There’s a popular business adage of companies which form in a recession are more likely to succeed than during a market expansion. This is easily translatable to the current state of $40 oil. E&Ps who can currently weather the costs of rig start-up and sustain operations are more than likely to continue when prices rise. Continue reading "Don’t be the Correction"
Over the last month, we've put together a new website
which we hope will better outline our company and mission. At its core, EnergyFundz wants to connect onshore E&Ps with funding. We are not your average broker and do not represent the buyer or seller. Nor do we negotiate or file papers - we just connect
. As a result, we're glad to announce we are already assisting onshore E&Ps connect with financiers.
Continue reading "New EnergyFundz Website"
While EnergyFundz operates in the onshore market, we couldn`t help notice a piece of news about ConocoPhillips `slamming the brakes` on the deepwater market to focus on US onshore unconventionals. In fact, Goldman Sachs recently concluded large US and European E&Ps (Exxon, BP, etc.) are on the hunt for onshore plays. With $150B in their balance sheets, they won`t have any issues getting what they want. Continue reading "The Majors are Coming"
In the past two weeks, EnergyFundz attended two separate luncheons where US shale markets and global oil prices were discussed. The first featured OilPro Managing Director, Joseph Triepke
, and the second was with energy consulting firm, Rystad Energy
. While there were common themes, it was interesting to hear their differing outlooks on next year's oil prices. Joseph saw 2016 oil prices dipping further, whereas, Rystad saw prices increasing. Continue reading "The Drilling Must Go On"
We recently wrote about online listing services and it's no secret there are multiple players in the O&G space. From listing websites, broker pages, investment banks and self-promotion - there are several resources for O&G deals to happen.
So what sets us apart? For a start, EnergyFundz helps assets and/or projects find and secure funding. Hence, asset owners not willing to give up their operator ownership can use our platform to seek out financiers in the form of VC or angel investors in return for some form of equity. See here
for a difference between VCs and angel investors. Continue reading "Oil & Gas’ Mark Cuban"
A recent article
on Divestopedia delved into the emerging trend of online deal sourcing for M&A. A few take-aways:
Continue reading "Online Deal Sourcing"
Should be complimentary to conventional deal sourcing.
Provides ample opportunities to review the most suitable offer.
Maintains a good deal of confidentiality to either side.
As a newly formed company, we continuously seek out validation and feedback from potential clients and users of our platform. A frequent question is, "Why use EnergyFundz?". To answer this, consider the following: Continue reading "EnergyFundz Clients – Part II"
EnergyFundz recently attended the MergerMarket Energy Forum focused on M&A activity in the energy sector. While the focus was on major upstream M&A activity, it helped us define our typical client. In short, EnergyFundz is for: Continue reading "EnergyFundz Clients"
A 2013 Independent Petroleum Drillers Association of America (IPAA) survey summarizes their onshore members as having the following traits: Continue reading "It’s (Still) Not Too Late"
During the best of times (i.e. high oil prices) - energy markets are rife with projects and high development or extraction costs are not a deterrent. This might lead some to believe that Energyfundz could only serve their needs in a strong oil environment. Continue reading "The Best & Worst of Times"