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Boskalis Completes Horizon Acquisition

Nov 26, 2019

Dutch dredging and heavylift company Royal Boskalis Westminster has acquired the remaining 37.5% in the United Arab Emirates’s Horizon Group, a company specializing in the provision of marine geophysical surveys and geotechnical services.Earlier this year…

Mitsubishi Beats Shell to Buy Eneco

Nov 25, 2019

A group led by Japan's Mitsubishi Corp will buy Eneco in a deal valuing the Dutch energy firm at 4.1 billion euros ($4.52 billion), Eneco said on Monday, beating off rival bids from Shell and private equity firm KKR.Eneco, a company owned by…

Court Reviewing Bourbon Takeover Bids

Nov 22, 2019

Takeover offers for the assets and activities of French offshore services company Bourbon will be reviewed by the Marseilles Commercial Court next month, Bourbon said in a a company update.Four candidates have submitted an offer concerning assets…

Siccar Point Attracts Bids of up to $2 Bln

Nov 22, 2019

Bids for North Sea oil and gas firm Siccar Point, backed by private equity groups Blackstone and Blue Water Energy, came in at between $1.2 billion and just under $2 billion, according to three industry sources.Bidders in the first round, which ended on Nov…

InfraStrata Joins Forces with Navantia

Nov 21, 2019

InfraStrata, the parent company of Belfast shipyard Harland and Wolff, has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Spanish shipbuilding company Navantia SA.Under the MoU, the companies plan to cooperate on offshore wind projects…

Saipem/Subsea 7 Merger Would Create Subsea Giant

Nov 15, 2019

Services firm Saipem is considering a merger with rival Subsea 7 in an effort to weather the prolonged industry downturn, Bloomberg reported, citing unnamed sources said to have knowledge of the matter.Commenting on unconfirmed reports, Audun Martinsen…

Chrysaor Buys Stakes in OKEA’s 2 Licenses

Nov 13, 2019

North Sea oil producer Chrysaor Norge has exercised an option to buy stakes in OKEA’s Grevling and Storskrymten discoveries offshore Norway.The Norwegean oil production company OKEA confirmed the sale of 20% of the Company's participating interest in Grevling (PL 038D) and 18…

Spirit Energy Up for Sale

Nov 11, 2019

Energy group Centrica and Stadtwerke Muenchen (SWM) Group have launched the sale of Spirit Energy, one of the North Sea's biggest oil and gas producers, according to a document sent to prospective buyers seen by Reuters.Spirit Energy currently produces around 130…

Delek Completes Chevron North Sea Acquisition

Nov 10, 2019

Israel's Delek Group said on Sunday its Ithaca subsidiary, which it plans to spin off via a London listing, completed a deal to buy most of Chevron's British North Sea oil and gas fields for $2 billion.Delek said the deal, backdated to Jan. 1…

Icahn Sells Nearly a Third of His Oxy Stake

Nov 08, 2019

Activist investor Carl Icahn, who has been waging a bitter battle against Occidental Petroleum Corp's board over its $38 billion acquisition of Anadarko Petroleum, cut his holdings in the oil and gas producer by nearly a third, according to an open letter to shareholders released on Friday…

Kuok Makes Cash Offer for POSH

Nov 04, 2019

The Kuok Group, through its investment vehicle Quetzal Capital, announced a voluntary conditional cash offer to buy out Singapore-listed PACC Offshore Services Holdings Ltd (POSH).Quetzal Capital said that the conditional offer to acquire all of POSH for S$0…

MOL Purchases Azerbaijan ACG, BTC Pipeline Stakes

Nov 04, 2019

MOL has signed an agreement with Chevron Global Ventures Ltd and Chevron BTC Pipeline, Ltd to acquire their non-operated E&P and mid-stream interests in Azerbaijan, including a 9.57% stake in the Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli (ACG) oil field, and an effective 8…

SEACOR Marine Sells North Sea Standby Biz

Nov 03, 2019

US-based  offshore support vessel  (OSV) provider Seacor Marine has decided to sell its North Sea emergency response and rescue vessel business to North Star in a move to cut costs and generate cash to support its core business.Under the terms agreed…

Norway Rejects Prosafe-Floatel Merger

Oct 29, 2019

The Norwegian Competition Authority has rejected the proposed merger between Scandinavian offshore accommodation/construction support providers Prosafe and Floatel.Oslo-listed accommodation services player Prosafe in a press release said that it will study the decision in detail…

Worley Acquires 3sun

Oct 28, 2019

Services company Worley on Monday announced it has acquires 3sun Group, a UK-based installation, inspection and maintenance specialists in the offshore wind sector.The transaction will combine the companies’ complementary offshore capabilities to bring a complete engineering…

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