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Whitecap acquires Canadian light oil properties from Imperial

Whitecap acquires Canadian light oil properties from Imperial

Report summary

Canadian midcap Whitecap Resources will acquire BC / Cardium assets from Imperial Oil for US$627 million. Acquired production of 6,500 boe/d (83% liquids) will increase Whitecap's existing production base by approximately 23%. We value the assets at US$606 million, yielding an implied long-term oil price of US$87/bbl. Though Whitecap will pay close to full value for the assets, successful application of secondary recovery techniques and/or operational efficiency gains could unlock value upside.

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  • Executive summary
  • Transaction details
  • Upstream assets
    • West Pembina
    • Ferrier/Willesden Green - Rocky Mountain House
    • Boundary Lake, Northeast British Columbia
    • Additional transaction with Keyera
  • Deal analysis
  • Strategic rationale
  • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions

In this report there are 9 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
    • Executive summary: Table 1
  • Transaction details
  • Upstream assets
    • Cardium Pembina West - IP rates by operator
    • Upstream assets: Table 1
    • Upstream assets: Table 2
  • Deal analysis
    • Deal analysis: Table 1
    • Deal analysis: Table 2
    • Deal analysis: Table 3
  • 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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