Big producers, buyout firms and investors with an appetite for risk are sniffing out distressed opportunities in the oil patch.
Repsol announces major acquisition in Canada; ruble plunges to new lows; European numbers show slight improvement.
Fernández government strikes tentative $5 billion deal to further its energy ambitions; final terms may prove tough to nail down.
Mexican company Petroleos Mexicanos will acquire an additional 5% stake in Spanish oil firm Repsol.
Sacyr Vallehermoso is planning to refinance a loan worth $7 billion for its stake in oil company, Repsol.
PDVSA has asked its foreign partners to secure funding to increase production at joint ventures.
Repsol is selling a 3.83% stake in its Argentine unit, YPF, to Lazard Asset Management and other investment funds.
CatalunyaCaixa has sold a 1.6% stake in oil company, Repsol, for €448.2 million.