Company Trend Analysis - Quick View: Carcara Divestment Delay Highlights Above-Ground Threats - 01 MAY 2017
Corporate Financing week April 2017 / Brazil / Industry
On April 17, a Brazilian court ordered Brazilian national oil company (NOC) Petrobras to suspend its sale of a 66.0% stake of the BM-S-8 deepwater license in the Carcara exploratory block to Statoi...
Industry Trend Analysis - Joint Ventures Support Production Targets - 28 MAR 2016
Corporate Financing week March 2016 / Russia / Industry
Agreements signed with Asian investors on major Russian oil and LNG projects will bring in much needed investment and relax cash flow challenges at domestic companies. This will make project start...
Corporate Financing Analysis - Joint Venture Investments Endure - 17 MAR 2014
Corporate Financing week March 2014 / Venezuela / Finance
Despite the increased macroeconomic and political uncertainty in Venezuela, the country has continued to see investment by joint venture partners, with companies attempting to position themselves...
Corporate Financing Analysis - Gradually Unbundling Its Power Potential - 11 NOV 2013
Corporate Financing week November 2013 / Nigeria / Finance
In a move that heralds that Nigeria's power sector could be on the cusp of a long-awaited turnaround, Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) has ceased to exist after the federal government handed...
Corporate Financing Analysis - Rosneft's Ambitions Offer Opportunities - 11 NOV 2013
Corporate Financing week November 2013 / Russia / Finance
Rosneft's latest financial results demonstrate the effect of large-scale acquisitions on production and net profits. The firm's access to these good commercial assets has expanded its resource base...
Corporate Financing Analysis - Iraqi Kurdistan Planning 'National Oil Company' - 07 OCT 2013
Corporate Financing week October 2013 / Iraq / Finance
Suggestions emanating from the semi-autonomous region of Kurdistan that Erbil is looking to set up a national oil company add present both up- and downside risk to our oil production forecast for...
Corporate Financing Analysis - Stake Offered in Russian Company Highlights Emerging Strategic Relationship - 23 SEPT 2013
Corporate Financing week September 2013 / Russia / Finance
Rosneft's move to offer a stake in an East Siberian oil company to China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) highlights Russia's shift of focus from Europe to Asia and the gradually deepening strategic...
Corporate Financing Analysis - Upside For Oil Sands As ExxonMobil Increase Stake - 19 AUG 2013
Corporate Financing week August 2013 / Canada / Finance
ExxonMobil's swoop for ConocoPhillips' Clyden oil sands assets will provide upside risk to Canada's oil production outlook. As Conoco sheds its non-core assets, Exxon buys into a further project...
Corporate Financing Analysis - Brownfield Interest In The North Sea Remains Strong - 17 JUNE 2013
Corporate Financing week June 2013 / United Kingdom / Finance
TAQA's acquisition of BP's assets will extend its position in offshore UK south into the Central North Sea. It also supports our view that despite the North Sea's maturity, its fields remain 'safe'...
Corporate Financing Analysis - WorleyParsons Looks To Capture Boom - 04 MAR 2013
Corporate Financing week February 2013 / Norway / Finance
WorleyParsons' acquisition of Bergen Group Rosenberg will strengthen its position to take hold of the opportunities available in the rejuvenated Norwegian Continental Shelf, whose boom appears to...