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Addax Petroleum acquires Shell's 80% interest in Pecten Cameroon for US$538 million

Addax Petroleum acquires Shell's 80% interest in Pecten Cameroon for US$538 million

Report summary

Addax has acquired Shell's interests in Cameroon for US$538 million. The portfolio comprises a cluster of mature oil fields spanning eight shallow water concessions. Production is firmly in the decline phase, and future activity will be geared towards minimising expenditure and maximising recovery. Addax's partner, and operator of most of the concessions, is mature asset specialist Perenco. Their interests are well aligned: Perenco acquired its position from Total in November 2010. ...

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  • Executive summary
  • Transaction details
  • Upstream assets
  • Deal analysis
  • Upsides and risks
    • Improved recovery
    • Synergies with existing interests
    • Exploration potential
    • Undeveloped gas volumes
    • Dissoni Nord
  • Strategic rationale
    • Shell
    • Addax
  • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions

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

  • Executive summary
    • Executive summary: Table 1
  • Transaction details
  • Upstream assets
    • Upstream assets: Table 1
    • Net Production Profile
    • Rio del Rey Basin - Pecten Cameroon and existing Addax interests
  • Deal analysis
    • Deal analysis: Table 1
    • Deal analysis: Table 2
  • Upsides and risks
  • Strategic rationale
  • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions
    • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions: Table 1
    • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions: Table 2
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