Author: Nick Downey

NAPE SUMMIT Feb. 15 – 17, 2017

NAPE SUMMIT Feb. 15 – 17, 2017

Please visit us at the upcoming Houston NAPE Summit at George R. Brown convention center and see what we’re up to.  We have a new prospect for sale, be sure to ask us about our other investment opportunities or see how we can help your company succeed through our consulting.

Making Money In The Oil And Gas Business

Making Money In The Oil And Gas Business

In 2014, with a 95% success rate on new shale oil wells, a clear hint of lurking problems could already be seen when drilling costs caused pay-outs to stretch to 3+ years, …with oil at $100 barrel.  Drillers could tolerate such slow returns of investment, only because “money people” were providing abundant long-term drilling loans…

Shale Gas Plays

Shale Gas Plays

Download the Brochure HERE. About Gas Shale Plays Roxanna Associates, the consulting arm of Roxanna, has been heavily involved in analyzing and selecting shale gas plays for major clients for many years. The Associates have guided clients to attractive investments in about one million acres of leaseholds. Roxanna Associates has a policy of co-investing in…

A Day in the Life of a Petroleum Geologist

A Day in the Life of a Petroleum Geologist

Last week, Roxanna was excited to host a “Day in the Life of a Petroleum Geologist” through the Jackson School of Geosciences at the University of Texas at Austin. Undergraduates came to the Roxanna offices (on their day off) to spend the day as a Roxanna Geologist. After a quick introduction, the students were split…

Roxanna Chairman Publishes New Paper “Thinking Like Oil”

Roxanna Chairman Publishes New Paper “Thinking Like Oil”

During the AAPG Midcontent Meeting in Wichita, Kansas, Marlan Downey discussed how too much of the technical work purporting to guide exploration for petroleum is trivial, redundant, and has little useful to offer towards finding new oil and gas accumulations.  What follows are the notes for his speech as well as a link to download the presentation.  …

Roxanna Oil at the Summer NAPE Expo

Roxanna Oil at the Summer NAPE Expo

Once again, Roxanna Oil Company will be exhibiting at this year’s Summer NAPE Expo — the largest oil and gas prospect and property expo in the world. The NAPE Expo provides access to hundreds of opportunities to buy, sell and trade oil and gas prospects as well as producing properties.  For years, NAPE has been…