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Algeria Reggane exploration basin


Algeria Reggane exploration basin

Report summary

The Reggane Basin covers an under-explored portion of western Algeria, and is characterised by a remote, desert environment. A Repsol YPF operated consortium is developing the first commercial gas fields, due onstream in 2017, with healthy prices linked to Mediterranean fuels. Explorers in the Reggane Basin will struggle to create value due to the challenging fiscal terms and operating environment in this gas-prone basin.

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Description

Oil and gas exploration is an industry in constant motion, from technological breakthroughs to shifting supply and demand. The high costs of finding and developing new oil and gas fields that can be commercially developed has created a challenging atmosphere, with explorers increasingly seeing low returns, low value and slow progress.

This Exploration Basin report provides a detailed analysis of exploration of this basin, including discovery and development costs, location maps and information about licensing and fiscal terms. You'll also find information about discovery and development costs and full-cycle returns.

Explorers and advisors can use this report to understand the history and potential value of this basin.

Wood Mackenzie has access to historic data for over 450 basins and forecasts for more than 125 basins. We provide accurate information on the cost of exploration compared to the value of discoveries so that you can develop profitable strategies.

Our in-depth analysis gives you the information you need to navigate the ever-changing challenges of oil and gas exploration so you can make critical commercial decisions.

  • Key facts
  • Summary and key issues
  • Location maps
  • Participation
  • Key companies
    • Licensing participation
    • Company success rates
  • Geology
  • Exploration
    • Wells drilled
    • Basin success rates
  • Reserves and resources
    • Volumes discovered
    • Yet-to-find potential
      • Play inputs
        • Creaming curve and key play data
      • Model field pool size distribution
      • Existing discoveries and modelled yet-to-find pool size distribution
  • Development
    • Paleozoic
      • Yet-to-find costs and underlying development assumptions
  • Costs
    • Summary of discovery and development costs
  • Fiscal and regulatory
    • Licensing
    • Fiscal terms
      • Typical fiscal terms
  • Economic assumptions
    • Oil and gas prices
  • Economic analysis
    • TYP economics
    • Outlook economics
    • Development value
    • Prospect breakeven price
    • Expected monetary value (EMV)
    • Play economics
    • Full cycle basin economics
    • Implied acreage value

In this report there are 49 tables or charts, including:

  • Key facts
    • Key play characteristics
    • Assumptions
  • Summary and key issues
    • Value creation versus investment (TYP period)
    • Value creation versus investment (outlook)
    • Summary and key issues: Image 3
  • Location maps
    • Exploration history map
    • Location maps: Image 2
  • Participation
    • Licensed exploration acreage
    • Expiry forecast of current licences
  • Key companies
    • Key licence holders
    • Key well operators (TYP period)
    • Gross exploration wells completed by operator
    • Net exploration wells completed by participant
    • Company success rates and discoveries
  • Geology
    • Key play characteristics
  • Exploration
    • Drilling activity by well type
    • Cumulative exploration wells by play
    • Discoveries and success rates
    • Discoveries by license year and drilling year
  • Reserves and resources
    • Basin creaming curve
    • Key basin data
    • Volumes discovered by year
    • Average discovery size and volume per well by year
    • Top discoveries (TYP period)
    • Cumulative discoveries by play
    • Cumulative volumes discovered by play
    • Forecast data by Play (outlook)
    • Paleozoic
    • Reserves and resources: Table 4
    • Reserves and resources: Table 5
    • Paleozoic
  • Development
    • Development: Table 1
  • Costs
    • Costs: Table 1
    • Exploration and appraisal spend
    • Exploration spend per well and average well depth
    • Recent discovery costs
  • Fiscal and regulatory
    • Fiscal and regulatory: Table 1
  • Economic assumptions
  • Economic analysis
    • Value creation, spend and volume discovered
    • Returns by drilling year
    • Breakeven price versus prospect size
    • Value creation versus investment
    • Value of potential discoveries
    • Unit value of potential discoveries
    • Breakeven price of exploration
    • Discount rate breakeven price sensitivities
    • Expected monetary value (EMV) at Base price
    • Economic analysis: Table 2
    • Full-cycle economic analysis
    • Economic analysis: Table 4
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