Ecuador Oil & Gas Report Q2 2015 - New Market Study Published

From: Fast Market Research, Inc.
Published: Wed Feb 11 2015

Ecuador's upstream sector will experience very modest growth in the remainder of the decade, but its downstream sector could see a transformation from being a net importer of refined products to an exporter of refined products by 2018. Overall, BMI holds a bearish outlook for the country as a result of limited upstream prospects amid a lower oil price environment, coupled with continued uncertainty regarding the future of Ecuador's largest untapped oil field.

The key trends and developments in Ecuador's oil and gas sector are:

* Oil production will grow through 2018 from continued efficiency gains, but will be incremental, offset by natural depreciation rates at the country's mature fields. Moreover, a poor above ground environment, including unattractive contract terms and an uncertain regulatory environment, acts as a significant deterrent to greater foreign investment.
* Recognising a deficit in investment, Ecuador is hoping to improve its image and its options by reaching out to China, which is by far the largest foreign investor in the country's petroleum sector, in addition to Qatar.
* ENI has given Ecuador a rare dose of good news on the discovery side. In September 2014 the company announced a significant oil discovery at the Oglan-2 well southeast of Quito. ENI...

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The Ecuador Oil & Gas Report has been researched at source and features Business Monitor International (BMI)'s independent forecasts for Ecuador including major indicators for oil, gas and LNG, covering all major indicators including reserves, production, consumption, refining capacity, prices, export volumes and values. The report includes full analysis of industry trends and prospects, national and multinational companies and changes in the regulatory environment.

BMI's Ecuador Oil & Gas Report provides professionals, consultancies, government departments, regulatory bodies and researchers with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on the Ecuadorian oil and gas industry.

Key Benefits

* Benchmark BMI's independent oil and gas industry forecasts for Ecuador to test consensus views - a key input for successful budgeting and strategic business planning in the Ecuadorian oil and gas market.
* Target business opportunities and risks in the Ecuadorian oil and gas sector through reviews of latest industry trends, regulatory changes and major deals, projects and investments in Ecuador.
* Assess the activities, strategy and market position of your competitors, partners and clients via our Company Profiles (inc. SWOTs, KPIs and latest activity) and Competitive Landscape Tables.


BMI Industry View

Summary of BMI’s key forecasts and industry analysis, covering oil and gas reserves, supply, demand and refining, plus analysis of landmark company developments and key changes in the regulatory environment.

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