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Industry Trend Analysis - Midstream Backlog Will Undermine Bakken Recovery - NOV 2016

Americas September 2016 / United States / Industry

Continued delays at midstream developments in the Bakken shale play will hinder upstream growth prospects over the next six months. Favourable commercial breakevens will encourage a marginal uptick in investment, but will not result in y-o-y growth.


Industry Trend Analysis - Cementing Position As Global Growth Engine - NOV 2016

Asia September 2016 / India / Industry

Essar Oil's decision to refocus output towards the domestic market supports our view for a sustained decline in Indian fuel exports and the emergence of India as a key driver of global consumption growth.


Industry Trend Analysis - Commercial And Political Obstacles Scale Back Pipeline Ambitions - NOV 2016

Emerging Europe September 2016 / United Kingdom / Industry

Scaled down versions of the proposed 55bcm Nord Stream II and 63bcm Turkish Stream gas pipeline projects will be the most likely options for development, if these projects make it through to construction phase. Financing challenges and political roadblocks will encumber Nord Stream II, thus we expect most momentum to gather behind building a single line of Turkish Stream.


Industry Trend Analysis - Gas Boost Supporting Improved Oil Recovery - NOV 2016

Middle East & Africa September 2016 / Iran / Industry

Iran's strength in the oil sector has derived from increased gas production, which is providing new gas to substitute domestic oil use and increase reinjection to boost oil field recovery.


Industry Trend Analysis - Eurozone Lending To Play Expanded Role In Sector Credit Growth - NOV 2016

Western Europe September 2016 / Italy / Industry

Eurozone lending - supported by loose monetary policy by the ECB - will play an increasingly important role in oil sector financing from 2017, crowding issuance in USD.