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Pioneer Natural Resources USA Inc. and Newpek LLC retained Detring Energy Advisors for the sale of oil and gas leasehold and related assets located in the Sinor Nest (Lower Wilcox) Field of Live Oak County, Texas.

Pioneer/Newpek South Texas Waterflood Location Map (Source: Detring Energy Advisors)

The assets offer an attractive opportunity to acquire an execution-ready waterflood project underwritten by substantial oil-in-place and validated by in-depth third-party technical analysis, according to Detring.

Asset Highlights:

  • World-Class Waterflood Candidate
    • Superior, high-quality rock over a thick 130+ ft interval
    • Full-field waterflood study layered on in-depth reservoir characterization (seismic, core, full petrophysics, etc.)
    • Dynamic third-party model includes history match and two low-risk waterflood development cases:
      • Base Case: ~12 million bbl of remaining oil; ~40 million bbl OOIP (currently producing areas)
      • Full Field: ~26 million bbl of remaining oil; ~65 million bbl OOIP (full prospect area)  
  • Substantial, High-Margin Current Production & Cash Flow
    • ~$5.6 million/month net operating cash flow
      • $48.00/boe operating cash flow margin
      • <$3.00/boe LOE
    • ~3,900 boe/d net production (90% liquids)
    • Net reserves of ~3 million bbl of oil generated by primary recovery (6+ MMboe)
    • 15 active wells (14 producers/1 WSW)
      • Five recently drilled vertical Wilcox producers averaged >1,000 boe/d IP-24
  • 3,567 Net Acres – 100% WI & 100% HBP
    • Five leases; high NRI (75%-80%)
    • No pref rights or consents to assign

Process Overview:

  • Evaluation materials available via the Virtual Data Room on May 31
    • Data room presentations to be held in Houston June 1-26
  • Proposals due on June 27

For information visit or contact Melinda Faust at or 713-595-1004.