Total S.A.’s $8.1 billion acquisition of Maersk Oil

Slaughter and May advised Maersk Oil on competition and energy law aspects of Total S.A.’s acquisition of Maersk Oil from AP Moller Maersk for $8.1 billion.

The transaction, which was completed on 8 March 2018, saw Total acquire Maersk’s upstream oil and gas division with around 1 billion boe of 2P/ 2C reserves and 160,000 boepd production from assets in Europe, Africa, Middle East, North America and South America.

Slaughter and May advised Maersk Oil on the deal with a Competition led by Phillippe Chappatte (partner), assisted by Ben Plant (associate); and on Corporate and Energy law acted Hywel Davies (partner, in picture).


Involved fees earner: Phillippe Chappatte – Slaughter and May; Ben Plant – Slaughter and May; Hywel Davies – Slaughter and May;

Law Firms: Slaughter and May;

Clients: Maersk Oil;


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