Acquisitions

McMoRan Sees Potential in GOM Shelf Discoveries

Incremental acquisitions in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM) weren’t enough to lift McMoRan Exploration Co.’s earnings or production in 2010, but there are signs of a turnaround in 2011, the New Orleans-based operator said last week.

January 24, 2011

McMoRan’s Offshore Drilling Costs Impact Earnings

Incremental acquisitions in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM) weren’t enough to lift McMoRan Exploration Co.’s earnings or production in 2010, but there are signs of a turnaround in 2011, the New Orleans-based operator said Tuesday.

January 19, 2011

Williams, Partnership Add to Marcellus, Bakken Holdings

Williams Cos. and separately, Williams Partners LP, on Tuesday completed acquisitions that build their portfolios in the Marcellus and Bakken shales.

December 23, 2010

Marketers Report 7.6 Bcf/d 3Q2010 Increase Amid ‘Volatile’ Conditions

Despite significant differences in the amount of natural gas marketed by individual companies and the effects of some major acquisitions, there was a 7.6 Bcf/d increase in the total amount of natural gas transacted by the 24 marketers that participated in both NGI’s 3Q2010 Top North American Gas Marketers Ranking and NGI’s 3Q2009 survey.

December 20, 2010

Marketers Report 7.6 Bcf/d 3Q2010 Increase Amid ‘Volatile’ Conditions

Despite significant differences in the amount of natural gas marketed by individual companies and the effects of some major acquisitions, there was a 7.6 Bcf/d increase in the total amount of natural gas transacted by the 24 marketers who participated in both NGI’s 3Q2010 Top North American Gas Marketers Ranking and NGI’s 3Q2009 survey.

December 15, 2010

Enerplus Chooses Shale Over Oilsands

Enerplus Resources Fund said last week it is nearly done with a series of acquisitions and sales that will reposition it as more shale-weighted and less oilsands-heavy.

September 27, 2010

Enerplus Chooses Shale Over Oilsands

Enerplus Resources Fund said this week it is nearly done with a series of acquisitions and sales that will reposition it as more shale-weighted and less oilsands-heavy.

September 24, 2010

Deal-Making Continues in the Marcellus Shale

Expect to see more joint ventures or acquisitions involving Marcellus Shale properties, with both domestic and foreign companies vying to gain a stake in what currently is the most attractive U.S. gas shale play.

September 7, 2010

Deal-Making Continues in the Marcellus Shale

Expect to see more joint ventures or acquisitions involving Marcellus Shale properties, with both domestic and foreign companies vying to gain a stake in what currently is the most attractive U.S. gas shale play.

September 6, 2010

Energy M&A Market Strengthening

With improved credit markets and increased CEO confidence, the U.S. market for oil and gas mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in 2Q2010 reached its highest level in more than six quarters, according to a survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC).

August 9, 2010