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KUFPEC to buy BP's 34.3% stake in the Yacheng Gas field

KUFPEC to buy BP's 34.3% stake in the Yacheng Gas field

Report summary

In late 2012, BP agreed to sell its 34.3% non-operated interest in the Yacheng 13-1 gas field in the Yinggehai Basin, South China Sea, to existing partner Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company (KUFPEC) for US$308 million. The deal is scheduled to close in 2H 2013, but remains open to potential pre-emption from CNOOC.This acquisition will go a long way to helping KUFPEC achieve its 2015 production target of 130,000 boe/d, and at minimal risk: the company has paid a fair price for a ...

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  • Executive summary
  • Transaction details
  • Upstream assets
  • Deal analysis
  • Upsides and risks
    • Upsides
    • Risks
  • Strategic rationale
    • KUFPEC
    • BP
  • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions

In this report there are 9 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
    • Map of Yacheng 13-1 and nearby blocks
  • Strategic rationale
    • KUFPEC production: Wood Mackenzie forecast (WI basis) vs. company target
  • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions
    • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions: Table 1
    • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions: Table 2
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