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Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Rockhopper Exploration and Falklands Oil and Gas Limited announces recommended merger

The boards of Rockhopper and FOGL are pleased to announce that they have reached agreement on the terms of a recommended all-share merger to be effected by means of a Court-sanctioned scheme of arrangement under Part IV of the Companies Act 1948, being the legislation a ...
South America | Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Shell-BG recommended combination receives Australian antitrust clearance

Royal Dutch Shell plc today announced that its recommended combination with BG Group plc has received unconditional merger clearance from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. Together with the previously announced clearances in Brazil and EU, three of the ...
Australasia | Thursday, November 19, 2015

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Schlumberger-Cameron merger receives unconditional clearance from U.S. Department of Justice

Schlumberger Limited (NYSE: SLB) and Cameron International Corporation (NYSE: CAM) jointly announced today that the U.S. Department of Justice has cleared their proposed merger without any conditions, granting early termination of the waiting period required by the Hart ...
North America | Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Schlumberger acquires Fluid Inclusion Technologies, Inc.

Schlumberger today announced the acquisition of Fluid Inclusion Technologies, Inc. (FIT), a US-based oil and gas service company specializing in laboratory analysis of trapped fluids in rock material, and advanced borehole gas analysis on drilling wells. 'FIT offers in ...
North America | Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Friday, November 13, 2015

Gran Tierra Energy announces agreement to acquire all issued and outstanding shares of Petroamerica Oil Corp.

Gran Tierra Energy Inc. (TSX:GTE) (NYSE:GTE) and Petroamerica Oil Corp. (TSX VENTURE:PTA), both international oil and gas companies operating in Colombia, are pleased to announce that they have entered into an arrangement agreement dated November 12, 2015 whereby Gran T ...
North America | Friday, November 13, 2015

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Anadarko issues statement on offer to acquire Apache Corporation

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC) today announced the following statement from Chairman, President and CEO Al Walker: 'We constantly strive to make Anadarko a better company. As part of these efforts to enhance value, and after extensive analysis of public inf ...
North America | Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Canadian Oil & Gas Upstream M&A Activity Heats Up in October 2015

Analysis in CanOils' new report 'Canadian M&A Activity Heats Up in October 2015' shows that the Canadian oil and gas upstream sector had Cdn$7.3 billion of M&A deals announced during October 2015. The bulk of this value is made up of Suncor's Cdn$6.6 billion takeover bi ...
North America | Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Monday, November 9, 2015

Canadian Natural Resources and PrairieSky Royalty announce combination of royalty businesses and concurrent PrairieSky financing

Canadian Natural Resources Limited (TSX:CNQ)(NYSE:CNQ) and PrairieSky Royalty Ltd. (TSX:PSK) are pleased to announce that they have entered into an agreement to combine their royalty businesses, unifying two of the largest fee simple mineral title and royalty positions ...
North America | Monday, November 9, 2015

Friday, November 6, 2015

Faroe Petroleum completes acquisition of interests in UK Blane and Enoch fields

Faroe Petroleum, the independent oil and gas company focusing principally on exploration, appraisal and production opportunities in the UK and Norway, is pleased to announce that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Roc Oil (GB Holdings) Limited, whi ...
West Europe | Friday, November 6, 2015

Monday, October 26, 2015

Oil and gas M&A heats up in Australia and PNG

More than a year after oil prices started to tank, it looks like the Australian and Papua New Guinea markets are poised for a period of serious merger and acquisition activity. The latest round of maneuvering was kicked off in September by Woodside Petroleum, Australia ...
Australasia | Monday, October 26, 2015

Friday, October 23, 2015

TGS Acquires Digital Petrodata

TGS announced today that its Geological Products division purchased all the outstanding shares of Digital Petrodata LLC. Digital Petrodata, established in 2005, is a small GIS technology company based in Denver that provides integrated GIS data and cloud solutions for ...
West Europe | Friday, October 23, 2015

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Schlumberger's quiet moonshot

Schlumberger's bid for Cameron Int'l is big news in a flinching industry. The vision behind the deal is ambitious - even a bit brash. It's more than just the consolidation of two large oilfield suppliers. The technical aspects of the plan could unleash industry ripples ...
North America | Thursday, October 22, 2015

Cameron announces third quarter 2015 results

Cameron (NYSE: CAM) today reported fully diluted earnings per share, excluding discontinued operations and other costs, of $1.18 for the third quarter of 2015, compared to $1.17 for the same period of 2014. Other costs in the third quarter of 2015 amounted to $44 milli ...
North America | Thursday, October 22, 2015

Santos rejects takeover bid from Scepter Partners

Santos Limited advises that on 20 October 2015 it received an indicative, highly conditional and non-binding proposal from Scepter Partners (Scepter), on behalf of the managed funds of its core stakeholders, to acquire all of Santos for a cash consideration of A$6.88 pe ...
Australasia | Thursday, October 22, 2015

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Richmond Energy Partners joins Hannon Westwood and Novas Consulting as part of the ESIA Group

Energy Software Intelligence Analytics, a newly formed provider of strategic and business intelligence services, is pleased to announce the completion of the acquisition of Richmond Energy Partners Limited. Backed by specialist private equity company Energy Ventures, E ...
West Europe | Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Friday, October 16, 2015

Mart Resources enters arrangement agreement to be acquired by Delta Oil

Mart Resources, Inc. (TSX:MMT) announces that it has entered into an arrangement agreement with Delta Oil Nigeria B.V.. Under the terms of the Arrangement Agreement, an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Delta will acquire all of the issued and outstanding common share ...
North America | Friday, October 16, 2015
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