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Sinopec acquires a 50% stake in Chesapeake's Mississippi Lime assets for US$1 bn

Sinopec acquires a 50% stake in Chesapeake's Mississippi Lime assets for US$1 bn

Report summary

This is a good deal for Sinopec. The company gains a 50% share in 34 mboe/d of production at a cost US$60,000 'per flowing barrel' (below market average), plus 425,000 net acres of undeveloped land at effectively zero cost. Sinopec is already familiar with the play through its JV with Devon, and may now be in a position to transfer knowledge between its two operating partners. Furthermore, this is a 100% cash deal, and features no cost-carry period.We value the deal at US$1.35 ...

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  • Executive summary
  • Transaction details
  • Upstream assets
  • Deal analysis
    • Modelling assumptions
  • Upsides and risks
    • Upsides
    • Risks
  • Strategic rationale
    • Sinopec
    • Chesapeake
  • 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
    • Upstream assets: Table 1
  • Deal analysis
    • Deal analysis: Table 1
    • Deal analysis: Table 2
    • Deal analysis: Table 3
  • 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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