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 - 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 - 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...
Corporate Financing Analysis - ONGC Videsh Takes On Kashagan - 10 DEC 2012
Corporate Financing week December 2012 / Kazakhstan / Finance
ConocoPhillips has agreed to sell Indian state-owned ONGC Videsh its 8.4% stake in the giant Kashagan oilfield, pending approval from its joint venture partners and the Kazakh government. Indian...