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US E&Ps Outline Plans to Return Billions to Shareholders

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  • High oil prices mean US E&Ps are finally flush with cash after investors pressured them to stem growth and focus on returns.

  • Companies are rolling out plans to return billions to shareholders and signal they are worthy investments, drawing on multiple tools from share buybacks to dividends.

  • While returns are the top priority, debt reduction and environmental, social and governance (ESG) also play important roles for investors in the oil patch.

The Issue

Equity and Debt Markets, Corporate Strategy , Independent E&Ps, Shale
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