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BP sells its interest in the CATS pipeline & infrastructure to Antin Infrastructure Partners

BP sells its interest in the CATS pipeline & infrastructure to Antin Infrastructure Partners

Report summary

Antin Infrastructure Partners agreed to acquire BP's operated interest in CATS for US$486 million. This follows the private equity firm's acquisition of BG's 62.78% equity in June 2014, bringing its total interest in CATS to 99%. The Culzean and Jackdaw pre-FID projects are expected to contribute about 50% of its throughput by 2023. The CATS valuation is not directly dependent on the oil price. CATs has strong future cash flow potential, provided the pre-FID projects are sanctioned.

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  • Executive summary
  • Transaction details
    • Assets
  • Deal analysis
  • Upsides and risks
    • Upsides
    • Risks
  • Strategic rationale
    • BP perspective
    • Antin Infrastructure Partners perspective
  • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions

In this report there are 4 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
    • Executive summary: Table 1
  • Transaction details
    • CATS Infrastructure and Users
  • Deal analysis
    • CATS Throughput and Utilisation
  • Upsides and risks
  • Strategic rationale
  • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions
    • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions: Table 1
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