Carrizo Floats 6M New Shares of Stock to Buy More Eagle Ford

Carrizo logoCarrizo Oil & Gas, a Houston-based driller, actively drills in the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas, the Delaware Basin in West Texas, the Niobrara Formation in Colorado, and until mid-year in 2015, they did have an active drilling program in the Ohio Utica and Pennsylvania Marcellus. No more. They haven’t drilled in Appalachia since 3Q15. That trend continues. It seems other plays have lured Carrizo’s heart, and money. Yesterday the company announced it is floating 6 million new shares of stock, hoping to raise $225 million. The reason? To buy another 15,000 acres of leases–in the Eagle Ford oil play in Texas. Once again Carrizo ignores the Mighty Marcellus. Their loss. Here’s an update on new stock and a new land deal in the Lone Star State…

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