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Thursday, August 18, 2016

Top 5 upstream M&A deals in Canada in 2016 so far

The opening seven months of 2016 have brought a revival in the Canadian E&P space following an extremely lacklustre end to 2015, when very few deals were agreed in light of an uncertain and inhibitive pricing environment. In CanOils latest monthly review of deals in th ...
North America | Thursday, August 18, 2016

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Rockhopper Exploration completes acquisition of roduction and exploration assets in Egypt

Rockhopper Exploration plc (AIM: RKH), the oil and gas exploration and production company with key interests in the North Falkland Basin and the Greater Mediterranean region, is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of Beach Petroleum (Egypt) Pty Lim ...
Middle East | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Monday, August 15, 2016

Europa Oil & Gas announces acquisition of Shale Petroleum (UK) Limited

Europa Oil & Gas (Holdings) plc, the AIM listed oil and gas exploration, development and production company focused on Europe, is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of Shale Petroleum (UK) Limited for a nominal consideration of £1. As conseq ...
West Europe | Monday, August 15, 2016

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Greenfields Petroleum acquires remaining interest in Bahar Energy Limited

Greenfields Petroleum Corporation (TSX VENTURE:GNF)(TSX VENTURE:GNF.DB) is pleased to announce that it, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Greenfields Petroleum International Company Ltd., has closed the previously announced acquisition of Baghlan Group Limited's 2/3 ...
Middle East | Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Subsea 7 acquires Swagelining

Subsea 7 S.A. (Oslo Børs: SUBC, ADR: SUBCY) today announced the acquisition of Swagelining Limited, the subsea industry's leading polymer lining technologist, to further expand existing polymer pipeline technology interests. Subsea 7 and Swagelining Limited have ...
West Europe | Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Magellan Petroleum announces strategic merger

Magellan Petroleum Corporation (NASDAQ: MPET) today announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement with Tellurian Investments Inc., a recently formed private company focused on the development of a mid-scale liquefied natural gas facility on the U.S. G ...
North America | Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Monday, August 1, 2016

Bankers Petroleum announces corporate transaction extension

Bankers Petroleum Ltd. (TSX: BNK, AIM: BNK) is pleased to announce that it has finalized an extension for the corporate transaction with affiliates of Geo-Jade Petroleum Corporation pursuant to an arrangement agreement dated March 19, 2016. The Arrangement Agreement pro ...
West Europe | Monday, August 1, 2016

Gulf Keystone responds to DNO offer

The Board of Gulf Keystone has reviewed DNO ASA's proposal to acquire the total share capital of the Company, which it received by letter late on 28 July 2016. Gulf Keystone notes that DNO's proposal is conditional upon the successful completion of the ongoing Balance ...
West Europe | Monday, August 1, 2016

Friday, July 29, 2016

Malcy's Blog: DNO/Gulf Keystone

DNO/Gulf Keystone Petroleum It has just been announced that DNO has made a cash and shares bid for GKP worth around $300m. The bid is hostile and has been presented to the GKP board without indications of any formal discussions. Obviously with only the DNO statement to ...
West Europe | Friday, July 29, 2016

DNO launches offer to acquire Gulf Keystone Petroleum

DNO ASA has put forward a proposal to the board of directors of Gulf Keystone Petroleum Ltd to acquire 100 percent of the enlarged share capital in Gulf Keystone that will result from the contemplated restructuring recently announced by Gulf Keystone. As described below ...
Middle East | Friday, July 29, 2016

Monday, July 25, 2016

Royale Energy signs Letter of Intent to merge with Matrix Oil Corporation

Royale Energy, Inc. (OTCQB:ROYL) Royale and privately held Matrix Oil Corporation jointly announced today that they have entered into a Letter of Intent to merge in a combined stock and assumption of debt transaction. The $41.5 million transaction remains subject to com ...
North America | Monday, July 25, 2016

Friday, July 22, 2016

ExxonMobil to acquire InterOil in transaction worth over $2.5 billion

Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM) and InterOil Corporation (NYSE: IOC, POMSoX: IOC) today announced an agreed transaction worth more than $2.5 billion, under which ExxonMobil will acquire all of the outstanding shares of InterOil. 'This agreement will enable ExxonMob ...
North America | Friday, July 22, 2016

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Bankers Petroleum provides update on acquisition transaction by Geo-Jade Petroleum

Bankers Petroleum Ltd. (TSX: BNK, AIM: BNK) is pleased to provide an update on the corporate transaction with affiliates of Geo-Jade Petroleum Corporation pursuant to an arrangement agreement dated March 19, 2016. Pursuant to the Arrangement Agreement, Geo-Jade will acq ...
Asia Far East | Thursday, July 21, 2016

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Total takes control of Saft Groupe after successful tender offer

The Autorité des marchés financiers published today the results of the public tender offer initiated by Total on Saft Groupe. Following the settlement-delivery of the offer which is expected to occur on July 21, 2016, Total will hold 23,456,093 Saft Groupe ...
West Europe | Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Monday, July 18, 2016

InterOil confirms unsolicited bid from ExxonMobil, 'superior offer' to Oil Search

InterOil Corporation (NYSE: IOC; POMSoX: IOC) announced today that the unsolicited proposal to acquire InterOil, the receipt of which was publicly announced by InterOil on June 30, 2016, was made by Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM). The Company's Board of Directors, ...
North America | Monday, July 18, 2016

Friday, July 15, 2016

Hawk Exploration announces completion of acquisition by Kaisen Energy

Hawk Exploration Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:HWK.A) announced today the completion of its previously announced acquisition by Kaisen Energy Corp. of all of the issued and outstanding Class A shares of the Corporation pursuant to a plan of arrangement under the Business Corporatio ...
North America | Friday, July 15, 2016
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