During the past few years, merger and acquisition activity among Exploration & Production companies has dominated the oil and gas industry as producers scrambled to secure positions in low-cost plays across the country. With A&D activity slowing down and commodity prices stabilizing, the industry has returned to development mode and, with it, increased drilling programs. Along with this added production comes the need for additional infrastructure and the need for the “Surface Team”. This new, interconnected, multi-disciplined team of land service professionals delivers comprehensive solutions for multi-rig drilling programs and associated take away capacity.
The curative process is a necessary step for a wide spectrum of land use projects. In the modern age of land services, the keystone of many projects often sits in the company’s curative department. Landmen are frequently slotted into specialized categories and specific disciplines. The best curative agents have broad based experience and are knowledgeable in all aspects of land, plus possess an understanding of typical operations as well. A curative agent can spend their morning negotiating lease terms with a variety of un-leased landowners and then must transition seamlessly to drafting curative documents and researching heirs in a title chain in the afternoon.
In the context of today’s land services provider, the truth of the adage, a picture is worth a thousand words, can be clearly demonstrated by examining a comprehensive, detailed map. A well-made map conveys a wealth of information without the need to examine a multitude of spreadsheets and documents. With the advancement of technologies and increased efficiencies, mapping has become a requirement because of the significant value it provides for all land departments within each respective company.
FORT WORTH, Texas – Holland Services, a national leader in land services including upstream, midstream, and downstream for the energy and transportation industries, has successfully concluded its role as project manager for a produced water pipeline located in the Red Hills area of Lea County, New Mexico. The midstream division of Holland Services oversaw all aspects of the pipeline from design, engineering, right of way, environmental, construction, and testing, on behalf of the owner/operator – Oilfield Water Logistics (OWL). Read More
By Andrew St. John, General Counsel – From the land services perspective, the ultimate question that needs to be answered in a due diligence review is whether, and to what extent, does the seller own record title to the interest it is purporting to convey. While this statement holds true in every due diligence project, the methods utilized to accomplish the end goal vary greatly from venture to venture. No two acquisitions are the same and, therefore, the plan of attack for each due diligence review must take into account the unique facts and circumstances of each project. The key to success lies in using highly experienced talent, equipped with significant resources, to deliver accurately and expediently.
Fort Worth, TX – September 22, 2015 – Holland Services, a national leader in oil and gas land-related services, announced today that Brian Poe, RPL will serve as the Regional Manager for Houston.
Oklahoma City, OK – February 24, 2015 – Holland Services, an industry-leading, national land services company, today announced the opening of its Oklahoma City regional office to serve clients in Oklahoma and across the Midcontinent. The company has long had an active presence in Oklahoma and the surrounding area, and is restoring its physical presence in Oklahoma City. The new office is located…
Fort Worth, TX – December 2, 2014 – Holland Services, a national leader in oil and has land-related services, is pleased to announce that Bryan R. Gaudin, chief operating officer and Aaron W. Smith, senior project manager, were recently recognized by the Dallas Business Journal and Pittsburgh Business Times Who’s Who in Energy List of 2014.
MIAMI – March 11, 2014 – H.I.G. Capital, L.L.C. (“H.I.G.”), a leading global private equity firm with more than $15 billion of capital under management, announced today that its portfolio company, Holland Services (“Holland”) has completed the acquisition and merger of certain assets from AED Group into Holland.