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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 lets Keystone line ship more oil with expansion stalled – BNN Bloomberg

The Trump administration will allow the existing Keystone pipeline to carry more oil-sands crude into the Midwest and U.S. Gulf Coast while the conduit’s decade-old expansion project faces renewed legal hurdles. A White House permit issued Wednesday raises the cross-border shipping limit for the TC Energy Corp. line to 760,000 barrels a day, from 590,000 […]

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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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That’s a wrap! | The Oilfield Photographer’s Front Porch Permian Campaign benefitting Oilfield Helping Hands.

Happening now! This is exciting! More photos to come. THANK YOU Claire Heck from Inside Midland for sharing this in your stories! I sure wish I could be in Midland this morning for the official check presentation ceremony. It was Oil Country Media’s pleasure to help promote The Oilfield Photographer’s Front Porch Permian Campaign benefitting […]

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Study details Permian’s role in reserves growth – Midland Reporter-Telegram

A deep dive into the nation’s oil and gas reserves and production recently was undertaken by Ernst & Young LLP, looking at reserve disclosure information from 2014 through 2018. That period ranges from the triple-digit prices of early 2014 through the crash to near $30 a barrel in early 2016 and the price recovery since […]

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