RPT-FACTBOX-China's Top-10 overseas oil and gas deals in 2009

Fri Oct 23, 2009 4:30am EDT

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 Oct 23 (Reuters) - Chinese oil firms, tasked with securing
energy supplies to fuel the world's fastest-growing major
economy, are finding it tough to search for new oil reserves,
especially in western countries that have been largely
off-limits due to protectionist sentiment.
 (For a related ANALYSIS, click [ID:nHKG271859])
 Following are the Top-10 acquisitions by Chinese companies
in the oil and gas sector so far in 2009. (billions of US
dollars) RANK VALUE ACQUIRER                         TARGET    
 1.  7.15  Sinopec Group (600028.SS)        Addax Petroleum
Corp                    Completed
 2.  3.30  China National Petroleum Corp    OAO
MangistauMunaiGaz                     Pending
 3.  1.73  PetroChina Intl Invest Co Ltd    Athabasca Oil Sands
(assets)              Pending
 4.  1.30  CNOOC, Sinopec Group             Block 32 Offshore,
Angola                 Pending
 5.  0.93  China Investment Corp            KazMunaiGas Expl &
Prodn JSC            Completed
 6.  0.87  Sinochem Resources UK Ltd        Emerald Energy PLC
EMEN.BE              Pending
 7.  0.41  Petrochina (0857.HK)             South Oil E&D Co
Ltd                      Pending
 8.  0.31  CNOOC                            Talisman Energy Inc
(gas assets) (TLM.TO) Pending
 9.  0.27  Xinjiang Guanghui Ind Co Ltd     Xinjiang Guanghui
New Energy              Pending
        (600256.SS) 10.  0.13  XinAo Gas Holdings Ltd
(2688.HK) XinAo Gas Holdings Ltd                   Intended
 Source: Thomson Reuters
 (Reporting by Sui-Lee Wee, Compiled by Gillian Murdoch;
Editing by Ian Geoghegan)