InterOil is coveted for its stake in the Elk-Antelope fields, which could hold at least 6.2 trillion cubic feet of gas, more than enough to fill one LNG processing train. Drilling of one more well this year could prove it holds much more.
Range Resources is diversifying its portfolio into the Gulf Coast through an agreement to acquire North Louisiana pure play Memorial Resource Development in an all-stock transaction valued at $4.4 billion.
Williams said in a statement that Energy Transfer Equity has used "delay and obstruction" to try and wriggle out of its agreement but Energy Transfer responded on May 15 by saying the lawsuit was an attempt to gain leverage in any future deal talks.
In Mexico, Beatriz Camarena Maney also was international legal liaison to foreign oil and gas entities for Pemex. Humberto D. Sirvent is OFSCap's lead partner for private equity, family offices and other categories.
The bid adds to a spate of energy deals in Australia over the past year with acquirers seeking to swoop on beaten down assets, from Beach Energy's takeover of Drillsearch Energy to Woodside Petroleum's bid for Oil Search.