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Summary: Forest Oil Corp. Jul 02
Standard & Poors, July 2002
The ratings on Forest Oil Corp. reflect the company's participation in the volatile, capital-intensive exploration and production (E&P) segment of the oil and natural gas industry. Historically, Forest has focused on acquisitions and enhancing proved-producing properties, and exploration activities where it can reduce risks by entering into ventures with other E&P companies. Denver, Colo.-based Forest is a midsize (year-end 2001 proved reserves of over 1.5 trillion cubic feet equivalent (tcfe); 54% natural gas; 61% proved developed; 9.0 r/p) E&P company with an attractive array of prospects in frontier areas, including its Mackenzie Delta and Beaufort Sea acreage and South Africa concession. While Forest has not booked reserves in any of these areas, each area is believed to have the potential...
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Forest Oil Corp.