Mergers & Acquisitions News


Biggest Oil and Gas Sector Deals Since Start of the Century

Oct 11, 2023

U.S. energy major Exxon Mobil said it would acquire Pioneer Natural Resources in a deal valued at $59.5 billion to more than double the company's presence in the Permian Basin, the largest shale play in the U.S.. Once completed, it would be…

Nigerian Oil Regulator 'optimistic' on Exxon Asset Sale to Seplat

Oct 11, 2023

The head of Nigeria's oil regulator said he is 'very optimistic' that oil major Exxon Mobil's asset sale to Seplat Energy can move forward, he told Reuters on Wednesday.The regulator last year refused to approve the $1.28 billion sale, which…

Three60 Energy Expands Global Reach with Pryme Group and Flexlife Acquisitions

Oct 11, 2023

Aberdeen-based offshore energy industry services firm Three60 Energy said Wednesday it had acquired Pryme Group and Flexlife 'to create a £200 million industrially diversified global business with huge growth potential.'Founded in 2014, Pryme…

Inspirit Completes CWind Acquisition

Oct 10, 2023

U.K. investment firm Inspirit Capital announced it has completed the carve-out of CWind, a provider of offshore wind support services, from Global Marine Group.CWind completes approximately 60,000 crew transfers annually, utilizing its fleet of crew transfer vessels (CTV)…

Nauticus Robotics to Acquire 3D at Depth in $34M All-stock Deal

Oct 04, 2023

Nauticus Robotics, a developer of autonomous vehicles and robots for data collection and intervention services for offshore industries, has agreed to acquire 3D at Depth, a specialist in commercial subsea laser LiDAR (Light Detection and Range) inspection and data services…

Expro Acquires PRT Offshore

Oct 03, 2023

Subsea services firm Expro said Tuesday it had completed its previously announced acquisition of offshore services provider PRT Offshore.PRT Offshore is based in Houston, Texas, and provides a complete Hook-to-Hanger solution enabling comprehensive well completions…

Panel Reviewing BP, Adnoc Offer for Israel's NewMed Seeks Higher Price

Oct 02, 2023

A panel reviewing a $2 billion offer by Abu Dhabi's national oil company and BP to acquire a 50% stake in Israeli gas producer NewMed has recommended raising the asking price by over 10%, casting doubt over the deal, sources said.The proposed…

Wintershall Dea Gets Takeover Interest from Groups Including TotalEnergies -Handelsblatt

Oct 02, 2023

BASF, which has said it is seeking an exit from its energy business Wintershall Dea, has attracted deal interest from companies including TotalEnergies and Equinor for the oil and gas unit, German newspaper Handelsblatt reported on Monday.BASF CEO Martin Brudermueller…

Norwegian Seismic Specialists TGS and PGS Set to Merge

Sep 18, 2023

Seismic group TGS, a supplier of key data to the oil industry, has agreed to buy loss-making rival PGS in an all-share deal valued at 9.3 billion Norwegian crowns ($864 million), the two Oslo-listed companies said on Monday.The groups expect 'significant economies of scale' from the combination…

Longboat Energy Expands Stake in Block 2A Offshore Sarawak with Topaz Acquisition

Sep 13, 2023

Longboat Energy, an E&P company active in Norway and Malaysia, has agreed to acquire privately held Topaz Number One Limited ('Topaz'), increasing its working interest in the Production Sharing Contract over Block 2A offshore Sarawak, Malaysia ('Block 2A') to 52…

Sinopec Not Interested in Acquiring Shell's Singapore Assets

Aug 28, 2023

Asia's top refiner, Sinopec Corp 0386.HK, is not interested in acquiring Shell's refinery or petrochemical plant in Singapore although it is keen on participating in a shale gas project in Saudi Arabia, the Chinese company's president said on Monday…

HAL to Sell 60% Stake in Offshore Foundation Installation Specialist IQIP

Aug 14, 2023

HAL, the Dutch investment subsidiary of HAL Holding, has agreed to sell 60% in IQIP, a supplier of foundation and installation equipment to the offshore wind, coastal & civil, and oil & gas markets.HAL acquired IQIP from Royal IHC in March 2023…

Endless Acquires Energy Logistics Firm ASCO

Aug 14, 2023

Private equity firm Endless has acquired the Aberdeen-based logistics and materials management firm ASCO. ASCO supports the energy industry with solutions for their logistics and material management requirements with stevedoring, environmental services…

Harbour Energy Bids Farewell to Vietnam: Big Energy Steps In

Aug 10, 2023

UK-based oil firm Harbour Energy said Thursday it would sell its business in Vietnam to Big Energy Joint Stock Company for a consideration of $84 million.  Harbour Energy's Vietnam business includes a 53.125 percent interest in the Chim Sao and Dua producing fields in Block 12W…

Indonesia's Big Gas Projects to Proceed after Global Majors Sell Stakes

Jul 25, 2023

Shell and Chevron's agreements to sell stakes in major Indonesian gas projects to Pertamina, Petronas and Eni ENI.MI will unleash development at the fields, enabling the country to boost its flagging output, the buyers said.Indonesia has seen…

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