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Black Elk Energy - US GoM Shelf

Black Elk Energy - US GoM Shelf

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Black Elk Energy is a privately-held company headquartered in Houston, Texas and one of the largest producers of oil and gas on the Gulf of Mexico (GoM) Shelf. It entered the region in 2008 with its US$20 million purchase of the South Timbalier 8 field from Stone Energy and has continued to grow its position in the region through acquisitions. The company has interest in nearly 100 blocks, the majority of which it operates.

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  • Key facts
  • Summary and key issues
    • Summary
    • Key issues
  • Location maps
  • Participation
    • Recent acquisitions and divestments
  • Reserves and resources
    • Reserves assumptions
    • Reserves methodology
  • Production
  • Development
  • Costs
  • Fiscal and regulatory
  • Economic assumptions
    • Cash Flow
    • Discount rate and date
    • Inflation rate
    • Oil price
    • Gas price
  • Economic analysis

In this report there are 31 tables or charts, including:

  • Key facts
    • Key facts: Table 1
  • Summary and key issues
  • Location maps
    • Central GoM - blocks by operator status
    • Western GoM - blocks by operator status
  • Participation
    • Participation: Table 1
    • Net Acreage Position by Basin
  • Reserves and resources
    • Reserves and resources: Table 1
    • Reserves and resources: Table 2
    • Remaining 2P Reserves by Basin (at 01/01/2014)
    • Remaining 2P Reserves by Resource Type (at 01/01/2014)
  • Production
    • Production: Table 1
    • Production: Table 2
    • Production Profile by Basin
    • Production Profile by Resource Type
  • Development
    • Development: Table 1
  • Costs
    • Capital costs
    • Costs: Table 2
    • Capital Costs by Basin 2009-2018 (US$ million)
    • Operating costs
    • Costs: Table 4
    • 2014 Total Operating Costs by Basin (US$ million)
  • Fiscal and regulatory
  • Economic assumptions
    • Economic assumptions: Table 1
    • Analysis results
    • Remaining PV by Basin (discounted at 10% to 01/01/2014)
  • Economic analysis
    • Cash flow
    • Economic analysis: Table 2
    • Economic analysis: Table 3
    • Split of Revenues
    • Cumulative Net Cash Flow - Undiscounted
    • Cumulative Net Cash Flow - Discounted at 10.0% from January 2014
    • Remaining Revenue Distribution (Discounted at 10.0% from January 2014)
    • Remaining Present Value Sensitivities
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