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Alpine High Expectations Move Low(er)

March 6, 2019 |
Last week, the market was caught off-guard when Apache (NYSE:APA) lowered the outlook for volume growth in the company’s Permian rich gas play, the Alpine High.  Apache traded off just 1% following the disclosure, while Altus Midstream (NASDAQ: ALTM),...
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Drilling Bans Coming to a State Near You?

February 14, 2019 |
Environmental pressures continue to mount on the oil and gas industry in North America. In the last week, two states and Congress proposed new regulations on hydraulic fracking to limit future oil and gas development. The Oregon legislature has...
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Cap and Trade Works!…Or Does It?

February 12, 2019 |
Last week, climate change took center stage when the “Green New Deal” was promoted in Washington DC. The Green New Deal, though, is not the only new proposal on the table. Initiatives across the US are being proposed to...
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DJ Basin Challenges Impacting Drilling Decisions

February 8, 2019 |
The DJ Basin continues to face both regulatory and midstream challenges. In November, Colorado voters rejected a ballot initiative to increase well setbacks. Now, a lawsuit arguing Colorado’s forced pooling statute is unconstitutional further mires the outlook for development in...
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