Oil and Gas Insight

Oil & Gas Insight brings you analysis of regional trends, regulatory changes, projects and investments plus competitive intelligence on the growth strategies of leading companies in the sector

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Key stories from this month's issue...

Industry Trend Analysis - Harvey Causing Major Dent To Crude Demand - OCT 2017

Americas September 2017 / United States / Industry

Hurricane Harvey is continuing to dent crude demand with a number of refineries vulnerable to shutting over the coming days.


Industry Trend Analysis - Canada LNG Exit Makes Sense For Petronas - OCT 2017

Asia September 2017 / Malaysia / Industry

Petronas' decision to cancel its long-delayed USD36.0bn Pacific Northwest LNG in Canada makes sense given myriad environmental and legal complexities, amid low LNG prices and adverse market conditions, and will free-up funds to advance higher-priority projects, such as RAPID. The decision further affirms the difficulty of realising greenfield LNG projects in Canada, and supports our view for the sector to see little progress over our 10-year forecast period.


Industry Trend Analysis - 2?C Transition Series: Environmental Risk To Drive Up Cost Of Capital - OCT 2017

Emerging Europe September 2017 / Global / Industry

O&G companies face a rising cost of capital as debt and equity markets progressively price-in environmental risk factors.


Industry Trend Analysis - Activity Uptick To Pave Way To Commercialisation - OCT 2017

Middle East & Africa September 2017 / Morocco / Industry

Growing exploratory activity in Morocco highlights the expanding potential of gas resources in the North African country. Independent operators will look to progress positive exploratory results into commercialisation of gas volumes.


Industry Trend Analysis - Brexit Uncertainty To Catalyse Supply Diversification - OCT 2017

Western Europe September 2017 / Ireland / Industry

Plans to develop domestic LNG import capacity in Ireland will become increasingly important in order to circumvent future uncertainty with Britain's energy infrastructure stemming from the UK's decision to leave the EU.