A total of 484 contracts have been awarded in the oil and gas sector globally in September 2022, marking a decrease of 10% when compared with 536 contracts in the previous month, according to GlobalData ’s oil and gas contracts database.

The activity marked a decrease of 19%, when compared with the last 12-month average of 594 contracts.

Oil and gas contracts activity by region in September 2022

By comparing contracts activity in different regions of the globe, Europe held the top position with 188 contracts and a share of 39% in September 2022, followed by North America and Asia-Pacific with 136 contracts (28%) and 90 contracts (19%), respectively.

In fourth place was Middle East with 30 contracts and a 6% share.

Upstream segment tops contracts activity in September 2022

Looking at contracts by segment, upstream accounted for the largest proportion with 344 contracts and a 71% share in September 2022, followed by midstream with 78 contracts and a 16% share.


All publicly announced contracts are included in this analysis, which is drawn from GlobalData’s oil and gas contracts database that provides insights into awarded and expired contracts globally.

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