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Outlook 2020: Energy Markets and Politics in the Year Ahead

  • ID: 4986122
  • Book
  • November 2019
  • Region: Global
  • 112 Pages
  • The Petroleum Economist
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Drawing on expert commentary and forecasts from across the industry, and including contributions from chief executives, Wall Street analysts, oil ministers, and thought-leaders, Outlook 2020 will offer you the definitive global view of energy markets, economics and politics in 2020.

A forward-looking book that annually informs investors and decision-makers and sets the industry’s agenda for the year ahead.

Technical Specs:

  • Size: 268mm x 210mm
  • Style: High-quality finish
  • Format: Perfect-bound
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1. 2019 in review

  • What happened, when
  • Year in quotes
  • Year in pictures

2. 2019 Trends into 2020

  • US withdrawal stirs the Middle East
  • The US-China trade war may escalate to energy
  • Presidential race critical for oil & gas
  • Downstream slumbers as plastics backlash grows
  • Gulf of Mexico recovery accelerates
  • European exploration surprises on the upside
  • Russian production looks to technology for growth
  • Russia's gas plans still mired in politics

3. Geopolitical Risks

  • Turbulent world
  • US election looms large
  • Saudi Arabia grapples with geopolitical change
  • Chinese-US trade war threatens globalisation
  • Mounting sanctions squeeze Iranian exports
  • Russian gas pivots east
  • Venezuela feels the heat
  • Conflict threatens Libyan oil sector's long-term stability
  • The diverging fortunes of Africa's crude kings
  • Egypt's stability rests on economic gains
  • East Med juggles win/losses and win/wins
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4. Supply, Demand and Price

  • Opposing forces will affect oil market balance
  • Oil demand to rebound in 2020
  • Prices set to fall on weaker fundamentals
  • East/west tug-of-war for Russia's barrels
  • Refiners over a barrel?
  • IMO 2020 promises widespread disruption
  • IMO 2020 to beckon in a new reality
  • Marine fuel regulation change to create African winners and losers
  • 'America Third' to turn down LNG supply
  • Global LNG overhang is not done yet
  • LNG to test market and infrastructure limits
  • In search of LNG demand and a way to pay for it

5. The Energy Transition

  • Dividing lines appear in transition approaches
  • Oil & gas credit quality stagnates
  • Powerful new players enter the utilities sector
  • Chinese LNG demand growth tapers off
  • Electricity production is on a sustained charge
  • Operating models are the key to gas success
  • Corporates search for license to operate
  • How to decarbonise by 2050
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  • Bill Barnes
  • Craig Fleming
  • Ekaterina Grushevenko
  • Ian Black
  • James Henderson
  • Jason Bordorf
  • Kristiab Coates Ulrichsen
  • Kurt Abraham
  • Michal Meidan
  • Neil Beveridge
  • Simon Sjothun
  • Tatiana Mitrova
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