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Medco Energi buys ConocoPhillips' 40% stake in South Natuna Sea Block B

Medco Energi buys ConocoPhillips' 40% stake in South Natuna Sea Block B

Report summary

ConocoPhillips has sold its operated 40% interest in South Natuna Sea Block B (SNSBB), Indonesia, for an undisclosed sum. The deal includes operatorship of associated infrastructure. The SNSBB is a large and fragmented block that covers a number of oil and gas fields in the western Natuna Sea. Oil production peaked in the mid-1990s; several fields have now been shut-in and the focus of development has switched to gas. The PSC is currently estimated to supply 85 mmcfd of gas to Singapore and 159 mmcfd of gas to Malaysia, plus 32,000 b/d of liquids.

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  • Executive summary
  • Transaction details
  • Upstream assets
  • Deal analysis
  • Upsides and risks
  • Strategic rationale
    • Medco
    • ConocoPhillips
  • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions

In this report there are 8 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
    • Executive summary: Table 1
  • Transaction details
  • Upstream assets
    • South Natuna Sea Block B Map
    • Upstream assets: Table 1
  • Deal analysis
    • Deal analysis: Table 1
    • Deal analysis: Table 2
  • Upsides and risks
  • Strategic rationale
    • Medco post-acquisition production
  • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions
    • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions: Table 1
    • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions: Table 2
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