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Friday, April 17, 2015

Kelt Exploration completes acquisition of Artek Exploration

Kelt Exploration Ltd. (TSX: KEL) (TSX: RTK) and Artek Exploration Ltd. are pleased to announce the successful acquisition by Kelt of all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Artek pursuant to the previously announced plan of arrangement between Kelt, Artek and ...
North America | Friday, April 17, 2015

Petsec Energy increases interest in Block 7, Yemen with acquisition of Oil Search subsidiary

Petsec Energy advises it has executed an agreement with Oil Search Limited (ASX: OSH) to acquire all the shares of its subsidiary Oil Search (ROY) Limited which holds a 34% participating interest in Block 7, Al Barqa Permit, in the Republic of Yemen, and is the designat ...
Middle East | Friday, April 17, 2015

Monday, April 13, 2015

Shell capitalizes on low oil to drive advancement for gas, LNG

Shell has become the first major to take proper advantage of the low oil price, taking out a company that it has long been interested in buying: BG. And the reason is a good one: not growth for its own sake but using BG's assets to help it achieve its own goals faster. ...
West Europe | Monday, April 13, 2015

Friday, April 10, 2015

Start Scientific to acquire Quality Energy Solutions

Start Scientific, Inc. (OTCQB: STSC) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of Quality Energy Solutions, LLC, a Texas oil field service company. For 45 million shares of STSC common stock, QES will become a subsidiary of STSC. QES had rev ...
North America | Friday, April 10, 2015

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Q1 2015 Oil & Gas M&A tumbles to $7.1 billion in E&P sector

Buyers and Sellers Reach Impasse on the Value of Assets The value of global upstream oil and gas M&A deals tumbled to $7.1 billion during Q1 2015, a drop of 79% compared to the value in Q1 2014 and a drop of 85% compared to the average value per quarter since the start ...
North America | Thursday, April 9, 2015

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

T-Rex Oil closes acquisition of Western Interior Oil & Gas

T-Rex Oil, Inc. (OTC: TRXO), an independent energy company with a focus on the Rocky Mountain region announced on Friday March 27, 2015 it completed the previously announced acquisition contract of Western Interior Oil & Gas, Inc., a Wyoming corporation through an excha ...
North America | Wednesday, April 8, 2015


Halliburton to separately sell businesses in connection with pending Baker Hughes acquisition

Halliburton Company (NYSE: HAL) today announced it will separately market for sale the company's Fixed Cutter and Roller Cone Drill Bits, Directional Drilling and Logging-While-Drilling (LWD)/Measurement-While-Drilling (MWD) businesses. The final sale of these businesse ...
North America | Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Oil price, Shell/BG, Amerisur, Trinity E&P, Lansdowne, And finally...

Oil price Resilient is the word that comes to mind with regard to crude prices as most influencing numbers are bearish. Take these stats for example, yesterday al-Naimi said that March Saudi production was 10.3m b/d, even higher than I mentioned yesterday, figures show ...
West Europe | Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Getech completes acquisition of ERCL

Getech (AIM; GTC), the geoscience business specialising in the provision of data, studies and services to the oil, gas and mining exploration sectors, is pleased to announce that further to the announcement of 24 March 2015, the agreement to acquire the entire issued sh ...
West Europe | Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Shell to buy BG Group in cash and share offer worth £47 billion

The Boards of Shell and BG are pleased to announce that they have reached agreement on the terms of a recommended cash and share offer to be made by Shell for the entire issued and to be issued share capital of BG. Under the terms of the Combination, BG Shareholders wi ...
West Europe | Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Friday, April 3, 2015

KKR and Fleur de Lis Energy to acquire Wyoming EOR Assets

KKR and Fleur de Lis Energy ('FDL') today announced the closing of an acquisition of certain CO2 enhanced oil recovery (EOR) properties (the 'Assets') from Anadarko Petroleum Corporation. The Assets are located in the Powder River and Green River Basins of Wyoming. Com ...
North America | Friday, April 3, 2015

Friday, March 27, 2015

Halliburton and Baker Hughes announce approval of transaction by stockholders of both companies

Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) today announced that its stockholders approved Halliburton's proposal to issue shares of Halliburton common stock as contemplated by its merger agreement with Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE: BHI). In addition, Baker Hughes today announced ...
North America | Friday, March 27, 2015

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Kongsberg Maritime acquires Contros Systems & Solutions GmbH

Kongsberg Maritime AS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Kongsberg Gruppen ASA, has acquired the remaining 90% of the shares of the Germany based underwater chemical sensors specialist Contros Systems & Solutions GmbH. Contros was established in 2006 and is based in Kiel, cl ...
West Europe | Wednesday, March 25, 2015

C&J Energy Services and Nabors Industries complete combination transaction

C&J Energy Services, Inc. and Nabors Industries Ltd. announced today the completion of the combination of C&J with Nabors' completion and production services business. The resulting combined company, which has been renamed C&J Energy Services Ltd., is one of the largest ...
North America | Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Getech announces conditional acquisition of ERCL

Getech (AIM; GTC), the geoscience business specialising in the provision of data, studies and services to the oil, gas and mining exploration sectors, is pleased to announce the execution of an agreement to acquire the entire issued share capital of ERCL Limited, an ups ...
West Europe | Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Monday, March 23, 2015

Oil price, Caza, Egdon/Europa, VOG, Sundry-Afren-Hal/BHI- And finally...

Oil Price Crude prices were steady last week but very much greenback dictated, the $ strength on Monday clipped over $2 off the price and the weakness on Thursday and Friday reinstated it. WTI expired at $44.84 which could have been worse, the bad oil stock figures con ...
West Europe | Monday, March 23, 2015
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