HOUSTON, Sept. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE: OAS) ("Oasis Petroleum") today announced the commencement of the Oasis Midstream Partners LP ("Oasis Midstream") initial public offering of 7,500,000 common units representing limited partner interests, at an anticipated initial public offering price between $19.00 and $21.00 per common unit, pursuant to a registration statement on Form S-1 previously filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"). Oasis Midstream also expects to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,125,000 common units. Oasis Midstream has been authorized to list its common units on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "OMP," subject to official notice of issuance.
The common units being offered represent an approximate 27.3% limited partner interest in Oasis Midstream (or approximately 31.4% if the underwriters exercise in full their option to purchase additional common units). Oasis Petroleum and its affiliates will own the remaining approximately 72.7% limited partner interest in Oasis Midstream (or approximately 68.6% if the underwriters exercise in full their option to purchase additional common units). Oasis Petroleum will indirectly own the general partner of Oasis Midstream and the incentive distribution rights.
Morgan Stanley, Citigroup and Wells Fargo Securities are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering.
A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the SEC but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold nor may offers to buy be accepted prior to the time that the registration statement becomes effective.
This offering will be made only by means of a written prospectus. A copy of the preliminary prospectus for the offering may be obtained, when available, from:
Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC
Citigroup Global Markets Inc.
Wells Fargo Securities, LLC
Attn: Prospectus Department
c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions
c/o Equity Syndicate Department
180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor
1155 Long Island Avenue
375 Park Avenue
New York, New York 10014
Edgewood, New York 11717
New York, New York 10152
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
About Oasis Midstream
Oasis Midstream is a growth-oriented, fee-based master limited partnership initially formed by Oasis Petroleum to own, develop, operate and acquire a diversified portfolio of midstream assets in North America that are integral to the oil and natural gas operations of Oasis Petroleum and are strategically positioned to capture volumes from other producers. Oasis Midstream's initial assets are located in the Williston Basin area of North Dakota and Montana.
This release includes "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of federal securities laws. Such forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond Oasis Midstream's control. All statements, other than historical facts included in this release, are forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this release. Although Oasis Midstream believes that the plans, intentions and expectations reflected in or suggested by the forward-looking statements are reasonable, there is no assurance that these plans, intentions or expectations will be achieved. Therefore, actual outcomes and results could materially differ from what is expressed, implied or forecast in such statements.
This release contains certain forward-looking statements that are based on current plans and expectations and are subject to various risks and uncertainties. Oasis Midstream's business and any offering may be influenced by many factors that are difficult to predict, involve uncertainties that may materially affect actual results and are often beyond Oasis Midstream's control. These factors include, but are not limited to, changes to business plans as circumstances warrant, and limited partner interests of Oasis Midstream may not ultimately be offered to the public because of, general market conditions or other factors. For a full discussion of these risks and uncertainties, please refer to the "Risk Factors" section of the Registration Statement on Form S-1. Oasis Midstream refers you to that discussion for further information.
About Oasis Petroleum Inc.
Oasis Petroleum is an independent exploration and production company focused on the acquisition and development of unconventional oil and natural gas resources, primarily operating in the Williston Basin. For more information, please visit Oasis Petroleum's website at www.oasispetroleum.com.
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