On the Spot

Throughout the year we take a poll of a dozen of our Members, from around the world on a question of timely importance to the market. We share the results here. Read on for intelligence from energy market insiders.

During 2013 it has become increasingly obvious that European energy policy has been ineffective and in places misguided. Governments have failed to act early enough to put in place a regulatory environment to attract the investment necessary in time to reduce the risks of...

The past year has been another difficult one for junior oil and gas companies listed on AIM in London, with most stocks languishing at 3-year lows or prices ebbing slowly away. This inevitably creates the risk of the dilution spiral so feared by all shareholders and company directors alike.

That’s a tough question as quite different pressures and opportunities have emerged across our global business. There have been some trends, however, which have impacted us, and our clients, more than others and have reinforced our thinking for the years ahead.


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