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Conoco Sells Oil Sands & Deep Basin Assets For $13.3 Billion

Announced Date
March 29,2017
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Production & Reserves
265,000 Boe/d

Production Mix
67 % Liquid

1,300 MMboe (1P)

Production ($/boe/d)

$1P Boe

Adj. $/acre is based on production @40,000 Boe/d

Transaction Details: 

ConocoPhillips has agreed to sell its Deep Basin and Oil Sands assets to Cenovus for $13.3 billion in cash and stock.

Transaction Summary

Oil Sands

  • 50% Working Interest in FCCL
  • 178 Mbbls/d of Oil Sands Production (net)
  • 368 mbbls/d of regulatory approved capacity (net)
  • 3.24 Billion Barrels of 2P Reserves

Conventional Oil & Gas

  • 3.0 Million net acres in Deep Basin
  • 120 Mboe/d of production (26% liquids)
  • 725 MMboe of 2P Reserves
  • 1.4 Bcf/d of net natural Gas processing

The assets included in the sale are FCCL, Deep Basn, Kaybob-Edson, and Clearwater. (see image below)

The asset is currently producing some 265Mboe/d (179 Mbd of liquids and 520 MMcfd of gas) / 67% liquids.  The year-2016 reserves came in at 1.3 BBOE.  The company intends to use the funds to pay down debt.  The conventional assets include formations such as the cardium and the montney

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Price History

Date Deal Headline Price$/acre
Oct-21-2016 Tourmaline Acquires Shell's Deep Basin / Montney Assets for C$1.3 Billion - -
Jun-10-2014 Bonavista Owns 100% of Wilrich Property - -
Aug-28-2012 Bonavista To Acquire Alberta Assets - -

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