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  • long read
Posted: 16 days ago
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Global upstream M&A deals to gain momentum for the rest of 2020?

Following the Covid-19 pandemic and the oil price crash in early 2020, for some players in the oil a...

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  • Market outlooks
Posted: 16 days ago
  • long read
Posted: 4 months ago
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Will Chevron’s Noble Energy swoop trigger a wave of M&A deals in oil & gas sector?

What will happen next in the upstream M&A and what direction will it take? Is now the time to go...

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Posted: 4 months ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

EU approves ExxonMobil-Vår Energi $4.5B Norway transaction

ExxonMobil’s sale of assets in Norway to Var Energi has received approval from the European Co...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Reuters: Spirit Energy up for sale

Centrica and SWM have reportedly launched a sale process of the North Sea oil producer Spirit Energy...

Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Prosafe not giving up on Floatel merger

Offshore accommodation specialist Prosafe will not give up on its proposed merger with rival Floatel...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

ExxonMobil sells Norway offshore fields to Vår Energi for $4.5 billion

ExxonMobil has agreed to sell its offshore oil field interests in Norway to Vår Energy for $4.5 bill...

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Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

UK regulator to further probe Prosafe-Floatel merger after competition concerns raised

The UK Competition and Markets Authority will refer the proposed merger between Prosafe and Floatel ...

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Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Melbana planning Metgasco takeover

Oil and gas exploration company Melbana Energy has announced its intentions to make a takeover offer...

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Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Thai PTTEP completes $2.1B purchase of Murphy’s Malaysian assets

Thai oil and gas firm PTTEP has completed the previously agreed $2.1 billion acquisition of Murphy O...

Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Another delay for MacGregor’s TTS buy

Cargotec’s MacGregor has yet to complete the acquisition of TTS Group’s marine and offsh...

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Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Prosafe, Floatel merger to create world’s largest offshore accommodation company

Offshore accommodation rig owners Prosafe and Floatel have agreed to merge businesses in what they s...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Anadarko: Oxy’s revised takeover bid superior to Chevron’s

Anadarko Petroleum’s Board has said that Occidental Petroleum’s revised takeover receive...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Wintershall and DEA merge into Wintershall DEA – ‘largest independent oil and gas company in Europe’

“Size is very important in this industry. Very rarely do you have the opportunity to create a ...

Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway to invest $10B in Oxy subject to Anadarko takeover

Billionaire Warren Buffet’s company Berkshire Hathaway has committed to invest $10 billion in ...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Murphy Oil buying deepwater GoM fields from LLOG for over $1.37 billion

Murphy Oil Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire deepwater Gulf of Mexico a...

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Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Chevron moves to buy Anadarko in $33 billion stock and cash deal

Chevron has entered into a definitive agreement with Anadarko Petroleum Corporation to acquire all o...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

HitecVision boosts share in Norwegian gas pipeline system Gassled

The Norwegian media have speculated the price is more than $1 billion. ...

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Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Murphy’s Malaysia sale to PTTEP, SE Asia’s biggest oil & gas deal in five years, Woodmac says

U.S. oil company Murphy Oil’s $2.1 billion sale of Malaysian business to Thai PTTEP announced ...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Ensco, Rowan agree on amended merger bid

Ensco has entered into an amendment to the transaction agreement with rival Rowan under which the co...

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Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Medco given until January 31 to launch offer for Ophir

Indonesia’s Medco Global has been given more time to decide whether it will proceed with the p...

Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Ensco postpones general meeting as Rowan evaluates new bid

Offshore drilling company Ensco has decided to postpone its general meeting originally scheduled for...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Ensco raises Rowan bid. Says proposal is final

Offshore drilling company Ensco has raised its offer for rival Rowan Companies, offering an increase...

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Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Faroe directors resign as DNO takeover imminent

Faroe Petroleum’s executive directors have given notice of resignation amid DNO’s immine...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Ophir rejects Medco offer of 48,5 pence a share

Ophir Energy has rejected Medco’s potential offer of 48.5 pence a share that the Indonesian co...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

DNO lifts takeover offer for Faroe Petroleum to 160p a share

Norway’s DNO has increased its takeover offer for Faroe Petroleum. The company which in November lau...

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Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

DNO extends 152p bid deadline for Faroe. We’re worth more, Faroe board says

Oil company DNO has extended the deadline for Faroe Petroleum shareholders to accept its 152 pence a...

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Posted: about 1 year ago