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The Asia-Pacific Oil & Gas Sectors : A Company and Industry Analysis (July 2004)

  • ID: 656309
  • July 2004
  • 48 pages
  • Mergent
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Current Environment - Key Points
- The new -oil shock- to the global economy intensified as crude oil prices simmered at $42.45, a 21-year high, in the second quarter of 2004
- Runaway oil prices are historically a major contributor to spiraling and out-of-control inflation
- The International Energy Agency (IEA) forecasts that world oil consumption will rise by 3.8 million barrels per day (bpd) from Q2's 78.7 million bpd to 82.5 million in Q4
- Oil and gas companies are under pressure to make new discoveries and acquire new cost-efficient reserves to increase supplies
- The fundamentals for the downstream oil sector in Asia-Pacific are now positive and look good in 2004
- Merger and acquisition activities are expected to increase in 2004, with economic growth in Asia- Pacific starting to recover from the effects of SARS, bird flu and the war in Iraq

Industry Profile - Key Points
- With a projected consumption increase to 25.4 million bpd in 2005, possibly reaching 29.4 million bpd in 2010, Asia-Pacific remains the world's most dynamic oil market
- In Asia, extensive gas pipelines supply natural gas for domestic use within each gas producing country

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Current Environment
- Sector Overview
- Sector Performance
- Leading Companies
- Initial Public Offerings
- Merger, Acquisition and
Alliance Activity
Industry Profile
- Industry Size and Value
- Industry Focus
- Sector Investment
- Government Investment
- Research and Development
- Policy and Regulatory
- Regional and Global Influences
Market Trends and Outlook
- Rising Energy Demand
- Rising Automotive Production
Spurs Fuel Demand
- The Impact of Oil Prices on the
- Price Hike in Transportation
- Market Outlook
Country Profiles
- Australia
- Brunei
- China
- India
- Indonesia
- Malaysia
Currency Conversion Table
The Scope of This Report
Key References
Comparative Data
Sales Contacts

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