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 - 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 - 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 - KMG Move Defines Market Future - 11 FEB 2013
Corporate Financing week February 2013 / Kazakhstan / Finance
KazMunaiGaz (KMG) approved ONGC's acquisition of ConocoPhillips' stake in the Kashagan field in late January. At the same time, KMG acquired an additional 24.5% stake in the promising Nursultan...
Corporate Financing Analysis - Chevron's Moroccan Acquisition Underscores Frontier Potential - 04 FEB 2013
Corporate Financing week January 2013 / Morocco / Finance
Activity across Morocco's nascent energy sector looks set to gain serious momentum. After a steady series of acquisitions by small independent companies over several months, supermajor Chevron has...
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...