Energy Capital Conference
April 17-18, 2017
Austin, Texas
Omni Barton Creek
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Unconventional Oil & Gas CenterOil and Gas Investor
Featured Sponsors
Netherland, Sewell & Associates (NSAI)Merrill CoprorationEnCap InvestmentsStratas Advisors
Lantana Energy Advisors

Looking ahead: Where A&D Begins

As oil prices stabilize and companies set spending thresholds higher, battle-tested producers have emerged leaner – and acquisitions and divestitures are central to their 2017 playbooks. Searching for new sources of capital? Want access to the next hot play? Oil and Gas Investor's Energy Capital Conference puts you in the driver's seat.

Join us April 17–18, as 300+ industry leaders, business development professionals and financial experts gather in Austin to listen to 12 executive-level speakers and discuss best practices on how to acquire and exploit assets. The annual Energy Capital Conference Golf Tournament and Welcome Dinner are a few of the many opportunities to network with startup CEOs, billionaire oilmen and A&D aces looking for assets. Don’t miss this once-a-year opportunity to hear and connect with some of the brightest leaders in the industry!

New for 2017: Our expanded program will focus on best practices for accessing capital to secure strategic A&D assets.


Matador’s Midstream JV Plugs Delaware Capex Hole
Matador Resources Co. (NYSE: MTDR) said Feb. 17 it dished a portion of its Delaware Basin midstream assets to clear the path for production growth in 2017—and it managed to run up the score on the value.Matador and Houston’s Five Point Capital Partners LLC agreed to form a midstream joint venture (JV), called San Mateo Midstream LLC, the companies said. The JV will own, operate and expand Matador’s Delaware midstream assets—though with the Dallas-based company still firmly at the helm.The deal answers two essential questions for Matador: how to jumpstart its capex and what the midstream assets were worth. The company can now hit the gas on drilling activity and even deploy an additional rig in the basin. Five Point said the JV’s implied value at closing will be about a half billion dollars.

Talara Hires Gutke, Highlights Restructuring Market
Talara Capital Management LLC, the Houston- and New York-based investment firm focused on private-equity for the energy sector, hired Jeff Gutke, former Denham Capital director, as a managing director.“Jeff has 22 years of energy experience operating assets in the field at ExxonMobil and managing dozens of energy investments as a seasoned private-equity investor at Denham Capital. We are happy to have him on the Talara team,” said David Zusman, managing partner and CIO of Talara.Gutke has technical, operational and financial energy experience with a focus on sourcing, structuring, managing and exiting oil and gas investments. He also has extensive board-level experience and a background in engineering, infield drilling, and production optimization.