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Shell acquires BG: an in-depth view

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The strategic drivers for Shell are clear and compelling: the deal establishes it as the leading player globally in both deep water and LNG. Deal economics are equally attractive: we value BG at US$84 billion (NPV10), or an Implied Long-term Oil Price of US$85/bbl.

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This report includes 11 images and tables including:


  • Deal analysis: Table 1
  • Deal analysis: Table 2
  • Deal analysis: Table 3
  • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions: Table 1
  • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions: Table 2
  • Upstream assets: Table 1
  • Appendix 1 - BG portfolio base modelling and valuation


  • 1) WoodMac base forecast for BG production; 2) WoodMac base valuation of BG upstream portfolio
  • Shell / BG upstream portfolio overlap, WoodMac NPV10: 1) by country; 2) by resource theme
  • Shell BG combined vs. peers based on: 1) production; 2) total resource
  • 1) Share price performance (relative) and; 2) market premium / discount to WoodMac valuation

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