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OilandGasInvestor.com is your complete source for information about the financial world of oil and gas. An interactive, searchable version of Hart Energy Publishing's Oil and Gas Investor Magazine, this site also provides online content from OGI This Week and A&D Watch. In addition to providing daily analysis of trends and industry events, their editors interpret the news to highlight opportunities for investors. Since 1973, the company has been recognized for its expert coverage of the global energy industry through its highly respected, award-winning magazines, newsletters and directories, conferences, consulting services and online resources. With representation in the upstream, midstream, and downstream sector, Hart Energy takes the lead in providing original and timely data through its numerous products and services.

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Peggy Williams

Peggy Williams, the Editorial Director, is a certified petroleum geologist. Prior to joining Hart Energy in 1992 as a senior editor she worked in the industry. During a 16-year career in petroleum geology, Williams was an equity partner in an independent devoted to natural gas prospect generation. Williams holds a BA in geology from the University of Rhode Island, a Master's in Energy Resources from the University of Pittsburgh, and an MS in Technical Communications from the University of Colorado.

Steve Toon

Steve Toon joined Hart Energy in 2007 as editor of A&D Watch newsletter and ADcenter.com. In 2012 he became senior editor of Oil and Gas Investor and plays a key role in the magazine's direction. He has a bachelor's degree in journalism from Baylor University and more than 25 years of publishing and writing experience.

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Tom Ward Returns To Midcontinent Spotlight With Private-Equity Backing

Veteran oil and gas executive Tom L. Ward is once again leading an Oklahoma-based E&P with a focus on acquisitions following a March 15 announcement that private-equity firm Bayou City Energy Management LLC (BCE) would partner with Ward. The partners...

TPG Pace Energy, EnerVest Form Eagle Ford Pure-Play In $2.66 Billion Combination

[Editor’s note: This is a developing story. Check back for updates.] Blank-check company TPG Pace Energy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: TPGE) on March 20 pulled the trigger on a multibillion-dollar deal to become a pure-play Eagle Ford operator with Steve C...

Northern Oil And Gas Commences $105 Million Equity Offering

Northern Oil and Gas Inc. (AMEX: NOG) has commenced an underwritten public offering of $105 million of shares of its common stock, par value $0.001 per share, the company said on March 19. The underwriters will be granted a 30-day option to purchase ...

US Bans Transactions With Venezuela's Digital Currency

President Donald Trump on March 19 signed an executive order barring any U.S.-based financial transactions involving Venezuela’s new petro cryptocurrency, as U.S. officials warned that it was a “scam” by President Nicolas Maduro’s government ...

BSEE Increases Safety Inspection Time Offshore, Saves American Taxpayers $20 million

Beginning April 1, the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) will increase physical inspection time offshore and plans to reduce taxpayer burden by nearly $20 million over the next three to four years, BSEE said on March 19....