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North Sea

Shape of things to come in UK M&A market

08/05/2019

Following a period of relatively low deal activity, in 2018 we started to see an uptick in deals – but that has paused slightly since the oil price fall at the end of 2018. Are there more deals to be done, or has oil price volatility cooled off the M&A market? What do the trends and themes seen in some of the latest UKCS M&A deals tell us?

North Sea

How the wild west can be won

07/01/2019

The west of Shetland region may have challenging deep waters, 40m waves and fierce gales but with increasing activity levels and access to infrastructure in place, current and future fields are being brought within easier reach.

Opinion

Cautious optimism for the year ahead

28/12/2018

In the era of Trump and Brexit it’s a risky business trying to second guess what the future might hold, especially when it comes to the UK ‘s often volatile oil and gas sector. There are, however, some developments we can look back on from the last 12 months in trying to assess what might lie in store over the course of 2019.

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