The newly created position of In-House General Counsel for the Western States Petroleum Association (WSPA) was filled by the hiring of Oyango Snell.

Ascent Resources Utica Holdings LLC and ARU Finance Corp. intend to offer $1.5 billion of senior unsecured notes in two series due in 2022 and 2025 in an unregistered offering to institutional investors.

Houston American Energy Corp. received notification from the NYSE MKT LLC that the company continues to be out of compliance with certain NYSE MKT continued listing standards relating to stockholders' equity.

Gastar Exploration has completed the acquisition of additional working and net revenue interests in approximately 66 gross (9.5 net) producing wells and 5,670 net acres of additional STACK oil and gas leasehold in Kingfisher County, Oklahoma.

Lease Sale 247 for oil and gas parcels in the Gulf of Mexico garnered $274,797,434 in high bids for 163 tracts covering 913,542 acres in the Central Planning Area of the Outer Continental Shelf offshore Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama, according to the US Department of the Interior.

The Williams Companies Inc. has named United States Magistrate Judge T. Lane Wilson senior vice president and general counsel, succeeding Sarah Miller, who previously announced her resignation.

The latest published well production data from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) suggests that shale gas production in Ohio contracted by 180 MMcfd in 4Q 2016, with only 58 new wells turned in line, Rystad Energy reported

White Star Petroleum has acquired approximately 30,500 net acres in the Mid-Continent region in two transactions with Double Eagle Energy Oklahoma and the equity holders of Lighthouse Oil & Gas. Additionally, the company has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 18,500 net acres in Central...

Private equity professionals have formed Argus Energy Managers (AEM), creating an affiliate network of three Houston-based energy private equity firms, Bayou City Energy, Intervale Capital, and Cibolo Energy Partners.