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Global oil & gas - M & A landscape

Overcoming challenges


The oil & gas industry has been through a period of unusual swings and marked volatility in crude prices in recent years. The changing dynamics of the development-driven increase in demand for energy, perceived decline in finding new large hydrocarbon resources and clamour for securing rights over existing sources of supply for the future has largely shaped the M&A landscape of the global oil & gas industry in recent years.

This paper is an attempt to capture some of the key M&A trends emerging over the last couple of years along with perceived challenges for the near future.