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Occidental acquires Nations Petroleum's Lost Hills holdings in California

Occidental acquires Nations Petroleum's Lost Hills holdings in California

Report summary

In January 2011, Occidental completed the acquisition of Nations Petroleum's Lost Hills field leasehold in the San Joaquin Basin, California for an undisclosed consideration. In addition to the producing Lost Hills asset, the acquired acreage is prospective for the embryonic Monterey Shale. This is by no means a large transaction; we estimate that the purchase price is likely to have been in the US$500 million to US$1 billion range. However, it represents the first sizable deal in ...

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  • Executive summary
  • Upstream assets
    • Monterey Shale
    • Monterey Shale type well
  • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions

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  • Executive summary
  • Upstream assets
    • Lost Hills map
  • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions
    • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions: Table 1
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