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The mega-deal between German energy giants E.ON and RWE doesn’t just shake up the UK’s energy sector, it props up a shift towards renewables which could fuel a new wave of mergers and acquisitions in the mid-market. E.ON, Germany’s biggest investor in...
Energy M&A in 2017

North America’s energy sector is witnessing increased interest from private equity firms, a decline in foreign buyers, and an IPO market in the midst of a rebound, according to Surging Ahead: Energy M&A in 2017, a new report prepared by Firmex...
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Master limited partnerships are popular in the oil & gas industry. But Kinder Morgan's move away from the MLP structure, coupled with closer scrutiny by the US government, calls into question their future.

Russia may have raked in plenty of medals at the Sochi Olympic Games, but some controversial oil and gas deals outside the country over the past year will garner few, at least from western judges. Russia inks oil exploration deal with Syria On...

Historically, national oil companies (NOCs) teamed up with international oil companies (IOCs), offering them production sharing in exchange for technological expertise. But China's national oil companies have a new approach, one that sees them fiercely competing on the global oil and gas stage.

After a sustained stagnation of oil prices around the $20-a-barrel mark, oil prices have spiked substantially in the last decade and now hover around $110-a-barrel. Many see the current oil prices as a new norm and possibly the base from which...

According to a new report by international law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, African inward investment has tripled in the last 10 years, reaching more than $182 billion. Deal volume has also doubled, now standing at 2,417. Britain leads the way as top investor in Africa, with 437 deals worth $30.5 billion since 2003. Other prominent investors include France (141 deals worth $30.47 billion) and China (49 deals worth $20.8 billion). Investors have become increasingly attracted to Africa as it has begun to demonstrate strong economic growth, a fast-growing middle class, greater political stability and improved government balance sheets.

In an effort to capture the economic benefit of the growing renewable energy sector, lawmakers have proposed new legislation that would allow clean energy producers to form Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs). MLPs are set up to allow companies to raise funds...

We often highlight articles that would be interesting and relevant to the Firmex community. We thought you might find the following research results interesting, outlining M&A activity and financing in the oil and gas industry for Q4, 2012.  According to GlobalData's new...

Recent discoveries of oil and natural gas in East Africa have all eyes looking to this region. From major gas finds in Mozambique and Tanzania, to optimism over oil production and future exploration in Uganda and Kenya, the potential of the...