The foreign policy professionals US president-elect Joe Biden has picked for top positions in his administration have outlined plans for a less muscular, less prominent US role in the Middle East. Former deputy secretary of state Tony Blinken will be Biden’s nominee to lead the State Department, while former State Department policy planning chief Jake […]Read More US to try another Middle East reset under Biden | Argus Media
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PARIS, Nov 3 (Reuters) – French gas and power utility Engie has pulled out of a major U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) import deal after government concerns about its environmental implications. Late last month the French government had asked Engie to hold off from signing the deal with NextDecade Corp amid growing scrutiny of the effects of shale gas extraction methods such as fracking and their impact on climate change through methane emissions.Read More French power utility Engie pulls out of U.S. LNG deal | Reuters
It has been reported and confirmed that hackers compromised Trump’s campaign website, Tuesday evening. A message appeared on the campaign website stating, “this site is seized” and continued to read that “the world has had enough of the fake news spread daily” by President Trump and his administration. The statement demanded payment of cryptocurrency to […]Read More Trump’s Campaign Website Compromised & Hacker Demands Cryptocurrency Ransom
FORT WORTH, Texas and TULSA, Okla., Oct. 26, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Contango Oil & Gas Company (“Contango”) (NYSE American: MCF) and Mid-Con Energy Partners, LP (“Mid-Con”) (NASDAQ: MCEP) today announced they have entered into an agreement to combine in an all-stock merger transaction. The combination continues Contango’s consolidation strategy, increases its exposure to oil […]Read More Contango Oil & Gas Company and Mid-Con Energy Partners, LP Announce Strategic Merger Continuing Contango’s Consolidation Strategy; Contango Announces Related Increase in Borrowing Base NYSE:MCF | Global Newswire
By Paul Wiseman Oil country tubular goods are integral first to drilling, then to production and saltwater disposal. So the same price crash that brought drilling to a halt has evaporated demand for most Oil Country Tubular Goods. R&D Pipe Company President Ron Underwood and Trident Steel CEO Kevin Beckmann have both seen better times, […]Read More Hanging by a (Pipe) Thread OCTOBER 5, 2020 | PBOG
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden pledged to transition away from fossil fuels Thursday night while defending a climate plan that does not ban fracking. Biden has faced repeated attacks on fracking from President Trump as focus increasingly shifts to Pennsylvania, a crucial battleground state where the drilling method is used. Biden’s climate plan does not […]Read More Biden: ‘I would transition from the oil industry’ | TheHill
The acquisition gives ConocoPhillips, the largest oil producer in Alaska, a much larger footprint in the hottest oil field in the U.S., the Permian Basin of Texas and New Mexico. The combined company would be the largest U.S. oil independent, with output in the Permian second only to Occidental Petroleum Corp. , according to a JPMorgan Chase & Co. […]Read More ConocoPhillips to Buy Shale Rival Concho for $9.7 Billion – WSJ
The count down is official! 3 days 23 hours 58 minutes and #DSatHome October is Live! October 20-22, 2020 Registration is still open! Oil Country Media will definitely be creeping in on a masterclass or two, and we can’t wait for the 30 power-packed business sessions! The Digital Sumit Series delivers 3 days of expertise […]Read More Counting Down to Digital Summit Series at Home |The October Virtual Experience
Driving value from M&A in the shale revolution.
In March 2020, Deloitte developed this research report exploring the latest in shale oil news and shared a roadmap for extracting more value from shale mergers and acquisitions. We now expect that the plunge in oil prices and COVID-led demand uncertainty will likely pause and change the calculus of M&A activity in shales.