DENVER, July 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Extraction Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:XOG) (“Extraction”) today announced that it signed gathering agreements for oil, natural gas and water with Elevation Midstream, LLC (“Elevation”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Extraction Oil & Gas, Inc. Elevation has secured financing for the build out of its system through GSO Capital Partners LP (“GSO”). This financing is non-recourse to Extraction.
Commenting on the transaction, Extraction’s Chairman and CEO Mark Erickson said: “We are extremely pleased to announce this transaction as we believe it is very beneficial to Extraction shareholders. While we will retain the full economic upside from this midstream system, the buildout will be fully financed without any expected cash outlay from Extraction. Once this midstream system is operational, we expect it will enhance our upstream value by driving significant reductions in lease operating expense and well cost, greater product capture and increased flow assurance while maintaining corporate differentials at or below current levels. It provides a potentially large value uplift for Extraction shareholders upon any eventual monetization of our midstream ownership. Additionally, the financing is non-recourse to Extraction which minimizes risk to our shareholders.”
Michael Zawadzki, Senior Managing Director and Co-Head of Energy at GSO said: “We are delighted to partner with Elevation on the construction of the Hawkeye and Southwest Wattenberg midstream systems. These facilities will allow Extraction and other third party customers to unlock highly attractive development opportunities in the infrastructure constrained southern DJ Basin.”
Updated Investor Presentation
Extraction has posted an updated investor presentation to its website. The investor presentation may be viewed on the Company’s website (www.extractionog.com) by selecting “Investors,” then “News and Events,” then “Presentations.”
About Extraction Oil & Gas, Inc.
Denver-based Extraction Oil & Gas, Inc. is an independent energy exploration and development company focused on exploring, developing and producing crude oil, natural gas and NGLs primarily in the Wattenberg Field in the Denver-Julesburg Basin of Colorado. For further information, please visit www.extractionog.com. The Company’s common shares are listed for trading on the NASDAQ under the symbol: “XOG.”
About GSO Capital Partners
GSO Capital Partners LP is the global credit investment platform of Blackstone. With approximately $107 billion of assets under management, GSO is one of the largest alternative managers in the world focused on the leveraged-finance, or non-investment grade related, marketplace. GSO seeks to generate attractive risk-adjusted returns in its business by investing in a broad array of strategies including mezzanine debt, distressed investing, leveraged loans and other special-situation strategies. Further information can be found at https://www.blackstone.com/the-firm/asset-management/credit-(gso).
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