The Oil & Gas Upstream Report examines the size, value chain and structure of the Industry.
The Report also dwells extensively on the regulatory and fiscal framework particularly the issues surrounding the non-passage of the proposed Petroleum Industry Bill and its impact on the Industry.
An entire section is devoted to the relationship between shale production and oil prices.
An assessment of the Industry’s economics and the profile of the key players are included in the Report.
The Report outlines the competitive landscape, strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats as well as the key success factors of the Industry. It also addresses the bankable opportunities and key risks inherent in the Industry.
The impact of the declining oil prices impacted negatively on Industry performance in 2014 and the performance is expected to be further depressed in 2015.
The recent wave of divestments of onshore assets by the international oil companies (IOCs) will persist regardless of the outcome of the proposed PIB.
The global supply curve of crude oil has fundamentally been altered on the back of the activities of the shale producers.
In spite of the challenges and risks identified in the Industry ranging from non-passage of the PIB, oil theft and pipeline vandalism, price volatility, opportunities still abound for discerning investors to take advantage of in the Industry.