Ben Dell Says The Shale Industry Must Change To Survive –…

Shale Magazine | Jul 24, 2021 at 5:02 PM
  • It is no secret that the shale oil and gas industry is in the midst of a phase of rapid consolidation, a move that was kicked off by Occidental Oil Co. with its acquisition of big independent producer Anadarko Petroleum in April 2019.
  • As governments and individuals have become more focused on climate change-related concerns and narratives over the past 15 years, the ESG investor community has formed itself into a very powerful influence segment, pressing oil and gas and other industries to become more focused on these issue areas in their daily business practices.
  • As we have seen this year with his company’s own rapid consolidation efforts in the DJ Basin, Dell is a guy who is more than willing to put his money where his mouth and white papers are.