World Scrambles for Canada's Oil Assets
- Angola challenges Nigeria. // African Business;Apr2008, Issue 341, Special Section p43
The article considers the competition between Angola and Nigeria to be the foremost oil producer in Africa. production of 1m barrels a day (b/d) to almost 2m b/d within three years, Nigeria is struggling to make progress beyond the 2.6m b/d average recorded before the outbreak of more widespread...
- UK energy market: are the social consequences of true competition too much to bear? // MarketWatch: Energy;Jan2009, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p7
The article reports on the status of the British energy market in the midst of the extensive global market competition. It notes that consumer lobby groups have increased pressure on suppliers to address the price differential between prepayment and credit-metered customers. However, the...
- Oil and troubled waters. van Wyngen, Gerry // BRW;1/20/2005, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p22
Focuses on competition to secure future oil and gas supplies. Price of crude oil; Effects of the U.S. invasion of Iraq on petroleum industry.
- Business Environment Ranking. // Venezuela Oil & Gas Report;Q1 2008, p27
The article provides an overview of the overall business environment in the Latin American region. Licensing and regulatory issues remains favorable in most instances and will likely balance out the more limited oil and gas potential within the region. Mexico fares badly in the competitive...
- Competition Never Stands Still. Condon, Mark // Credit Union Magazine;Apr2007, Vol. 73 Issue 4, p22
The author reflects on the changes that has occurred within the retail gasoline business relative to changes in the retail financial service trends. He relates that the changes are brought about by stiffening competition in the industry and customer demands. Moreover, he stresses that it is...
- 'BTU convergence' puts energy banking back on the M&A map. Keegan, Jeffrey // Investment Dealers' Digest;03/08/99, Vol. 65 Issue 10, p17
Focuses on financial services companies' business operations focusing on the energy industries in the United States as of March 8, 1999. Increase in merger activities among electric utilities and gas companies; Factors affecting the market.
- Deals of the year. LOVAS, GABRIELLA // Budapest Business Journal;12/12/2014, Vol. 22 Issue 23, p16
A list of the most significant government and private transactions in Hungary for 2014 in the financial sector, telecommunication, energy, information technology and transportation.
- European Energy Deals Keeping Investment Bankers Busy Despite Slump In Leveraged Buyouts. // Global Finance;Nov2007, Vol. 21 Issue 10, p58
The article reports that energy companies are fueling a merger boom in Europe, as the industry continues to restructure in response to liberalize markets and foreign competition. It states that investment bankers are welcoming the advisory fees from the huge deals when leveraged buyouts have...
- IT providers gear up for contract bonanza. Charlesworth, Ian // ComputerWorld Hong Kong;May2010, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p30
The article discusses the strategies information technology (IT) providers can implement to gain market advantage amidst the effects of global economic downtrend. Acquiring knowledge about the features of an expense in terms of who, where and why is a major advantage in an IT provider's effort...