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Santos acquires 75% of Eastern Star Gas

Santos acquires 75% of Eastern Star Gas

Report summary

On 18 July 2011, Santos announced that it had reached binding agreements to acquire 100% of the outstanding shares in Eastern Star Gas (ESG). The all share transaction values ESG at A$869 million (US$922 million). Santos already owns 20.9% of ESG, having first purchased equity in the company in July 2009. Subsequent to the closure of this deal, Santos and TRUenergy (which currently owns 3.8% of ESG), will execute further transactions to re-align their interests to create an 80:20 Joint ...

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  • Executive summary
  • Transaction details
  • Upstream assets
  • Deal analysis
  • Upsides and risks
    • Reserves
    • Gas Price
    • Technical
    • Landholder Issues
  • Strategic rationale
    • Santos
    • Eastern Star Gas
  • 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
    • Narrabri Gas Project and Eastern Star Gas (ESG) Permits
    • Upstream assets: Table 1
  • Deal analysis
    • Deal analysis: Table 1
    • Deal analysis: Table 2
  • Upsides and 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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