FINANCE: Private equity group places billion-dollar bet on conventional gas Saqib Rahim, E&E reporter Published: Tuesday, April 1, 2014 Private equity giant TPG Capital has kicked off a new energy venture with a billion-dollar acquisition in conventional gas. Please subscribe to EnergyWire to read the full story. Username: Password: Forgot your access codes? Recover them. Not a subscriber? Sign up for a trial. Ready to subscribe? Click here.