- Language: English
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- Published: January 2012
- Region: Global
Summary: Forest Oil Corp. Feb 10
- Published: February 2010
- Standard & Poors
The rating on Denver-based Forest Oil Corp., an oil and gas exploration and production (E&P) company, reflects the capital-intensive and cyclical nature of the E&P industry and Standard & Poor's Ratings Services' expectation that natural gas prices will remain low in the near term. The company's good liquidity, its onshore geographic diversity, and the relatively low-risk nature of its drilling program partially offset these weaknesses. With 2.1 trillion cubic feet equivalent of proved reserves (63% proved developed and 80% natural gas) as of year-end 2009, and 459 million cubic feet equivalent of average daily production in the fourth quarter of 2009, Forest is one of the larger speculative-grade E&P companies that Standard & Poor's Ratings Services rates. Forest's producing properties...
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