Headlines: Mammoth Deals; Big Speeches

Marathon Oil reached two mammoth deals totaling $3.6 billion. The company will sell its Canadian subsidiary to Royal Dutch Shell and Canadian Natural Resources and it will purchase BC Operating and other entities. Meanwhile, Pioneer Natural Resources sold $266 million in an acreage package in the Midland Basin. Resolute Energy is heading increasingly toward pure-play Delaware status. And, we check in on the happenings at CERAWeek.

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