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Dart Energy- Resources & Energy Symposium 2012

  1. 1. Dart Energy – the path to productionRobbert de Weijer, CEO Dart AustraliaMay 2012
  2. 2. Disclaimer This presentation (Presentation) has been prepared by Dart Energy Limited (ABN 21 122 588 505) (Dart). This Presentation is not a prospectus or a product disclosure statement under the Corporations Act and has not been, nor is it required to be, lodged with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC). Nothing in this Presentation should be considered as a solicitation, offer or invitation in any place where, or to any person to whom, it would not be lawful to make such an offer or invitation. By accepting, accessing or reviewing this Presentation, or attending any associated presentation or briefing, you agree to be bound by the following conditions. This Presentation may not be forwarded or otherwise be distributed in the United States of America. Summary information This Presentation contains summary information about the current activities of Dart and its subsidiaries. The information in this Presentation does not purport to be complete. It does not purport to contain all the information that a prospective investor may require in evaluating a possible investment in Dart nor does it contain all the information which would be required in a prospectus prepared in accordance with the requirements of the Corporations Act. This Presentation should be read in conjunction with Dart’s other periodic and continuous disclosure announcements lodged with the Australian Securities Exchange, which are available at www.asx.com.au. No member of Dart or any of its related bodies corporate and their respective directors, employees, officers and advisers (Dart Group) offer any warranties in relation to the statements and information in this Presentation. Statements in this Presentation are made only as of the date of this Presentation unless otherwise stated and the information in this Presentation remains subject to change without notice. Dart is not responsible for providing updated information to any prospective investors. Not financial product advice This Presentation is for information purposes only and is not a prospectus or other offering document under Australian law or under any other law. Nothing contained in the Presentation constitutes investment, legal, tax or other advice. This Presentation is not a recommendation to acquire shares and has been prepared without taking into account the investment objectives, financial situation or needs of individuals. Before making an investment decision, prospective investors should consider the appropriateness of the information having regard to their own objectives, financial situation and needs and seek appropriate advice, including financial, legal and taxation advice appropriate to their jurisdiction. Dart is not licensed to provide financial product advice in respect of Dart shares. Cooling off rights do not apply to the acquisition of Dart shares. Risks An investment in Dart shares is subject to investment and other known and unknown risks. 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Forward‐looking statements, opinions and estimates provided in this Presentation necessarily involve uncertainties, assumptions, contingencies and other factors, and unknown risks may arise, many of which are outside the control of Dart. Similarly are statements about market and industry trends, which are based on interpretations of current market conditions, should be treated with caution. Such statements may cause the actual results or performance of Dart to be materially different from any future results or performance expressed or implied by such forward looking statements. Forward‐looking statements including projections, guidance on future earnings and estimates are provided as a general guide only and should not be relied upon as an indication or guarantee of future performance. Such forward looking statements speak only as of the date of this Presentation. Dart disclaims any intent or obligation to update publicly any forward‐looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or results or otherwise. Reserves and resource estimates The reserve and resource estimates used in this presentation were, where indicated, compiled by Dan Paul Smith and John Hattner of Netherland, Sewell & Associated, Inc., Dallas or by Mr Doug Barrenger of MBA Petroleum Consultants and are consistent with the definitions of proved, probable, and possible hydrocarbon reserves and resources that appear in the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) Listing Rules. Mr. Smith, Mr Hattner and Mr Barrenger are each qualified in accordance with the requirements of ASX listing rule 5.11 and each consent to the use of the resource and reserve figures in the form and context in which they appear in this presentation.
  3. 3. A simple model RAPID COMMERCIALISATION WHERE GAS IS NEEDED FAST. 1 2 3 ACCESS APPRAISE MONETISE High quality Diagnostic know- Commercialise prospects how & “tool-kit” quickly High demand Small volumes Accessible markets required markets Rapid certification Achieve high margins Quality assets in high price, high demand, highly accessible markets4
  4. 4. Australia
  5. 5. Australia gas market and strategy We will maximise value through: 1. Maturation of existing assets 2. Diversification: • Geographically Source 1: 2010 Gas Statement of Opportunities, AEMO Source 2: Dart Energy research (publicly available information) • Other unconventional gas East Coast gas price forecasts 3. Innovative commercialisation and monetisation of our assets 4. Respect for our communities, environment and people6
  6. 6. Significant portfolio with future upside through diversification 3 Key NSW Tenements (7 in total): Newcastle PEL 458 4 exploration wells drilled to date Approval imminent to commence prod’n pilot Hunter Valley PEL 456 5 exploration wells drilled to date Santos to drill pilot in 1H 2012 Cumberland PEL 463  Land use study to define small footprint, industrial site developments Area OGIP Prospective 3C 2C (km2) (Tcf) (Tcf) (Tcf) (Tcf) 23,598 32.5 12.3 1.5 0.5 NSW resource position (net to Dart)7
  7. 7. Fullerton Cove, NSW – PEL 458 Project with MFV Initial ~16 Ha glasshouse & 4,000m2 propagation facility $7.50 per GJ; $5.2m investment (20% equity) Up to 6.3PJ over 10 years for ~8MW combined heat/power; potential expansion to 32 MW Revenue of ~ $4.5m/year upon completion of stage 2 Benefits Similar integrated projects can be 15x food productivity, no pesticides replicated across Dart’s portfolio to Near zero CO2 emissions achieve early monetisation and demonstrate CSG can co-exist with Beneficial re-use of CSG water other land uses. 125+ new jobs, excess power to grid8
  8. 8. International
  9. 9. PEDL 133 - Scotland Work to date ─ Developing and executing exploration program ─ Installation of gas-to-power facilities ─ Full field development planning Monetisation ─ First gas sales from pilot-to-power in 2012 ─ GSA with SSE Energy Supply Limited Future work program ─ Drill additional 2 core wells and production wells ─ Installation of production facilities + pipeline to grid OGIP/Resource/Reserve ─ 1093 BCF OGIP ─ 597 BCF 2C Resource, 1247 BCF 3C Resource ─ 38 BCF 2P Reserves, 72 BCF 3P Reserves
  10. 10. Liulin - China Work to date ─ Production testing from 4 pilot wells and currently drilling 2 additional wells ─ Pre development engineering for Overall Development Plan (ODP) Monetisation ─ Third party GSA in place for sales from Luilin Future work program ─ Development of surface infrastructure facilities by H1 2013 to allow delivery into GSA OGIP/Resource/Reserve ─ 143 BCF OGIP ─ 20 BCF Prospective Resource ─ 22 BCF 2C Resource, 33 BCF 3C Resource ─ 7 BCF 2P Reserves, 12 BCF 3P Reserves
  11. 11. Sangatta West - Indonesia Work to date ─ Long term production from 4 wells Monetisation ─ First gas sales from pilot-to-power in 2012/2013 Future work program ─ Delivery of commercial gas flow ─ Installation of power generation facilities OGIP/Resource/Reserve ─ 250 BCF OGIP ─ 44 BCF Prospective Resource ─ 62 BCF 2C Resource, 100 BCF 3C Resource ─ 9 BCF 3P Reserves
  12. 12. Tanjung Enim - Indonesia Work to date ─ 2 core wells completed ─ 3 well pilot drilling underway Monetisation ─ First gas sales from pilot-to-power in 2012/2013 Future work program ─ Additional pilot to power planning OGIP/Resource/Reserve ─ 393 BCF OGIP ─ 88 BCF Prospective Resource ─ 109 BCF 2C Resource, 154 BCF 3C Resource
  13. 13. Electrosteel CMM - India Work to date ─ 2 core wells completed ─ Assessing CMM degassing potential Monetisation ─ Potential off-take by domestic CNG operators in 2013 Future work program ─ Drill 3 CMM degassing wells 2012/13 OGIP/Resource/Reserve ─ 53 BCF OGIP ─ 26 BCF 2C Resource ─ 48 BCF 3C Resource
  14. 14. Value driversMilestones Timing• IPO Dart International• Results from 5 existing production pilots• Drill out exploration programme Underway• Commencement of production pilot at Fullerton Cove• Initial revenue from PEDL-133 gas to power• Completion of project debt facility• Additional CBM pilots plus 1-2 shale exploration wells• Reserves additions and commercial gas flow rates 2012-13• Partnership(s) and new off-take arrangements• Extended portfolio of shale and other unconventional assets• Revenue from 6 projects 2013• Commence shale exploration and assessmentAdditional power generation, domestic supply and/or pipeline sales 2013 and beyond 15
  15. 15. Thank You
  16. 16. Development fundamentals - How we envisage a CSG development in NSW17
  17. 17. Small footprint, large reach18
  18. 18. CSG development CSG Then Lauren field in the Surat Basin was developed the way it was, during the drought years, in a manner that fitted both the landholder and the CSG company at the time CSG Now The Berwyndale field in the Surat Basin has been developed more recently, and demonstrates how CSG proponents work closely with landholders to optimise the layout infrastructure to minimise the impact on their farm productivity19