Kosmos has bucked the trend of cutting activity levels in response to the oil price collapse by increasing both development and exploration budgets year-on-year. Sustaining frontier exploration activity through the cycle is a key differentiator. Kosmos has returned to high-risk exploration in a material way after a period of lower-risk near-field activity in Ghana and portfolio reloading.
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The upstream oil and gas industry conducts activities against a backdrop of growing energy and environmental challenges. Political instabilities, international conflicts and government and environmental regulation have all impacted the production process.
This has forced companies to re-examine their corporate strategy, moving away from high-risk exploratory drilling to lower-risk exploration in mature basins as they search for increased returns.
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In this report there are 21 tables or charts, including:
Executive summary: Table 1
Valuation: Table 1
WM Brent base price cash flow breakeven
Net debt outlook
Resources, reserves and production
Kosmos; reported and WM forecast production
Benchmarking: production CAGRs
Kosmos: reserves and resources detail
Benchmark: total WM reserves and resource
Kosmos: evolution of acreage portfolio
Benchmarking: deepwater acreage
Benchmark: International Mid-Cap value creation
International Mid-Cap WM exploration success rates
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Company report | Jul 2016
Kosmos Energy corporate report
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