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Private equity opportunities in oil and gas
The private equity sector (investment funds which buy ownership stakes in private companies) is increasingly making its presence felt in the oil and gas industry. Larger private equity companies have recently made......
Key Developments In Canadian Private M&A Law For The Oil And Gas Industry - Q2 2015
The second quarter of 2015 saw a number of legal developments that may specifically affect private companies in the oil and gas industry. Below, we've compiled a list of key developments in Canadian law and regulatory..
Billionaire Investors Warren Buffett and Carl Icahn Invest in Energy Stocks
The negative oil price forecast might have you running for the hills, but billionaire investors Warren Buffett and Carl Icahn are sticking to their stock picks in the oil sector. As the energy sector is getting rocked..
Venezuela Says China to Give $5 Billion Oil Loan
Venezuela’s government, facing a cash crunch amid a slump in oil prices, signed a deal to receive a $5 billion loan from China, President Nicolás Maduro said Tuesday. The funds will go to increase oil production in.....
Oil Prices Spike For 2nd Day In A Row - WTI Is Up A Whopping 16% In 2 Days
Well, another day another oil price spike. After yesterday's 10% move (which left most analysts scratching their heads), oil is surging again. WTI spiked up more than 5% Friday morning, taking the 2-day move to +16%...
Schlumberger to Buy Cameron in $14.8 Billion Oil Services Deal
Schlumberger Ltd. agreed to buy Cameron International Corp. in a deal valued at $14.8 billion, allowing the world’s largest oilfield contractor to bundle gear and services more effectively into one package......
Schlumberger's Cameron Takeover Keeps Innovation Alive Despite Low Oil Prices
Schlumberger, the world's leading oilfield service provider, announced that it will acquire Cameron, one of the Big 3 oilfield equipment manufacturers, in a deal worth $14.8bn. When the transaction closes early next....
Like Exxon, Top Canadian Oil Sands Companies Offer Tremendous Value
Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) has an ingrained corporate culture of achieving excellence and creating significant enterprise value. The interesting thing though is that its own size and sheer scale appear to be diminishing....
Husky Energy - Diversity And Caution Slowly Paying Off
Husky Energy (OTCPK:HUSKF) was formerly one of the unloved players in the Canadian energy sector, but that story is changing. Perhaps the low crude and gas pricing has much to do with it, for that has acted......
 
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