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Supply-side Paradox in a Supermajor Exit

Sep 10, 2019

The reaction of the gut is unease to news reports ExxonMobil might be selling $4 billion in offshore assets to Norway’s Vår Energi (the former Eni Norge) and pulling out of the North Sea.More operator and supermajor consolidation away from an oil province sounds all bad.  But, the effects of supermajor withdrawal or en masse asset sales on the supply chain can range from null to positive, judging by economists’ papers on merger and acquisition (M&A) action in other industries…

Senvion to Sell Assets to Siemens Gamesa

Sep 17, 2019

Insolvent German wind turbine manufacturer Senvion is in exclusive talks with Siemens Gamesa (SGRE) over the sale of a substantial part of its business.The Germany firm said that it has entered into an exclusivity agreement with Siemens Gamesa…

Norway Mulls Blocking Prosafe's Floatel Acquisition

Sep 16, 2019

The Norwegian Competition Authority is considering blocking Prosafe's acquisition of its competitor Floatel International Ltd on the grounds that the combined firm would dominate its market, it said on Monday.The two companies are the only providers…

Connector Subsea Solutions Acquires MORGRIP

Sep 16, 2019

Connector Subsea Solutions (CSS), headquartered in Bergen, Norway, said it has signed an agreement to acquire Hydratight’s MORGRIP Connector business in Walsall, UK.The MORGRIP Connector business will become an integral part of CSS’ extensive…

Exxon Discussing Norway Asses Sale with Var Energi

Sep 09, 2019

Oil major ExxonMobil said on Friday it had signed an exclusivity agreement with Var Energi for negotiations regarding a possible sale of Exxon's Norwegian upstream assets.An acquisition of Exxon's production assets in Norway would cement Var…

TGS Acquires Production Data Firm

Sep 05, 2019

TGS said it has purchased all outstanding shares and completed the acquisition of Lasser, Inc., a Fort Worth-based company which provides historical and monthly oil and gas production data.Lasser owns, maintains and licenses a nationwide U.S…

W&T Offshore Buys ExxonMobil Interests in GoM

Sep 04, 2019

Texas-based oil and natural gas producer W&T Offshore has closed the previously-announced purchase of ExxonMobil interests in and operator-ship of oil and gas producing properties.The properties includes those in the eastern region of the Gulf of Mexico…

Forum Sells Its Stake in Ashtead Technology

Aug 21, 2019

Oilfield products company Forum Energy Technologies said it has reached a deal to sell its aggregate 40% interest in subsea rentals company Ashtead Technology to Buckthorn Partners and other investors that currently own the majority of the equity interests in Ashtead…

SeaRenergy Acquires Elbe-1

Aug 21, 2019

Hamburg-based offshore service provider SeaRenergy announced it has acquired Elbe-1, an engineering company that offers expertise and consultancy for design, certification and approval of offshore wind projects.Whereas SeaRenergy provides engineering…

Linklaters Advises GIG on Iberdrola's EA1

Aug 19, 2019

London-based multinational law firm Linklaters has advised Green Investment Group (GIG) on the acquisition of a 40% stake in Iberdrola’s Scottish Power Renewables’ 714MW East Anglia One offshore wind farm.Once commissioned in 2020, it will be one of the world’s largest wind farms…

Spectrum is Now TGS

Aug 18, 2019

Norwegian seismic player TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company (TGS) has completed its acquisition of Spectrum, creating a global multi-client geophysical data provider.TGS first announced its intent to acquire Spectrum on 2 May 2019, said a press release from TGS…

Hunting Acquires RTI Energy Systems

Aug 16, 2019

London-headquartered energy services group Hunting said it has acquired the business and assets of US-based riser technologies manufacturer RTI Energy Systems (RTIES) for a total cash consideration of $12.5 million, funded from existing cash resources…

ExxonMobil Planning Exit from UK North Sea

Aug 16, 2019

ExxonMobil is considering a sale of its assets in the British North Sea after more than 50 years in the oil and gas basin as it focuses on U.S. shale production and new projects.The world’s largest publicly traded energy company has held talks…

Iberdrola Sells Stake in East Anglia One to GIG

Aug 14, 2019

Spanish public multinational electric utility company Iberdrola has entered into an agreement with Green Investment Group (GIG), part of Macquarie Group, to sell a 40% share in the East Anglia One offshore wind farm.The group will continue to be the majority shareholder…

Oxy CFO Pledges to Quickly Pare Acquisition Debt

Aug 13, 2019

Occidental Petroleum Corp expects to quickly reduce the $40 billion in debt it took on with its purchase of Anadarko Petroleum, the company's finance chief said on Monday.Cedric Burgher, in his first public remarks since the $38 billion acquisition closed last week…

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