Tag Archive: oil & gas

S&P explains rising oil prices in Petroleum Review

2016 was especially tough for the world’s major oil producers in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). Due to a major loss in oil revenues, national deficits are expected to average at about 10% of GDP, and governments have made rigorous efforts to scale back spending. In an article for Petroleum Review, S&P Global Ratings’ Associate …

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Tapping into Brazil’s oil wealth: Santander’s Mauricio Munguia & UKTI’s Joanna Crellin talk to specialist publication, OilVoice

Having partnered with Santander, UKTI hosted a series of events throughout the UK hoping to encourage an increase in UK exports to Latin America. During the event, Santander’s Latin America Desk Head, Mauricio Munguia, sat down with the Consul General of Sao Paolo, Joanna Crellin, to discuss the opportunities presented by Brazil’s oil & gas …

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Natixis’ Abhishek Deshpande warns of oil price corrections to the BBC  

In May, the BBC reported that the oil price rose above US$50 per barrel for the first time in 2016 – with supply disruptions and rising global demand widely-cited as the catalyst for a price rebound. Joining other leading commodity experts, Abhishek Deshpande, senior oil analyst, Natixis, offered his views on the mid-term outlook for …

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S&P says the LNG market is fighting to stay afloat in Energy Voice

In an article for Energy Voice, Simon Redmond, commodities specialist at Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services, outlines the contours of today’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) market. Overall, he does not expect a material improvement in current declining markets conditions or LNG ‘spot’ price – the price of the moment – in the foreseeable future. He …

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Standard & Poor’s reads between the lines of The Paris Agreement

Last December’s climate change conference in Paris (COP21) saw governments from around the world approve The Paris Agreement – a global climate deal which sets out a series of principles that will govern greenhouse gas emission reduction efforts. In attendance was Michael Wilkins, Managing Director of Infrastructure Ratings and Head of Environmental & Climate Research at …

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