Mergers & Acquisitions News


Sval Energi to Buy Suncor Norway for $410 million

Aug 05, 2022

Sval Energi has signed an agreement with Suncor Energy to acquire Suncor Energy Norge, adding 4000 barrels of oil equivalent and 19 million barrels of oil equivalent in reserves on the Norwegian Continental Shelf to its portfolio.The deal is worth about $410 million Canadian dollars…

Serica Energy Rejects Kistos' Revised $1.4 Billion Merger Offer

Jul 25, 2022

Serica Energy has rejected a revised merger proposal from energy investment firm Kistos at a valuation of nearly 1.2 billion pounds ($1.4 billion), saying it undervalues the British oil and gas group.Kistos on Monday disclosed details of the proposal…

U.S. Oil Mergers Drop to $12 Billion as Volatility Limits Deals

Jul 15, 2022

U.S. oil and gas dealmaking fell to $12 billion last quarter, down from the first quarter and nearly a third of the $34.8 billion in the same period a year ago, as commodity price volatility left buyers and sellers clashing over asset values…

VAALCO, TransGlobe Set to Merge

Jul 14, 2022

Africa-focused oil and gas company VAALCO Energy has agreed to merge with TransGlobe Energy Corporation in a deal that will see VAALCO acquire all of the outstanding common shares of TransGlobe in a stock-for-stock strategic business combination transaction valued at US$307 million…

No Changes Needed to Planned Capricorn Merger, Tullow Oil CEO Says

Jul 13, 2022

Tullow Oil Chief Executive Rahul Dhir said on Wednesday no tweaks to the planned all-share merger with Capricorn Energy were necessary, when asked about criticism about the deal as it stands from some Capricorn shareholders.Dhir said Tullow was talking to shareholders of both companies…

Serica Energy, Kistos Want to Merge But Reject Each Other's Proposals

Jul 12, 2022

UK North Sea-focused oil and gas company Serica Energy's Board in May and June rejected potential merger proposals from Kistos, an energy industry investment company established in England and Wales in October 2020. Per Kistos, Serica in July sent a counter-proposal…

Waldorf Production to Buy Alpha Petroleum, Owner of North Sea Cheviot Field

Jul 11, 2022

Waldorf Production and Shorelight Partners today announced the signing of a sale and purchase agreement for the acquisition of the entire share capital of Alpha Petroleum, an upstream oil and gas company focusing on the UK North Sea, by Waldorf…

Deepsea Technologies Acquires AF Global UK

Jul 05, 2022

Houston-based Deepsea Technologies, Inc. (DTI) on Tuesday announced it has acquire a 100% share AF Global UK Ltd. (AFGUK), the subsea division of AFG Holdings Corporation. The company will now operate under the name Deepsea Technologies UK Ltd…

Gulf of Mexico: Helix Energy Solutions Buys Alliance Group of Companies

Jul 05, 2022

U.S. based offshore well services company Helix Energy Solutions Group has finalized the previously announced acquisition of the Alliance group of companies, bolstering its decommissioning footprint in the Gulf of Mexico.Alliance is a Louisiana…

Norway's OSM Maritime Buys New Zealand's Kingston Offshore Services

Jul 05, 2022

Norway's offshore and maritime services provider OSM Maritime (OSM) has bought New Zealand’s oil and gas and offshore marine service firm Kingston Offshore Services. 'The acquisition was completed on June 30th and aims to further strengthen OSM’s current operations and services in Oceania…

THREE60 Energy Buys Fraser Well Management

Jul 05, 2022

UK-based energy services firm THREE60 Energy has acquired well and pipeline operator and well management specialist, Fraser Well Management.'The acquisition leads THREE60 Energy to become one of only two companies that can undertake the role as outsourced duty holder (installation operator)…

Ithaca Energy Wraps Siccar Point Energy Buy

Jul 04, 2022

Ithaca Energy has completed the previously announced acquisition of the UK North Sea focused oil and gas company Siccar Point Energy.The proposed acquisition was first announced in April, when it was said that Ithaca would pay for $1.1 billion…

Aker BP Takes Over Lundin Energy's Oil and Gas Business

Jul 01, 2022

Norwegian oil and gas company Aker BP has taken over Lundin Energy's oil and gas operations, creating the second largest operating oil and gas company on the Norwegian continental shelf.Aker BP said in December 2021 it had agreed to acquire Lundin Energy's oil and gas business…

Seismic Firm TGS Launches Takeover Offer for OBN Specialist Magseis Fairfield

Jun 29, 2022

Norwegian seismic data acquisition and processing company TGS is set to acquire all shares of the Norwegian ocean bottom node survey specialist Magseis Fairfield.TGS will put forward a voluntary exchange offer to acquire all shares of Magseis…

Noble Corp. Finds Buyer for Five North Sea Rigs, Paving Way for Maersk Drilling Merger Completion

Jun 23, 2022

Noble Corporation has found a buyer for five jack-up rigs in a move that could alleviate concerns raised by the UK Competition and Markets Authority.Namely, the CMA said in April it had found that Noble Corp. and Maersk Drilling merger - first…

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