Gibbs achieved a variety of results which have been later attributed to better-known wildcatters
Marti introduces readers to a wide range of characters in her life: from sleazy authority figures, wannabe Sixties musicians and crazed Corn Belt cult leaders, to Texas oil billionaires and wildcatters
, to wild-eyed redneck coworkers who robbed banks on their lunch hour--in the company truck.
O'Reilly: We're good at being wildcatters
In relation with the closing of the deal, Crescent Hill Capital's investment in Pilgrim Petroleum PLC represents a new tack by private equity companies backing modern and experience wildcatters
to slowly build portfolios of mineral rights.
ExxonMobil's announcement in May 2015 that it had discovered an estimated 700 hundred million barrels of oil offshore Guyana, launched a tide of interest from oil majors, wildcatters
and service companies, all of whom descended on Georgetown, says Eric Wheeler, Associate at The Risk Advisory Group.
a Houston-based medical device company developing a brain oxygenation monitoring system, today announced that the company was accepted to the 2015 class of Health Wildcatters
, a leading healthcare startup accelerator program located in Dallas.
The company was selected as a sponsored health-technology startup by Health WildCatters
, which invests in healthcare industry tech firms in the Dallas/Fort Worth region.
Hixon considers The Frackers: the Outrageous Inside Story of the New Billionaire Wildcatters
by Gregory Zuckerman.
While we had his attention, we asked about the M16 extractors we heard he was adding to the bolts for wildcatters
like us that were bending the original.
The Frackers: The Outrageous Inside Story of the New Billionaire Wildcatters
, the second book by Wall Street Journal reporter Gregory Zuckerman, tells the story of the development, over the past several decades, of the amazing technology by which oil and gas have been made to flow from previously unyielding stone, in quantities tallied in the hundreds of billions of barrels and trillions of cubic feet.
Those who live by the drill bit can also die with the drill bit, as ghosts of failed wildcatters
from West Texas (Swindle top) to Russia's Yamal Nenets permafrost can attest.
Far from the limelight, Aubrey McClendon, Harold Hamm, Mark Papa, and other wildcatters
were determined to tap massive deposits of oil and gas that Exxon, Chevron, and other giants had dismissed as a waste of time.