Europe Chapter Event "Financing of Oil & Gas Assets in Mature Basins"


Thursday, June 14, 2018 (5pm - 9:30pm Europe/London)
Watson Farley & Williams
15 Appold Street
London EC2A 2HB
United Kingdom

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Dmitry Avdeev, CFO, Deutsche Erdoel AG
Kenneth Baillie, SVP, Oil & Gas Finance, DNB Bank
Shehzad Haq, Head of RBL and Structured Finance, SMBC
David Sheach, GC, Siccar Point
John Conlin, Partner, Energy & Infrastructure, Watson Farley & Williams, Moderator
Joe Levin, Partner, Energy & Infrastructure, Watson Farley & Williams, Moderator


Join the Europe Chapter for a presentation on "Financing of Oil & Gas Assets in Mature Basins." Oil & Gas UK has recently commented that “the short-term outlook for our sector is more positive with new projects and new entrants bringing new life to the basin, but there are undoubtedly longer-term challenges.” In the context of the recent increase and stabilization in the oil price, there is materially increased confidence in the global oil and gas sector and this has been especially true in the UKCS where the recent step change in M&A activity and the increase in projects being sanctioned has demonstrated that mature basins remain attractive investment opportunities to both existing players and to new entrants.

This increase in activity in transactions and projects requires funding and such funding in mature basins like the UKCS presents certain challenges economically, commercially and legally - each of which is, at best, difficult to deal with in the short-term but are even more problematic in the longer-term.

Given the currently positive short-to-medium term outlook in the industry, coupled with the view that longer-term challenges in mature basins still remain, the panel will debate how current stakeholders in the sector, i.e. IOCs, banks, PE funds, service companies and advisers, evaluate, reconcile, and manage these longer-term challenges when making investment decisions in the sector.

5:00 p.m. – Registration
5:30 p.m. – Panel discussion
7:00 p.m. – Drinks and canapés networking reception

Registration is complimentary for members, non-members, and students. Please register online as space is limited.

Special thanks to event-sponsor:       Watson Farley & Williams

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