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Time to Move On: Jadestone, OMV 'Reluctantly' Scrap New Zealand Oilfield Deal Citing Regulatory Uncertainty

Oct 27, 2022

Oil and gas companies Jadestone Energy and OMV New Zealand have 'reluctantly' agreed to terminate the sale and purchase agreement to acquire an operated 69% interest in the Maari Project, offshore New Zealand, citing regulatory uncertainty.Singapore-based Jadestone in November 2019 agreed to buy OMV's 69% operated interest in the Maari Project for $50 million. The Maari project includes the producing Maari and Manaia oil fields…

Norway's Equinor May Buy UK North Sea Oil Fields from China's CNOOC

Oct 17, 2022

Norway's Equinor considering buying oilfields in the British North Sea from China's CNOOC, including a big stake in the huge Buzzard oilfield, two industry sources told Reuters on Monday. The deal is valued at between 20 billion and 30 billion Norwegian crowns ($1…

Beach Energy Results Disappoint. Hunt on for M&A in Australia, NZ

Aug 15, 2022

Beach Energy Ltd is shoring up its war chest for acquisitions in Australia and New Zealand, Chief Executive Officer Morne Engelbrecht said on Monday, after reporting a weaker-than-expected annual profit and production outlook.Shares in gas and oil producer Beach…

Woodside Energy, BHP Petroleum Merger Complete

Jun 01, 2022

Australia-based Woodside Energy's all-stock merger with BHP's oil and gas business was completed Wednesday.Woodside has acquired the entire share capital of BHP Petroleum International Pty Ltd (BHPP) and issued 914,768,948 new Woodside shares to BHP…

Woodside Shareholders Vote in Favor of Merger with BHP's Oil and Gas Business

May 19, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Woodside said that its shareholders voted to approve the proposed merger with BHP's oil and gas business at its Annual General Meeting on Thursday, with 98.66% of the votes in favor of the merger.'All conditions…

Woodside Sees Slim Risk of Big Share Selloff by BHP Investors

May 17, 2022

Woodside Petroleum does not expect heavy selling of the company's shares by BHP Group investors if Woodside's acquisition of BHP's petroleum business goes ahead in June, Chief Executive Meg O'Neill said on Monday.Woodside shareholders are set…

Philippines' Udenna Open to Deals after Report Owner Eyeing Asset Sales

May 13, 2022

Philippine conglomerate Udenna Corp is open to exploring potential deals, its president said on Friday, after a report that its tycoon owner was considering selling businesses collectively worth several billion dollars.Dennis Uy, whose business…

Marco Polo Marine Wraps Buy of Taiwan-based PKR Offshore

May 06, 2022

Singapore-listed offshore services provider Marco Polo Marine has completed the acquisition of the offshore renewables service firm PKR Offshore.Marco Polo bought the Taiwan-based company through its 49% owned joint venture company, Oceanic Crown Offshore Marine Services Ltd…

SRJ's Proposed Acquisition of STATS Falls Through

May 03, 2022

ASX-listed SRJ Technologies Group plc in December last year struck a deal to buy the UK-based oilfield services firm STATS. However, STATS said Monday that the deal had fallen through over SRJ's inability to raise funds for the deal.'[STATS…

Australia: Woodside Shareholders to Benefit from $40B BHP Merger - KPMG

Apr 08, 2022

Australian gas producer Woodside Petroleum Ltd's agreed merger with BHP Group's petroleum arm is in the best interest of its shareholders, an independent expert said, valuing the combined group at around $40 billion.Global miner BHP agreed to…

'World's Largest OSV Fleet': Tidewater to Buy Swire Pacific Offshore

Mar 09, 2022

U.S.-based offshore support vessel owner Tidewater said Wednesday it had agreed to acquire Swire Pacific Offshore Holdings Limited (SPO), a subsidiary of Swire Pacific Limited for around $190 million. Tidewater said the transaction would create…

TAQA Group to Buy Tendeka

Feb 23, 2022

Saudi Arabia-based oilfield services company TAQA has agreed to acquire the UK-based well completion specialist Tendeka.Tendeka specializes in offering reservoir monitoring and control, advanced lower completions, and production optimization…

Strategic Marine Acquires New Shipyard in Singapore

Feb 04, 2022

Strategic Marine announced it has completed the acquisition of a significantly larger shipbuilding facility in Singapore in a move intended to boost the company's shipbuilding capacity and product range.Strategic Marine has acquired the fixed…

Takeover Offer Launched for Oil and Gas Firm FAR

Jan 31, 2022

Samuel Terry Asset Management Pty Ltd has launched a takeover offer for W. Africa-focused oil and gas company FAR.Samuel Terry Asset Management Pty Ltd as trustee for Samuel Terry Absolute Return Active Fund launched an offer to acquire FAR’s shares at 45c cash per share…

Santos Completes Acquisition of Oil Search

Dec 17, 2021

Australian oil and gas company Santos has informed that the merger of Santos and Oil Search has been implemented.Santos has acquired 100 percent of the issued capital in Oil Search from Oil Search shareholders.  Oil Search shareholders have been issued 0…

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