April 3, 2020
Asian-mena Counsel recognized Murphy Oil’s $2.127 billion divestment of its entire Malaysian operations to PTT Exploration and Production Company Limited (PTTEP), the publicly listed subsidiary of Thailand’s national oil company, PTT, with an honorable mention in its Deals of the Year for 2019. Gibson Dunn represented Murphy Oil on this deal. The transaction was the largest oil and gas M&A transaction in Southeast Asia in the past 5 years, and the largest oil and gas M&A transaction in Malaysia’s history. The feature was published on April 2, 2020.
The Gibson Dunn team was led by Singapore partner Brad Roach, and the corporate transactional team included Singapore associate Alexandra Jones, London partner James Howe, London associates Amar Madhani and Mitasha Chandok, Denver associates Melissa Persons and Graham Valenta, Houston partner Gerry Spedale and Hong Kong associate Winson Chu. London partner Sandy Bhogal and London associate Panayiota Burquier provided assistance on tax matters. Washington, D.C. partner Michael Collins provided assistance on employment matters.