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Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of Aug. 10, 2022

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including Devon Energy’s $1.8 billion cash acquisition of Eagle Ford Shale operator Validus Energy and a $555 million Permian Basin deal by Apache.

August 10, 2022

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of Aug. 3, 2022

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including Diversified Energy’s acquisition of ConocoPhillips Midcon assets for $240 million and the sale of Baker Hughes’ Russian oilfield services business.

August 3, 2022

Shale Plays , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends

With Permian M&A Cooling, Will Other Basins Catch a Cold?

An analyst by Mercer Capital showed production per acreage deals have skyrocketed 10x in the past six months, pushing the limits of what could constitute an economically feasible deal in the Permian Basin.

August 3, 2022

Earnings , Energy Transition , Trends

Oil and Gas Majors: Time for a Transformative Clean Energy Deal?

The world’s biggest oil and gas companies are generating more money than ever while spending relatively little of it. Bankers are now asking whether the majors might be tempted to turbocharge their transition strategies with a big acquisition.

August 2, 2022

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of July 27, 2022

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including an agreement by Shell USA to acquire all remaining interests in Shell Midstream Partners in a $1.96 billion buyout. 

July 27, 2022

Shale Plays , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends

Mineral and Royalty Companies Reanimate After Quiet First Half

After a quiet first half of 2022, the roughly $770 million spent on acquisitions in June and July is the first sign that the mineral rights and oil and gas royalty industry is coming to grips with the current chaotic state of the global economy.

July 20, 2022

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of July 20, 2022

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including the acquisition by ConocoPhillips of a stake in a Texas LNG project plus a $307 million stock-for-stock deal by Houston’s VAALCO Energy.

July 20, 2022

Business , Markets , Trends

Oil and Gas Industry Well-positioned if Recession Hits

M&A deals may be smaller and growth constrained, but capital discipline has positioned oil and gas companies on firmer ground to endure a downturn, experts tell Hart Energy.

July 20, 2022

Public Capital , Shale Plays , Trends

Despite Recession Fears, Key E&P Needs Will Feed M&A

Upstream oil and gas companies continue to suffer from a double standard in the markets, with low equity valuations causing headaches for equity-based deals. 

July 19, 2022

Business , Shale Plays , Trends

PE Grinds Out Deals While Public E&Ps Struggle With Volatility

The Permian Basin remained the “deal engine” of Lower 48 M&A in the second quarter with $5.5 billion in transactions, according to an Enverus report.

July 14, 2022