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ONGC and Oil India the latest big spending NOCs to enter Mozambique LNG

ONGC and Oil India the latest big spending NOCs to enter Mozambique LNG

Report summary

ONGC and Oil India are to pay US$2.475 billion for Videocon's 10% interest in Area 1. This marks the third deal in Mozambique's emerging LNG play in a little over 12 months - all with NOC buyers. The bid represents an 18% premium (pro-rata) to PTT and CNPC's earlier acquisitions, and reinforces our view that access to Mozambique LNG comes at a high price. Our analysis of underlying deal economics suggests that the buyers are making bold assumptions on the scale and timing of ...

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  • Executive summary
  • Transaction details
    • Capital Gains Tax
  • Upstream assets
    • Area 1
    • Valuation
      • Precendent transactions
      • Wood Mackenzie valuation
      • Recent modelling changes
    • Key Uncertainties
      • Project structure
      • Market appetite and pace of development
      • Partner alignment
      • LNG leadership
      • Further M&A
      • LNG pricing
  • Strategic rationale
    • ONGC Videsh
    • Oil India
    • Videocon
  • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions

In this report there are 8 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
  • Transaction details
  • Upstream assets
    • WoodMac NPV sensitivities, 10% interest; development scenario, discount rate and LNG price (2013 terms)
    • Upstream assets: Table 1
    • Upstream assets: Table 2
  • Strategic rationale
    • Production assumptions under an eight Train upside scenario and impact on ONGC overseas production
    • Mozambique Area 1 and Area 4 Map
    • Strategic rationale: Image 3
  • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions
    • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions: Table 1
    • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions: Table 2
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