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Third Avenue Value Fund Comments on Encana

Encana ( ECA ) was a pure play natural gas company when fracking technology dramatically expanded the supply of natural gas on the North American market. The company initially struggled to optimize its capital allocation across a very broad portfolio of assets, concentrated on gas. Under the new leadership of CEO Doug Suttles, the company unveiled a strategic shift to focus on its five core liquids?rich plays in North America. Suttles moved to monetize underutilized assets including the sale of the Jonah, Big Horn and East Texas properties for over $4 billion and focus on the highest return assets.

From Third Avenue Value Fund 's Third Quarter 2014 Commentary .

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