Mergers & Acquisitions News


Aker BP Takes Over Lundin Energy's Oil and Gas Business

Jul 01, 2022

Norwegian oil and gas company Aker BP has taken over Lundin Energy's oil and gas operations, creating the second largest operating oil and gas company on the Norwegian continental shelf.Aker BP said in December 2021 it had agreed to acquire Lundin Energy's oil and gas business…

Seismic Firm TGS Launches Takeover Offer for OBN Specialist Magseis Fairfield

Jun 29, 2022

Norwegian seismic data acquisition and processing company TGS is set to acquire all shares of the Norwegian ocean bottom node survey specialist Magseis Fairfield.TGS will put forward a voluntary exchange offer to acquire all shares of Magseis…

Noble Corp. Finds Buyer for Five North Sea Rigs, Paving Way for Maersk Drilling Merger Completion

Jun 23, 2022

Noble Corporation has found a buyer for five jack-up rigs in a move that could alleviate concerns raised by the UK Competition and Markets Authority.Namely, the CMA said in April it had found that Noble Corp. and Maersk Drilling merger - first…

MMA Offshore to Buy Rigs-to-Reefs Specialist Subcon for $8.4M

Jun 23, 2022

Australian offshore support vessel owner MMA Offshore has agreed to buy Perth-based Subcon, a company that provides innovative stabilization, coastal erosion, and engineered reef solutions to the oil and gas, offshore wind, coastal infrastructure…

Perenco to Take Over New Age's Stake in Etinde Permit, Offshore Cameroon

Jun 07, 2022

Oil and gas company New Age the operator of the Etinde license offshore Cameroon has signed a definitive conditional agreement to transfer all of New Age's participating interests in the Etinde permit, and operatorship of the Etinde JV. This is according to Bowleven…

Reuters: Repsol in Talks to Sell 25% of Oil and Gas Unit to EIG

Jun 07, 2022

EIG Global Energy Partners is in early discussions with Repsol to buy a slice of the Spanish company's oil and gas exploration and production business, three sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.The U.S. fund is seeking to purchase up to 25% of Repsol's so-called upstream business…

Boskalis Management Says HAL's Offer Not Unreasonable, But Also Not Convincing Enough

Jun 03, 2022

Dutch marine services and dredging firm Boskalis said Friday that the price proposed by HAL Holding for the acquisition of all remaining shares of Boskalis wasn't unreasonable, but also not sufficiently convincing to recommend the price to its shareholders…

Sval Energi Buys Spirit Energy Norway

Jun 01, 2022

Norwegian oil company Sval Energi has completed the acquisition of Spirit Energy Norway from Centrica.The USD 1,026 million Spirit Energy Norway acquisition closed May 31, with January 1 2021 as the commercial effective date. The acquisition includes 45 licenses (6 operated)…

Woodside Energy, BHP Petroleum Merger Complete

Jun 01, 2022

Australia-based Woodside Energy's all-stock merger with BHP's oil and gas business was completed Wednesday.Woodside has acquired the entire share capital of BHP Petroleum International Pty Ltd (BHPP) and issued 914,768,948 new Woodside shares to BHP…

Tullow Oil to Buy Capricorn Energy in Deal Valued $826.7M

Jun 01, 2022

Tullow Oil will acquire Capricorn Energy in an all-stock deal worth 656.9 million pounds ($826.7 million), keeping a focus on African reserves amid soaring energy prices.Investors in Capricorn, formerly known as Cairn Energy, will receive 3…

Talos Energy Looking to Buy Offshore Fields from Oil Majors

May 25, 2022

Offshore oil and gas producer Talos Energy on Tuesday said it was interested in scooping up new production, particularly as major oil companies shed assets in a bid to decarbonize.'We're a natural consolidator, particularly when you think about the Gulf of Mexico…

Siemens Energy Launches $4.3B bid for Remaining Stake in Wind Turbine Maker Siemens Gamesa

May 23, 2022

Siemens Energy on Saturday launched a 4.05 billion euro ($4.28 billion) bid for minority holdings in struggling wind turbine unit Siemens Gamesa, hoping to remove a complex ownership structure that has weighed on its shares.The bid at 18.05 euros per share constitutes a premium of 27…

Woodside Shareholders Vote in Favor of Merger with BHP's Oil and Gas Business

May 19, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Woodside said that its shareholders voted to approve the proposed merger with BHP's oil and gas business at its Annual General Meeting on Thursday, with 98.66% of the votes in favor of the merger.'All conditions…

Helix Energy Solutions to Buy Alliance Companies to Boost Presence in Gulf of Mexico Decommissioning Space

May 17, 2022

U.S.-based offshore oil and gas services firm  Helix Energy Solutions Group is set to buy equity interests of Louisiana-baed Alliance group of companies for $120 million cash at closing, plus the potential for post-closing earnout consideration…

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