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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

Monday, March 16, 2015

Metgasco terminates merger with Elk Petroleum

Metgasco today announces that it has terminated its merger with Elk Petroleum. The proposed merger was subject to a number of conditions precedent, including Metgasco's ability to raise funds to support the merger and a Material Adverse Condition (MAC) associated with ...
Australasia | Monday, March 16, 2015


Mosman Oil and Gas extends closing date for MEO Australia takeover bid

The Directors of Mosman Oil and Gas Limited (AIM: MSMN) are pleased to provide the following updates in respect to Mosman's takeover bid for MEO Australia Limited. Extension of Offer Mosman has today extended the closing date of the offer under the takeover bid from 2 ...
Australasia | Monday, March 16, 2015

Friday, March 13, 2015

Rosneft completes SANORS purchase transaction

Rosneft completed the transaction on purchase of 100% of shares of SANORS Holding Limited (Novokuibyshevsk Petrochemical Company). The transaction was completed after obtaining all the necessary approvals from antimonopoly and regulatory authorities. The purchase of SAN ...
Russia FSU | Friday, March 13, 2015

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Oil price, Cairn, SOCO, Gulf Keystone, Sundry-Shell-Total-WoodMack-Hunting- And finally...

Oil price Brent performed better than WTI yesterday as markets worried about the EIA inventory stats due out after the close. In the end they were poor, reporting another stock build of 4.5m barrels not echoing the small but important draw from the API the day before. ...
West Europe | Thursday, March 12, 2015

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Cue Energy acquires SPC Mahakram Hilir Pte Ltd

Cue Energy Resources Limited (ASX: CUE) is pleased to advise that it has completed the acquisition of 100% of SPC Mahakam Hilir Pte Ltd, which holds 60% of the Mahakam Hilir PSC in the prolific Kutei basin, onshore Kalimantan, Indonesia. Cue now holds a 100% interest in ...
Asia Far East | Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Verisk Analytics to acquire Wood Mackenzie for £1.85 billion

Verisk Analytics, Inc. (Nasdaq:VRSK), a leading data analytics provider, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Wood Mackenzie from Hellman & Friedman and other Wood Mackenzie shareholders. Wood Mackenzie is a global leader in data analytics and ...
West Europe | Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Eneabba to expand Perth Basin portfolio

Eneabba Gas Limited is pleased to announce that it has entered into a binding Heads of Agreement) with Greenpower Energy Limited (ASX:GPP) for an option to acquire 100% of the issued capital of Greenpower's wholly owned subsidiary, GCC Methane Pty Ltd. GCC owns a 50% in ...
Australasia | Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Virginia Hills Oil Corp. proposes acquisition of private oil & gas producer

Virginia Hills Oil Corp. and Pinecrest Energy Inc. (TSX VENTURE:PRY) announce that Virginia Hills and its wholly-owned subsidiary 1834163 Alberta Ltd., ('AcquisitionCo') have entered into an agreement with a private oil and gas producer, hereafter PrivateCo, pursuant to ...
North America | Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Western Gas Partners acquires Anadarko's 50% interest in Delaware Basin JV gathering system

Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE: WES) today announced that it has acquired Anadarko's 50% interest in the Delaware Basin JV gathering system. The Partnership paid no consideration at closing, but agreed to make a future payment on March 31, 2020 equal to eight times the ...
North America | Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Monday, March 2, 2015

Ophir Energy completes acquisition of Salamander Energy

Ophir Energy (LSE: OPHR) announces that the Scheme has now become effective and the entire issued ordinary share capital of Salamander is owned by Ophir. Scheme Shareholders on the register at the Scheme Record Time, being 6.00 p.m. on 27 February 2015 will receive 0.5 ...
West Europe | Monday, March 2, 2015

€5.1 billion sale of RWE Dea completed

The LetterOne Group and RWE AG today completed RWE's sale of RWE Dea AG to LetterOne. In January, both parties had announced their plans to complete the transaction at the beginning of this month. The agreed enterprise value is approximately €5.1 billion based on c ...
West Europe | Monday, March 2, 2015
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