ConocoPhillips Acquisitions and Exits, 11 Deals Between 2000 and 2015
oil/gas exploration Company

ConocoPhillips has acquired 5 companies. It has also divested 6 assets.

ConocoPhillips’ largest acquisition to date was in 2005, when it acquired Burlington Resources for $35.6B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2013, when it sold ConocoPhillips - Cedar Creek Anticline Oil & Gas Properties to Denbury Resources for $1.1B. ConocoPhillips has acquired in 2 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include oil/gas exploration (60%) and chemicals (20%).

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925 North Eldridge Parkway PO Box 2197,
Houston, Texas 77079
United States,
(281) 293-1000

ConocoPhillips is an integrated energy company with operations and activities in 27 countries. The Company's key focus areas include operating producing assets, executing major developments and exploring for new resources in promising areas. ConocoPhillips' portfolio includes resource-rich North American shale and oil sands assets; lower-risk legacy assets in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia; several major international developments; and a growing inventory of global conventional and unconventional exploration prospects. ConocoPhillips was formed in 1917 and is based in Houston, Texas.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 5 - - - - - 5
vol $43.0B $43.0B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 5 1 - - - - 6
vol $1.3B $1.3B

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Largest Burlington Resources
$35.6B (2005-12-13)
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Largest ConocoPhillips - Cedar Creek Anticline Oil & Gas Properties
$1.1B (2013-01-15)

Oil/gas Exploration M&A - Last 3 Years

When analyzing the oil/gas exploration sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 133 oil/gas exploration companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, and 2 have acquired at least 5 companies.

The most prolific strategic oil/gas exploration acquirer over the past 3 years is Valero Energy Partners, with 3 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the oil/gas exploration sector over the past 3 years is Carnelian Energy Capital with 6 platform acquisitions.

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