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Global Oil and Gas Report Q4 2017

Global Oil and Gas Report Q4 2017

BMI View: While the oil price outlook remains bearish, the global industry is learning to adapt andinvestment in new production is beginning to pick up. However, for both production and consumption weincreasingly favour gas over oil, due to continued evolution of the policy and technology environments.

Key Global Market Trends

The oil price outlook remains bearish over our five-year forecast period, dragged down by a large globalprojects pipeline up to 2019, high inventory levels and strong growth amongst low-cost producers, suchas the US and Middle East.

However, companies are adjusting to the lower-for-longer price environment, with oil majors lookingincreasingly comfortable at USD50/bbl.

BMI Industry View
Table: Global Oil & Gas Key Forecasts
Industry Trends
Global - Majors Getting Comfortable At USD50/bbl
Table: Project FIDs By Majors In H117
Table: Possible Major Project FIDs Over H217
Global - Natural Decline Will Bite
Global - Water Scarcity: An Unappreciated Risk To Oil
Global - EMs To Challenge DM Refiners
Global - Shifting Patterns In Global Oil Demand
Global - Oil Demand Slowing But Bright Spots Remain
Global - Gas Demand To Outperform The Energy Complex
Global - FSRU Capacity Set For Strong Growth
Table: Floating LNG Import Project Pipeline
Price Forecasts
Oil Price Outlook
Table: BMI and Bloomberg Consensus*, Brent And WTI Forecasts, USD/bbl
Table: Glossary of Terms
Industry Forecast Methodology
Upstream Risk/Reward Methodology
Table: Indicators - Explanation And Sources - Upstream RRI
Downstream Risk/Reward Methodology
Table: Indicators - Explanation And Sources - Downstream RRI

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