ConocoPhillips to acquire Marathon Oil in $22.5b transaction
Transactions - MAY 29, 2024

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ConocoPhillips to acquire Marathon Oil in $22.5b transaction

by Kali Persall

ConocoPhillips has announced it will acquire Marathon Oil Corp. in an all-stock transaction with an enterprise value of $22.5 billion, including $5.4 billion of net debt.

Under the terms of the agreement, Marathon Oil shareholders will receive 0.2550 shares of ConocoPhillips common stock for each share of Marathon Oil common stock, representing a 14.7 percent premium to the closing share price of Marathon Oil on May 28, and a 16 percent premium to the prior 10-day volume-weighted average price.

“This acquisition of Marathon Oil further deepens our portfolio and fits within our financial framework, adding high-quality, low cost of supply inventory adjacent to our leading U.S. unconventional position,” said Ryan Lance, chairman and CEO of ConocoPhillips. “Importantly, we share similar values and cultures with a focus on operating safely and responsibly to create long-term value for our shareholders.”

This acquisition is immediately accretive to ConocoPhill

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