Petrohawk Energy Corp.

1000 Louisiana, Suite 5600,
Houston, Texas 77002
United States,
(832) 204-2700

Petrohawk Energy Corporation was a publicly-traded E&P company based in Houston. The Company was formed in May 2003 by Floyd Wilson, the former founder and CEO of 3TEC Energy.

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Buy vs Sell

Year '03 '04 '05 T
Buy (0.7/yr) # - 1 1 2
vol $425M $425M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - 0

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Largest Wynn-Crosby Energy, Inc.
$425M (2004-11-23)
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Petrohawk Energy was acquired by BHP Billiton on August 26, 2011.

Petrohawk Energy has acquired 2 companies of its own.

Petrohawk Energy’s largest acquisition to date was in 2004, when it acquired Wynn-Crosby Energy for $425M. Petrohawk Energy has acquired in 1 US state. The Company’s most targeted sectors include oil/gas exploration (100%).

When analyzing the oil/gas exploration sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 105 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 4 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the oil/gas exploration sector over the past 3 years is Warburg Pincus LLC with 7 platform acquisitions.

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