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Global Oil And Gas Companies Are Preparing For The Economic Upturn By Divesting Non-Core Assets The decrease in oil and gas prices since the highs of mid 2008 has adversely affected the revenues and operations of the oil and gas companies, including integrated and independent producers. Similarly, the downturn in the downstream sector and the decline in the refining margins have affected the downstream companies. However, many of the companies with a presence in the upstream section of the market may view the economic downturn as an opportunity to position themselves for an upturn by restructuring and consolidating their operations. The credit crunch led to a drop in the availability of credit which prompted some companies to divest their non-core operations in order to increase their financial stability. Additionally, the attractiveness of high growth areas, such as offshore exploration and production and the unconventional sector, provides the upstream firms with an opportunity to let go of their non-core assets and concentrate better on their core areas for growth and increase their reserves, production and future revenues. This analysis was taken from a research paper published by GlobalData, to download the full Research Paper for free, click below: http://www.researchviews.com/energy/oil-gas/explorationproduction/Viewpoints.aspx?sector=Exploration%20and%20Production&DocID=10087 Access the latest Exploration and Production analysis for free at www.ResearchViews.com About ResearchViews.com ResearchViews is your number one portal for industry related news, research, analysis and deals data. ResearchViews offers up to the minute content produced by an expert team of industry analysts. All content on the site is free to view and allows users to keep up to date with the latest developments in their chosen industry. Free daily and weekly newsletters provide a snapshot of the major issues affecting the industry. The site also features a research store, providing the user with access to premium business intelligence from some of the world's leading market research publishers. Contact Information: Rajesh Gunnam rgunnam@globaldata.com +914066166782


Global Oil And Gas Companies Are Preparing For The Economic Upturn By Divesting Non  

This analysis was taken from a research paper published by GlobalData, to download the full Research Paper for free, click below: ResearchVi...

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