Karoon Gas Australia Ltd. disclosed Tuesday the pre-emption rights associated with the sale of the Company’s interest in the Browse Basin permits WA-315-P and WA-398-P offshore Western Australia to Origin Energy (Origin) have now expired.
This clears the way for Origin’s purchase of the permits from Karoon.
The current joint venture partners (ConocoPhillips, PetroChina and Karoon), and Origin will now complete transfer documentation, which is subject to regulatory approval.
The sale is expected to complete during the third Quarter 2014.
Under the terms of the Sale and Purchase Agreement (SPA) with Origin, the consideration payable to Karoon is structured as follows:
In addition, following the agreement of key terms (as previously announced) for a $100 million Bridge Facility between Karoon and National Australia Bank, Karoon is pleased to advise that the Bridge Facility Agreement is now signed.
The $100 million funding under the Bridge Facility ensures Karoon will have sufficient capital at hand to continue its ongoing work program during the period up to completion of the Origin SPA.
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