Whitecap Resources Inc. increased its liquids-rich Montney Shale natural gas assets with a C$300 million ($240 million) takeover of private equity-backed Kicking Horse Oil & Gas Ltd.The acquisition includes ownership interests averaging 65% in 92 square miles of Montney production and future drilling targets in the Grande Prairie area of northwest Alberta. “We are excited…
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Chevron’s $13B Deal for Noble to Add Lower 48 Heft, Natural Gas Promise in Offshore Eastern Med, Equatorial Guinea
Chevron Corp. has clinched a definitive agreement to acquire Houston super independent Noble Energy Inc. in an all-stock transaction worth $5 billion that carries a total enterprise value, including debt, of $13 billion. The transaction, which values Noble at $10.38/share, would trade 0.1191 Chevron shares for each Noble share. Noble’s massive natural gas operation offshore…
Following an overall paltry return for Lower 48 oil and gas property sales in 2019, the dealmaking market may be looking for a repeat, as well-financed operators prowl for quality assets at bargain prices, according to energy data specialist Enverus.
U.S. upstream merger and acquisition (M&A) activity rebounded in the second quarter from historic lows earlier this year, but the value was super-sized with Occidental Petroleum Corp.’s $57 billion proposed takeover of Anadarko Petroleum Corp., according to a review by DrillingInfo.
Enthusiastic investors set a torrid pace for U.S. energy dealmaking in the first quarter, breaking the record for first quarter deal values, according to a tally by PwC.
The Pittsburgh Regional Alliance (PRA) said this month that it tracked the largest-ever amount of capital investment in the 10-county region surrounding the city in southwestern Pennsylvania last year, attributing most of the $10.2 billion recorded to shale gas-related growth.
The number and volume of natural gas transactions — according to FERC Form 552 submissions from up to 680 respondents — were in decline during 2008 to 2014 and flattened in 2015. However, that trend has improved somewhat in 2016, executives with two price reporting agencies (PRA) said in Houston on Tuesday.
As basis differentials erode with new pipeline expansions and reversals coming online, 2017 could see capacity markets shift to increasingly shorter- or longer-term trades, according to new analysis from Skipping Stone and Capacity Center.
Dealmaking across the U.S. oil and natural gas sector, particularly in the onshore, has begun 2017 “with a green flag and a full tank of gas,” following a surge in activity during the fourth quarter, PwC researchers said Tuesday.
Operators attempting to buy into the Permian Basin now may have to go big or go home, because most of the oil- and natural gas-rich acreage in West Texas and southern New Mexico is now within the grasp of public and privately held explorers.