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Recovery Report: Aurora Oil & Gas' Recovery Rating Profile Feb 12
Standard & Poors, February 2012
We assigned an issue rating on Australia-based exploration and production (E&P) company Aurora Oil & Gas Ltd.'s (Aurora) US$200 million senior unsecured notes due 2017. The notes are to be issued by Aurora USA Oil & Gas, Inc. and guaranteed by Aurora and its subsidiaries. Aurora USA Oil & Gas Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Aurora in the U.S., is also a borrower on a US$300 million senior secured revolving credit facility (RCF)(not rated). Our simulated default scenario assumes a sustained period of low commodity prices and incorporates stressed price assumptions of US$45 per barrel of West Texas Intermediate crude oil and US$4.00 per million British thermal unit (BTU) of Henry Hub natural gas to value the company's October...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Aurora Oil & Gas Ltd.
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Aurora Oil & Gas Ltd.