Contracts in the upstream oil and gas segment registered an increase of 10% with a total of 324 contracts in December 2021, when compared with 294 contracts in the previous month, according to GlobalData’s oil and gas contracts database.

The activity marked a decrease of 4%, when compared with the last 12-month average of 337 contracts.

Upstream oil and gas contracts in December 2021

By comparing contracts related to the upstream segment in different regions of the globe, Europe held the top position with 162 contracts and a 50% share in December 2021, followed by North America and Asia-Pacific with 63 (19%) and 41 (13%) contracts, respectively.

Contracts by scope of work in upstream segment in December 2021

During the month, the majority of contracts in the upstream segment were awarded in the operations & maintenance with 232 contracts, followed by procurement and design & engineering with 72 and 53 contracts, respectively.


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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