North Sea

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of Oct. 13, 2021

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including Comstock Resources’ Bakken exit in a $154 million sale plus the $419 million cash acquisition of Tapstone Energy and SilverBow’s largest acquisition to date.

October 13, 2021

Highlights , Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (Oct. 8, 2021)

Three Wolfcamp A completions in Howard County, Texas by Birch Operations plus a Utica Shale discovery and another Exxon Mobil Guyana find top this week’s oil and gas drilling activity highlights from around the world.

October 8, 2021

Field Development , Legislation , International

BP Wins Over Greenpeace in North Sea Oil Court Case

A Scottish court handed BP a win over Greenpeace on Oct. 7 after the environmental group tried to void the energy company's license to exploit a North Sea oil field, saying the climate impact of the end-use of oil should not affect permits.

October 7, 2021

Exploration & Production , Health, Safety & Environment

UK Regulator Rejects Shell’s Plans to Develop North Sea Field

It was unclear on what grounds the British regulator refused to approve the environmental statement for the development by Shell of the Jackdaw gas field in the North Sea.

October 7, 2021

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of Oct. 6, 2021

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including the closing of the $9.25 billion all-stock merger of Cabot Oil & Gas and Cimarex Energy forming Coterra plus a Midland Basin bolt-on acquisition by Earthstone Energy.

October 6, 2021

Lease Sales

TotalEnergies Seeks to Sell Stake in Giant North Sea Gas Field

The company is hoping the recent spike in natural gas prices will boost buyer interest.

October 5, 2021

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of Sept. 22, 2021

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including Shell’s U.S. shale exit through the $9.5 billion cash sale of its Permian Basin position to ConocoPhillips.

September 22, 2021

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of Sept. 15, 2021

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including the sale by Colgate Energy of the Permian Basin water assets it had recently acquired as part of its $508 million acquisition from Occidental Petroleum.

September 15, 2021

Exploration & Production , Acquisitions & Divestitures

Ithaca Energy to Buy Marubeni's North Sea Assets for $1 Billion

Ithaca Energy has agreed to acquire Marubeni's oil and gas assets in the North Sea for about $1 billion, industry sources told Reuters on Sept. 13.

September 13, 2021

Exploration & Production , Subsea

Aker Solutions Wins ConocoPhillips Contract

Aker Solutions has been awarded a large topside modification contract by ConocoPhillips Skandinavia AS on Sept. 10 for Tommeliten Alpha, offshore Norway.

September 13, 2021