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Newfield sells out of its Malaysian business to SapuraKencana for US$898 million

Newfield sells out of its Malaysian business to SapuraKencana for US$898 million

Report summary

Newfield's Malaysian operations encompass a balanced portfolio of producing assets, shallow-water gas discoveries, and long-term deepwater exploration potential. We value Newfield's commercial assets at US$594 million, and discovered gas resources at US$115 million. The price paid reflects a rare opportunity to purchase a ready-made portfolio in Malaysia; including an established and successful exploration team. Over 40 companies notified an interest when Newfield announced its ...

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  • Executive summary
  • Transaction details
  • Upstream assets
    • Commercial
      • AAKBNLP and PM318
      • PM323
      • PM329
    • Exploration acreage
      • SK310
      • Other exploration acreage
  • Deal analysis
  • Upsides & risks
    • Peninsular Malaysia reserves upside
    • Exploration upside in shallow-water Sarawak
    • Deep-water exploration potential
  • Strategic rationale
    • Newfield Exploration
    • SapuraKencana
  • 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
    • Newfield exploration acreage in Sarawak
    • Upstream assets: Table 1
  • Deal analysis
    • Deal analysis: Table 1
    • Deal analysis: Table 2
  • Upsides & 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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