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U.S. Energy provides an update on IRS Notice 2020-39 which extends the 180-day Opportunity Zone Fund window for eligible clients until December 31, 2020 and the tax planning opportunity it creates for investors with capital gains.
U.S. Energy reviews the financial situation of energy companies and how low oil prices have created a need for cash, which may finally push a final capitulation event, a healthier energy sector, and new opportunities for energy investors.
U.S. Energy provides an update on the Energy Market, including a discussion on why oil prices fell below zero on Monday, April 20, 2020 and how this could impact the energy sector and oil prices in future months.
U.S. Energy provides an update from the April 9th meeting between Saudi Arabia and Russia (OPEC+) and the agreement to cut oil supply by 10 – 20 million barrels per day. Discussion includes the outlook for oil prices and direct energy investments.
March 25, 2020.
U.S. Energy panel provides insight on recent market events, the current price of oil and what investors can expect in the weeks and months ahead in the energy sector.
March 13, 2020.
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As fears surrounding the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and what it could mean to the global economy reached new highs, financial markets across the world have been in decline. Adding to the stress of an already fragile global economy, on March 6 OPEC+ talks of reducing the supply of oil between the second and third largest producers in the world – Russia and Saudi Arabia – collapsed.
U.S. Energy Development Corporation Celebrates 40th Anniversary with Big-Data Mindset Paving The Future
Arlington-based U.S. Energy Development Corporation, an Exploration & Production (E&P) Company which provides direct investments in energy, celebrated its 40th anniversary in early 2020. Outside of celebratory events earlier this year, its full-steam ahead for this technology-focused company that has deployed more than $200 million in new energy projects over the past 18 months and has raised over $1.4 billion in energy partnerships since 1999.
We are only three months into the year, but 2020 is making history for a number of reasons: a pandemic virus, teetering economics, and a postponed summer Olympic season – just to name a few. However, a silver lining amidst these turbulent times would be the announcement that the federal Tax Day has officially been moved from April 15 to July 15.
March 3, 2020. Updated March 9, 2020.
Uncertainty regarding how the Coronavirus impacts oil demand – from travel interruptions to factory shutdowns – has created worldwide concern. With the price of oil largely predicated on the balance of supply and demand, the drop in oil price was not surprising and the recent …
Although there are dozens (actually, over 150) different grades of crude oil, the only two that typically get reported in the news are Brent and West Texas Intermediate (WTI). These two crudes have carved out their position as the benchmarks for oil throughout the world.
June 19, 2019
Arlington, Texas – U.S. Energy Development Corporation, one of the largest sponsors of direct-ownership oil and gas investments, has announced participation in a 9 well oil development project in the Powder River Basin, also known as the PRB. The company committed $6.6 million to this project on behalf of one of its Acquisition Funds, the Strategic Energy Income Fund V LP. As of mid-June, production from the first four wells was averaging approximately 700 barrels per day, which is above type-curve for this stage of production (footnote 1). Revenue associated with these wells are anticipated to be received this summer (footnote 2).
U.S. Energy Announces Participation in a $77 Million Development of its ‘Echo’ Project in New Mexico
April 30, 2019
Arlington, Texas – U.S. Energy Development Corporation has announced that the company is participating in a $77 million development of its Echo project acreage. The project will co-invest with three other companies and includes an interest in 8 oil wells for a net investment of $5.5 million. Current development is expected to create additional cash flow while potentially increasing the future divestment value on the more than 2,700 net acres owned in the Echo project.
December 12, 2018
Arlington, Texas – U.S. Energy Development Corporation, an independent oil and gas operator specializing in direct participation programs, has sold a portion of its Echo project to Devon Energy (NYSE: DVN) for a 61.35% distribution net to its Strategic Energy Income Fund V LP; one of the company’s Acquisition Funds. The Echo Project was acquired by the Strategic Energy Income Fund V LP in early 2018 and proceeds were distributed in October 2018.