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Arrow Energy acquires Queensland CSG player Bow Energy for A$535 million (US$549 million)

Arrow Energy acquires Queensland CSG player Bow Energy for A$535 million (US$549 million)

Report summary

On 22 August 2011, Arrow Energy made an initial US$543 million bid to acquire Bow Energy, which owns conventional and coal seam gas (CSG) acreage in Australia. It is focused on developing its CSG position in Queensland's Bowen Basin and has the largest certified reserve base not currently allocated to an LNG export project. Arrow Energy is proposing a two-train LNG export project in Queensland, one train of which will be fed by gas from the Bowen Basin.Arrow increased its offer by ...

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  • Executive summary
  • Transaction details
  • Upstream assets
    • CSG assets
    • Conventional assets
  • Deal analysis
  • Upsides and risks
    • Reserves
    • Technical
    • Land access
  • Strategic rationale
    • Bow Energy
    • Arrow Energy (Shell, PetroChina)
  • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions

In this report there are 7 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
    • Executive summary: Table 1
  • Transaction details
  • Upstream assets
    • Map
    • Upstream assets: Table 1
  • 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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