Kerr-McGee Acquisitions and Exits, 4 Deals Between 1998 and 2005
oil/gas exploration Company

Kerr-McGee has acquired 3 companies of its own. It has also divested 1 asset.

Kerr-McGee’s largest acquisition to date was in 2004, when it acquired Westport Resources for $3.4B. Kerr-McGee has acquired in 3 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include oil/gas exploration (100%).

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Kerr-McGee Corp.

1201 Lake Robbins Drive,
The Woodlands, Texas 77380
United States,
(832)636-1000

Kerr-McGee's largest property concentrations are in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico and onshore in the Rockies. Gulf of Mexico properties include 504 deepwater blocks encompassing seven operated and three non-operated producing fields, five operated and three non-operated discoveries in various stages of development, and four additional prospects that should be drilled this year.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 3 - - - - - 3
vol $8.2B $8.2B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
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Deal Values

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Largest Westport Resources Corp.
$3.4B (2004-04-06)
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Oil/gas Exploration M&A - Last 3 Years

Kerr-McGee was acquired by Anadarko Petroleum on August 10, 2006.

When analyzing the oil/gas exploration sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 129 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 Parkland Fuel, with 3 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the oil/gas exploration sector over the past 3 years is Warburg Pincus LLC with 6 platform acquisitions.


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