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Chevron's Mega Oil Deal More Expensive than Exxon's

Oct 26, 2023

Exxon Mobil's $59.5 billion deal to acquire oil and gas producer Pioneer Natural Resources may have been larger than Chevron's $53 billion agreement to buy Hess, but it is Chevron that is paying a loftier price tag.Pioneer generates twice as much annual cash as Hess…

TGS and PGS Boards Approve Merger Deal

Oct 26, 2023

Boards of directors of the Norwegian seismic data companies PGS and TGS have unanimously approved and decided upon a definitive merger agreement of the two firms, in line with the terms announced in September.The merger is to be structured as a statutory…

Recent Oil Mega-deals Show Hydrocarbons are 'Here to stay' -Saudi Energy Minister

Oct 25, 2023

Saudi Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman said on Tuesday that recent multi-billion dollar acquisitions by U.S. oil majors Exxon Mobil and Chevron of smaller rivals showed that hydrocarbons were 'here to stay'.'Exxon, Chevron didn't buy because they want to have stranded assets…

Chevron to Buy Hess Corp for $53B in All-stock Deal

Oct 23, 2023

Chevron agreed to buy U.S. rival Hess for $53 billion in stock in a deal that reflects top U.S. energy companies drive for oil and gas assets in a world seeking lower-risk future fossil supplies and higher shareholder returns. The proposed deal amps up competition between Chevron…

Mubadala, Inpex Among Suitors for Malaysia's SapuraOMV in $1.2-bln Deal -Sources

Oct 20, 2023

Abu Dhabi state fund Mubadala Investment and Japanese oil and gas explorer Inpex are among firms competing to acquire SapuraOMV in a deal expected to be worth about $1.2 billion, according to two sources with direct knowledge.The sale of the…

BP Says Bid to Acquire Stake in Israel's NewMed on Track

Oct 13, 2023

BP and Abu Dhabi National Oil Co's (ADNOC) $2 billion bid to acquire a 50% stake in Israeli gas producer NewMed Energy remains on track, a BP executive has told investors.BP remained 'very optimistic' about the deal despite the escalation of…

Biggest Oil and Gas Sector Deals Since Start of the Century

Oct 11, 2023

U.S. energy major Exxon Mobil said it would acquire Pioneer Natural Resources in a deal valued at $59.5 billion to more than double the company's presence in the Permian Basin, the largest shale play in the U.S.. Once completed, it would be…

Nigerian Oil Regulator 'optimistic' on Exxon Asset Sale to Seplat

Oct 11, 2023

The head of Nigeria's oil regulator said he is 'very optimistic' that oil major Exxon Mobil's asset sale to Seplat Energy can move forward, he told Reuters on Wednesday.The regulator last year refused to approve the $1.28 billion sale, which…

Three60 Energy Expands Global Reach with Pryme Group and Flexlife Acquisitions

Oct 11, 2023

Aberdeen-based offshore energy industry services firm Three60 Energy said Wednesday it had acquired Pryme Group and Flexlife 'to create a £200 million industrially diversified global business with huge growth potential.'Founded in 2014, Pryme…

Inspirit Completes CWind Acquisition

Oct 10, 2023

U.K. investment firm Inspirit Capital announced it has completed the carve-out of CWind, a provider of offshore wind support services, from Global Marine Group.CWind completes approximately 60,000 crew transfers annually, utilizing its fleet of crew transfer vessels (CTV)…

Nauticus Robotics to Acquire 3D at Depth in $34M All-stock Deal

Oct 04, 2023

Nauticus Robotics, a developer of autonomous vehicles and robots for data collection and intervention services for offshore industries, has agreed to acquire 3D at Depth, a specialist in commercial subsea laser LiDAR (Light Detection and Range) inspection and data services…

Expro Acquires PRT Offshore

Oct 03, 2023

Subsea services firm Expro said Tuesday it had completed its previously announced acquisition of offshore services provider PRT Offshore.PRT Offshore is based in Houston, Texas, and provides a complete Hook-to-Hanger solution enabling comprehensive well completions…

Panel Reviewing BP, Adnoc Offer for Israel's NewMed Seeks Higher Price

Oct 02, 2023

A panel reviewing a $2 billion offer by Abu Dhabi's national oil company and BP to acquire a 50% stake in Israeli gas producer NewMed has recommended raising the asking price by over 10%, casting doubt over the deal, sources said.The proposed…

Wintershall Dea Gets Takeover Interest from Groups Including TotalEnergies -Handelsblatt

Oct 02, 2023

BASF, which has said it is seeking an exit from its energy business Wintershall Dea, has attracted deal interest from companies including TotalEnergies and Equinor for the oil and gas unit, German newspaper Handelsblatt reported on Monday.BASF CEO Martin Brudermueller…

Norwegian Seismic Specialists TGS and PGS Set to Merge

Sep 18, 2023

Seismic group TGS, a supplier of key data to the oil industry, has agreed to buy loss-making rival PGS in an all-share deal valued at 9.3 billion Norwegian crowns ($864 million), the two Oslo-listed companies said on Monday.The groups expect 'significant economies of scale' from the combination…

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