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Industry Trend Analysis - Bakken Production Approaching A Wall - SEPT 2017

Americas July 2017 / United States / Industry

Crude production in the Bakken shale play will struggle to reach the 1.1mn b/d mark over the next year. Midstream delays, accelerating decline rates and a lack of skilled workers will cap production rates well into 2018.


Industry Trend Analysis - Production Fall, Exports To Drive H2 Imports Growth - SEPT 2017

Asia July 2017 / China / Industry

China's crude oil imports are set to grow by 10.1% y-o-y in 2017. Despite softer demand from the independent teapot refiners and a gradual slowdown in the broader economy, imports by the large state-owned refiners will remain robust. This will be supported by the need to compensate for falling domestic oil production, favourable margins in the export markets and strengthening yuan.


Industry Trend Analysis - Gas Production Up On European Demand - SEPT 2017

Emerging Europe July 2017 / Russia / Industry

Improving gas demand and seasonally low storage levels in Europe will see Russian gas production increase sharply in 2017 as Gazprom reacts to meet strong demand.


Industry Trend Analysis - JV To Target Emerging Market Demand - SEPT 2017

Middle East & Africa July 2017 / Qatar / Industry

The JV agreement between Qatar Gas Transport Company and H?egh LNG reaffirms our view that FSRU capacity is set to grow strongly over the next decade. The opening of new markets, in Asia and Latin America in particular, will be key drivers of future incremental LNG demand whilst also supporting the FSRU owners' market.


Industry Trend Analysis - Quick View: Licensing Round Key To Return Investment - SEPT 2017

Western Europe July 2017 / United Kingdom / Industry

Quick View: Licensing Round Key To Return Investment