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Oasis Petroleum acquires Bakken and Three Forks assets in four separate transactions for US$1.52 billion

Oasis Petroleum acquires Bakken and Three Forks assets in four separate transactions for US$1.52 billion

Report summary

Oasis Petroleum has entered into four separate agreements to acquire a total of 161,000 net acres in the Bakken for US$1.52 billion. The properties are concentrated in the West Williston and East Nesson project areas in Williams, McKenzie, and Burke counties, and together hold production of 9,300 boe/d. The acquired acreage complements Oasis' existing position in the Bakken and increases the company's total acreage by 49% to 492,000 net acres. We value the acquired properties at ...

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  • Executive summary
  • Transaction details
  • Upstream assets
  • Deal analysis
  • Upsides and risks
    • Upsides
    • Risks
  • Strategic rationale
    • M&A Focus on West Williston
  • 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
    • Oasis Petroleum - combined Bakken assets
    • Upstream assets: Table 1
  • Deal analysis
    • Deal analysis: Table 1
    • Deal analysis: Table 2
    • Deal analysis: Table 3
  • Upsides and risks
  • Strategic rationale
    • Strategic rationale: Table 1
  • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions
    • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions: Table 1
    • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions: Table 2
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