Oilfield Expenses Drive Need for Private Equity to Capture $100 Oil

| Oil & Gas
"Drilling Down" column in the Houston Business Journal interviews Carl Tricoli from Denham Capital about the new wave of energy private equity funding.

For this week’s front page story, I dived into what’s fueling the new wave of private equity being invested in the energy sector, especially in exploration and production companies — where most PE funds have been invested historically — but also in oilfield service companies. I found out that, along with sky-high oil prices, it’s the shale technology driving the onshore domestic oil and gas renaissance that is attracting more private equity money to oilfield service companies.

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