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Whiting acquires Kodiak in an all-share deal worth US$6 billion

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Whiting Petroleum is to acquire pure play Bakken operator Kodiak Oil and Gas in an all equity transaction valued at US$6 billion (including US$2.2 billion net debt). This is the largest transaction in this core US unconventional oil play to date and the largest North American deal 2014 ytd. The combination will create the largest producer in the Bakken.

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Table of contents

  • Executive summary
  • Transaction details
  • Upstream assets
  • Deal analysis
  • Upsides and risks
  • Strategic rationale
  • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions

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This report includes 11 images and tables including:

Images

  • Executive summary: Image 1
  • IP rates by company in Williams Core Bakken and Three Forks sub-plays
  • Gearing in pro forma Whiting shifts below key Bakken peers
  • CAGR of new entity moves in-line with peer group
  • Whiting and Kodiak Williston Basin assets

Tables

  • Upstream assets: Table 1
  • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions: Table 1
  • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions: Table 2
  • Deal analysis: Table 1
  • Deal analysis: Table 2
  • Deal analysis: Table 3

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