Texas Pacific Land Trust Enters into Settlement Agreement with Investor Group (7/31/19 Press Release via Business Wire)

July 31, 2019 Press release via Business Wire: Texas Pacific Land Trust (NYSE: TPL) (the “Trust” or “TPL”) today announced that it has entered into a settlement agreement (the “Settlement […]

Portfolio Manager’s Update – June 2019

The oil markets have taken on a more positive tone in the last month as inventories are experiencing large drawdowns, OPEC has decided to restrict production through the end of […]

Dana McGinnis, Founder and CEO of Mission Advisors, one of TPL’s largest shareholders, named to Conversion Exploration Committee

Texas Pacific Land Trust Forms Conversion Exploration Committee to Consider C-Corp Conversion.  June 24, 2019 Press release via Business Wire.

Portfolio Manager’s Update – May 2019

Over the last month, many factors have affected the general markets and the energy markets. Among these are trade wars, immigration issues and worries about slower growth. They have put […]

Press release: Mission Advisors Supports Proxy Firms’ Endorsements of TPL Shareholders’ Vote FOR General Don Cook. Texas Pacific Land Trust’s BLUE Card Recommended by ISS, Glass Lewis and Egan-Jones

May 22, 2019 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time – SAN ANTONIO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mission Advisors, a long-term oriented investment firm and the second largest shareholder by voting control of Texas Pacific Land […]

Portfolio Manager’s Update – April 2019

The oil market scenario played out much as we anticipated in last month’s letter. As prices rose in the early part of the month, so did the market. The market […]

Press release: Mission Advisors Issues Open Letter to Texas Pacific Land Trust Shareholders

Business Wire: April 25, 2019 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time Mission Advisors Issues Open Letter to Texas Pacific Land Trust Shareholders.  Urges Shareholders to Vote “FOR” Donald G. Cook, Using the […]

Portfolio Manager’s Update – March 2019

The oil markets continued to firm over the past month with WTI prices back above $60/bbl. We have regularly used $60 as a long term target for domestic oil prices […]

Hedge Funds Bet on Oil Rally in 2019 After Wackiest Year-End in Decade

Hedge funds are keeping their cool in the most tumultuous end of the year for oil since the 2008 financial crisis, betting on better days ahead. (Source: Bloomberg News, by Jessica […]

November 2018 Oil & Gas Sector Surprise and Prospects

By Dana McGinnis, Chief Investment Officer. Published 11/30/18 by Hedge Connection and reprinted with permission. How should investors consider recent developments in the general energy (oil and gas) business?  The […]

Meet the energy hedge funds that made money while oil plunged

The plunge in oil prices has dragged down much of the energy sector with it. Yet, some energy-focused hedge funds managed to avoid the carnage entirely. Lansdowne Partners - one […]

Fall Haul: These San Antonio businesses raised $103 million from investors

Between August and November, investors buying into nearly two dozen San Antonio companies and locally managed funds pooled together more than $103 million, according to records on file with the […]

Mission Advisors fund boosted by first outside commitments

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Mission Advisors launches MLP offering

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Texas Is About to Create OPEC’s Worst Nightmare

“OPEC’s bad dream only deepens next year, when Permian producers expect to iron out distribution snags that will add three pipelines and as much as 2 million barrels of oil […]