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In this article, we will discuss the Oil India Limited Buyback offer, buyback price, buyback size, record date, company financial, buyback necessity and its impact on the company.

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Oil India Limited Buyback Details

Buyback Type Tender Offer
Buyback Opening Date February 15, 2019
Buyback Closing Date March 1, 2019
Buyback Offer Amount Rs. 10,85,72,24,155/-
Buyback No. of Shares 5,04,98,717
Face Value Rs. 10/-
Date of Buyback Approval November 19, 2018
Date of Public Announcement November 20, 2018
Buy Back Price  Rs. 215/-
Buy Back Premium 8.07%

Oil India Buyback Opening and Closing Date

The starting and closing dates of this buyback are from February 15, 2019, to March 1, 2019.

Oil India Buyback Cash Offer

The Cash Offer to Buy-back up to 5,04,98,717 (Five crores four lakhs ninety-eight thousand seven hundred seventeen only) fully paid-up equity shares of the Company of face value of Rs. 10 each.

Oil India Buyback Record Date

The decided record date is Monday, December 3, 2018.

Oil India Buyback Price

At a price of Rs. 215/- (Rupees Two hundred fifteen only) per Equity Share.

Oil India Buyback Size

The Buyback is for an aggregate amount not exceeding Rs. 10,85,72,24,155 (Rupees Ten thousand eighty-five crores seventy-two lakhs twenty-four thousand one hundred fifty-five only).

Oil India Buyback Acceptance Ratio

Find profit & profit percentage based on various acceptance rate, The profit is calculated based on 1000 shares.

Acceptance Ratio Total Shares Accepted Buyback Price Buyback Amount Profit Profit%

Profit is calculated from 12th May 2019 share price i.e. Rs.54.15 per share of Oil India Limited.

According to the above table, if a share owner applies for 1000 shares of Oil India Limited & gets 20% acceptance from the company, the owner of this 1000 shares will sell 200 shares @ Rs.56 per share & receive Rs.370 as profit amount & 0.68% profit percentage on selling these 200 shares back to the company.

Similarly, if the owner gets 60% acceptance of share from the company, the owner will sell 600 shares @ Rs.56 & receive a profit of Rs.1,110 @ 2.05% profit percentage.

Oil India Limited Buyback Overview

The Company is an integrated oil and gas company which has extensive in-house capabilities and expertise in the domain of oil and gas exploration and production. The Company’s major oil and gas production is from its operational area of Upper Assam and Arunachal Pradesh. A small part of the Company’s gas production is from Rajasthan also.

During the year 2017-18, crude oil production and natural gas production was 3.394 MMT and 2,905 MMSCM (inclusive of 23 MMSCM as Company’s share from Dirok JV which started production in August, 2017).

Additionally, oil production also comes from the Company’s equity investment in USA, Russia and Venezuela. During the year 2017-18, 2.247 MMTOE of production came from overseas assets of the Company with major portion contributed by Vankor and TAAS fields in Russia.

The Company has also initiated steps to enter CGD business. The Company in Consortium with HPCL (Equity ratio 50% each) has been authorized by Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) to develop CGD network in Ambala-Kurukshetra and Kolhapur Districts under 8th round of CGD bidding in February-March, 2018. The project is in initial phase of implementation.

In September, 2018, the Consortium of Assam Gas Company Limited (AGCL), the Company and GAIL (Equity ratio of 48%:26%:26%) has been authorized by PNGRB to develop CGD network in Kamrup-Kamrup Metropolitan Districts and Cachar, Hailakandi and Karimganj Districts under the 9th round.

The projects involve laying, building, operating or expanding city or local natural gas distribution network for supplying piped natural gas for transport (CNG), Domestic, commercial and industrial customers.

Besides CGD business, the Company together with ONGC, IOCL, GAIL and NRL with equal equity contribution has formed a JV Company, named “Indradhanush Gas Grid Limited” which will construct Gas Grid infra-structure to connect eight north-eastern states of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura and Sikkim to the national gas grid through Barauni-Guwahati gas pipeline being laid by GAIL.

The construction of approx. length of 1,450 km pipeline is likely to be completed within four years’ time.

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Company Finances – Oil India Limited

The salient financial information of the Company, as per Ind-AS and as extracted from the audited standalone results for the last three financial years viz. 2018, 2017 and 2016 and the unaudited financial results for the six months ended September 30, 2018, is detailed below:

(Rs. in crore)

Key Financials For the six months
September 30, 2018
(Limited Review)
For the year
ended March 31,
For the year
ended March
31, 2017
For the year
ended March
31, 2016
Total Expenses 4,251.02 6,745.15 6,405.58 6,176.63
Interest 238.10 415.68 396.71 384.00
Depreciation 702.82 1,270.01 1,090.73 942.30
Exceptional Items: Expense /
1,151.73 215.13
Profit Before Tax 2,356.70 3,709.80 2,146.32 3,440.57
Provisions for Tax (including
Deferred Tax)
791.47 1,041.87 597.64 1,138.90
Profit/ (Loss) After Tax 1,565.23 2,667.93 1,548.68 2,301.67
Paid-up Equity Share Capital 1,134.90 756.60 801.51 601.14
Reserve & Surplus* 21,398.87 20,957.85 21,845.07 21,699.37
Net worth* 22,533.77 21,714.45 22,646.58 22,300.51
Total Debt, excluding working
capital loans
10,029.59 9,004.25 8,947.53 9,132.84

Oil India Limited Buyback Dates

Date of the Board meeting held to approve the proposal for Buy-back of Equity Shares Monday, November 19, 2018
Date of publication of Public Announcement for the Buy-back Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Record Date for determining the Buy-back Entitlement and the Eligible Shareholders Monday, December 3, 2018
Buy-back opens on / Buy-back Opening Date Friday, February 15, 2019
Buy-back closes on / Buy-back Closing Date Friday, March 1, 2019
Last date of verification by Registrar to Buy-back Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Last date of intimation to the Stock Exchange regarding acceptance or non-acceptance of tendered Equity Shares by the Registrar and Manager to the Buy-back Monday, March 11, 2019
Last date of settlement of bids on the Stock Exchange Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Last date of return of unaccepted demat shares by Stock Exchange to Seller Member / Broker Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Last date of extinguishment of Equity Shares bought back Wednesday, March 20, 2019

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Necessity of Oil India Limited Buyback

The Board of Directors of the Company is of the view that the proposed Buyback will help the Company to achieve the following long term benefits:

  • Optimize the capital structure; and
  • Improve key financial ratios of the Company.

The Buyback would lead to reduction in outstanding shares, improvement in earning per share and enhanced return on invested capital.

Impact of Oil India Limited Buyback on the Company

The Buyback is not likely to cause any material impact on the profitability/ earnings of the Company except a reduction in the amount available for investment, which the Company could have otherwise deployed towards generating investment income.

The debt-equity ratio post Buyback will be compliant with the permissible limit of 2:1 prescribed under Section 68 of the Companies Act, 2013, even if the response to the Buyback is to the extent of 100% (full acceptance) of the Buyback Offer Size.

Salient financial parameters consequent to the Buyback based on the standalone audited financial statements as on March 31, 2018 of the Company are as under:

Parameters Standalone Consolidated
Pre-Buyback Post- Buyback Pre-
Post- Buyback
Net worth (Rs in crore) 21,714.45 20,628.73 21,686.82 20,601.10
Return on Networth (%) 12.29 12.93 12.61 13.27
Earnings Per Share (Rs) (of Rs 10 each) 23.32 24.40 23.90 25.00
Book Value per Share (Rs) 287.00 292.15 286.64 291.76
P/E ratio as per the latest audited
financial results
9.28 8.87 9.05 8.65
Total Debt/ Equity Ratio 0.41 0.44 0.57 0.60

Basis of Calculating Oil India Buyback Price

The Buyback price of Rs. 215 (Rupees Two Hundred and Fifteen only) per Equity Share has been arrived at after considering various factors such as the average closing prices of the Equity Shares of the Company on Stock Exchanges where the Equity Shares of the Company are listed, the net worth of the Company and the impact of the Buyback on the key financial ratios of the Company.

More on Oil India Buyback Price Calculation

The Buyback Offer Price of Rs. 215 (Rupees Two Hundred and Fifteen only) per Equity Share represents

  • Premium of 8.18% on BSE and 8.16% on NSE over the volume weighted average price of the equity Shares on BSE and NSE respectively for 2 weeks prior to Monday, November 12, 2018 (the date of intimation to the BSE and NSE for the Board Meeting to consider the proposal of the Buyback) and
  • Premium of 8.07% on BSE and 8.01% on NSE over the closing market price of the Equity Shares on BSE and NSE as on the date of the intimation to BSE and NSE as on Monday, November 12, 2018 (the date of the intimation to BSE and NSE for the Board Meeting to consider the proposal of the Buyback).

The closing price of the Equity Shares on Monday, November 19, 2018, being the date of meeting of the Board of Directors approving the Buyback, was Rs. 201.05 and Rs. 200.70 on BSE and NSE, respectively.

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Source of Funds for the Buyback

The Buyback shall be made out of the free reserves of the Company as at March 31, 2018 (the last audited financial statements available as on the date of Board Meeting recommending the proposal of the Buyback).

The Company shall transfer from its free reserves a sum equal to the nominal value of the Equity Shares bought back through the Buyback to the Capital Redemption Reserve Account and the details of such transfer shall be disclosed in its subsequent audited balance sheet.

The funds for the Buyback will be met out of internally generated cash resources of the Company. The Company does not intend to raise additional debt for the explicit purposes of the Buyback. Accordingly, borrowed funds will not be used for the Buyback. However, if required, the Company may borrow funds in the ordinary course of its business.

Oil India Limited – Manager to the Buyback

202, Maker Tower E, Cuffe Parade
Mumbai 400 005
Contact person: Mr. Janardhan Wagle/ Mr. Aditya Deshpande
Tel: +91 (22) 2217 8300
Fax: +91 (22) 2218 8322
Email: oilbuyback2018@sbicaps.com
Website: www.sbicaps.com
SEBI Registration Number: INM000003531
Validity Period: Permanent Registration
CIN: U99999MH1986PLC040298

Oil India Limited – Registrar to the Buyback

(Formerly KCPL Advisory Services Private Limited)
Karvy Selenium Tower B, Plot No. 31 & 32,
Financial District, Nanakramguda, Serilingampally,
Hyderabad 500 032, Rangareddi, Telangana, India
Contact Person: Mr. Murali Krishna M
Tel: +91 (40) 6716 2222
Fax: +91 (40) 2343 1551
E-mail: oil.buyback@karvy.com
Investor Grievance Email: einward.ris@karvy.com
Website: www.karvyfintech.com
SEBI Registration Number: INR000000221
Validity Period: Permanent Registration
CIN: U67200TG2017PTC117649

Oil India Limited Contact Details

Company Contact Details
Oil India Limited
Registered Office: Duliajan, Distt. Dibrugarh, Assam – 786 602, India
Corporate Office: Plot No. 19, Sector 16A, Noida – 201 301, Uttar Pradesh, India
Corporate Identification Number: L11101AS1959GOI001148
Contact Person: Shri S. K. Senapati, Company Secretary and Compliance Officer
Tel: +91 (120) 241 9000 | Fax: +91 (120) 248 8310 | Email: complianceofficer@oilindia.in | Website: www.oil-india.com


Oil India Limited Buyback News

News 1 – Buyback PDF / Letter of Offer [Download]

FAQs of Oil India Limited Buyback

What is the Oil India Limited Buyback Period?

Oil India Limited Buyback Period is briefly the time interval starting from date of declaration of results of the postal ballot through remote e-voting i.e. November 21, 2018. The period basically ends on the date of payment of consideration to Eligible Shareholders who participated in the Buyback, i.e. March 13, 2019

What type of buyback is Oil India Limited Buyback?

This company has chosen the route of Tender offer to repurchase the shares from the eligible shareholders. Tender offer route is one of the Two Routes generally chosen by the companies, i.e. Tender Offer Through Stock Exchanges.

What is the Oil India Limited Buyback Offer?

Oil India Limited Buyback Offer refers to the number of shares the company plans to buy back from the eligible shareholders. Herein, the company proposes to buyback 5,04,98,717 Fully paid up Equity shares, adhering to the buyback price.

When Oil India Limited Buyback offer will start?

As per the released schedule, the Oil India Limited Buyback offer will start on February 15, 2019. This is the opening date from when the Buyback will open for all shareholders. You will find the updated records of Oil India Limited Buyback at all times, we ensure you have access to the right data.

When is the closing date of Oil India Limited Buyback?

For the ease in access to the dates and related aspects, we have segregated the closing date of Oil India Limited Buyback. The buyback would stay open from February 15, 2019, and would close on March 1, 2019. The closing date is the last day for which the Buyback shall be open for the shareholders.

What is the offer price for Oil India Limited Buyback?

The amount at which the shares are taken back by the company is referred to as Oil India Limited Buyback offer price. Herein, each and every fully Paid-up equity share is priced at Rs.215, the price paid to each eligible shareholder.

What is the record date for Oil India Limited Buyback offer?

Record date of Oil India Limited Buyback is December 3, 2018. Record date is generally the day when eligible shareholders are declared. Furthermore, complying with Buyback regulations, letter of offer and Tender form is sent to the eligible shareholders.

What is the issue size of Oil India Limited Buyback?

Oil India Limited Buyback Size is Rs. 10,85,72,24,155 and is the total worth of Equity Shares the company plans on taking back. This amount is obtained from the total number of equity shares, multiplied by the Buyback price.

What is the necessity for Oil India Limited Buyback?

Objective of the Oil India Limited Buyback is to enhance the total return made by equity shareholders. Herein, the excessive funds are given to the equity shareholders, which are over and above its ordinary capital requirements and in excess of any current investment plans. Through buyback, company will distribute the surplus cash to shareholders as per their holding proportion.

Who is the Registrar to Oil India Limited Buyback offer?

Designated registrar of Oil India Limited Buyback is KARVY FINTECH PRIVATE LIMITED You can find all the details related to the registrar in this report and contact them if you have any queries. You can check the details of the registrar, contact person, email address and more.

Who is the Manager to the Oil India Limited Buyback offer?

Manager to the Oil India Limited Buyback is SBI CAPITAL MARKETS LIMITED. Manager basically ensures that the company following up buyback strictly adheres to and in conformity with the provisions of the Companies Act and Buyback Regulations.

How to check Oil India Limited buyback acceptance ratio?

Acceptance ratio is basically the proportion of shares the company accepts, to the final number of shares tendered. It refers to how much the company would buyback and how profitable it would be for you. You can also check how much profit (%) you will earn. Click on the link and check on the website page.

Where to find Oil India Limited Buyback Dates / Events?

You can check the table for the list of events, as designed for the buyback. This article is your one and final destination to check all the Oil India Limited Buyback information. You will encounter a section exclusively set to record the dates, in this article, referred to as Oil India Limited Buyback Dates.

What can be the Impact of Oil India Limited Buyback on the Company?

The Buyback will not in any manner impair the ability of the Company to pursue growth opportunities or meet its cash requirements for business operations. The Buyback is expected to contribute to the overall enhancement of shareholder value and result in an increase in the return on equity of the Company. This Buyback is being undertaken, inter alia, for helping the Company to return surplus cash to the Eligible Shareholders broadly in proportion to their shareholding.

Where to find complete details on Oil India Limited Buyback?

As mentioned already, this page would give you every single detail about this buyback. Also, you find the link to download Draft / Letter of Offer. Each and every section is vividly and carefully placed, giving you insights into all major as well as minor aspects of the ratio. The article is also inclusive of all the links.

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