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Spanish energy company Repsol sold a 25% stake in its global upstream business to EIG Global Energy Partners for $4.8 billion. Repsol Upstream’s assets total more than 600,000 boe/d of production in 15 countries, including the U.S. Repsol and EIG say they plan to list the company in the U.S. in 2026. 

Expanding its footprint in the North Sea, Norway’s Equinor is acquiring Suncor Energy’s U.K. business for $850 million, which adds to Equinor's production and aids Suncor in reducing net debt and meeting shareholder return targets. Are there more international deals on the way?

Bayou Bend CCS is expanding the CO2 storage capacity for the Texas Gulf Coast project in a big way. The joint venture between Chevron, Talos Energy and Carbonvert purchased over 100,000 new onshore acres east of Houston. The expanded Bayou Bend project now has around 140,000 acres of pore space to permanently store 1 billion metric tons of CO2. Is the Gulf Coast the new hub for low-carbon projects? 

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