Expert Insight

Jay Hollingsworth, Chief Technology Officer, Energistics
The oil and gas industry has long recognised the need for some kind of widespread standards for use in exchanging information among partners, between suppliers and operators and for reporting to regulators and the public.
Ben Arnott, Director, Oil and Gas Corporate Finance, Standard Chartered
This paper addresses developments in the oil & gas sector with a particular focus on Asia and the opportunities and challenges facing industry participants in the region.
Paul Sandosham, Partner, and Sam Luttrell, Counsel, Clifford Chance
The nationalisations of the 20th century – Mexico in 1938, Iran in 1951, Libya in the 1970s, Iraq in 1972, Venezuela in 1976 – show that the oil industry, probably more than any other sector of economic activity, is cyclically exposed to what we now call “resource nationalism”.
William Breeze, Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills, Global Energy Practice
Energy financing from external sources has long been a major business – any industry that is worth US$5 trillion a year is going to need more than internally generated money.


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