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Same shale, different value

Same shale, different value

Report summary

The success of operations in the Eagle Ford shale means that it has become the  benchmark for emerging plays around the world, and it is common to hear a new play described as 'the next Eagle Ford'.  However, the very different commercial factors at play in these new locations mean that replicating the Eagle Ford is not a guarantee of success.

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  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
  • Adjusting individual variables - high costs pose greatest threat to value
    • Price adjustments
    • Fiscal adjustments
  • Conclusions
  • Appendix A: Value waterfall graphs
  • Appendix B: Model assumptions

In this report there are 11 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
    • Same shale, different value: Table 1
  • Adjusting individual variables - high costs pose greatest threat to value
    • Changes to individual variables show downside of costs, upside of price and fiscal terms
    • Same shale, different value: Image 2
  • Conclusions
  • Appendix A: Value waterfall graphs
    • Eagle Ford – Base Case – Remaining PV of US$180 million
    • Analogue Eagle Ford Project in Argentina – PV destruction of US$195 million
    • Analogue Eagle Ford Project in Australia – Remaining PV of US$72 million
    • Analogue Eagle Ford Project in China - Remaining PV of US$61 million
  • Appendix B: Model assumptions
    • Gas prices
    • Oil prices
    • Overview of key fiscal terms*
    • Full cycle project assumptions
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