Repsol and Argentina look to move on from YPF nationalisation
10 March 2014
Repsol will receive around $5 billion in compensation for its stake in YPF
M&A transaction value falls by half
17 January 2014
The level reached the lowest since the 2008 recession, marking a shift in focus
Shale firms weigh up international M&A opportunities
5 December 2013
As North America’s unconventional sector matures, deals will emerge elsewhere
CNPC buys Petrobras' Peru business in $2.6 bn deal
14 November 2013
The deal will help the Brazilian state-owned company ease financial pressure
Cnooc ambitious growth strategy comes under fire
28 October 2013
The Chinese company needs to expand internationally if it is to hit 2015 output targets
Rosneft's offer to TNK-BP minorities may put an end to spat
3 October 2013
The Russian oil major has made a decision to buy out minority stakeholders in TNK-BP
Sinopec strikes $3.1bn Egypt deal with Apache
30 August 2013
The deal comes amid political upheaval in the country
Selling is new driver of US M&A, says PwC report
12 August 2013
The US unconventional oil and gas sector are now driving merger and acquisition activity in the US
Sinopec deal boosts Mississippi Lime shale play
28 February 2013
The Chinese state-run company makes a $1.02 billion deal with Chesapeake Energy in the southern US
PetroChina backs Australian LNG in deals with ConocoPhillips
27 February 2013
The deal will see PetroChina take a 20% stake in the Poseidon gas discovery off Australia
E&Y sees busy year for global oil and gas M&A
15 February 2013
The consultancy carried out a study which suggests 37% of companies are planning M&A activity
Statoil to become an operator on the US Marcellus shale
10 January 2013
The Norwegian producer has made an acquisition of 70,000 acres in southeastern Ohio and West Virginia
Canada draws the line on state-controlled energy deals
11 December 2012
Asian state-run companies will take over Canada's Nexen and Progress Energy
Canada gives extra time to Petronas and Nexen
20 November 2012
The delays come as Canada considers new rules for state-controlled entities in the broader economy, including the energy sector
Canada should think twice about CNOOC's bid for Nexen
16 October 2012
Alberta wants to sell oil to China. Ottawa needs to reconsider the takeover, argues Shaun Polczer, Petroleum Economist's North America editor, claiming that an inflated bid for lacklustre assets is not a sound basis for a good relationship
CNOOC seeks fortune in the west with Nexen takeover
25 September 2012
China’s bid to buy Canadian producer Nexen has met with a cautious reponse
Merger mania goes midstream in oil and gas sector
13 September 2012
After a flurry of major M&A deals in the upstream segment last year, cash-rich companies are making moves a little further up the value chain
CEO John Manzoni's move makes Talisman sale unlikely
13 September 2012
The chief executive's resignation makes the sale less likely for Talisman
PTTEP savours Mozambique Cove takeover victory
26 July 2012
Cove takeover will see Thai firm gain foothold in prolific gas play
CNOOC seeks to expand influence with Nexen takeover
25 July 2012
China National Offshore Oil Corporation aims to expand its global influence with the $15.1 billion takeover
Petronas to buy Canada’s Progress Energy for $5.5bn
29 June 2012
The company has agreed to buy the Calgary-based company, including the assumption of debt
Russian-crude seller Gunvor makes another purchase move
14 June 2012
Gunvor is to buy Germany’s Ingolstadt refinery, in the latest move by companies with access to Russian crude into Europe’s largest refined products market
ConocoPhillips splits and the experiment begins
25 May 2012
The demerger of the upstream and downstream businesses of ConocoPhillips is intended to be a win-win situation for both sides, but will it really all work out for the best?
Why resource nationalism makes sense for Kirchner and YPF
24 May 2012
Though there are mixed opinions on the nationalisation, there is some sense in the decision
Upstream will be key to Repsol's plot for post-YPF future
24 May 2012
Risks lie ahead for Repsol's post-YPF future, but it is set to emerge strong
Airline Delta to buy US Trainer refinery in Pennsylvania
15 May 2012
The airline plans to restart the shut down plant in early September