Greek oil and Gas exploration and production company Energean Oil & Gas plans to raise $500m through an initial public offering of shares.

The shares will be listed on the London Stock Exchange in March 2018.

The joint book-running managers for the offering are Morgan Stanley & Co International plc, RBC Europe Ltd, Stifel Nicolaus Europe Limited, and Citigroup Global Markets. Poalim IBI Ltd, Natixis SA, and N M Rothschild & Sons Ltd have been appointed as the underwriters.

Energean plans to invest the funds raised from the offering towards the development of the Karish and Tanin gas fields and for general corporate needs.

Baron Oil has signed a farm-in agreement with Corfe Energy Limited for License P2235 located in the UK North Sea.

The licence contains the Wick Prospect, which is estimated to hold P50 prospective resources of 250Mbls of oil sands.

Baron will pay £840,000 ($1.18m) towards well costs and £65,000 ($91,000) towards back costs, as part of the transaction.

Both companies involved in the deal are independent oil and gas exploration and production companies based in the UK.

The deal will strengthen Baron’s oil and gas assets in the UK North Sea.

Noble Energy has signed an agreement with Delek Drilling to export natural gas from the Leviathan and Tamar fields to Egyptian trading firm Dolphinus Holdings for $15bn.

Dolphinus will receive 1.15Tcf of natural gas from both the Leviathan and Tamar fields for a period of ten years, as part of the transaction.

Noble Energy has also agreed to offload 7.5% interest in the Tamar field to Tamar Petroleum for $560m in cash and 38.5 million in shares. The company’s interest in the field decreased from 39.66% to 32.5%, following the agreement.

Based in the US, Noble Energy is an independent energy company, while Delek Drilling is an Israeli exploration, development and production company.

BP has contracted Sparrows Offshore Group to provide crane operations and maintenance services, as well as deck services in Angola for a period of three years.

"Dolphinus will receive 1.15 trillion cubic feet of natural gas both from the Leviathan and Tamar fields for a period of ten years."

The deal covers four cranes being used on the Greater Plutonio and PSVM floating production offloading and storage (FPSO) vessels located in Blocks 18 and 31 offshore Angola.

BP is an integrated oil and gas company, while Sparrows Offshore Group is a provider of engineered products and services.

Both companies involved in the deal are based in the UK.

Suncor Energy has signed an agreement to acquire MOCAL Energy’s 5% interest in oil sands company Syncrude Canada for C$920m ($730m).

The owners of Syncrude Canada will be Suncor (58.74%), Imperial Oil Resources (25%), Sinopec Oil Sands Partnership (9.03%), Mocal Energy (5%) and Nexen Oil Sands Partnership (7.23%), following the transaction.

The transaction is anticipated to be closed by the end of first quarter of 2018.

Suncor Energy is an integrated energy company based in Canada, while Mocal Energy is an oil company and a wholly owned subsidiary of JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation.

The acquisition is expected to strengthen Suncor’s business operations.

Neptune Energy Group has acquired Engie E&P International for €4.7bn ($5.8bn).

Based in the UK, Neptune Energy is an independent oil and gas exploration company, while ENGIE E&P International is an independent oil and gas exploration company based in France.

The transaction is expected to strengthen Neptune Energy’s asset base, while reducing ENGIE’s debts by €2.4bn ($2.9bn).