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Work Halted On Pipeline That Enbridge Spent $1.5B To Buy Into

Developers have halted work on part of a major pipeline project in North Dakota that Enbridge Inc. recently announced it would spend US$1.5 billion to buy into. The US$3.7-billion Dakota Access Pipeline is set to run through four states and has faced protests and opposition over concerns about environmental impacts.
Read by 50% of LPs July 05, 2016

Angelus Private Equity Acquires Bakken Oil & Gas Asset

Samson Oil & Gas (ticker: SSN) announced an agreement to sell the company’s interest in the North Stockyard field for $15 million. The buyer of the acreage is Angelus Private Equity Group, who has pl...
Read by 74% of LPs May 03, 2016

Shale Oil Production In Bakken, Eagle Ford Little Changed In March

Oil production from key shale formations in North Dakota and Texas dropped slightly in March versus February, according to Platts Analytics.
Read by 45% of LPs March 22, 2016

A Silicon Valley For Drones In North Dakota

“California and New York want what we’ve got,” said Shawn Muehler, a 30-year-old Fargo resident, gazing at a horizon of empty fields, silos, windbreak trees and hardly any people. A winged craft traces the air, mapping a field with pinpoint accuracy for his start-up, a drone software company called Botlink. 
Read by 77% of LPs March 09, 2016

Harold Hamm's Message For OPEC: Above $40, We're Coming Back

For leading U.S. shale oil producers, $40 is the new $70. Continental Resources Inc, led by billionaire wildcatter Harold Hamm, is prepared to increase capital spending if U.S. crude reaches the low- to mid-$40s range, allowing it to boost 2017 production by more than 10 percent, chief financial official John Hart said last week. 
Read by 64% of LPs March 09, 2016

Insight: In Slump, Oil Firms Turn To Labs, Data Centers For Help

In a basement lab of a North Dakota research center, Beth Kurz and an assistant are peering through a scanning electron microscope, studying samples from the state's vast Bakken shale oil formation.
Read by 45% of LPs March 04, 2016

The Geography Of Venture Capital In The U.S.

San Francisco tops Silicon Valley as the nation’s leading center for venture capital backed startups, with New York close behind.
Read by 59% of LPs February 21, 2016

Baltimore IT Startup Protenus Raises $4M In Series A Funding

Protenus has announced raising $4 million from a Series A fundraising round. The finance has been rendered from a group of investors led by Arthur Venture. The health data security service provider intends to expand its business all over the US through this fund.
Read by 30% of LPs February 12, 2016

KKR Learns Harsh Lesson From Energy Bets

<p style="line-height: 18.9091px;">Kohlberg Kravis Roberts&nbsp;learned that lesson the hard way after falling commodity prices doomed two of its biggest investments: the multibillion-dollar buyouts of power producer&nbsp;TXU Corp&nbsp;and oil explorer Samson Resources Corp.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 18.9091px;">Now, the private equity firm is backing away from debt-fuelled takeovers of energy companies, which are vulnerable to unpredictable moves in oil and gas prices. The firm instead is focusing on smaller drilling deals that are usually funded with less debt and are better able to survive swoons.</span></p>
Read by 78% of LPs February 02, 2016

Baker Hughes: U.S. Oil Drillers Cut Rigs For Sixth Straight Week

U.S. energy firms cut oil rigs for the sixth straight week, and are expected to shed more in coming weeks with three major U.S. shale oil companies slashing their spending plans after crude prices hit 12-year lows.
Read by 35% of LPs