Calgary-based Steel Reef Infrastructure Corp, a midstream company, has agreed to acquire certain associated gas gathering, processing and sales infrastructure assets in Saskatchewan from Crescent Point Energy Corp for $500 million. According to terms of the agreement, Steel Reef will purchase and operate nine natural gas processing facilities and their associated gathering systems and two gas sales pipelines. The deal is expected to close in the first quarter of 2020. Steel Reef is backed by InstarAGF Asset Management and PFM Capital.
CALGARY, Alberta, Nov. 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Steel Reef Infrastructure Corp. (“Steel Reef” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce it has entered into a definitive agreement (the “Agreement”) to purchase certain associated gas gathering, processing and sales infrastructure assets in Saskatchewan from Crescent Point Energy Corp. (“Crescent Point”) for total cash consideration of $500 million.
“This attractive investment is in line with Steel Reef’s responsible growth model and secures long-term benefits for our valued shareholders and customers,” said Scott Southward, President and CEO. “We are pleased to further strengthen our relationship with Crescent Point in a best-in-class resource base.”
Under the terms of the agreement, Steel Reef will purchase and operate nine natural gas processing facilities and their associated gathering systems and two gas sales pipelines with a total throughput capacity of more than 90 million cubic feet per day. As part of the Agreement, the Company has also successfully secured long-term take-or-pay commitments from Crescent Point and retains the right to market unreserved capacity to third parties. In addition, Steel Reef has committed to fund a $30 million expansion of one of the gas processing facilities purchased.
The purchase price will be satisfied by the Company’s existing investors and financers. This transaction is expected to close in first quarter 2020, subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals.
About Steel Reef Infrastructure Corp.:
Formed in 2012, Steel Reef is a privately held midstream company which owns and operates high-quality processing and transportation facilities. The Company is focused on strategically partnering with oil and gas exploration, development and production companies to develop a portfolio of midstream assets, through acquisition or construction, with a view to generating a regular dividend for its investors. Notwithstanding the funds associated with this announcement, Steel Reef has deployed approximately $450 million into a cohesive portfolio of assets since inception.