Following the recent news that Chevron Corp (Chevron) will acquire Anadarko Petroleum Corp (Anadarko) for US$33 billion, Jonathan Markham, Upstream Oil & Gas Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offered his view on the deal:
Canadian oil sands projects will see capital expenditure of US$40.6 billion between 2016 and 2025, says GlobalData
As with other oil and gas projects that require a high crude price to break even, several oil sands projects have experienced delays and cancellations over the past 12 months. However, the production of oil sands in Canada is set to continue its path of growth, with plans for six new oil sands projects and the expansion of 11, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData.
Falklands Islands’ Sea Lion project could yield first oil within next decade, says GlobalData analyst
Despite current low oil prices, the oil and gas industry in the Falkland Islands is continuing to go from strength to strength as its first project, Premier Oil’s Sea Lion, moves closer to commercialization, according to an analyst with research and consulting firm GlobalData.
The UK’s recent decision to implement a new policy giving the government final say over the outcome of planning applications and appeals for shale gas exploration and development further distinguishes it from other European countries, according to an analyst with research and consulting firm GlobalData.
Global gas processing capacity is projected to increase from approximately 458 billion cubic feet per day (bcfd) in 2015 to almost 516 bcfd by 2019, driven by a full slate of projects in the Middle East, North America and Asia, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData.
Global upstream oil and gas deal activity, including capital markets and Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A), totaled $19.3 billion from 125 transactions in June 2015, marking a $4.3 billion decrease in value from the $23.6 billion across 119 deals posted in May 2015, says research and consulting firm GlobalData.
Oil and Gas Equipment and Services Deal Market Remains Slow as Debt Offerings Lift Total to $2.6 Billion for March 2015, says GlobalData
Global oil and gas equipment and services deal activity, including capital markets and Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A), increased in overall value from $563.4 million across 29 deals in February 2015 to $3.2 billion from 38 transactions in March, a rise of over $2.6 billion, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData.
With oil prices falling to a four-year low, the development of two frontier basins in northwest Europe, the Barents Sea and the West of Shetland (WoS), is likely to be postponed and further progress will require cost reductions, according to an analyst with research and consulting firm GlobalData.
US Capital Expenditure on Refining Capacity Additions to Reach About $4 Billion by 2020, to Facilitate Rising Oil Shale Crude Production, says GlobalData
The US is forecast to spend approximately $4 billion on refining capacity expansion projects between 2014 and 2020, enabling the country to process its increasing volumes of unconventional resource production, says research and consulting firm GlobalData.
Infrastructure Projects in Canada to Gain First-mover Advantage for North American Crude Exports, says GlobalData Analyst
Canada is taking concrete action to ensure its ability to increase crude exports into both the Atlantic and Pacific basins with the development of new pipelines, says an analyst with research and consulting firm GlobalData.