12 November 2015: The CMA has cleared the acquisition by North Sea Midstream Partners Limited (NSMP) of certain assets of Total E&P UK Limited (Total). The full text of the decision is available below.
13 October 2015: The CMA is considering whether it is or may be the case that this transaction has resulted in the creation of a relevant merger situation under the merger provisions of the Enterprise Act 2002 and, if so, whether the creation of that situation has resulted, or may be expected to result, in a substantial lessening of competition within any market or markets in the United Kingdom for goods or services.
Launch of CMA merger inquiry
13 October 2015: The CMA announced the launch of its merger inquiry by notice to the parties.