Acquisitions & Divestitures - Mergers & Acquisitions

Bill Barrett Wooing Bonanza Creek In Merger Talks

The two companies’ positions overlap in the D-J Basin, where Bonanza Creek produced 17 Mboe/d in third-quarter 2016.


Noble Upgrades Delaware Acreage With Clayton Williams Deal

Noble’s purchase of Clayton Williams will address inventory concerns with the addition of 2,400 locations in the Delaware core.


TechnipFMC Begins Operations As Combined Company

Doug Pferdehirt is CEO of TechnipFMC, and there are 44,000 employees, according to the press release.


ExxonMobil Steps Up Shale Story With $6.6 Billion Delaware Deal

The acquisition is expected to add 3.4 Bboe, bringing ExxonMobil’s Permian resource base to 6 Bboe, the company said.


Noble To Acquire Clayton Williams For $3.2 Billion

As a result of the combination, Noble will become the second-largest acreage holder in the Delaware Basin with nearly 120,000 net acres in the Delaware core


AltaGas Says In Potential Deal Talks

AltaGas did not name the company, but the Wall Street Journal, citing people familiar with the matter, said the firm was is in talks to merge with WGL Holdings, the parent of natural-gas utility Washington Gas.


Dril-Quip Continues Growth With Acquisition Of OPT

Based in Houston, OPT is a provider of offshore riser systems and components, proprietary threaded connections and other products, with a focus on deepwater Spar and TLP Systems.


Schlumberger Expands With Peak Well Systems Acquisition

The addition of Peak strengthens the Schlumberger Production Services portfolio with a broader offering of mechanical services to its global customers


DCP Midstream Partners Acquires Phillips-Spectra JV Assets

The combined company, which has an enterprise value of $11 billion, will be renamed DCP Midstream LP and will trade with the ticker symbol "DCP" on the New York Stock Exchange.


Appalachian Avalanche: Activist Investor Pushes EQT Merger With Antero, Range

Chapter IV Investors wants to see EQT merge with Range Resources or Antero Resources and envisions one day seeing all three companies combined.


Ridgeback Resources’ Acquisition Of Lightstream Has Closed

Ridgeback plans to begin a new operated drilling program in January 2017, the press release said.


National Oilwell Varco Completes Acquisition Of Fjords Processing

The acquisition creates a vertically integrated engineering design, manufacturing and support organization for processing modules and packages for onshore and offshore applications.