The oil and gas industry pumped out the highest M&A volume of any sector this year - nearly...

|By:, SA News Editor

The oil and gas industry pumped out the highest M&A volume of any sector this year - nearly $348B, 38% more than last year and the biggest year for the energy world since at least 2000 - according to Dealogic. Financing much of that activity and the industry’s push for new sources of resources was a debt boom, as total debt sold by the sector rose 62% Y/Y to $251B.