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Apache acquire 11.5% non-operating interest in Nelson field from Total

Apache acquire 11.5% non-operating interest in Nelson field from Total

Report summary

On 28 April 2011, Apache announced the purchase of an 11.54% interest in the Nelson field from Total. The deal completed on 5 May 2011 and is effective from 1 April 2010. No consideration was disclosed. Wood Mackenzie's base case valuation of the deal has been run under 2010 fiscal terms and does not include the increase in Supplementary Charge announced in the March 2011 Budget. Parties Consideration Buyer(s) Apache Total Consideration (US$M) ...

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The upstream oil and gas industry conducts activities against a backdrop of growing energy and environmental challenges. Political instabilities, international conflicts and government and environmental regulation have all impacted the production process.

This has forced companies to re-examine their corporate strategy, moving away from high-risk exploratory drilling to lower-risk exploration in mature basins as they search for increased returns.

This Upstream Oil and Gas Deal Insight report provides an in-depth analysis of this deal. You will also find information about upstream assets and the strategic rationale behind the deal.

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  • Executive summary
  • Upstream assets
    • Nelson
  • Deal analysis
  • Upsides and risks
    • Upside
    • Risks
  • Strategic rationale
    • Apache's perspective
    • Total's perspective
  • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions

In this report there are 6 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
    • Executive summary: Table 1
  • Upstream assets
    • Upstream assets: Table 1
  • Deal analysis
    • Deal analysis: Table 1
    • Deal analysis: Table 2
    • Deal analysis: Table 3
  • Upsides and risks
  • Strategic rationale
  • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions
    • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions: Table 1
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