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Report summary

Premier was pushed to the limit as the downturn and committed investment weighed on the company's finances. With the refinancing complete, the company's number one priority is debt reduction. Premier's base business is in good shape, but the company will need to strike the balance between capital deployment and debt reduction.

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Table of contents

  • Other Premier research
    • SWOT analysis
      • 1.1 Catcher will be the key near-term catalyst
      • 1.2 Hedging
      • 1.3 Upcoming decommissioning liability
    • 2. Further portfolio management is still expected
      • 3.1 Pre-FID projects deliver attractive returns but growth lags the leading players
      • 3.2 Can Zama trump Sea Lion?
      • 4.1 Increasing shift to exploration-led growth
      • 4.2 M&A likely to take back-seat
  • Portfolio summary
  • Valuation
  • Investment
  • Production
  • Reserves and resources
  • Economic assumptions

Tables and charts

This report includes 37 images and tables including:


  • Upstream EV vs. upstream NPV10
  • Upstream portfolio sensitivities
  • Base case upstream NPV, 10
  • Current NPV, 10 vs. NPV, 10 +5 years
  • Forecast development expenditure (nominal)
  • Forecast operating expenditure (nominal)
  • Reported costs incurred
  • New project returns
  • Reported and WM forecast production
  • Gas proportion of production
  • Total reserves: Wood Mackenzie commercial
  • Total reserves: reported vs. Wood Mackenzie (by region)
  • Total reserves: reported vs. Wood Mackenzie
  • Benchmarking: reserves and resources: reported vs Wood Mackenzie
  • Base price assumptions (nominal terms)
  • Base, high, and low Brent (nominal terms)
  • Benchmark: share price performance
  • Premier: market premium/discount
  • WM Brent base price cash flow breakeven
  • Net debt outlook
  • Sea Lion capex profile*
  • M&A consideration per boe vs total resources*
  • Premier: Upstream cashflow by region
  • Premier: Catcher vs rest of production
  • Premier Oil reported and forecasted production*
  • Benchmarking: production CAGRs*
  • Pre-FID projects: Post-tax breakeven vs. capex/boe
  • Capex profile by development status


  • Portfolio summary: Table 1
  • Production: Table 1
  • Economic assumptions: Table 1
  • Low price assumptions
  • Value assumptions
  • Foreign exchange rate assumptions
  • Executive summary: Table 1
  • Strategy: Table 1
  • Strategy: Table 2

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