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Houston energy co. to combine with Oklahoma co. after exiting bankruptcy

Olivia Pulsinelli
Houston energy co. to combine with Oklahoma co. after exiting bankruptcy

Houston-based Gastar Exploration LLC and Tulsa, Oklahoma-based Chisholm Oil and Gas LLC plan to combine, with the goal of creating "the leading STACK (exploration and production) company," according to a June 19 press release. The companies, both controlled by private equity funds, did not disclose financial terms of the deal in the release. The combined company will retain the name Chisholm Oil and Gas and stay headquartered in Tulsa.