Tulsa

SemGroup Builds Mississippian Services in Chesapeake Deal

Tulsa-based midstream operator SemGroup on Wednesday agreed to a $300 million cash price for Chesapeake Energy Corp.’s interests in subsidiary Mid-America Midstream Gas Services LLC, that comes with a 20-year gathering and processing contract for 540,000 net acres in the Mississippian Lime play.

May 2, 2013

People

Randy L. Limbacher, former chairman, CEO and president of Rosetta Resources Inc., is taking the helm of Tulsa onshore operator Samson Resources Corp. Limbacher, who has 32 years in the exploration business, ran Rosetta from November 2007 until the end of February. He previously was president of exploration and production in the Americas for ConocoPhillips and worked at predecessor Burlington Resources Inc. for 20 years.

April 22, 2013

People

Randy L. Limbacher, former chairman, CEO and president of Rosetta Resources Inc., is taking the helm of Tulsa onshore operator Samson Resources Corp. Limbacher, who has 32 years in the exploration business, ran Rosetta from November 2007 until the end of February. He previously was president of exploration and production in the Americas for ConocoPhillips and worked at predecessor Burlington Resources Inc. for 20 years. “With positions in some of the best plays in North America, a dedicated team of talented executives, and the backing of leading energy investors, Samson is well positioned to begin its next phase of growth,” said Limbacher.

April 18, 2013
Niobrara Gas Gusher Found in Colorado, WPX Says

Niobrara Gas Gusher Found in Colorado, WPX Says

One of the 10 largest U.S. natural gas producers, Tulsa, OK-based WPX Energy Inc., said Monday that its Niobrara formation discovery well in the Piceance Basin of western Colorado has exceeded 1 Bcf of production in a little more than 100 days of operation.

April 9, 2013

Energy States Mayors Urge DOE to Allow LNG Exports

In a move timed to coincide with the commencement of the U.S. Conference of Mayors Thursday in Washington, DC, Tulsa, OK, Mayor Dewey Bartlett is leading a charge for the exportation of liquefied natural gas (LNG).

January 18, 2013

QEP Energy Adds Another Bakken Property from Unit Corp.

Tulsa, OK-based Unit Corp. said Friday its petroleum subsidiary has closed a previously announced sale of a little more than one-third of its interest in Bakken Shale properties to QEP Energy for $228 million. The deal was final as of July 1, 2012.

October 1, 2012

Partners Slate $500M for NGL Midstream in Liquids-Rich Plays

Investment funds affiliated with Riverstone Holdings LLC, and Kaiser Midstream, a midstream services company owned by Tulsa, OK, billionaire George B. Kaiser, are partnering with Sage Midstream LLC to form a new company with up to $500 million of equity commitments.

September 10, 2012

KKR Buys Barnett, Arkoma Properties from WPX

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. LP (KKR) and affiliates have agreed to pay $306 million to acquire Barnett Shale and Arkoma Basin properties from WPX Energy.

April 3, 2012

Drillers Making Most of Migration to Oil

The dry natural gas market is in a “dire state,” according to Tulsa-based contract driller Helmerich & Payne Inc. (H&P). However, it and competitor Patterson-UTI Energy Inc. are making the most of the industry’s migration to liquids-rich and oil plays.

February 6, 2012

Out-of-Work Gas Rigs Get Oil Jobs, Driller Says

The natural gas market may be in a “dire state,” but Tulsa-based contract driller Helmerich & Payne Inc. is poised to benefit as customers migrate to oil and liquids-rich shale plays where its high-performance AC-drive rigs are well suited to the more complicated work, CEO Hans Helmerich said Tuesday.

February 2, 2012
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