Magnum Hunter (MHR) has granted New Standard Energy, an Australian company, the option to acquire Pearsall Shale and Eagle Ford Shale assets in Atascosa County.
New Standard paid $75,000 for the option and will pay an additional $15 million in cash and $9.5 million in equity.
In total, Magnum Hunter will receive a little less than $25 million for ~5,200 net acres and 300 boe/d of production from five wells. New Standard has until January 21, 2014, to exercise the option. [Read more...]