Acquisitions & Divestitures - Mergers & Acquisitions

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Energy Transfer, Williams Amend Deal To Expedite Admin Process

A new timeline will give the companies time to renegotiate terms ahead of June 28 - the deadline for the deal to close, people familiar with the matter told Reuters on May 2.

Emily Moser
Tue, 05/03/2016 - 07:31
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Baker Hughes To Buy Back Stock, Debt After Halliburton Deal Fails

Baker Hughes will get $3.5 billion as part of the merger agreement, which the companies terminated on May 1 after opposition from U.S. and European antitrust regulators.

Emily Moser
Mon, 05/02/2016 - 08:02
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Shell Will Close BG Group's Head Office By Year-end 2016

As part of 10,300 job cuts it has already announced, 2,800 will come from integration of BG and 7,500 from Shell’s existing staff and direct contractor base, Reuters reported. 

Erin Pedigo
Mon, 04/25/2016 - 09:59
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A&D’s Next Secret Ingredient: The Borrowing Base Squeeze

Borrowing bases will take a hit of more than 30% this spring, putting pressure on highly-leveraged companies to free up liquidity, which should improve the quality of assets coming to market.

Thu, 04/21/2016 - 11:00
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Tax Issue Throws Energy Transfer's Williams Deal Into Doubt

Williams has alleged that Energy Transfer is looking into ways to walk away from the tie-up even though the terms of the deal would not allow that.

Emily Moser
Wed, 04/20/2016 - 07:04
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Scotiabank Warns Cutting Oil Firms' Credit, More Consolidation

Porter said he expects to see more consolidation in the oil sector. "You will see increased energy M&A and I think you're going to see increased issuance throughout the sector," he said.

Emily Moser
Wed, 04/13/2016 - 07:54
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EU Regulators Resume Scrutiny Of Halliburton, Baker Hughes Deal

The European Commission, which halted its investigation into the $35 billion deal last month while waiting for more details from the companies, will now decide by Aug. 11 whether to clear or veto the takeover.

Emily Moser
Tue, 04/12/2016 - 07:45
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Williams Trips Up Energy Transfer With Lawsuit

Williams said it’s suing its acquirer Energy Transfer Equity over an equity sale it made in March arguing certain investors, including CEO Kelcy Warren, are being shown “preferential treatment.”

Emily Moser
Wed, 04/06/2016 - 12:30
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Schlumberger Wraps Up $15 Billion Merger With Cameron

The deal expands the Houston-based oilfield services giant into new territory in subsea and equipment manufacturing. The merger will result in the industry’s first complete drilling and production systems

Emily Moser
Mon, 04/04/2016 - 08:04
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Bank Buys Broker-Dealer Oil And Gas Asset Clearinghouse

The Oil And Gas Asset Clearinghouse, with $13 billion in deals to its credit, is among other brokers snapped up by banks in recent years. 

Darren Barbee
Tue, 03/22/2016 - 14:03
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EU Stops Halliburton, Baker Hughes Deal Probe, Wants More Info

The EU competition authority is concerned that the deal may reduce competition and innovation in more than 30 product markets, both onshore and offshore.

Emily Moser
Mon, 03/21/2016 - 07:46
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Moving On: TransCanada Buys Columbia Pipeline In $13 Billion Merger

The all-cash deal, approved by the boards of both companies, gives TransCanada gas pipelines and storage in the Marcellus and Utica shales and a possible path toward LNG exports.

Emily Moser
Fri, 03/18/2016 - 11:26

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