Hello, A task force of capital budgeting analysts at Morrison Ltd., collected the following data concerning the drilling and production of known petroleum reserves at an offshore location.  Use the appropriate factor(s) from the table provided.  Round the PV factors to 4 decimal places. Investment in rigging equipment and related personnel costs required to pump the oil   $6,800,000 Net increase in inventory and receivables associated with the drilling and production of the reserves.  Assume this investment will be recovered at the end of the project.   $1,180,000 Net cash inflow from operations for the expected life of the reserves by year:       2016 1,980,000   2017 3,580,000   2018 1,680,000 Salvage value of machinery and equipment at the end of the well's productive life   1,170,000 Cost of Capital   6% Question: Calculate the net present value of the proposed investment in the drilling and production operation.  Assume that the investment will be made at the beginning of 2016, and the net cash inflows from operations will be received in a lump sum at the end of each year (ignore income taxes). Net Present Value = ??? thanks...

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A task force of capital budgeting analysts at Morrison Ltd., collected the following data concerning the drilling and production of known petroleum reserves at an offshore location.  Use the appropriate factor(s) from the table provided.  Round the PV factors to 4 decimal places.

Investment in rigging equipment and related personnel costs required to pump the oil   $6,800,000
Net increase in inventory and receivables associated with the drilling and production of the reserves.  Assume this investment will be recovered at the end of the project.   $1,180,000
Net cash inflow from operations for the expected life of the reserves by year:    
  2016 1,980,000
  2017 3,580,000
  2018 1,680,000

Salvage value of machinery and equipment at the end of the well's productive life

  1,170,000
Cost of Capital   6%

Question: Calculate the net present value of the proposed investment in the drilling and production operation.  Assume that the investment will be made at the beginning of 2016, and the net cash inflows from operations will be received in a lump sum at the end of each year (ignore income taxes).

Net Present Value = ???

thanks...

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