West Africa

Unconventional , Highlights , Discoveries , Shale Plays

Best Of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (July 26, 2019)

Marathon Three Forks discovery, Marcellus completions from Chesapeake and Cabot plus an offshore discovery by Exxon Mobil top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

July 26, 2019

Public Capital , Exploration & Production , Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) , International , Acquisitions & Divestitures

Total To Hold Talks With Algeria Over Anadarko Assets

Total CEO Patrick Pouyanne said he is not worried by media reports that Algiers would block the deal to buy Anadarko Petroleum's assets in the country.

May 29, 2019

Renewables

Senegal Imports Turbines For West Africa’s First Big Wind Farm Project

Senegal started importing turbines for its first large-scale wind farm on May 23, the biggest such project in West Africa that will supply nearly a sixth of the country's power.

May 23, 2019

Public Capital , Deepwater , Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Mergers

Total CEO Says Planned Buy Of Anadarko's Africa Assets ‘Perfectly Fitting'

Speaking at an event in Washington, Total CEO Patrick Pouyanne said the oil major has had its eyes on Anadarko's Africa assets for more than a year.

May 16, 2019

Trends

A&D Transactions From The Week Of May 15, 2019

Here’s a snapshot of energy deals from the past week including Occidental’s victory in the Anadarko Petroleum takeover battle plus Equinor’s $965 million Gulf of Mexico steal.

May 15, 2019

Public Capital , Unconventional , Deepwater , Shale Plays , Mergers

Occidental, Anadarko Petroleum Make It Official With Merger Agreement

Occidental Petroleum entered a merger agreement with Anadarko Petroleum on May 9, bringing to an end Occidental’s pursuit for The Woodlands, Texas-based independent.

May 9, 2019

Public Capital , People , Exploration & Production , Acquisitions & Divestitures

How Total's CEO Pounced On Anadarko's African Energy Assets

Throwing out the rulebook that expects CEOs to be surrounded by investment bankers and other advisers when dealmaking has become a trademark for Total CEO Patrick Pouyanne.

May 9, 2019

Public Capital , Exploration & Production , Deepwater , Shale Plays , Mergers

Chevron Bows Out Of Anadarko Takeover Battle With Occidental Petroleum

Chevron said May 9 it will not make a counterproposal to acquire Anadarko Petroleum, leaving Occidental Petroleum the winner of the takeover battle for The Woodlands, Texas-based independent.

May 9, 2019

Public Capital , Exploration & Production , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Mergers

Occidental Petroleum Agrees To $8.8 Billion Sale Of Anadarko’s African Assets

Occidental Petroleum agreed on May 5 to sell Anadarko’s African assets to Total for $8.8 billion as the company continues its takeover battle with Chevron.

May 5, 2019

Trends

A&D Transactions From The Week Of May 1, 2019

Here’s a snapshot of energy deals from the past week including a deepwater Gulf of Mexico venture by LLOG plus the $415 million sale of Schlumberger’s Middle East drilling rig business.

May 1, 2019