Finance - Exclusives


Report Points Out MLP Governance Risks

The high returns energy MLPs offer now continue to draw investors tired of paltry opportunities elsewhere in the current, low-interest rate environment, but investors should be aware of increased corporate governance risks inherent in the partnerships.

Paul Hart
Tue, 07/22/2014 - 14:56

When Seeking Capital, Some Prefer To Keep It All In The Family

Private equity, while a popular choice for financing, might not always be the best, depending on the type and scope of the project being funded.

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 11:36

MLPs Remain Ahead Of The Curve

Wells Fargo Securities reports that the MLP sector outpaced the S&P 500 for the fourth straight month.

Frank Nieto
Fri, 07/11/2014 - 09:56

Energy IPOs Accelerated In 2013

A total of 22 upstream and midstream IPOs last year generated "more than $12 billion in public market capital," said PLS Inc.

Richard Mason
Thu, 07/03/2014 - 10:08

Finance - Acquisitions & Divestitures


Hess To Form MLP For Bakken Midstream Assets

Hess Corp. will form a tax-advantaged MLP to hold its pipelines, trucking, storage and processing facilities in North Dakota’s Bakken Shale region.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 11:08

Buckeye Partners To Sell Interests In Lodi Gas Storage

Buckeye Partners LP signed an agreement to sell all of the outstanding limited liability company interests in Lodi Gas Storage LLC to Brookfield Infrastructure Partners, based in Hamilton, Bermuda, and its institutional partners for $105 million.

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 14:16

Liquefied Natural Gas Ltd. To Acquire Bear Head LNG Project

Liquefied Natural Gas Ltd. (LNGL) announced that it has significantly expanded its presence in the North American LNG sector by agreeing to acquire 100% of Bear Head LNG Corp.

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 14:12

Tallgrass Energy Partners Announces Public Offering, Potential Acquisition

Tallgrass Energy Partners LP (TEP) announced the commencement of an underwritten public offering of 7,000,000 common units representing limited partner interests, subject to market conditions.

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 13:24

Finance - Debt & Equity


Ardmore Shipping Upsizes Loan Facility

Ardmore Shipping Corp. signed agreements to upsize its existing senior loan facility with ABN Amro Bank NV, Nordea Bank Finland Plc and Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB.

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 10:34

Martin Midstream Enters Upsized $900 Million Revolving Credit Facility

Martin Midstream Partners LP entered into a newly amended $900 million revolving credit facility.

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 11:09

Shell Midstream Files Registration Statement For Midstream IPO

Shell Midstream Partners LP filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for the proposed IPO of common units representing limited partner interests.

Wed, 06/18/2014 - 11:21

First Reserve Closes Second Energy Infrastructure Fund At $2.5 Billion Hard Cap

First Reserve closed its second energy infrastructure fund, First Reserve Energy Infrastructure Fund II LP.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 09:37