Global Energy Trends

By Athanasios Pitatzis It was first on OilVoice at 9th of June 2016, http://www.oilvoice.com/n/Global-Future-Energy-Mix-Fossil-Fuels-VS-Alternative-Sources-of-Energy/6518c1922c06.aspx U.S Energy Information Administration (EIA) Estimations In the report International Energy Outlook 2016 U.S Energy Information Administration (EIA) predicts that the main factors that can affect the future global energy mix are: Economic growth in key economies (China,…

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Porter’s Five Forces Model for Oil and Gas Industry

By Athanasios Pitatzis It was first on OilVoice at 23th of May 2016, http://www.oilvoice.com/n/Porters-Five-Forces-Model-for-the-Oil-Gas-Industry/c56bd619b3de.aspx Porter’s Five Forces framework is one useful strategic tool to evaluate potential opportunities and threats/risks for the oil and gas industry. The five key factors of this model are: Competitive rivalry Threat of New Entrants Threat of Substitutes…

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By Athanasios Pitatzis  It was first on OilVoice at 9th of May 2016, http://www.oilvoice.com/n/PEST-Analysis-for-global-oil-and-gas-companies-operations/07720ffeec07.aspx The evaluation of PEST Analysis involves the Political, the Economic, the Social – Culture and the Technological environment in which an oil and gas company operates. Political Factors The threats for the business of oil and gas companies…

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Methane Hydrates: A Business opportunity for NOCs in the Middle East and large IOCs? By Athanasios Pitatzis In today’s article we will cover the possibility that Methane Hydrates can become a business opportunity for the National Oil Companies (NOCs) in the Middle East or the large integrated oil companies like…

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China: The Next Shale Gas Boom?

By Athanasios Pitatzis In the next decades, China will need huge amounts of natural gas to cover its domestic consumption. According to the International Energy Agency (IEA) Chinas natural gas demand will reach 300 – 350 bcm per year until 2019. Also, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration China…

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