Done deals (December 2012)

Aker Solutions, Canrig, McJunkin, PetroSkills, Platte River Equity, Weatherford, Kongsberg O&GT.

Aker Solutions has terminated its agreement with the seller of NPS Energy. Aker is to buy Canadian asset integrity management specialist Thrum Energy.

As a component of a strategic partnership, Canrig has acquired the rights to a portfolio of Oiltechís rig products and technologies.

MRC Global Ďs US operating subsidiary, McJunkin Red Man has signed an agreement to acquire the operating assets of Midland, Texas-based Production Specialty Services, Inc.

PetroSkills has acquired the training and consulting businesses of John M. Campbell & Company of Norman, Oklahoma.

Platte River Equity has acquired Oklahoma-based  The WellMark Company, manufacturer of liquid and pneumatic flow controls and valves serving the oil and gas and petrochemical industries.

The SIX Swiss Exchange has granted Weatherfordís request to an extension of the due date for publishing its half-year interim report for the first half of 2012 until December 17, 2012. Weatherford is to make amended filings reflecting adjustments to prior periods resulting from the companyís thorough review of its historical accounting for income taxes. 

Kongsberg Oil & Gas Technologies is to acquire 100% of the shares in software developer Advali. Advaliís 120-strong workforce is based in Bangalore. Kongsberg Oil & Gas is also to acquire Apply Nemo AS, a supplier of engineering services, products and solutions for subsea oil and gas applications. Apply Nemo is headquartered in Oslo, Norway and has 172 employees. Turnover for 2012 is expected to be approximately NOK 275 million.

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