Oil and gas M&A
DTE investors unenthusiastic about Haynesville midstream acquisition
A DTE Energy Co. unit's agreement to buy gas gathering assets in Louisiana's Haynesville Shale for $2.25 billion received a tepid reaction from investors even as management reassured shareholders and analysts about the sellers' credit quality and the location.
Analysts not entirely sold on Parsley's acquisition of Jagged Peak
Parsley Energy Inc.'s agreed-upon $2.27 billion merger with Jagged Peak Energy Inc. is drawing reactions from across the spectrum from industry analysts, with some strongly supporting the move and others wondering what motivated Parsley to undertake such a transaction.
ConocoPhillips' latest asset sale could kick off major Australian M&A
ConocoPhillips' agreement to sell oil and gas assets in northern Australia for $1.39 billion not only advances the company's plan to focus on its North American foothold but could also kick off a wave of upstream M&A across Australia, analysts said.
Crescent Point Energy closes sale of Uinta Basin, Saskatchewan assets
Calgary, Alberta-based Crescent Point Energy Corp. closed the sale of its Uinta Basin assets and some of its conventional assets in southeastern Saskatchewan to undisclosed buyers for about C$912 million in cash.
Halliburton to sell 25% stake in 6 Alaskan leases to partner Pantheon Resources
Halliburton Co. signed an agreement to sell its 25% stake in six Alaskan oil leases to joint venture partner Pantheon Resources PLC.
Shell Canada closes sale of upstream, midstream assets to Pieridae
Royal Dutch Shell PLC subsidiary Shell Canada Energy Ltd. completed the sale of its upstream and midstream assets in the southern Alberta foothills to Pieridae Energy Ltd. for C$190 million.
Lukoil signs agreement with ADNOC for 5% stake in Ghasha concession
Russian integrated oil and gas company PJSC LUKOIL signed an agreement with state-owned Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. for a 5% stake in the Ghasha concession for an undisclosed amount, according to an Oct. 15 news release.
Naturgy, Sonatrach to acquire Mubadala's stake in Medgaz
Spanish utility Naturgy Energy Group SA and Algerian oil company Sonatrach SpA agreed to acquire Abu Dhabi state fund Mubadala Investment Co.'s 42.09% interest in Medgaz.
Winfield withdraws takeover bid for Stanmore Coal
Stanmore Coal Ltd. said Oct. 17 that Winfield Group Investments Pty. Ltd. dropped a bid to fully acquire the company.