping more than 90% of its $640 million 2012 capital budget in the Eagle Ford Shale of South Texas, the Houston-based company said Monday.

December 14, 2011
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