Hess Announces Bakken Midstream Joint Venture Valued at $5.35 Billion
Hess Corporation has agreed to sell a 50 percent interest in its Bakken midstream assets to Global Infrastructure Partners, a leading global infrastructure investor with an extensive midstream energy investment track record, for cash consideration of $2.675 billion. Hess and Global Infrastructure Partners will create a premier midstream joint venture – Hess Infrastructure Partners. Upon closing, the joint venture will incur $600 million of debt through a 5-year Term Loan A facility with proceeds distributed equally to both partners, resulting in total after-tax cash proceeds, net to Hess, of $3.0 billion. In addition the joint venture will have independent access to capital including a $400 million 5-year Senior Revolving Credit Facility, which is fully committed. The joint venture upon closing plans to continue to pursue a proposed initial public offering (IPO) of Hess Midstream Partners LP common units.
Hess to Sell 50% Interest in Bakken Midstream Assets for $2.675 Billion
Total After-Tax Cash Proceeds to Hess of $3.0 Billion Including JV Debt Issuance
Hess to Retain Operational Control of Bakken Midstream Assets
Transaction to Deliver Significant and Immediate Value to Shareholders
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Hess Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America for Tenth Consecutive Year
Hess has earned a place on the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America for the tenth consecutive year. The index, which recognizes public companies for outstanding performance across economic, environmental and social factors, is used as a reference by shareholders who consider sustainability when making investment decisions.
Hess Announces Another Oil Discovery Offshore Guyana at Tripletail
Hess announced a discovery at the Tripletail-1 well on the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana. Tripletail-1 encountered approximately 108 feet (33 meters) of a high quality oil bearing sandstone reservoir.
Hess Announces Arrival of Liza Destiny Offshore Guyana
Hess announced today that the Liza Destiny, Guyana's first oil production vessel, has arrived at the Stabroek Block.
The Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel arrived following a 42 day journey from Singapore. This FPSO is a significant component of the Liza Phase 1 development, which involves four undersea drill centers with 17 wells.