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ENERPO Workshop: Drebentsov, BP’s Chief Economist for Russia and the CIS

by John Collins Amidst the vortex of uncertainty surrounding world hydro-carbon markets, Mr. Vladimir Drebenstov, the chief economist for BP in Russia and the CIS, arrived last Wednesday at the European University to give a presentation aptly entitled the Changing World of Oil and Gas, and included projections from the latest BP Energy Outlook. The presentation […]

The “Lottery Economics” of Shale – Why only smaller companies are successful in the Shale Revolution

By Henrik Vorloeper The revolution of shale has been a revolution from below. Not Chevron, ExxonMobil or Shell – major oil and gas companies who share the majority of the market and have overwhelmingly large financial assets, – were the leaders amongst the development of unconventional hydrocarbon extraction. Predominantly smaller and mid-sized independent companies, those […]