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Kosmos Energy corporate report

Kosmos Energy corporate report

Report summary

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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  • Kosmos Energy corporate report PDF - 608.48 KB 17 Pages, 9 Tables, 12 Figures
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  • Kosmos Corporate Report.xls XLS - 2.95 MB


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.

This Upstream Oil and Gas Company report offers thought-provoking insight into corporate financial health, investment strategy and operational outlook supported by our proprietary asset data and energy research experts.

Widely used by both the energy and financial sectors, our report gives you a unique perspective on key strategic and financial challenges, as well as opportunities facing this oil and gas company.

Wood Mackenzie provides an independent evaluation and expert opinion on the operational performance, strategy and future of the world's top oil and gas companies. Our unique, objective analysis helps you understand, validate, compare and challenge market and corporate views so you can assess strategic opportunities.

  • Executive summary
    • SWOT analysis
    • Strategic success factors
  • Valuation
    • Market premium / discount price sensitivity Benchmarking: share price performance
  • Financial health
    • Overview
    • Options to free up capital / risk to this outlook
  • Resources, reserves and production
    • Production
    • Reserves and resource
  • Exploration
    • Exploration portfolio
    • overview
  • Portfolio summary
  • Economic assumptions
    • Full price and modelling methodology descriptions are available in the 'Methodology and Assumptions' section of the Wood Mackenzie portal. The key prices and global assumptions used in the making of this report are summarised below.

In this report there are 21 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
    • Executive summary: Table 1
  • Valuation
    • Valuation: Table 1
  • Financial health
    • 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
  • Exploration
    • Kosmos: evolution of acreage portfolio
    • Benchmarking: deepwater acreage
    • Benchmark: International Mid-Cap value creation
    • International Mid-Cap WM exploration success rates
    • Exploration: Table 1
  • Portfolio summary
    • Portfolio summary: Table 1
  • Economic assumptions
    • Base price assumptions (nominal terms)
    • Base price assumptions (nominal terms)
    • Base, high and low Brent (nominal terms)
    • High price assumptions
    • Low price assumptions
    • Value assumptions
    • Foreign exchange rate assumptions
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