M&A Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions

Williams updates on acquisition, merger proposal

Jul 5, 2014

Williams has acquired a 50% general partner interest and 55.1 million limited partner units in Access Midstream Partners LP previously held by Global Infrastructure Partners II (GIP) for $5.995 billion in cash. Williams now owns 100% of the general partner and approximately 50% of the limited partner units in Access Midstream Partners.

Tortoise Capital Advisors completes merger

Jun 24, 2014

Tortoise Capital Advisors have completed the merger of Tortoise Energy Infrastructure Corp., Tortoise Energy Capital Corp., and Tortoise North American Energy Corp.

Stratex and Richfield agree on merger plan

May 8, 2014

Stratex Oil & Gas Holdings Inc. and Richfield Oil & Gas Co., together with Richfield Acquisition Corp. (RAC), have entered into a merger agreement, pursuant to which, RAC will merge with and into Richfield, with Richfield becoming a wholly owned subsidiary of Stratex.     

Trends in energy M&A

May 7, 2014

Survey indicates deals on the upswing after a tepid 2013.

Sabine Oil & Gas and Forest Oil plan to merge

May 6, 2014

Sabine Oil & Gas LLC and Forest Oil Corp. have signed a definitive merger agreement under which Sabine and Forest will combine their businesses in an all-stock transaction.

New Western Energy terminates agreement of plan of merger

Apr 30, 2014

New Western Energy Corp. has terminated the previously announced Agreement of Plan of Merger to acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Washington-based Legend Oil and Gas Ltd.

Roc and Horizon Oil to merge and create new player

Apr 30, 2014

ROC Oil and Horizon Oil are planning to merge – a move that would create a new player with a market capitalization of $740 million (AUD $800 million).

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Monthly Update

In the largest transaction from January 17 to February 16, Calgary-based Baytex Energy Corp. announced a $2.3 billion deal with Australian-listed Aurora Oil & Gas to capture a prized Eagle Ford position. On the conventional side, Occidental's $1.4 billion sale of its famous Kansas Hugoton field demonstrates the shifting nature of Big Oil's portfolios toward unconventional oil growth areas while some companies continue to buy long-lived gas.

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