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EnerVest Ltd. acquires Barnett Shale properties from Talon Oil & Gas for US$967 million

EnerVest Ltd. acquires Barnett Shale properties from Talon Oil & Gas for US$967 million

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EnerVest Ltd. is to acquire producing assets in the Barnett Shale from Talon Oil & Gas for US$967 million. The portfolio includes 212 active wells on 19,709 net acres in the core section of the play. We value the acquired assets at US$1.1 billion. The purchase price suggests an Implied Long-term Oil Price of US$61/bbl, or an implied long-term gas price of US$5.95/mcf (both NPV10, in 2010 terms). This is below the level seen in recent US shale gas transactions in the Eagle Ford and ...

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  • Executive summary
  • Transaction details
  • Upstream assets
  • Deal analysis
  • Upsides and risks
    • Risks
    • Upsides
  • Strategic rationale
    • EnerVest
    • Talon
  • 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
    • Deal analysis: Table 3
  • 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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