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Centrica acquires a portfolio of assets from Total in the UKCS

Centrica acquires a portfolio of assets from Total in the UKCS

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Centrica has acquired Total's share in a package of assets in the UK including Alba, Greater Armada Area, Everest, Monan, Mungo, the ETAP Central Processing Facility (CPF) and the Central Area Transmission System (CATS) for a consideration of US$388 million (£246 million). This includes around US$78 million (£49 million) of historical tax allowances.Centrica has been an active acquirer of assets in the North Sea in recent months, and this latest deal shows the company has ...

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  • Executive summary
  • Transaction details
  • Upstream assets
    • Greater Armada Area
    • Everest
    • Central Area Transmission System (CATS)
    • Alba
    • Mungo, Monan and the ETAP Central Processing Facility
  • Deal analysis
  • Upsides and risks
    • Upside
    • Risks
  • Strategic rationale
    • Centrica
    • Total
  • 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
    • Upstream assets: Table 1
  • Deal analysis
    • Deal analysis: Table 1
    • Deal analysis: Table 2
  • Upsides and risks
  • Strategic rationale
    • Pre-deal portfolio: Total assets sold were comparitively more mature, with lower remaining value
  • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions
    • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions: Table 1
    • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions: Table 2
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