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Opinion: Visions of cheese

30/04/2019

Whilst we are seeing a clear uptick in activity and the UK oil and gas industry is certainly on the way up again, the industry must continue to move forward. However, under current market conditions, how can companies capitalise on change whilst remaining stable and sustainable and, more importantly, will there be enough return for all?

Opinion

KPMG: The challenges of assessing third party risk

08/04/2019

There is increasing pressure on oil and gas companies in Aberdeen to address the risks associated with counterparties, be it suppliers, agents, vendors, contractors or joint venture partners - the list goes on.

Opinion

Investing in Norway doesn’t have to be taxing

10/01/2019

With recent reports of several new development plans on the horizon for Norway, the Norwegian energy industry is anticipating a promising three to four years of activity ahead. Wider areas of Norway are now being explored, including the West Barents Sea, and discoveries such as Johan Sverdrup and the extension of the Norne field by the Cape Vulture discovery, along with the Johan Castberg, will require new thinking and, in turn, attract new companies to enter the market.

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KPMG: Will 2018 be the year of consolidation in oilfield services?

04/01/2018

After mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity fell to its lowest levels in a decade in the first half of 2016, there was a notable pick-up in oilfield services (OFS) deals in 2017.  However, with the rationale behind each deal varying, it is difficult to discern a clear single market driver behind these recent transactions.

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