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Friday, May 20, 2016

Oil Search and Total enter exclusive Memorandum of Understanding regarding acquisition of InterOil assets

Oil Search Limited and Total SA are pleased to announce that they have entered into an exclusive Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). This follows Oil Search's agreement to acquire InterOil Corporation (InterOil), announced earlier today. The MoU sets out the principles ...
Australasia | Friday, May 20, 2016

Oil Search signs definitive agreement to acquire InterOil

Oil Search Limited (ASX:OSH, POMSoX: OSH) and InterOil Corporation (NYSE: IOC, POMSoX: IOC) today announced that they have signed a definitive agreement under which Oil Search will acquire all of the outstanding shares of InterOil. The InterOil Transaction offers Inter ...
Australasia | Friday, May 20, 2016

Running Foxes Petroleum successfully completes due diligence process on American Patriot Oil and Gas

American Patriot Oil and Gas (AOW) is pleased to announce that Running Foxes Petroleum Inc. (RFP), its joint venture partner for the Rough House Project in Colorado USA, has successfully completed its due diligence process on the Company. This follows RFP's unsolicited ...
North America | Friday, May 20, 2016

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Technip and FMC Technologies to combine

Technip (Euronext:TEC) and FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FTI) today announce that the companies will combine to create a global leader that will drive change by redefining the production and transformation of oil and gas. The combined company, which will be called Techni ...
West Europe | Thursday, May 19, 2016

Monday, May 16, 2016

Range Resources Corporation announces merger with Memorial Resource Development Corp.

RANGE RESOURCES CORPORATION (NYSE: RRC) and MEMORIAL RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT CORP. (NASDAQ: MRD) announced today a definitive merger agreement under which Range will acquire all of the outstanding shares of common stock of MRD in an all-stock transaction valued at $4.4 bil ...
North America | Monday, May 16, 2016

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

NuTech Energy Resources to accept buyout offer

NuTech Energy Resources, Inc. (OTC: NERG), a natural gas and oil technology and development company, is pleased to announce that the Company has considered the unsolicited tender offer it received from Techno Invest LTD last week for 2.5 cents per share. After conferrin ...
North America | Wednesday, May 11, 2016

AWE Limited rejects unsolicited takeover bid

AWE Limited (ASX: AWE) today announced that it has received an unsolicited indicative, conditional and non-binding proposal from Lone Star Japan Acquisitions, Ltd on behalf of a Lone Star Fund, to acquire all of the shares in AWE for a cash consideration of A$0.80 per s ...
Australasia | Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Monday, May 9, 2016

Total announces proposed acquisition of Saft Group

Total and Saft announced today that, following the signature of an agreement between the companies, Total filed a friendly tender offer on all of the issued and outstanding shares in the capital of Saft with the French Financial Markets Authority. The proposed offer wi ...
West Europe | Monday, May 9, 2016

Canadian Natural Resources announces details of PrairieSky plan of arrangement

Canadian Natural Resources Limited (TSX:CNQ) (NYSE:CNQ) announces the details of the plan of arrangement and the proposed timing of the process. Under the Arrangement, shareholders of Canadian Natural will receive 0.02 of a common share of PrairieSky Royalty Ltd. for e ...
North America | Monday, May 9, 2016

Friday, April 29, 2016

Neos to acquire the Multi-Physics business from CGG for an undisclosed sum

Neos today announced an agreement with CGG SA (CGG:PAR,ADR:NYSE:CGG) to acquire its Multi-Physics business group, its General Geophysics Italy group and its data libraries for an undisclosed sum. This acquisition will be transformational for Neos. As a result of the tr ...
North America | Friday, April 29, 2016

Suncor Energy to acquire additional interest in Syncrude

Suncor today announced that it has agreed to acquire a further position in Syncrude, purchasing the five per cent interest from Murphy Oil Corporation's Canadian subsidiary at a purchase price of approximately $937 million, subject to closing adjustments. The transactio ...
North America | Friday, April 29, 2016

Monday, April 25, 2016

Southern Kentucky Energy completes acquisition of Natural Gas Operations

Southern Kentucky Energy, LLC (SOKY Energy) announced today that it has completed the purchase of natural gas gathering and transmission pipelines in South Central Kentucky from Atmos Gathering Company, LLC of Houston, TX. SOKY Energy has also acquired over 100 producin ...
North America | Monday, April 25, 2016

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Cdn$347 Million of E&P Deals in Canada in March 2016

Analysis in CanOils' new report 'Upstream Oil & Gas M&A in Canada Reaches Cdn$347 Million in March 2016' shows that while March 2016 saw the lowest monthly deal value for domestic Canadian E&P assets since mid-2015, there was a distinct increase in M&A activity involvin ...
North America | Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Friday, April 15, 2016

Worldview takeover offer of Petroceltic lapses

On 24 March 2016, Sunny Hill Limited, a company wholly owned by the Worldview Economic Recovery Fund, made an all cash offer to acquire the entire issued and to be issued share capital of Petroceltic International plc, other than the Petroceltic Shares in the beneficial ...
West Europe | Friday, April 15, 2016

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Private Companies Dominate U.S. Upstream M&A in Q1 2016

New analysis in Evaluate Energy's M&A Review for Q1 2016 shows that privately held companies had a huge impact on the United States' upstream oil and gas industry in recent months. While the biggest deal in the U.S. involved two public companies - Dominion Resources Inc ...
North America | Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Friday, April 8, 2016

Vitol completes acquisition of 15% of Hascol Petroleum Limited

Further to the announcement of 26th February and the receipt of the relevant regulatory approvals, Vitol Dubai Limited, part of the Vitol Group, has completed the acquisition of shares equivalent to 15% of Hascol Petroleum Limited's share capital for a total sum of circ ...
Middle East | Friday, April 8, 2016
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