American Energy Partners Subsidiary Buys 30% Share of Plugging Co.

Earlier this week MDN told you of the curious case of American Energy Partners, Inc.–a company headquartered in Allentown, PA that appears to have nothing to do with Aubrey McClendon’s now-closed American Energy Partners (see American Energy Partners Invests in “Tier I” Marcellus Assets). We highlighted a press release from the enigmatic AEP announcing investments in “Tier I” Marcellus assets (although no specifics were revealed). We received a note from AEP following that story to say another press release would follow, yesterday. And indeed it did. AEP announced yesterday that its drilling subsidiary, called Gilbert Oil & Gas Company, has just invested in a plugging & abandonment company focused on the Marcellus/Utica. Once again there were no specifics, other than Gilbert now owns 30% of the unnamed plugging company. Here’s the press release…

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