Asia-Pacific’s oil & gas industry saw a drop of 13.04% in cross border deal activity during November 2022, when compared with the last 12-month average, led by Brookfield Renewable Partners and MidOcean Energy’s $11.9bn acquisition of Origin Energy, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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A total of 20 oil & gas industry cross border deals worth $12.3bn were announced for the region in November 2022, against the 12-month average of 23 deals.

Of all the deal types, M&A saw most activity in November 2022 with 19 transactions, representing a 95% share for the region.

In second place was private equity with one deal capturing a 5% share of the overall cross border deal activity for the month.

In terms of value of cross border deals, M&A was the leading category in Asia-Pacific’s oil & gas industry with $12.29bn, followed by private equity deals totalled $36.3m.

Asia-Pacific oil & gas industry cross border deals in November 2022: Top deals

The top five oil & gas cross border deals accounted for 98.4% of the overall value during November 2022.

The combined value of the top five oil & gas cross border deals stood at $12.14bn, against the overall value of $12.3bn recorded for the month.

The top five oil & gas industry cross border deals of November 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Brookfield Renewable Partners and MidOcean Energy’s $11.9bn acquisition deal with Origin Energy

2) The $75m asset transaction with Nereus Shipping Acquires Hyundai Vietnam S510 Oil Tanker by Nereus Shipping

3) Navig8 Group’s $72.5m asset transaction deal for Althea Oil Tanker

4) The $54m asset transaction for Bro Anna And Bro Agnes Oil Tankers by Rederiet Stenersen

5) IFC Emerging Asia Fund and International Finance’s $36.3m private equity deal with Crystal Crop Protection Pvt.