Midstream Finance: MLPs Alive, Well And Growing

The partnership organizational structure is strong and continues to work well for both the energy industry and investors, the chief of the MLP trade association told attendees at Hart Energy’s Midstream Finance conference.

Paul Hart, Hart Energy

HEADLINES: Midstream, Upstream Deals; Alaska Project Gets Approval

Also, why Mexico's president-elect criticized Pemex and a private company consortium expects to win the lease for a wind farm offshore California.

Kenny Feng: Capital Efficiency Remains Key For Midstream Sector

Alerian’s Kenny Feng: Capital Efficiency Remains Key For Midstream Sector

As U.S. midstream companies look to build infrastructure to deal with growing global demand, there will be a need to lure non-traditional investors to the table.

Terrance Harris, Hart Energy

Midstream Finance: Private Equity Fills Gap; Sector Needs Stability

Vaquero Midstream’s Brian Best explained the risks midstream faces as producers increase output. Analysts call for sector stability to bring back capital.

Hart Energy Staff

Filling The Midstream Investment Gaps

Private equity funds gain favor for the customization they offer that MLPs don’t.

Joseph Markman, Hart Energy


BP Chief Says Oil, Gas Divestment Threatens Energy Security

BP launched a broadside against those calling for investors to sell out of oil and gas companies and warned this approach threatened energy security and the global economy.

Anjli Raval, Financial Times

Oil Bulls Beware: Nine Things To Watch

Oil Bulls Beware: Nine Things That Bear Watching

Despite the impressive rally of crude prices, there are reasons for investors to be cautious.

Jeff Lee, Contributor

Changing SOX: Enron-Inspired Law In Flux

A pipeline company—Enron—triggered the Sarbanes-Oxley revolution. Sixteen years out, federal measurement requirements are changing even as the midstream contends with swelling volumes.

Mike Squyres, Contributor


‘Year Of Recovery’ Sets Up Future Industry Growth

Current trends have created positive global growth for the oil and gas industry, Deloitte’s John England told DUG Eagle Ford attendees.

Paul Hart, Hart Energy

NGL Energy Partners Sells Bakken Water Operations To Tallgrass For $91 Million

As a result of the sale to Tallgrass, NGL Energy Partners will exit the Bakken saltwater disposal business as the company shifts its focus elsewhere, primarily to the Permian Basin.

Oasis Petroleum Sells Midstream Interests In $250 Million Dropdown

Oasis Petroleum agreed to sell midstream interests in a $250 million dropdown to Oasis Midstream Partners that the Houston-based company said will improve its leverage position.

Anadarko To Sell Pipeline, Storage Assets For $4 Billion

The company is selling assets in the Permian basin in Texas and New Mexico and the Denver-Julesberg Basin in Colorado.


Buckeye Partners’ Strategic Review Results In $1.4 Billion Of Divestitures

Buckeye Partners said the divestitures, comprised of its stake in  VTTI for $975 million and a $450 million asset sale, was the result of a strategic review by the Houston-based company.

I Squared Capital Joins Permian Highway Pipeline Partnership In Delaware Basin

I Squared Capital partnered with Blackstone Energy Partners and EagleClaw Midstream on Nov. 2, making it the latest company to join the Permian Highway Pipeline project in the Delaware Basin.

Halcón Resources To Sell Delaware Basin Water Infrastructure Assets For $325 Million

The company is retaining 100% of its oil and gas infrastructure assets.

Hart Energy Staff

Forty Under 40: Jimmy Crain, EnCap

Jimmy Crain, partner of EnCap Investments and a member of the leadership team at the private-equity firm’s Dallas office, is today’s Forty Under 40 honoree.

Forty Under 40: Jason Craig, Denham Capital

Today’s Forty Under 40 honoree is Jason Craig, managing director at Denham Capital who said his goal is to help bring the private-equity provider into what he calls the “post- resource-grab era.”

Cibolo Energy Partners Closes Inaugural Fund Raising $245 Million

Cibolo said its inaugural fund will target upstream and midstream companies seeking credit alternatives to finance growth via acquisition or accelerated development capital.

Energy IPOs Continue Backlog

The number of energy IPOs will likely not increase in the near-term as oil and gas companies wait for investor appetite to return, analysts say.

Ellen Chang, Contributor

Riyadh Insists Saudi Aramco IPO Remains On Course

Khalid Al Falih, the Saudi energy minister, dismisses reports that Aramco’s IPO listing has been axed but says timing is flexible.

Ed Crooks and Anjli Raval, Financial Times

Diamondback Energy’s Rattler Midstream Files IPO

Diamondback’s decision to take its Rattler midstream subsidiary public is the latest move by an E&P to address takeaway capacity concerns in the Permian Basin.

Darren Barbee, Hart Energy

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