Occidental to Sell Anadarko Africa Assets to Total for $8.8 Bln

(Bloomberg) -- Occidental Petroleum Corporation said in statement that it has entered into a binding agreement for contingent sale of Anadarko’s Algeria, Ghana, Mozambique and South Africa assets to Total S.A. for $8.8 billion.

  • Deal in connection with Occidental’s proposal to acquire Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
  • Sale is contingent upon Occidental entering into and completing its proposal to acquire Anadarko; expected to close simultaneously “or as soon as reasonably practicable afterwards”
  • “The assets to be sold to Total represent approximately 6% of the expected net production and approximately 7% of the cash flow after capital expenditures of Occidental in 2020 pro forma for the acquisition of Anadarko,” the company said
    • “The proceeds of the sale of these high quality non-strategic assets covers a portion of the cash consideration to fund the proposed acquisition of Anadarko”

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