Finance - Exclusives

NAFTA Renegotiation: The Basics

President Trump wants to renegotiate NAFTA. We just don’t know how soon. Rest assured, companies that use NAFTA will have plenty of notice of what is intended to be renegotiated. Here’s why.


Survey Shows More Optimism Regarding Spring Redeterminations

‘Sabine’ ruling was a ‘real shock to the industry,’ Haynes and Boone partners note.


OGIS: Producers Stress Midstream Integration For Growth

Upstream operators agree that ROI relies on getting both the geology and midstream components right.


Will Wave of Protectionism Make International Trade Great Again?

To succeed in the international arena, governments are constantly seeking new partnerships and new strategies to increase commercialization in new markets and to expand existing markets.


Finance - Acquisitions & Divestitures

LNG Developer NextDecade To Merge With Blank-Check Company

Founded in 2010, NextDecade is a developer of LNG projects that is currently focused on a land-based U.S. Gulf Coast export project located close to the Permian and Eagle Ford.


Chevron Sells Canadian Downstream Fuel Business In $1.1 Billion Deal

Chevron, aiming to achieve neutral cash flow this year, is also boosting spending on its low-cost Permian shale operations.


Williams Sells Geismar Olefins Plant To NOVA For $2.1 Billion

Deal will fund capital plans, provide revenue stream for partnership.


Blackstone’s $2 Billion Adds EagleClaw Midstream In Delaware Basin

Within one week, $3.5 billion in midstream A&D activity has lit up the Midland and Delaware basins.


Finance - Debt & Equity

OMV To Secure Financing For Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

Austrian oil and gas group OMV AG said April 24 it would provide long-term financing to secure 30% of its share of project costs of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline from Russia.


ONEOK Announces New $2.5 Billion Revolving Credit Facility

Terry K. Spencer, president and CEO of ONEOK and ONEOK Partners, said this is a positive step in the move forward as one standalone company.


Hess Midstream Partners Prices Upsized IPO

The offering is expected to close on April 10. Upon closing, the public will hold an approximate 26.5% limited partner interest. If the underwriters exercise the option in full, that interest will be an approximate 30.5%.


Northwest Pipeline Issues Private Placement Of Notes

The net proceeds will repay the $185 million of 5.95% senior notes due 2017 upon their maturity on April 15, and support general corporate purposes.