United Arab Emirates Oil & Gas Report Q3 2014 - New Study Released
The UAE has continued its steady recovery from the global financial crisis without any major disruptions. As the political and economic elite were able to successfully return the country towards a stable investment climate, the fruits of these efforts ultimately created the conditions for the UAE to maximize the potential of its significant oil and natural gas reserves. In 2013, according to the country's National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), the UAE's economy grew by over 5%. A major contributing factor cited by the NBS was the country's steadily rising oil exports. This dynamic will bring the UAE that much closer to its target of increasing oil production to 3.6mn barrels per day (b/d) by 2019. We expect steady growth in oil and gas production over the course of our forecast period. Greater attempts at increasing energy efficiency, efforts to reduce waste and increasing natural gas production will be critical to limiting the UAE's import requirement as consumption continues to outstrip demand, even with some US D 25bn set to be investment in gas projects in Abu Dhabi alone.
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We highlight the following trends and developments in the UAE's oil and gas sector:
* The UAE's upstream investment plan will raise its production capacity while increasing recovery from onshore and offshore fields, resulting in billions in contracts awarded as part of a plan to raise production capacity. Over the next five years, Abu Dhabi is planning to spend USD60bn to raise its production capacity above 3.6mn barrels per day (b/d) by 2019. Given its steady focus on production capacity and investment, BMI believes that the UAE is largely on track to meet this target. However, reports that plans to reach this capacity may be delayed until 2020 as result of delays underscore the risk of such a large investment programme. A new study of the region by Ernst & Young found that the UAE, Oman and Iraq represented almost 60% of the total number of upstream oil and...
The United Arab Emirates Oil & Gas Report has been researched at source and features Business Monitor International (BMI)'s independent forecasts for United Arab Emirates 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 United Arab Emirates Oil & Gas Report provides professionals, consultancies, government departments, regulatory bodies and researchers with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on the Emirati oil and gas industry.
* Benchmark BMI's independent oil and gas industry forecasts for United Arab Emirates to test consensus views - a key input for successful budgeting and strategic business planning in the Emirati oil and gas market.
* Target business opportunities and risks in the Emirati oil and gas sector through reviews of latest industry trends, regulatory changes and major deals, projects and investments in United Arab Emirates.
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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.
Regional perspective on size and value of industry sector; comparative rankings by production, refining, imports and exports of oil, gas and LNG.
Business Environment Rankings
BMI's Oil and Gas Business Environment Rankings provide a country-comparative Risk-Reward Rankings index aimed at investors (independents, NOCs, IOCs and oil services companies) in the upstream and downstream markets.
The rankings methodology makes sophisticated use of more than 40 industry, economic and demographic data points and is part of BMI's integrated Country Risk-Industry Rankings products.
Oil Market Outlook and Oil Products Outlook
Based on our country coverage of over 99% of global oil and gas production and consumption, BMI provides demand, supply and price forecasts to end-2018 for oil, gas and oil products
BMI Industry Forecasts
Historic data series and forecasts to end-2018 for all key industry indicators (see list below), supported by explicit assumptions, plus analysis of key downside risks to the main forecast, including:
Pricing: Oil price (US$/bbl, WTI, Brent, OPEC basket, Urals); Oil products prices (unleaded gasoline, gasoil/diesel, jet/kerosene - US$/bbl) at global hubs
Production, Consumption, Capacity and Reserves: Proven oil reserves (bn barrels), production, consumption, refinery capacity and throughputs (`000b/d); Proven gas reserves (tcm), production and consumption (bcm)
Imports and Exports: Oil exports/imports (`000b/d), value of oil exports/imports (US$mn - BMI base case); Value of oil exports at constant US$50/bbl and constant US$100/bbl (US$mn); Gas exports/imports (bcm), Value of gas exports/imports (US$mn); Value of gas exports/imports at constant US$50/bbl and US$100/bbl (US$mn); Value of petroleum exports/imports (US$mn); Value of petroleum exports/imports at constant US$50/bbl and US$100/bbl (US$mn)
BMI Macroeconomic Forecasts
BMI forecasts to end-2018 for all headline macroeconomic indicators, including real GDP growth, inflation, fiscal balance, trade balance, current account and external debt.
Comparative company analyses by US$ sales, % share of total sales, number of employees, year established, ownership structure, oil production ('000b/d), gas production (bcm), downstream capacity ('000b/d) and % market share.
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