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Shell and ONGC pre-empt Sinochem's acquisition of Petrobras' 35% stake in BC-10 for $1.54 billion

Shell and ONGC pre-empt Sinochem's acquisition of Petrobras' 35% stake in BC-10 for $1.54 billion

Report summary

The Parque das Conchas fields (BC-10) are located in the ultra-deep waters (1,470-1,920 meters) of the Campos Basin. The project's other participants are Shell (50% and operator) and ONGC (15%). The development of the field has been spread over three phases. Currently, Shell is developing Phase Two, which is targeting the Argonauta O South reserves and is expected onstream by the end of 2013. Phase Three, which will target the Massa field and the Argonauta O North reserve, is expected ...

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  • Executive summary
  • Transaction details
  • Upstream assets
    • Parque das Conchas development plan
  • Deal analysis
  • Upsides and risks
    • Project slippage
    • Additional reserves in Nautilus-Manganga
  • Strategic rationale
    • Sinochem
    • Petrobras
  • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions

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

  • Executive summary
    • Executive summary: Table 1
  • Transaction details
  • Upstream assets
    • Upstream assets: Table 1
    • Wood Mackenzie production and capex forecasts for Parque das Conchas (BC-10) (net 35%)
  • Deal analysis
    • Deal analysis: Table 1
    • Deal analysis: Table 2
    • Deal analysis: Table 3
  • Upsides and risks
  • Strategic rationale
    • Strategic rationale: Table 1
    • Timeline of Petrobras' disposal programme
    • Parque das Conchas (BC-10)
  • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions
    • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions: Table 1
    • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions: Table 2
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