All articles by Alejandro Gonzalez

  1. M&A deals in equipment and services up in value in Q4 2018 from previous quarter

    A combined value of US$15.4 billion in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) was announced in the oil and gas equipment and…
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    17 May
  2. Predictive maintenance is delivering savings for the oil and gas sector

    The adoption of predictive maintenance technologies within the oil and gas sector is helping companies cut back on operational expenditure…
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    15 May
  3. Royal Dutch Shell’s UK decommissioning pile stacks above fellow UK operators

    In 2018, Abandonment and Decommissioning Expenditure (ABEX) in the UK was the second highest on record, with £1.45 billion (US$1.93…
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    10 May
  4. IMO 2020 low-sulphur regulation challenges global refinery industry

    In 2016, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) decided to strictly enforce the use of bunker fuels with sulphur content not…
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    10 May
  5. Anadarko should side with Chevron, not Occidental

    In accepting the new Occidental bid, Anadarko will miss out on long-term benefits offered by the original Chevron takeover –…
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    7 May
  6. Global oil and gas midstream M&A activity down 59%

    GlobalData’s latest report, ‘Quarterly Midstream M&A Deals Review – Q4 2018’, has identified a combined value of US$38.7 billion in…
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    7 May
  7. Permian is the growth engine for US onshore hydrocarbon production

    GlobalData’s latest report on the US Permian Basin shale play reaffirms the region’s growth prospects to 2023. In a 55-page…
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    3 May
  8. OPEC likely to balance all but largest supply risks

    Increased supply risks in Iran, Libya and Venezuela have sparked concern across oil markets in recent weeks. After the US…
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    3 May
  9. Strong state and judicial opposition to expanding US Outer Continental Shelf

    The US offers regular licensing rounds paired with favourable fiscal and stable regulatory terms, which score well for licensees when…
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    3 May
  10. Improved fiscal terms but possible political risks in Ukraine upstream industry

    Over the past 10 years, Ukraine has modified several elements of its petroleum fiscal framework, which will continue to be…
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    3 May

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