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Ranked: The Top 100 Private E&Ps

Enverus ran the numbers and analyzed the most prolific private E&Ps in the Lower 48 and Gulf of Mexico.

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Rockies Gas Producer PureWest Acquired for $1.84 Billion

A private consortium of family offices and financial institutions acquired ownership of Wyoming natural gas producer PureWest for $1.84 billion.

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Family Office-led Private Consortium Acquires PureWest

Mountain independent natural gas producer has completed an all-cash merger with a newly formed entity sponsored by a private consortium of family offices and financial institutions ("PW Consortium") for a total consideration of $1.84 billion.

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Petro-Hunt: The Searchers

Oil and Gas Investor: The storied Hunt family has once again surfaced in the Permian Basin to predictably little fanfare. It’s the family’s style: Petro-Hunt LLC is a large but quietly enigmatic company often low key about its dealings. The family’s patriarch was legendary oil tycoon H.L. Hunt. Despite its lineage, the company prefers to operate far below the radar. Yet it remains a player in the shale world, popping up now and then to make another deal before fading into the background. In March, Petro-Hunt was again on the move. In a blink-and-miss-it deal, Petro-Hunt LLC closed on the purchase of Delaware Basin assets from Admiral Permian Resources...

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Petro-Hunt Completes Delaware Basin Acquisition

Petro-Hunt Permian, LLC, a fully owned subsidiary of Petro-Hunt, L.L.C., has completed the acquisition from APR Operating LLC (dba Admiral Permian Resources) of predominantly operated oil and gas production and leasehold in Northwest Reeves and Northeast Culberson Counties, Texas, in the Delaware Basin.

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Huge Amazon shipping hub in the works for Forney

Already the biggest industrial building tenant in North Texas, Amazon is gobbling up another 1 million square feet of warehouse space in Forney east of Dallas. . .

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Amazon announces 1.2M square feet of new facilities in Forney

Online retail giant Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) is adding a new fulfillment center and a delivery station in Forney, the company announced Thursday. . .

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Maguire Energy Institute Honors Two Prominent Energy Leaders

Dallas, TX (SMU), Feb. 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Maguire Energy Institute at SMU Cox School of Business presented Kenneth Hersh, president and chief executive officer of the George W. Bush Presidential Center, with the L. Frank Pitts Energy Leadership Award on Friday, Feb. 21, on the SMU campus. At the same event, iconic oilman and wildcatter W. Herbert Hunt was honored with the Maguire Energy Institute Pioneer Award. This marks the tenth year the Maguire Institute has hosted this annual scholarship fundraiser. . .

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Petro-Hunt ranks in the Top 10 of Private Liquids Producers in the U.S.

Petro-Hunt, L.L.C., which has operations in six states, consistently ranks in the Top 10 in IHS Markit’s list of Private Liquids Producers in the United States, according to lists in the Oil & Gas Financial Journal.

Massive Goodyear distribution center will bring 160 jobs to Forney’s Gateway

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is locating a 1.2 million-square-foot distribution center on U.S. Highway 80 in Forney. The city will rezone 102 acres for the project, which will be built on agricultural land at Gateway Boulevard . . .

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SM Energy closes non-core asset sale to Petro-Hunt

SM Energy said Thursday it closed the previously announced sales of its remaining assets in the Williston Basin in North Dakota, and third-party-operated assets known as Halff East in Upton County, Texas, for $292.3 million . . .

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New Emerald Energy LLC (aka National Oil Production LLC), formerly known as Emerald Oil Inc., appoints Petro-Hunt to operate its Bakken assets

New Emerald Energy LLC (aka National Oil Production Company, LLC) (the “Company”) today announced the appointment of Petro-Hunt LLC as the contract operator of its Bakken assets, which consists of 108 wells across approximately 112,000 acres in the Bakken region, producing approximately 4,500 barrels of oil equivalent per day (BOEPD). The Company also holds a significant acreage inventory of low-risk drilling opportunities which may be explored for years to come . . .

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Petro-Hunt’s $1B community in Forney to begin delivering homes soon

A $1 billion, 2,000-acre master-planned community — known as Gateway Parks — in Forney is expected to bring its first homes to market by early next year . . .

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Dallas’ Petro-Hunt energy firm moving from downtown to Uptown

Energy firm Petro-Hunt LLC has rented a full floor of office space in the Rosewood Court building at Pearl Street and Cedar Springs Road . . .

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