Oil and Gas Investor | October 2015 | Volume 35 | Issue 10
TABLE OF CONTENTS
007 | FROM THE EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
It may not seem like it, but some fundamentals are looking up.
011 | COMPLETIONS
In the downturn, people may be the best acquisitions.
015 | ON THE MONEY
What are the implications of a multiyear contraction in capex?
017 | A&D TRENDS
The market has reset asset transaction metrics.
018 | EVENTS CALENDAR
021 | INSIGHTS FROM STRATAS ADVISORS
The Appalachian Basin’s production keeps rolling along.
025 | NEWSWELL
A GHS study of the “fittest” assesses performance.
097 | E&P MOMENTUM
There is renewed interest in re-fracks.
098 | U.S. EXPLORATION HIGHLIGHTS
106 | INTERNATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS
Will worldwide demand growth absorb the oil glut?
109 | NEW FINANCINGS
113 | COMPANY BRIEFS
118 | BRIGHT SPOT
Jody Crook, with four partners, has formed Tenet Energy.
120 | LEGENDS
Bruce Vincent remains busy as an industry advocate.
122 | COMPANIES IN THIS ISSUE
124 | AT CLOSING
Goodrich Petroleum goes to work on its debt.
TOPICS OF HIGHLIGHT
042 | OIL IN THE NEW WORLD ORDER
Rebalancing of supply and demand is underway, but the inflection point keeps shifting to the right.
053 | GIVING THANKS FOR FOSSIL FUELS
This pro-industry advocate says we owe the energy industry an apology—and the freedom to keep innovating.
057 | CENTRAL ANADARKO UPSWING
As other major basins contract, operators find economics in the Woodford, Scoop and Stack plays inviting.
063 | A CONUNDRUM FOR ENERGY LENDERS
When the Feds turned a critical eye to energy lender portfolios this summer, they risked limiting banks’ options for troubled clients.
067 | GOOD INTENTIONS, BAD RETURNS
University endowments face increasing pressure to divest fossil fuel investments.
071 | OIL WILTS, GAS SPARKS
At the recent A&D Strategies and Opportunities Conference, the topic was deal flow—and when it might rebound.
074 | RISING STARS: 30 UNDER 40
These talented individuals are helping to shape the oil and gas industry of today—and tomorrow.