HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwired - Sep 30, 2013) - PLS Inc. today announced that its Fall 2013 Houston DEALMAKERS™ Expo this Wednesday, October 2 will feature, among others, compelling unconventional Eagle Ford Shale plays alongside projects from the historically productive Gulf Coast, East Texas, Permian Basin, Ark-La-Tex and Midcontinent regions. This power-packed, one-day oil and gas prospect and property expo starts 8:30 am at the Hyatt Regency, 1200 Louisiana St., in downtown Houston.

DEALMAKERS is open only to buyers, sellers and capital providers, making it the oil and gas industry's purest exchange for buying and selling prospects and properties while also funding development projects. PLS Vice President Jason Reimbold will introduce energy finance speakers Cathy Silva, Managing Partner of Blue Rock Energy Partners; Curt Schaefer, principal at TPH Partners; and Stephen Kennedy, Executive VP of Amegy Bank's Energy Group.

As of this date, Houston DEALMAKERS will feature a minimum of 100 distinct and separate plays for sale across a wide cross-section of regions.

Region # of Deals
Ark-La-Tex 11
Eastern & Appalachia 4
Gulf Coast 46
Midcontinent 16
Permian 7
Rockies 10
Others 6

Exhibited Ark-La-Tex opportunities include 100% WI in an 8,200-acre Brown Dense development asset in Union Parish, Louisiana; a package of operated and non-op interests covering more than 20,000 acres in Angelina Co., Texas including deep James Lime, Travis Peak, Haynesville and Bossier rights; and 15,000 operated Fayetteville net acres in Arkansas. DEALMAKERS will also feature Utica and Marcellus opportunities including over 7,200 operated Ohio acres (100% WI) surrounded by operators like Chesapeake, Devon and Hess; a 487-well operated producing property in the West Virginia Marcellus including 24,500 undeveloped net acres; and 17,000 operated net acres targeting Western Kentucky oil sands with New Albany shale upside.

As always, the Gulf Coast region is amply represented at PLS's Houston DEALMAKERS. This time, among the region's 46 deals being shown are an operated Lower Tertiary development project (100% WI) in Jefferson Co., Texas with projected reserves of 7.35 MMbbl condensate plus 105 Bcf gas; a 3,000-net-acre Eaglebine and Austin Chalk prospect (100% WI); and operated and non-operated stakes in 75 active Texas and Louisiana wells with net production of 73 bopd and 231,000 cfd.

Midcontinent offerings on exhibit feature a non-op 946-acre northwest Oklahoma project targeting Upper Morrow A and other zones; a 40,000-acre northwest Kansas Mississippian leasehold (100% WI) with Cherokee and Upper Penn upside; and operated interests up to 95% WI in 2,000 acres targeting the Caddo and Marble Falls in the Fort Worth Basin. Also in Texas, DEALMAKERS will be showing Permian deals including a 3,000-acre (100% WI) Penn and Wolfcamp development project; 50% WI in 10,000 acres targeting the conventional San Andres as well as Wolfbone and Granite Wash; and royalty interest on 461 net acres operated by Devon and Firewheel with Wolfcamp, Cline and Strawn potential.

Ahead of PLS's Denver DEALMAKERS on November 5, exhibitors in Houston this Wednesday will be showing several Rockies opportunities including a 42,000-acre operated package in the DJ Basin (100% WI); non-op Bakken/Three Forks production with additional drilling potential operated by such Williston Basin stalwarts as Continental, Kodiak, Oasis and Statoil; and a drill-to-earn Mancos/Niobrara opportunity on 80,000 acres in Colorado and Utah's Piceance Basin. Multistate and cross-region and select other deals will also be on exhibit.

Private equity groups, banks and mezzanine lenders regularly attend DEALMAKERS oil & gas expo to network with energy industry professionals. Carefully-vetted capital suppliers have become a distinguished value-added component of DEALMAKERS. Blue Rock Energy Capital II, Five States Energy Capital, PetroCap and others will all be on hand to network with buyers, sellers and project developers. 


Started more than 25 years ago, PLS's DEALMAKERS is the original forum for buying and selling oil and gas prospects and properties. The one-day oil and gas expo brings together buyers, sellers and the capital markets to conduct prospect showings, transact deals and network with each other over the hottest oil and gas plays. The event attracts the industry's preeminent prospect generators, playmakers, property sellers and capital providers.

About PLS

PLS is an integrated information, transaction and advisory firm founded in 1987. Initially adapting the real estate industry's highly effective MLS (multiple listing service) platform for the oil and gas industry, the firm has since expanded globally providing buyers and sellers vital deal information, marketing and advisory services they need to better manage their portfolios and facilitate profitable transactions.

Contact Information:

Brad Jamison
(713) 650-1212