Mergers & Acquisitions News

Merced Capital Acquires Offshore Construction Firm Telford Offshore. New CEO Named

Feb 20, 2023

Merced Capital has completed the acquisition of Dubai-based offshore construction vessel owner and service provider Telford Offshore.Telford Offshore, which offers offshore consturction and pipelaying services, said that as part of the transaction…

SCF Partners Buys Global E&C from Global Energy Group

Feb 15, 2023

Houston-based firm SCF Partners has acquired Abedeen-based engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) service provider Global E&C, from Global Energy Group for an undisclosed sum.Global E&C employs more than 1,000 people, with more than…

Capricorn Energy Cancels Merger with NewMed Energy Following Shareholder Pressure

Feb 15, 2023

British oil and gas producer Capricorn Energy on Wednesday pulled the plug on its planned merger with Israeli gas group NewMed Energy after months of shareholder pressure that also toppled Capricorn's leadership.Activist investor Palliser and…

Kpler Buys Ship Tracking Firms MarineTraffic and FleetMon

Feb 15, 2023

Brussels-headquartered data and analytics group Kpler has bolstered its presence in the maritime space with the acquisition of ship tracking companies MarineTraffic and FleetMon, the company said on Wednesday. Tracking the movement of ships has become an integral part of trading strategies…

Talos Energy Completes EnVen Acquisition

Feb 13, 2023

Talos Energy Inc., a U.S.-based offshore oil and gas producer, has completed its previously announced acquisition of EnVen Energy Corporation ('EnVen'). Talos, which owns oilfields in both the U.S. side and the Mexican side of the Gulf of Mexico…

Expro Buys DeltaTek

Feb 09, 2023

Oil and gas well services firm Expro said Thursday it had acquired the well construction cementing specialists DeltaTek Global.'The acquisition allows Expro to broaden its offering, capabilities, and technology portfolio within the well construction cementing sector…

Archer to Buy Baker Hughes' UK Coil Tubing and Pumping Business

Feb 08, 2023

Archer Limited and Baker Hughes Limited have signed official agreements for Archer to buy Baker Hughes' coil tubing and pumping (CT&P) business in the United Kingdom.The definitive agreement follows a term sheet signed in January.Baker Hughes…

Veritas Capital Completes Wood Mackenzie Buy

Feb 03, 2023

Veritas Capital has completed the acquisition of energy industry intelligence company Wood Mackenzie from Verisk.The acquired company will be led by Mark Brinin, who has been promoted from Co-President to Chief Executive Officer. Joe Levesque…

Capricorn to Review Business after Shareholders Back New Directors

Feb 02, 2023

Capricorn Energy shareholders on Wednesday voted in favor of six new directors proposed by activist shareholder Palliser, and the British oil and gas company said the new board would conduct a strategic review of its businesses.The shareholder vote comes days after five directors…

Reuters: Eni Looking to Sell Stake in Renewables Division to HitecVision

Feb 01, 2023

Italian energy group Eni is discussing with Norwegian private equity firm HitecVision a sale of a stake in its retail and renewables unit Plenitude, according to sources with knowledge of the talks.After freezing plans for an initial public…

Sale of CNOOC's $3B UK Portfolio Halted

Jan 31, 2023

CNOOC Ltd, China's top offshore oil and gas producer, has halted a planned sale of its UK North Sea portfolio, which could have been valued at as much as $3 billion, Bloomberg News reported.Although initial offers failed to meet CNOOC's expectations for the business…

Capricorn Energy Chair, CEO Step Down from Board

Jan 24, 2023

Capricorn Energy said on Tuesday that Nicoletta Giadrossi has stepped down from the board as chairperson with immediate effect, along with Chief Executive Officer Simon Thomson and three other directors. The British oil and gas producer said James Smith will remain the chief financial officer…

OSM Maritime and Thome Agree to Merge

Jan 19, 2023

OSM Maritime Group and Thome Group have agreed to a merger that will create one of the world's largest ship management companies.The combined company OSM Thome will be headquartered in Arendal, Norway, with technical management hubs maintained in Singapore and Europe…

CHC to Sell Offshore Helicopter Services UK to S. Africa-based Ultimate Aviation

Jan 18, 2023

Offshore transport firm CHC Helicopter Group (CHC), has agreed to sell Offshore Helicopter Services UK (OHS UK) to Ultimate Aviation Group, a South African headquartered international aviation business for an undisclosed fee.CHC is selling OHS…

Archer Could Buy Baker Hughes' Coil Tubing and Pumping Business in the UK

Jan 17, 2023

Archer Limited has signed a term sheet with Baker Hughes to potentially acquire Baker Hughes’ coil tubing and pumping  (“CT&P”) business in the United Kingdom. 'The CT&P business fits well within Archer’s overall strategy to grow our drilling…

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