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Fortuna Resources LLC Partners with Och-Ziff Affiliates to Pursue Oil and Gas Acquisition and Development Opportunities | PRN Newswire | Oil Country Media

HOUSTON, May 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ —  Fortuna Resources Holdings, LLC (“Fortuna”) announced that certain affiliates of Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC (NYSE: OZM) (“Och-Ziff”) have committed $75 million to Fortuna, with an option to increase to $150 million. The investment is focused on expanding Fortuna’s activities in the West Texas Permian Basin and related areas through acreage and asset acquisitions and […]

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RRC: Drilling permits continue to rise in Midland region, across the state – Midland Reporter-Telegram

The Midland district dominated in August when it came to drilling permits, new oil completions and new gas completions, according to the Railroad Commission of Texas. The RRC reported the region – 8 – accounted for 55.9 percent of the 377 drilling permits in the state. The 211 in the Midland district was 176 more […]

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Permian oil drillers bounce back with biggest rig hike this year – Midland Reporter-Telegram

Photo: James Durbin/The Oilfield Photographer/ Midland Reporter Telegram Buy Photo (Bloomberg) — Explorers in the world’s biggest shale patch are roaring back, putting an additional 10 rigs to work this week for the biggest jump in activity since a price crash triggered an unprecedented collapse in drilling. Drillers in the Permian Basin of West Texas […]

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Trump to visit oil-rich Permian Basin to visit rig, talk energy | Fox Business

President Trump is expected to visit the Permian Basin in West Texas Wednesday and make a stop at the Double Eagle Energy in Midland, the White House announced. During his visit, the president will tour an oil rig and address how the U.S. has become a dominant energy power, from reducing regulation, expediting the approval of […]

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Texans for Natural Gas flies banner over Midland-Odessa oilfields thanking oil and gas essential workers.

Texans for Natural Gas flies banner thanking all oil and gas essential workers for producing the energy and petroleum products that save lives! Did you know petroleum products are used all throughout healthcare? Well they absolutely are! Texans for Natural Gas, we think this was a great way to let the crews know…. that we […]

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Exclusive: Plains’ Cactus II oil pipeline to begin line fill in a week – source – Reuters

Plains All American Pipeline LP’s 670,000 barrel-per-day (bpd) Cactus II oil pipeline system from the Permian basin to the Corpus Christi, Texas area will commence line fill within a week, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said on Thursday. — Read on http://www.reuters.com/article/us-plains-all-amer-cactusii-exclusive/exclusive-plains-cactus-ii-oil-pipeline-to-begin-line-fill-in-a-week-source-idUSKCN1TS2XJ

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Reliance Gathering to Explore a $500 Million Sale

Reliance is working with an adviser to run an auction that could value it at about $500 million, said one of the people, who asked not be identified because the matter is private. The company, based in Midland, Texas, may attract interest from private equity and infrastructure investors, the people — Read on finance.yahoo.com/news/reliance-gathering-explore-500-million-215003441.html

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Bank of Buffett Drops $10 Billion Bomb Into Anadarko Battle

In a stunning escalation of the two-week-old contest for Anadarko, Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. on Tuesday disclosed plans to inject $10 billion into Occidental in exchange for preferred stock and warrants. The bombshell landed in the midst of Anadarko board deliberations about whether Occidental — Read on finance.yahoo.com/news/bank-buffett-drops-10-billion-151622861.html

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