MDU Resources, based in Bismarck, N.D., will continue to hold 12,000 net acres in Mountrail County.
Encana is working with financial advisers as it explores a sale, which may raise $1 billion to $2 billion.
Simplex Energy Solutions LLC has been retained to assist with the sale.
Renaissance will gain interests in nine fields in the GoM, which includes seven operated and two non-operated.
Simplex Energy Solutions LLC is assisting with the sale.
Houston's Swift sold a 36% full participating interest in its Fasken properties to Saka, based in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Petsec, based in Sydney, sold its participation rights in the Marathon and Main Pass 279 fields.
The companies operating adjacent to the acreage have horizontal wells producing 3,000 to 4,000 bbl/d of oil.
The acquisition adds 50,000 net acres with 50 horizontal drilling locations to Calgary-based Bonavista's holdings.
Harbour Energy Ltd. will own and operate upstream and midstream energy assets globally.
Meagher Energy Advisors has been retained to assist with the sale.
The deal includes Houston-based Apache’s interests in the Lucius and Heidelberg oil production development projects.