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Long-term Contracts – What Price?

Expert Insight

International oil and gas companies have long had difficulty reconciling the long-term and high-cost investments demanded by the upstream oil and gas business with the shorter term thresholds and measures adopted by the equity and debt markets.

Alternative Energy is now anything but

Expert Insight

At the Oil and Gas Council, our role is to ensure we reflect our membership. It hasn’t escaped our notice that many of our members are undergoing efforts to realign their core business to a broader energy focus.  Additionally, our network of financiers and investors are increasingly open to new opportunities that don’t sit in the traditional realms of upstream.

Our network has been built around connectivity, trust, integrity and most important impartiality. This final pillar presents an important distinction to many of the initiatives currently being pursued in the clean energy space. 

Asia Pacific Assembly Takeaways

Expert Insight

Asia is one of the most dynamic regions in the global energy sector. Several factors including robust economic progress and demographic  advancement have led to incredible growth over the last few years, with expectations of continued high demand in the short-, medium- and long-term. China has been the main market of energy growth. Across Asia the electrification of the region’s rural population will be the main driver for energy demand.

Melody Meyer, Non-Executive Director, BP

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