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Oil and Gas M&A - Trends and Transactions - Downstream Oil & Gas Deal Value at $52 Billion, Highest Since 2011 - Research and Markets

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Oil and Gas M&A - Trends and Transactions (Detailed Listing)" mergers & acquisitions to their offering.

The trends section of the report provides a comparative analysis on value and volume of deals by transactions types and across regions. The report also highlights the new deal structures being negotiated in the low oil price scenario. In addition it also studies the impact of volatility on deal values and volumes.

The report goes on to analyse the inventory, value and longevity of assets on the market.

Key highlights of the report:

  • Monthly aggregate values slump again after summer
  • Multibillion Corporate offers rejected by shareholders
  • Mega and Large deals remain tepid in Q3-2015, below historic average
  • Mega and Large Deal volumes also slow down amidst sustained high oil price volatility
  • Asset deals difficult to negotiate; Value of asset transactions at the lowest since 2010
  • Some deals getting structured to yield results contingent on oil price
  • Market remains oversupplied with assets; Number of packages on the market stays high
  • Deals taking longer to close
  • Oil Field Services M&A drops back from 2014 peak
  • Midstream M&A remains healthy
  • Downstream deal value at $52 billion, highest since 2011

Companies Mentioned:

  • Anadarko
  • Antero Resources Corp
  • Apache
  • ArcLight Capital Partners LLC
  • Ares Management LP
  • BG
  • BP
  • Blackstone Group
  • Bonanza Creek Energy Inc
  • CNOOC (China)
  • CNPC (PetroChina)
  • Cabot
  • Carrizo
  • Cenovus Energy
  • Centrica
  • Chesapeake
  • Chevron
  • Cimarex
  • Cobalt International Energy
  • Concho Resources Inc
  • ConocoPhillips
  • Consol
  • Continental Resources Inc
  • Crescent
  • Devon Energy
  • EIG Global Energy Partners
  • EOG
  • EQT Corporation
  • EnCana
  • EnQuest PLC
  • (70+ Others)

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Source: Business Wire (January 27, 2016 - 9:30 AM EST)

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