Outline: Primitive Energy owns a coal seam gas reserve in south-west Queensland. Management is currently examining the economic viability of two gas extraction processes from which it can choose.
Task is to prepare a report that advises management of Primitive Energy on the optimal extraction process. This report must include a summary of each extraction option, a detailed discounted cash flow (DCF) analysis of each option and advice on which is the preferred option based on the DCF results.
All necessary information required for the analysis is provided in the Gas Extraction Summary Spreadsheet that has been compiled with the assistance of the company's engineers and accountants.
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Capital budgeting is assessed in the solution.