Introduction to Oil and Gas Financing

Introduction to Oil and Gas Financing

The oil and gas industry is divided into different subsets within the industry. Operational components are divided into three main areas: Upstream, Midstream and Downstream. In this video, Dan provides an overview of each area and discusses their relative attraction for investment.
Overview

The Oil and Gas Industry aims to meet global energy demands. It is characterised in to; the upstream, involving finding the resource and its commercialisation, midstream, which revolves around transportation and the downstream for a further refinery. These projects are largely capital-intensive and hence require financing options, e.g. corporate loans to ensure profitability to all parties involved.

Key learning objectives:

  • Explain the three operational components of the oil and gas industry

  • Discuss the different types of financing options available in the industry

  • Identify the numerous risk assessment factors when considering different financing options.

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Dan Paterson

Dan Paterson

Dan has spent 10 years working in the Oil and Gas sector for Xodus Group across a variety of roles. He currently holds a commercial position within Xodus, with a background as a Chartered Chemical Engineer. Dan currently leads asset evaluations integrating technical and commercial due diligence streams to support financial institutions on their investments.

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