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Gabon Oil and Gas Markets Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2020 Product Image

Gabon Oil and Gas Markets Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2020

  • Published: July 2008
  • Region: Gabon
  • 136 pages
  • Global Markets Direct

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Addax Petroleum, Inc.
  • Hess Corporation
  • TOTAL S.A.
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Gabon Oil and Gas Markets Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2020

Summary

This profile is the essential source for top-level energy industry data and information. The report provides an overview of each of the key sub-segments of the energy industry in Gabon. It details the market structure, regulatory environment, infrastructure and provides historical and forecasted statistics relating to the supply/demand balance for each of the key sub-segments. It also provides information relating to the oil and gas assets (oil and gas fields, exploration blocks, refineries, pipelines, LNG terminals and storage terminals) in Gabon. The report also analyses the fiscal regime relevant to the oil and gas assets in Gabon and compares the investment environment in Gabon with other countries in the region. The profiles of the major companies operating in the oil and gas sector in Gabon together with the latest news and deals are also included in the report.

Scope

- Historic and forecast data relating to production, consumption, imports, exports and reserves are provided for each industry sub-segment for the period 1995-2020.
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1 Table Of Contents 2
1.1 List Of Tables 9
1.2 List Of Figures 11
2 Introduction 12
2.1 What Is This Report About? 12
2.2 How To Use This Report 13
2.3 Market Definition 13
3 Gabon Energy Sector 15
3.1 Gabon Energy Sector, Market Overview 15
3.2 Gabon Energy Sector, Crude Oil 16
3.2.1 Gabon Crude Oil, Overview 16
3.2.2 Gabon Crude Oil, Supply and Demand Balance 16
3.2.3 Gabon Crude Oil, Regulatory Structure 22
3.2.4 Gabon Crude Oil, Infrastructure 22
3.3 Gabon Energy Sector, Natural Gas 24
3.3.1 Gabon Natural Gas, Overview 24
3.3.2 Gabon Natural Gas, Supply and Demand Balance 24
3.3.3 Gabon Natural Gas, Regulatory Structure 28
3.3.4 Gabon Natural Gas, Infrastructure 28
3.4 Gabon Energy Sector, Coal 29
3.4.1 Gabon Coal, Overview 29
3.5 Gabon Energy Sector, Electricity 29
3.5.1 Gabon Electricity, Overview 29
3.5.2 Gabon Electricity, Supply and Demand Balance 30
3.5.3 Gabon Electricity, Regulatory Structure 34
3.5.4 Gabon Electricity, Infrastructure 35
4 Gabon Fiscal Regime 36
4.1 Gabon Petroleum Fiscal Environment 36
4.2 License Terms 37
4.3 Key Fiscal Terms 38
4.4 Sample Cashflows Calculations 40
5 Gabon Upstream Investment Environment Benchmarking 41
5.1 Introduction 41
5.2 The Overall Ranking 41
5.3 Upstream Fiscal Attractiveness 42
5.3.1 Maximum Government Take Index 43
5.3.2 Fiscal Flexibility 43
5.3.3 Maximum State Participation 44
5.3.4 Maximum Domestic Market Obligation 44
5.4 Oil and Gas Sector Performance 44
5.4.1 Exploration Activity 46
5.4.2 Oil and Gas Production 47
5.4.3 Oil and Gas Reserves 47
5.4.4 Consumption 48
5.4.5 Refining Industry 48
5.5 Economic Performance 48
5.5.1 GDP Growth Index 50
5.5.2 FDI Confidence Index 50
5.5.3 Balance of Trade Index 50
5.6 Socio-Political Performance 50
5.6.1 Democracy Index 52
5.6.2 Governance Index 52
6 Gabon Exploration And Production Sector 53
6.1 Gabon, Country Snapshot 53
6.1.1 Gabon, Key Data 53
6.1.2 Gabon, Exploration And Production Assets Map 54
6.1.3 Gabon, Crude Oil & Natural Gas Reserves 55
6.2 Gabon, Crude Oil And Natural Gas Production 57
6.2.1 Gabon, Historical Crude Oil Production 57
6.2.2 Gabon, Crude Oil And Natural Gas Producing Asset Details 58
6.2.3 Gabon, Crude Oil Production Assets by Area 59
6.2.4 Gabon, Planned Production Assets Details 60
6.2.5 Gabon, Crude Oil Production by Company 61
6.3 Gabon, Crude Oil And Natural Gas Forecasts 61
6.3.1 Gabon, Forecasted Crude Oil Production 61
6.4 Gabon, Exploration Block Details 62
6.4.1 Gabon, Total Number of Active Exploration Blocks 62
6.4.2 Gabon, Total Number of Active Exploration Blocks by Company 63
6.4.3 Gabon, Exploration Blocks Details 64
7 Gabon Refining Sector 66
7.1 Gabon Refining Sector, Overview 66
7.2 Gabon Refining Sector, Crude Distillation Unit Capacity 66
8 Gabon Pipeline Sector 67
8.1 Gabon Pipeline Sector, Overview 67
8.2 Gabon Pipeline Sector, Crude Oil Pipelines 67
8.3 Gabon Pipeline Sector, Natural Gas Pipelines 67
9 Addax Petroleum, Inc. 68
9.1 Addax Petroleum, Inc, Key Information 68
9.2 Addax Petroleum, Inc, Company Overview 68
9.3 Addax Petroleum, Inc, Business Description 68
9.3.1 Addax Petroleum, Inc, Business Description, Business Overview 68
9.3.2 Addax Petroleum, Inc, Business Description, Exploration and Production Segment 68
9.3.3 Addax Petroleum, Inc, Business Description, Major Products and Services 69
9.4 Addax Petroleum, Inc, VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS 70
9.4.1 Addax Petroleum, Inc, VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS, Upstream 70
9.5 Addax Petroleum, Inc, SWOT Analysis 72
9.5.1 Addax Petroleum, Inc, SWOT Analysis, Overview 72
9.5.2 Addax Petroleum, Inc, SWOT Analysis, Strengths 72
9.5.3 Addax Petroleum, Inc, SWOT Analysis, Weaknesses 73
9.5.4 Addax Petroleum, Inc, SWOT Analysis, Opportunities 73
9.5.5 Addax Petroleum, Inc, SWOT Analysis, Threats 73
9.6 Addax Petroleum, Inc, Revenue Analysis 75
9.6.1 Addax Petroleum, Inc, Revenue Analysis, Revenue by Geography 75
9.7 Addax Petroleum, Inc, Financial and Operational Review 76
9.7.1 Addax Petroleum, Inc, Financial and Operational Review, Financial Statements 76
9.7.2 Addax Petroleum, Inc, Financial and Operational Review, Financial Ratios 77
9.8 Addax Petroleum, Inc, Operational Indicators 78
10 Hess Corporation 79
10.1 Hess Corporation, Key Information 79
10.2 Hess Corporation, Company Overview 79
10.3 Hess Corporation, Business Description 79
10.3.1 Hess Corporation, Business Description, Business Overview 79
10.3.2 Hess Corporation, Business Description, Exploration and Production 80
10.3.3 Hess Corporation, Business Description, Marketing and Refining 81
10.3.4 Hess Corporation, Business Description, Major Products and Services 82
10.4 Hess Corporation, VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS 84
10.4.1 Hess Corporation, VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS, Upstream 84
10.4.2 Hess Corporation, VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS, Midstream 85
10.4.3 Hess Corporation, VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS, Downstream 85
10.4.4 Hess Corporation, VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS, Retail 86
10.5 Hess Corporation, SWOT Analysis 87
10.5.1 Hess Corporation, SWOT Analysis, Overview 87
10.5.2 Hess Corporation, SWOT Analysis, Strengths 87
10.5.3 Hess Corporation, SWOT Analysis, Weaknesses 89
10.5.4 Hess Corporation, SWOT Analysis, Opportunities 89
10.5.5 Hess Corporation, SWOT Analysis, Threats 90
10.6 Hess Corporation, Revenue Analysis 92
10.6.1 Hess Corporation, Revenue Analysis, Revenue by Segment 92
10.6.2 Hess Corporation, Revenue Analysis, Revenue by Geography 92
10.7 Hess Corporation, Financial and Operational Review 94
10.7.1 Hess Corporation, Financial and Operational Review, Financial Statements 94
10.7.2 Hess Corporation, Financial and Operational Review, Financial Ratios 95
10.8 Hess Corporation, Operational Indicators 96
11 TOTAL S.A. 97
11.1 TOTAL S.A, Key Information 97
11.2 TOTAL S.A, Company Overview 97
11.3 TOTAL S.A, Business Description 97
11.3.1 TOTAL S.A, Business Description, Business Overview 97
11.3.2 TOTAL S.A, Business Description, Chemicals 98
11.3.3 TOTAL S.A, Business Description, Downstream 98
11.3.4 TOTAL S.A, Business Description, Upstream 100
11.3.5 TOTAL S.A, Business Description, Major Products and Services 101
11.4 TOTAL S.A, VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS 103
11.4.1 TOTAL S.A, VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS, Upstream 103
11.4.2 TOTAL S.A, VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS, Midstream 104
11.4.3 TOTAL S.A, VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS, Downstream 104
11.4.4 TOTAL S.A, VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS, Retail 105
11.5 TOTAL S.A, SWOT Analysis 107
11.5.1 TOTAL S.A, SWOT Analysis, Overview 107
11.5.2 TOTAL S.A, SWOT Analysis, Strengths 107
11.5.3 TOTAL S.A, SWOT Analysis, Weaknesses 108
11.5.4 TOTAL S.A, SWOT Analysis, Opportunities 109
11.5.5 TOTAL S.A, SWOT Analysis, Threats 110
11.6 TOTAL S.A, Revenue Analysis 111
11.6.1 TOTAL S.A, Revenue Analysis, Revenue by Segment 111
11.6.2 TOTAL S.A, Revenue Analysis, Revenue by Geography 111
11.7 TOTAL S.A, Financial and Operational Review 113
11.7.1 TOTAL S.A, Financial and Operational Review, Financial Statements 113
11.7.2 TOTAL S.A, Financial and Operational Review, Financial Ratios 114
11.8 TOTAL S.A, Operational Indicators 115
12 Financial Deals Landscape 117
12.1 Acquisition 117
12.1.1 Sterling Energy To Sell Sterling Energy (Iris Marin) Limited To Addax Petroleum 117
12.2 Asset Transactions 119
12.2.1 Devon Energy Sells Assets In Gabon To Oranje-Nassau 119
13 Recent Developments 121
13.1 Apr 04, 2008: Smit Obtains Terminal Contract In Pakistan 121
13.2 Feb 28, 2008: Total Announces Launch Of Anguille Field Redevelopment In Gabon 121
13.3 Jan 14, 2008: Sterling Provides Updates On THAM-1 Well 121
13.4 Dec 13, 2007: Harvest Acquires Interest In Gabon Exploration Block 122
13.5 Nov 22, 2007: Tullow Provides Activity Update 122
13.6 Oct 17, 2007: VAALCO Announces New FPSO Contract 123
13.7 Sep 12, 2007: Addax Petroleum Increases Gabon Production 123
13.8 Aug 02, 2007: Petrol One, KM Energy Sign MOA 125
13.9 Jan 16, 2007: Valco Begins Production At Avouma Field 125
13.10 Dec 28, 2006: Saipem Wins Two New Offshore Contracts 126
13.11 Dec 13, 2006: Total Signs Exploration And Production Sharing Contract 126
13.12 Nov 28, 2006: Addax Petroleum Commissions New Onshore Production And Export System In Gabon 126
13.13 Oct 11, 2006: Austin Gets 18% Interest In Gabon Oil And Gas Project 127
13.14 Jul 07, 2006: Vaalco Declares Arrival Of Avouma Production Platform 129
13.15 Jan 11, 2006: Vaalco Updates Gabon Activity 129
14 Appendix 130
14.1 Methodology 130
14.1.1 Coverage 130
14.1.2 Secondary Research 131
14.1.3 Primary Research 131
14.1.4 Forecasts 132
14.1.5 Expert Panel Validation 134
14.2 Definitions 135
14.3 Unit Of Measure 136
14.4 Contact Us 136
14.5 About us136
14.6 Disclaimer 136

List of Figures

1.2 List of Figures
Figure 1: Gabon, Energy Sector Break-Up, 2007 15
Figure 2: Gabon, Crude Oil Production And Consumption (Thousand Barrels Per Day), 1996-2020 18
Figure 3: Gabon, Crude Oil Imports And Exports (Thousand Barrels Per Day), 1996-2020 20
Figure 4: Gabon, Crude Oil Reserves (Million Barrels), 1996-2020 22
Figure 5: Gabon, Natural Gas Production And Consumption (Billion Cubic Feet), 1996-2020 26
Figure 6: Gabon, Natural Gas Reserves (Billion Cubic Feet), 1996-2020 28
Figure 7: Gabon, Electricity Production by Fuel Type, 2007 29
Figure 8: Gabon, Electricity Consumption by End User, 2007 30
Figure 9: Gabon, Electricity Generation Capacity (Megawatt), 1996-2020 32
Figure 10: Gabon, Electricity Generation And Consumption (Billion Kilowatt Hours), 1996-2020 34
Figure 11: Gabon, Upstream Oil & Gas Fiscal Regime (PSA), Sample Cashflows, 2005-2016 40
Figure 12: West Africa, Country Standings, Upstream Fiscal Attractiveness, April 2008 43
Figure 13: West Africa, Country Standings, Oil and Gas Sector Performance, April 2008 45
Figure 14: West Africa, Country Standings, Oil and Gas Sector Performance, April 2008 (Contd.) 46
Figure 15: West Africa, Country Standings, Number of Active Exploration Blocks Made Active, April 2008 47
Figure 16: West Africa, Country Standings, Economic Performance, April 2008 49
Figure 17: West Africa, Country Standings, Socio-Political Performance, April 2008 51
Figure 18: Gabon, Exploration and Production Assets Map, April 2008 54
Figure 19: Gabon, Total Crude Oil and Natural Gas Reserves(MMBOE), 2000-2012 55
Figure 20: Gabon, Total Crude Oil Production (MMBBLs), 2000-2007 57
Figure 21: Gabon, Total Number of Active Exploration Blocks, 2000-2007 62
Figure 22: Addax Petroleum, Inc., Value Chain Analysis 70
Figure 23: Hess Corporation, Value Chain Analysis 84
Figure 24: TOTAL S.A., Value Chain Analysis 103
Figure 25: Global Markets Direct Methodology 130

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