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Key stories from this month's issue...

Industry Trend Analysis - Crude Import Routes Near Historic Shift - OCT 2016

Americas September 2016 / Cuba / Industry

Venezuela's well-established export route to Cuba will remain under significant strain over the coming months as crude production wanes. Given the island nation's reliance on thermal power generation, this could encourage a shift toward US imports.

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Industry Trend Analysis - Shell Dispute Supports Bearish Upstream Outlook - OCT 2016

Asia September 2016 / Philippines / Industry

A growing sense of resource nationalism and regulatory uncertainties arising from an ongoing tax dispute with Shell threatens to undermine the attractiveness of the Philippines upstream sector as an investment destination versus neighbouring countries such as Vietnam and Pakistan.

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Industry Trend Analysis - Gazprom To Struggle On Weak Price, Stronger Rouble - OCT 2016

Emerging Europe September 2016 / Russia / Industry

We see challenges ahead for Gazprom as stubbornly lower gas prices in Europe and a gradually strengthening rouble against the dollar, impact revenues.

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Industry Trend Analysis - OPEC Reasserting Its Market Role - OCT 2016

Middle East & Africa September 2016 / Gabon / Industry

Renewed attempts at verbal intervention by OPEC will help bolster oil market sentiment, although the group will struggle to rebuild its role as a backstop to Brent.

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Industry Trend Analysis - Eurozone Lending To Play Expanded Role In Sector Credit Growth - OCT 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.

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