Acquisitions & Divestitures - Mergers & Acquisitions

Cheniere Energy, Cheniere Partners Holdings Announce Definitive Merger Agreement

Transaction is expected to close by the end of the third quarter.

June 19, 2018

Cox Oil To Acquire Energy XXI Gulf Coast For $322 Million

Energy XXI said it will terminate its previously announced partnership with Orinoco Natural Resources as a result of the Cox Oil transaction.

June 18, 2018

Canada's Baytex To Buy Oil Producer Raging River For C$2.8 Billion

Canadian oil and gas producer Baytex Energy said it would buy rival Raging River Exploration for about C$2.8 billion (US$2.13 billion) to expand in the oil-rich Duvernay Field in Alberta.

June 18, 2018

Hong Kong’s CKI Launches $9.8 Billion Bid For Australia’s Top Gas Transporter

Hong Kong’s CK Infrastructure Holdings has made a AU$12.98 billion (US$9.8 billion) takeover offer for Australia’s biggest gas pipeline company, APA Group, offering a hefty 33% premium to tap into a tight gas market on June 13.

June 13, 2018

M&A Forecast For 2018: ‘Mixed But Promising’

KPMG analysts are bullish about a pickup in oil and gas deal making, with foreign investment expected in the U.S. renewables market.

June 13, 2018

Executive Interview: HighPoint’s Scot Woodall Talks Post-Merger Progress

Scot Woodall, CEO of HighPoint Resources, says the company has already seen significant accomplishments since the merger of its predecessors Bill Barrett and Fifth Creek Energy several months ago.

June 12, 2018

Canadian Drilling Firms Akita, Xtreme To Merge

The combined company will operate under the Akita name and have a fleet of 44 high-spec drilling rigs with operations in several major resource basins in the U.S. and Canada.

June 11, 2018

Minerals A&D Rockets Past $1.2 Billion In One Week

Minerals dealmaking this past week includes Kimbell’s Haymaker transformation and the formation of a first-of-its-kind Eagle Ford minerals company.

June 5, 2018

Blackstone’s Royal Resources, SPAC Combine To Form Public Eagle Ford Minerals Company

Osprey Energy, a SPAC led by Jonathan Z. Cohen, said it is forming the first public minerals company with Eagle Ford assets through the acquisition of Blackstone Energy Partners' Royal Resources.

June 4, 2018

US PE Firm Bets On China In $401 Million Takeover Bid For Sino Gas

U.S. private equity firm Lone Star is betting on two large unconventional gas projects in China that Austrailia's Sino Gas & Energy is developing.

May 31, 2018

How The World's Biggest Private Equity Oil And Gas Industry Bid Collapsed

Harbour Energy was forced to bid against itself five times until it made a final offer for Santos of $10.8 billion, up more than 50% from its first approach last August.

May 30, 2018

Kimbell To Buy Haymaker's Mineral, Royalty Portfolio For $404 Million

Following the closing of the Haymaker acquisition, Kimbell will have an 11.1 million gross acre position with a total of 73 active rigs on its properties, which represents 7% of total active rigs in the U.S.

May 29, 2018