Following a tumultuous two years since the first Covid-19 lockdown in the UK, the now much-changed energy sector remains an attractive proposition for both global investors and trade players. Many of these are looking to get ahead of the curve of the much publicised transition to sustainable energy sources.
An initial public offering (IPO) is to be launched for Norwegian operator Var Energi, ownership partners Eni and HitecVision have announced.
Private equity took a keen interest in the UK North Sea in 2021, with £2.4 billion worth of deals for the country’s oil and gas industry.
The industry regulator has opened an investigation into the proposed sale by Esso of 13 producing fields to NEO Energy.
Neo Energy has completed its acquisition of private-equity backed Zennor Petroleum, solidifying its position as one of the UKCS’ largest producers.
Private equity player HitecVision has said the North Sea is “anything but mature” as it looks towards major investments in the UK sector.
Equinor has solidified its position as one of the frontrunners in floating offshore wind with a new collaboration agreement.
Energy service firm Petrofac today announced the award of a one-year extension to its integrated services contract with North Sea operator Neo Energy.
At the start of the new tax year, we explore the financial landscape of the energy sector.
A year on from being hit by some of the biggest challenges the upstream exploration and production (E&P) sector has faced and so far in 2021, we have seen a greater volume of disclosed North Sea deal value than in the whole of 2020.
Neo Energy intends to make a call on the redevelopment of the Affleck field in the UK central North Sea “in the next few months”.
The blockbuster start to 2021 made by UK North Sea buyers looks set to continue with a further £3.6 billion of assets potentially changing hands by year-end, an analyst has said.
Neo Energy has continued its acquisition spree with a £450 million swoop for fellow private-equity backed North Sea oil firm Zennor Petroleum.
NEO Energy plans to continue its growth spurt after announcing a billion-dollar deal to acquire ExxonMobil assets in the North Sea.
ExxonMobil has agreed to sell a package of UK northern and central North Sea assets to NEO Energy in a deal worth more than $1billion (£707.3m).
Oil and gas firm Neo Energy has entered into exclusive negotiations over the purchase of ExxonMobil's UK central and northern North Sea portfolio.
BP is relaunching the sale of its interests in a number of North Sea oil fields, according to Reuters, after the collapse of its deal with Premier Oil last year.
HitecVision AS is emerging as the frontrunner to acquire Exxon Mobil Corp.’s oil assets in the U.K. North Sea, according to people familiar with the matter.
Eni and private equity firm Hitecvision have started up a new company aimed at developing new green energy projects in Norway.
ExxonMobil's UK North Sea assets have attracted suitors from state-owned companies to private equity-backed firms as the US oil giant seeks to exit the aging region altogether, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
Exploration and production firm Neo Energy, of Aberdeen, will replace one mergers and acquisitions (M&A) specialist with another at the top of its management ladder.
It is hard to know where to begin when describing the scale of the crisis gripping Big Oil.
Omani firm Petrogas has withdrawn from a deal to buy a package of UK North Sea assets from Total, clearing the way for partner Neo Energy to complete the transaction.
The last time crude prices crashed in 2014, the North Sea looked like a treasure trove for private equity looking to buy cheap assets, build them up and sell for a profit. Now, just as these firms are seeking an exit, the oil-price war might leave them trapped
An oil and gas industry veteran is getting ready to put his “shoulder to the wheel” in the search for funding for his latest North Sea venture.