Private Equity investing in oil and gas – Part 2 – Oil and gas news

There were 18 corporate transactions with values ??greater than $ 50 million,
with total deal value of $ 15.8 billion.
Twenty-six transactions of assets contributed $ 18.2 billion, or 53 percent of the total number of
first
The values ??of the transaction block.
Compared
with the first quarter of 2011, it was another seven corporate transactions in the first quarter of this year, although the total value of transactions decreased from $ 17.5 billion, which was created during the first three months of 2011.
The number of active operations was reduced from 34 deals
in the first quarter of 2011, and the average transaction value jumped 40 percent in the first quarter of 2012 to $ 700 million.

For transactions valued at more than
$ 50 million, upstream transactions amounted to 61 percent in the first quarter of 2012 of the 27 transactions was $ 20.1 billion, or 59 percent of the total number of first
The values ??of the transaction block.
Oilfield services contributed seven deals worth $ 2.5 billion.
The six middle and four input transactions totaled $ 7.0 billion and $ 4.3 billion in value terms, respectively.

According to PwC, there were 13 transactions with a value
exceeding $ 50 million related to the shale plays in the first quarter of 2012, total $ 8.4 billion, or 28 percent of the total value of the transaction.
The following transactions shale sector represented 33 percent
of the total value of deals up in first quarter of 2012, is 9 transactions totaling $ 5.3 billion.

In each of the shale-related deals in the
first quarter of 2012 there were two transactions related to Marcellus Shale totaling 2.9 billion and a Utica Shale deal, which totaled $ 112 million.

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