Mergers & Acquisitions News

Norwegian Competition Watchdog Clears Maersk Drilling/Noble Corp. Merger

Jan 17, 2022

The Norwegian Competition Authority has given its approval to the proposed merger between offshore drilling contractors Maersk Drilling and Noble Corporation.Denmark's Maersk Drilling and U.S. rival Noble Corp announced the proposed $3.4 billion…

US Oil and Gas M&A Activity Slows in Q4

Jan 13, 2022

Dealmaking in the U.S. oil and gas industry halved in value in the fourth quarter from the third, with the annual total falling short of the pre-pandemic average, according to data published by analytics firm Enverus on Thursday.Oil producers…

Eco Atlantic to Acquire Azinam's Offshore Blocks in Namibia, South Africa

Jan 11, 2022

Oil and gas company Eco Atlantic has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to acquire 100% of Azinam Group including Azinam's entire offshore asset portfolio, in return for a 16.65% equity stake in the enlarged group on completion of the acquisition…

Energy Transfer Must Pay Williams $410 Million for Abandoning $33 Billion Merger

Dec 30, 2021

A Delaware judge ordered oil pipeline operator Energy Transfer LP to pay rival Williams Cos $410 million for abandoning their $33 billion merger, one of the largest transactions to fall victim to sinking oil prices.In a 95-page decision on Wednesday…

SpotOn Energy Acquires AGR Well Management

Dec 22, 2021

SpotOn Energy has acquired AGR Well Management, a Scotland-registered well management division of AGR.As compensation for the transfer, AGR received 20% ownership in SpotOn Energy, which will strengthen the cooperation between AGR and SpotOn Energy going forward…

Aker BP to Acquire Lundin Energy's Oil and Gas Business

Dec 21, 2021

Norwegian oil and gas company Aker BP has agreed to acquire Lundin Energy's oil and gas business, through a statutory merger, creating the second-largest oil and gas producer on the Norwegian Continental shelf.The transaction values the acquired assets to approximately NOK 125 billion (13…

Santos Completes Acquisition of Oil Search

Dec 17, 2021

Australian oil and gas company Santos has informed that the merger of Santos and Oil Search has been implemented.Santos has acquired 100 percent of the issued capital in Oil Search from Oil Search shareholders.  Oil Search shareholders have been issued 0…

Competition Regulator OKs Woodside's Merger with BHP's Oil & Gas Business

Dec 16, 2021

Australia's competition regulator approved Woodside Petroleum's agreed $28 billion merger with BHP Group's petroleum arm on Thursday, saying it would not reduce competition in the domestic gas market.The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission…

AqualisBraemar LOC Acquires OSD-IMT's UK Ops

Dec 15, 2021

Energy and marine consultancy AqualisBraemar LOC Group has completed the acquisition of the UK operations of ship design and marine consultancy company OSD-IMT from Damen Shipyard Group.OSD-IMT is a specialist consultancy in ship design for new build…

SRJ Technologies to Buy STATS Group

Dec 14, 2021

ASX-listed SRJ Technologies Group plc has struck a deal to buy the UK-based oilfield services firm STATS.STATS said Tuesday that its shareholders had executed a Share Purchase Agreement to sell 100% of the issued share capital of the company to SRJ Technologies…

Santos Takes Over Oil Search. Names CFO

Dec 13, 2021

Santos Ltd on Monday named a new chief financial officer in its first move since sealing its $6 billion takeover of Oil Search, who will play a key role in selling stakes in assets in Papua New Guinea and Alaska.Santos promoted Anthea McKinnell…

TotalEnergies Sells Gabon Terminal, Offshore Fields to Perenco for $350M

Dec 09, 2021

French oil major TotalEnergies has completed the sale of the Cap Lopez Terminal and non-operated offshore field in Gabon to Perenco.'After receiving the approval of  Gabonese authorities, TotalEnergies announces the closing of its agreement…

NEO Energy Wraps Buy of Exxon's UK North Sea Fields

Dec 09, 2021

NEO Energy has completed the previously announced acquisition of a portfolio of non-operated oil and gas assets in the UK Central and Northern North Sea from ExxonMobil. The company made the announcement on Wednesday.North Sea-focused oil company…

Reach Subsea Acquires OCTIO from Equinor

Dec 08, 2021

Reach Subsea has agreed to buy OCTIO AS, a provider of monitoring solutions for oil and gas producing fields and CO2 storage reservoirs, from Equinor Ventures.OCTIO performs the geophysical studies that lead to overall monitoring strategies…

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