Mergers

U.S. Led Global Upstream M&A Activity in 2012

Global upstream oil and natural gas deals in 2012 jumped 50% higher year/year to a record $254 billion in 679 mergers and acquisitions (M&A), according to data compiled by PLS Inc. and Derrick Petroleum Services.

January 8, 2013

Executives Expect Oilfield Services M&A to Increase

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) within the oilfield services sector should pick up steam over the next one to two years, with most of the activity centered in North America, according to a survey by Ernst & Young.

August 31, 2012

Appetite Appears to Drop for Oil, Gas M&A

Instead of jumping in, natural gas and oil companies instead may wade into the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) pool this year until they have more confidence in the broader business environment, according to the sixth Ernst & Young Global Capital Confidence Barometer.

May 14, 2012

Appetite Drops for Oil, Gas M&A, Says Survey

Instead of jumping in, natural gas and oil companies instead may wade into the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) pool this year until they have more confidence in the broader business environment, according to the sixth Ernst & Young Global Capital Confidence Barometer.

May 10, 2012

Energy Sector M&A ‘Inevitable,’ Says Expert

U.S. oil and natural gas mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the third quarter jumped 135% from the same period a year ago, with nearly half of the transactions related to shale plays, according to the latest survey by consultancy PwC US.

October 31, 2011

Energy Sector Consolidation ‘Inevitable,’ Says Merger Expert

U.S. oil and natural gas mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the third quarter jumped 135% from the same period a year ago, with nearly half of the transactions related to shale plays, according to the latest survey by consultancy PwC US.

October 28, 2011

If You Can’t Beat Them…

Sustained low natural gas prices and higher productivity may trigger a wave of industry consolidation similar to the mega mergers in the past decade, oil and gas experts told an audience last week at the IHS Herold 20th Annual Pacesetters Energy Conference in Stamford, CT.

October 3, 2011

If You Can’t Beat Them…

Sustained low natural gas prices and higher productivity may trigger a wave of industry consolidation similar to the mega mergers in the past decade, oil and gas experts told an audience at the recent IHS Herold 20th Annual Pacesetters Energy Conference in Stamford, CT.

October 3, 2011

Shale, Midstream Deals Driving Merger Activity

The desire to acquire shale acreage and midstream assets in the United States continues to be strong, with domestic natural gas and oil mergers and acquisitions (M&A) values reaching $39 billion in the second quarter, according to an analysis by PwC US.

August 15, 2011

Shale, Midstream Deals Drive 2Q2011 Merger Activity

The desire to acquire shale acreage and midstream assets in the United States continues to be strong, with domestic natural gas and oil mergers and acquisitions (M&A) values reaching $39 billion in the second quarter, according to an analysis by PwC US.

August 11, 2011