Day of deals as IOCs execute on strategy



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On 9 March 2017 Corporate Service-covered companies announced US$15 billion of deals across four major transactions. Shell sold down in the Canadian oil sands, to CNRL, for US$8.5 billion Shell and CNRL combined to buy Marathon’s oil sands interests for US$2.5 billion Marathon spent US$1.1 billion on Permian tight oil acreage  ExxonMobil acquires a 25% stake in ENI’s Mozambique Area 4 LNG project for US$2.8 billion The assets are disparate, but the deals are united by the boldness of strategy on show from the companies involved. In this Insight, we take a look at the strategic implications from each of these deals.

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  • Mozambique historical deal metrics
  • Majors' LNG capacity
  • Strategic fit of Shell’s portfolio

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