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Hedge Fund Opposes Rowan Sale to Ensco

Jan 07, 2019

Hedge fund Canyon Capital Advisors has warned it would vote against the $2.38 billion sale of offshore driller Rowan Companies Plc to rival Ensco Plc, casting doubt on a combination that had signaled optimism about the future of offshore exploration…

Norway Oil Investment to Rise in 2019

Jan 07, 2019

Oil and gas investment in Norway is expected to grow for a second year in a row in 2019 but will fall back between 2020 and 2023, an industry lobby group said on Monday.Western Europe's largest oil producer has seen a recovery in oil industry activity thanks to higher crude prices…

DNO Adds to Faroe Stake in Hostile Takeover Saga

Jan 04, 2019

Norwegian oil company DNO has achieved another slight increase to its stake in Faroe Petroleum, it said on Friday as it continues its battle for control of the British business.DNO's combined ownership and bid acceptances now stands at 43.8 percent…

Bourbon Advises of General Waiver Renewal with Lenders

Jan 03, 2019

Bourbon has announced the renewal of the general waiver with its leasers and debt holders representing the majority of the group’s debt, thus allowing it to suspend the payments of its loans and debt.According to Bourbon, the waiver allows it to stay focused on its operational priorities…

DNO Bid Undervalues Faroe by 48 %

Jan 03, 2019

North Sea player Faroe Petroleum published an independent valuation of its assets by Gaffney, Cline & Associates (GCA), which is said to highlight the inadequacy of DNO ASA's GBP608 million at 152p per share takeover offer.Faroe Petroleum could…

Medco Energi's Potential Deal with Ophir Seen as Diversification Play

Jan 02, 2019

Medco Energi Internasional Tbk PT would boost its valuations and gain access to international assets if its potential takeover of London-listed Ophir Energy occurs, analysts said on Wednesday.Medco confirmed this week that it was in talks with…

Oil Slips Back Toward 18-month Lows

Dec 27, 2018

Oil prices fell on Thursday after rebounding 8 percent in the previous session, as worries over a glut in crude supply and concerns over a faltering global economy pressured prices.Brent crude oil dropped $1.67 a barrel, or 3.1 percent, to a low of $52…

Oil Surges 8% After Steep Slide

Dec 26, 2018

Oil surged on Wednesday, posting its strongest daily gain in more than two years in a partial rebound from steep losses that pushed crude benchmarks to lows not seen since 2017.Both U.S. and Brent crude rose about 8 percent, their largest one-day increase since Nov…

Oil Rises to $51 After Steep Slide

Dec 26, 2018

Oil rose to $51 a barrel on Wednesday on perceptions that a price slide to 2017 lows prompted by economic worries had been overdone amid an OPEC-led effort to tighten supply.Crude has been caught up in wider financial market weakness as the U…

Oil Falls in Line with Stricken Stock Markets

Dec 24, 2018

Oil fell on Monday, in line with another decline across global stock markets, which came under pressure from concern about a U.S. government shutdown and a worsening world economy.The price of oil has already fallen by more than 30 percent so…

Vattenfall Okays 605MW Kriegers Flak offshore Wind Farm

Dec 21, 2018

Swedish state-owned power company Vattenfall has reached a final investment decision for the 605MW Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in the Danish waters of the Baltic Sea.Vattenfall has made the final investment decisions for the offshore wind farm Kriegers Flak in Denmark…

Ocean Yield in Standstill Pact with Solstad Offshore

Dec 20, 2018

Norway-based company engaged in the investment in vessels within oil-service and industrial shipping Ocean Yield ASA has entered into a standstill agreement with Solstad Offshore for two anchor handlers built in 2013, the Far Senator and Far Statesman…

Faroe Rebuffs DNO Again

Dec 20, 2018

Britain's Faroe Petroleum reiterated on Thursday its opposition to a hostile bid by Norway's DNO, which it said was 'inadequate' and substantially undervalued the Aberdeen-based firm.DNO, which last week maintained its offer to buy Faroe in…

Husky Energy Cuts 2019 Capex

Dec 20, 2018

Canadian oil and gas producer Husky Energy Inc on Thursday cut its 2019 capital expenditure program by about 8 percent, or C$300 million, citing Alberta's mandatory curbs on output and lower oil prices.The company now expects 2019 capital expenditure of C$3…

DNO Buys More Faroe Shares

Dec 18, 2018

Norwegian oil firm DNO has bought another 914,732 shares in Faroe Petroleum at 151.6 pence each, it said on Tuesday.The purchase, at just below the 152 pence per share price it has offered in a takeover bid for Faroe, adds slightly to DNO's stake…

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