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 - Role For PE Expanding - 01 AUG 2016
Corporate Financing week July 2016 / United States / Industry
PE involvement in the US E&P space will continue to expand in 2016, due to heightened financial stresses on smaller E&Ps and a desire by banks to reduce their exposure to this higher-risk subsector.
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Industry Trend Analysis - Offshore Service Consolidation Drives Cost Deflation - 30 MAY 2016
Corporate Financing week May 2016 / Europe / Industry
The proposed merger between Technip and FMC will support cost deflation in the offshore sector, supporting progression on projects with borderline breakevens.
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...
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 - Suncor Acquisition Offers Sign Of Things To Come - 01 FEB 2016
Corporate Financing week January 2016 / Canada / Industry
The announced acquisition of Canadian Oil Sands by Suncor will increase efficiencies at the company's Syncrude joint venture. Consolidation among larger producers supports our view that continued...
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.
Industry Trend Analysis - Growing Consensus Over Lower Oil Price Supports M&A Uptick - 07 DEC 2015
Corporate Financing week December 2015 / Global / Industry
A growing acceptance that oil prices will not sharply rebound, supported by more stability in oil prices since mid-August, will drive upstream M&A deals. We expect to see an uptick in...
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...