Industry Trend Analysis - Aramco Investment A Win For Both Sides - 01 FEB 2016
Corporate Financing week January 2016 / China / Industry
Saudi Aramco's potential venture into the Chinese refining sector will help lock in demand for its crude while establishing a foothold in the Chinese crude market. The influx of additional foreign...
Industry Trend Analysis - Price Concessions Mark New Precedent In Asian LNG Contracts - 11 JAN 2016
Corporate Financing week January 2016 / Qatar / Industry
The large price concessions offered by Rasgas to Petronet have set a new precedent in Qatar's negotiations with its Asian buyers.
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 - Privatisation Trend To Benefit Energy Sector - 11 NOV 2013
Corporate Financing week November 2013 / Romania / Finance
Romania successfully completed the 15% share offer for the previously fully state owned Romgaz. The continuing privatisation trend of Romania's state owned companies, as stipulated by the IMF, is...
Corporate Financing Analysis - A Pipeline Spin-Off For CNPC: Opportunities And Risks - 14 OCT 2013
Corporate Financing week October 2013 / China / Finance
BMI View: Reports that China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) could be forced to spin off its pipeline business has spawned a debate about its likelihood. Ending CNPC's monopoly of China's gas...
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 - 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 - Downstream Expansion Looms In South East Asia - 28 JAN 2013
Corporate Financing week January 2013 / Vietnam / Finance
CFW View: The Nghi Son refinery in Vietnam is greatly needed to meet the country's growing consumption needs - a pattern that is replicated through many parts of South East Asia. This has in turn...
Corporate Financing Analysis - Total-CNPC Deal Spells Promise - 28 JAN 2013
Corporate Financing week January 2013 / Tajikistan / Finance
Total and CNPC's entry into Tethys Petroleum's Bokhtar concession will most likely be approved by the Tajik government, given the country's need to muster all the private help it can get to develop...