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Sapphire Systems – How Small and Mid-Cap Oil Companies Can Take a Share of the Riches

Sapphire Systems – How Small and Mid-Cap Oil Companies Can Take a Share of the Riches

Written by on March 4, 2014 in Independent, National Companies with 0 Comments

Expert’s Insight: Steve Wright, Sapphire Systems – The O&G industry has emerged as a true bright spot as the world markets recover from the recession. Significant breakthroughs in technology, reserves and business models have bolstered confidence among industry leaders and experts, and proven the sector to be stable, robust and full of opportunities. The financial […]

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Are National Oil Companies (NOC’s) Missing Out on Profitable Downstream Opportunities?

Are National Oil Companies (NOC’s) Missing Out on Profitable Downstream Opportunities?

Written by on January 2, 2014 in National Companies with 0 Comments

Jeff Whitfield, Director, Hill International has worked with GCC NOCs who are exploiting downstream potential, not just refining their crude oil but actively converting the oil based products into wholesale or even retail products. He believes NOC’s in Asia and South America can learn a lot from the experience of the GCC based initiatives. To […]

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PTT to Host the World National Oil Companies Congress Asia in Bangkok

PTT to Host the World National Oil Companies Congress Asia in Bangkok

Written by on November 1, 2013 in National Companies with 0 Comments

PTT is delighted to announce that it is officially endorsing and will act as host sponsor for Terrapinn's World National Oil Companies Congress Asia event in Bangkok on 25th-28th February 2014. Click here and download the full programme. The event will be a unique opportunity for the leading executives from NOCs, IOCs and key partners […]

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Free sample: Petroleum Economist Special NOCs Report

Free sample: Petroleum Economist Special NOCs Report

Written by on September 11, 2013 in National Companies, Reports with 0 Comments

The full 36-page report, written by Petroleum Economist’s team of international journalists, takes an in-depth look at the world's major NOCs. The report provides an exclusive, analytical assessment of the role NOCs play in today's energy sector, and how these sometimes secretive, but often powerful state-controlled companies are changing to adapt to global, regional and […]

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Download: 50 Top National Oil Company Executives 2014

Download: 50 Top National Oil Company Executives 2014

Written by on September 10, 2013 in National Companies, Oil, Reports with 0 Comments

We have put together a list of the top 50 NOC Executives in the world. They are the people that decide the future of the oil and gas business worldwide; they develop partnerships necessary to secure success in an uncertain and volatile world; they tackle the big issues – from the impacts of global gas […]

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Download: OPEC The Emergence of the ‘International’ National Oil Company

Written by on August 12, 2013 in Event news, National Companies, Reports with 0 Comments

You can download a copy of the article here › OPEC – On the global stage, it is evident that many national oil companies (NOCs) are gaining increasing traction, proving themselves to be strong partners, not only at home but also internationally. They are now able to compete head-to-head with international oil companies (IOCs). The […]

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How Will the Balance of Power Between NOCs and IOCs Evolve?

How Will the Balance of Power Between NOCs and IOCs Evolve?

Written by on July 29, 2013 in Event news, National Companies with 0 Comments

Philip Lambert, Head of Lambert Energy Advisory, led the discussion on the power balance between NOCs and IOCs at the World National Oil Companies Congress. In the past, we saw a competitive environment among IOCs in Africa. Mr Lambert emphasizes that in today’s energy environment, cooperation is becoming increasingly important. He stated that the recent […]

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Shell’s Jeremy Bentham – What Are The Alternative Paths for the Energy Future?

Shell’s Jeremy Bentham – What Are The Alternative Paths for the Energy Future?

Written by on July 26, 2013 in Event news, National Companies with 0 Comments

Jeremy Bentham from Shell focused on the future at the World National Oil Companies Congress. With an elaborate and interactive PowerPoint presentation, Bentham provided two scenarios for the future of the energy industry. In the first scenario, Mountain, sluggish economic growth moderates supply and demand tensions. As a result, natural gas becomes the backbone of […]

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E&Y – 3 Messages You Can Apply to Your Business Strategy

E&Y – 3 Messages You Can Apply to Your Business Strategy

Written by on July 24, 2013 in Event news, National Companies with 0 Comments

Andy Brogan, from Ernst & Young, discussed NOC internationalization at the World National Oil Companies Congress. Over the next year, investing will be the dominant capital agenda for oil and gas companies. Though this trend is contrasted with less interest in raising the capital to finance the investment. Cash is becoming the dominant medium for […]

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E&Y: How to Address the Challenges Presented by International Growth

E&Y: How to Address the Challenges Presented by International Growth

Written by on July 22, 2013 in Event news, National Companies with 0 Comments

Alexander Oliveira from Ernst & Young picked up the morning session of the World National Oil Companies Congress with a keynote speech on NOCs’ operational, managerial, and structural challenges presented by international growth. When NOCs are coming to the forefront of energy innovation, the big question is what kind of strategy they will follow in […]

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