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Alaska Upstream: 2014 in review

Alaska Upstream: 2014 in review

Report summary

Independents led the six-fold increase in signature bonuses across Alaska. Excluding the 2008 federal Chukchi Sea lease sale, 2014 bonuses were the highest in over a decade. The Central Arctic lease sale accounted for over 80% of the total, attracting US$55 million in bonuses. We believe increased certainty about the state's oil-tax regime and newly-commissioned infrastructure in the eastern North Slope spurred additional interest. 

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  • Executive Summary
  • Alaska leasing
    • Independents drive leasing in Central Arctic, Beaufort Sea
      • Alaska 2014 lease sales
    • Cook Inlet leasing holds steady
      • Acreage awarded and total signature bonuses in Alaska, 2005-2014
      • Alaska exploration
        • Exploration wells completed in Alaska, 2002-2014
      • Development highlights and other noteworthy events
        • SB 21 to remain in place
        • Liberty development plan submitted to BOEM
        • Shell to return to the Chukchi
        • Point Thomson
        • Alaska LNG
        • Hilcorp, Miller enter North Slope
        • Forward view: upside potential to base case despite prevailing oil prices
          • North Slope base case production, capital spend, 2015-2030

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  • Executive Summary
  • Alaska leasing
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