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Public Capital , Energy Transition , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends

Opinion: What BHP’s Petroleum Exit Could Signal for the Oil Industry

It’s likely that the BHP deal with Woodside signals that the era of paying premiums to acquire oil and gas assets is over. From now on, companies seeking to offload these type of assets might be forced to accept ever-diminishing prices.

August 19, 2021

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of Aug.18, 2021

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including BHP’s exit from the oil business through the merger of its petroleum assets with Woodside in an all-stock merger valued at roughly $13 billion.

August 18, 2021

Public Capital , Energy Transition , Trends

US Investors Rely on SPACs in Search of Energy Transition Targets

Many of the renewable SPACs that are currently publicly filed with the SEC have raised about $250 million or more with plans for some to buy privately-held companies drilling for natural gas.

August 16, 2021

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of Aug.11, 2021

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including Riverstone’s $172 million exit from its Gulf of Mexico JV plus the $268 million combination of NexTier with Permian-focused Alamo Pressure Pumping.

August 11, 2021

Shale Plays , Trends , Mergers

M&A Scorcher Augurs More Shale Deals in Second Half

Investor pressure for U.S. shale producers to operate leaner made consolidation a priority driving a sizzling second quarter with $33 billion worth of M&A activity.

August 11, 2021

Business , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends

Oil and Gas Investor Cover Story: A&D Refueled

In the aftermath of 2020’s large-scale mergers and corporate transactions, the deal pantry will likely find itself overflowing with asset buyers hungry for suitable acreage.

August 2, 2021

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of July 28, 2021

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including the acquisition of a “unique opportunity” in the Permian Basin by Lime Rock Resources in a $508.3 million deal plus Whiting Petroleum’s exit from the D-J Basin.

July 28, 2021

Business , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends

Oil and Gas Investor A&D Trends: Automatic Earth

After months of buying and selling chaos, oil and gas A&D finally went full-on Adderall as it barreled into the official start of summer.

July 28, 2021

Public Capital , Shale Plays , Trends , Mergers

US Shale M&A Wave Creates New ‘Super Independents’ Breed

New breed of “super independents” dominate the U.S. shale sector in wake of M&A worth more than $30 billion, analysts say.

July 27, 2021

Public Capital , Emissions , Energy Transition , Shale Plays , Trends

What’s Driving Some to Consider a Permian Basin Exit

Analysts share insight on the oil and gas industry’s response to climate concerns and the future of fracking that has led some, like Shell, to consider withdrawing from the Permian Basin plus what opportunities remain for those choosing to stay.

July 26, 2021