The combination will create one of the largest gathering and processing systems in the Haynesville and Cotton Valley plays.
A major focus of cuts has been U.S. shale properties, given the typically high degree of flexibility in shale budgets, Fitch Ratings says.
The tally was a 233% increase over the international business law firm’s 2013 year in M&A.
Shareholders approved the merger and it was completed on Dec. 19.
Houston-based C&J wants the Delaware Supreme Court to overrule a finding that executives didn’t properly shop around for bids.
Complementary acreage positions create an upstream industry leader in East Texas.
The deal is the second announced by Buffett’s company this month in the energy industry.
The transaction makes Whiting the biggest Bakken/Three Forks producer.
The merger was approved by Richfield's stockholders at a Nov. 24 special meeting.
Chairman and CEO Richard Kinder says the companies' merger 'benefits our shareholders and unitholders.'
The closing of each merger is expected to occur on Nov. 26.
The merger is expected to make Breitburn the largest oil-weighted upstream oil and gas MLP.
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