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Gas Market Outlook in Equatorial Guinea, 2010

Published By :

GlobalData

Published Date : Sep 2010

Category :

Natural Gas

No. of Pages : 90 Pages


This profile is the essential source for top-level energy industry data and information. The report provides an overview of each of the key sub-segments of the energy industry in Equatorial Guinea. It details the market structure, regulatory environment, infrastructure and provides historical and forecasted statistics relating to the supply/demand balance for each of the key sub-segments. It also provides information relating to the natural gas assets (gas fields, pipelines, LNG terminals and underground gas storage facilities) in Equatorial Guinea. The report compares the investment environment in Equatorial Guinea with other countries in the region. The profiles of the major companies operating in the natural gas sector in Equatorial Guinea together with the latest news and deals are also included in the report.

Scope

  • Historic and forecast data relating to production, consumption, imports, exports and reserves are provided for each industry sub-segment for the period 1996-2020.
  • Historical and forecast data and information for all the major gas fields, (Liquified Natural Gas) LNG Terminals, pipelines and underground gas storage facilities in Equatorial Guinea for the period 2000-2013.
  • Operator and equity details for major natural gas assets in Equatorial Guinea.
  • Key information relating to market regulations, key energy assets and the key companies operating in the Equatorial Guineas energy industry.
  • Information on the top companies in the Equatorial Guinea including business description, strategic analysis, and financial information.
  • Product and brand updates, strategy changes, R&D projects, corporate expansions and contractions and regulatory changes.
  • Key mergers and acquisitions, partnerships, private equity and venture capital investments, and IPOs.
Reasons to buy

  • Gain a strong understanding of the countrys energy market. 
  • Facilitate market analysis and forecasting of future industry trends.
  • Facilitate decision making on the basis of strong historic and forecast production, reserves and capacity data. 
  • Assess your competitors major natural gas assets and their performance.
  • Analyze the latest news and financial deals in the gas sector of each country.
  • Develop strategies based on the latest operational, financial, and regulatory events. 
  • Do deals with an understanding of how competitors are financed, and the mergers and partnerships that have shaped the market.
  • Identify and analyze the strengths and weaknesses of the leading companies in the country.
Table Of Content

1 Table Of Contents 2
1.1 List of Tables 7
1.2 List of Figures 8

2 Equatorial Guinea, Energy Sector 9
2.1 Equatorial Guinea Energy Sector, Market Overview 9
2.2 Equatorial Guinea, Energy Sector, Natural Gas 9
2.2.1 Equatorial Guinea, Natural Gas, Overview 9
2.2.2 Equatorial Guinea, Natural Gas, Supply and Demand Balance 9
2.2.3 Equatorial Guinea, Natural Gas, Regulatory Structure 15
2.2.4 Equatorial Guinea, Natural Gas, Infrastructure 15

3 Equatorial Guinea Gas Upstream Investment Environment Benchmarking 17
3.1 Introduction 17
3.2 The Overall Ranking 17
3.3 Upstream Fiscal Attractiveness 17
3.3.1 Maximum Government Take Index 19
3.3.2 Fiscal Flexibility 19
3.3.3 Maximum State Participation 19
3.3.4 Maximum Domestic Market Obligation 20
3.4 Gas Sector Performance 20
3.4.1 Exploration Activity 22
3.4.2 Gas Production 23
3.4.3 Gas Reserves 23
3.4.4 Gas Consumption 23
3.5 Economic Performance 24
3.5.1 GDP Growth Index 25
3.5.2 FDI Confidence Index 25
3.5.3 Balance of Trade Index 25
3.6 Socio-Political Performance 26
3.6.1 Democracy Index 27
3.6.2 Governance Index 27

4 Equatorial Guinea Exploration and Production Sector 28
4.1 Equatorial Guinea Exploration and Production Sector, Country Snapshot 28
4.1.1 Equatorial Guinea Exploration and Production Sector, Key Data 28
4.1.2 Equatorial Guinea Exploration and Production Sector, Natural Gas Assets Map 28
4.2 Equatorial Guinea Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas Production 29
4.2.1 Equatorial Guinea Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas-Historical Production 29
4.2.2 Equatorial Guinea, Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas-Historical Production by Type 30
4.2.3 Equatorial Guinea Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas Production by Assets 30
4.2.4 Equatorial Guinea Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production by Company 31
4.2.5 Equatorial Guinea Exploration and Production Sector, Market Share based on Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production 32
4.3 Equatorial Guinea Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas Forecasts 33
4.3.1 Equatorial Guinea Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas Forecasted Production 33
4.4 Equatorial Guinea Exploration And Production Sector, Natural Gas Asset Details 33
4.4.1 Equatorial Guinea Exploration And Production Sector, Active Natural Gas Asset Details 33
4.5 Equatorial Guinea Exploration And Production Sector, Major Gas Discoveries 33
4.5.1 Equatorial Guinea Exploration And Production Sector, Number of Gas Discoveries, 2004- 2009 33
4.5.2 Equatorial Guinea Exploration And Production Sector, Gas Discovery Details 34

5 Equatorial Guinea FPSO Industry 35
5.1 Equatorial Guinea FPSO Industry, FPSO Capacity Details by Vessel 35
5.1.1 Equatorial Guinea FPSO Industry, FPSO Vessel Specifications 35

6 Equatorial Guinea Pipeline Sector 36
6.1 Equatorial Guinea Pipeline Sector, Key Data 36
6.2 Equatorial Guinea Pipeline Sector, An Overview 36
6.3 Equatorial Guinea Pipeline Sector, Comparision of Key Natural Gas Pipeline Companies 36
6.4 Equatorial Guinea Pipeline Sector, Natural Gas Pipelines 37

7 Equatorial Guinea LNG Gas Sector 38
7.1 Equatorial Guinea LNG Gas Sector, Liquefaction 38
7.1.1 Equatorial Guinea LNG Gas Sector, Liquefaction, Total Liquefaction Capacity 38
7.1.2 Equatorial Guinea LNG Gas Sector, Liquefaction Capacity- Wise (Million Tonnes) Market Share By Company 39
7.1.3 Equatorial Guinea LNG Gas Sector, Asset- Wise Liquefaction Capacity 40

8 Profile of Exxon Mobil Corporation 41
8.1 Exxon Mobil Corporation, Key Information 41
8.2 Exxon Mobil Corporation, Company Overview 41
8.3 Exxon Mobil Corporation, Business Description 41
8.3.1 Business Overview 41
8.3.2 Chemical 42
8.3.3 Downstream 43
8.3.4 Upstream 44
8.4 Exxon Mobil Corporation, SWOT Analysis 46
8.4.1 Overview 46
8.4.2 Exxon Mobil Corporation Strengths 47
8.4.3 Exxon Mobil Corporation Weaknesses 48
8.4.4 Exxon Mobil Corporation Opportunities 49
8.4.5 Exxon Mobil Corporation Threats 50

9 Profile of Devon Energy Corporation 52
9.1 Devon Energy Corporation, Key Information 52
9.2 Devon Energy Corporation, Company Overview 52
9.3 Devon Energy Corporation, Business Description 52
9.3.1 Business Overview 52
9.3.2 Exploration and Production 52
9.3.3 Marketing and Midstream 54
9.4 Devon Energy Corporation, SWOT Analysis 55
9.4.1 Overview 55
9.4.2 Devon Energy Corporation Strengths 55
9.4.3 Devon Energy Corporation Weaknesses 56
9.4.4 Devon Energy Corporation Opportunities 57
9.4.5 Devon Energy Corporation Threats 58

10 Profile of Marathon Oil Corporation 60
10.1 Marathon Oil Corporation, Key Information 60
10.2 Marathon Oil Corporation, Company Overview 60
10.3 Marathon Oil Corporation, Business Description 60
10.3.1 Business Overview 60
10.3.2 Exploration and Production 60
10.3.3 Integrated Gas 62
10.3.4 Oil Sands Mining 62
10.3.5 Refining, Marketing and Transportation 63
10.4 Marathon Oil Corporation, SWOT Analysis 64
10.4.1 Overview 64
10.4.2 Marathon Oil Corporation Strengths 65
10.4.3 Marathon Oil Corporation Weaknesses 66
10.4.4 Marathon Oil Corporation Opportunities 67
10.4.5 Marathon Oil Corporation Threats 68
11 Financial Deals Landscape 70
11.1 Detailed Deal Summary 70
11.1.1 Partnerships 70
11.1.2 Asset Transactions 73

12 Recent Developments 74
12.1 License Awards 74
12.1.1 May 13, 2010: Afex Wins Offshore Exploration License In Equatorial Guinea 74
12.2 Drilling and Production Updates 74
12.2.1 Dec 18, 2009: PA Resources Announces Planned Drilling Program For 2010 74
12.3 Other Significant Developments 75
12.3.1 Aug 16, 2010: Equatorial Guinea To Increase Oil Production By 110,000 Bpd In 2010 75
12.3.2 Jul 29, 2010: Noble Energy Announces Updated 2010 Guidance 75
12.3.3 Jan 27, 2010: Tullow Oil Provides Operations Update 76
12.3.4 Jan 13, 2010: Marathon Oil Provides Q4 2009 Interim Update 79
12.3.5 Nov 11, 2009: Tullow Oil Provides Operational Update 80
12.3.6 Oct 22, 2009: Roc Oil Provides Operations Update 83
12.3.7 Sep 20, 2009: Equatorial Guinea Seeks Steady Oil Production 85
12.4 New Contracts Announcements 85
12.4.1 Jun 01, 2010: Sillenger Exploration Signs Mineral And Hydrocarbon Exploration Contract With Government Of Equatorial Guinea To Explore And Develop Natural Resources 85
12.4.2 Sep 30, 2009: Atwood Oceanics Wins Hess Contract For ATWOOD BEACON 86

13 Appendix 87
13.1 Methodology 87
13.1.1 Coverage 87
13.1.2 Secondary Research 88
13.1.3 Primary Research 88
13.1.4 Midstream Forecasts 88
13.1.5 Expert Panel Validation 89
13.2 Contact Us 89
13.3 About GlobalData 89
13.4 Disclaimer 89

List of Table


Table 1: Equatorial Guinea, Historic and Forecast Production and Consumption of Natural Gas, 1996-2020 10
Table 2: Equatorial Guinea , Historic and Forecast Exports of Natural Gas, 1996-2020 12
Table 3: Equatorial Guinea , Historic and Forecast Reserves of Natural Gas, 1996-2009 14
Table 4: West Africa, Investment Benchmarking, Overall Country Rankings, July 2010 17
Table 5: West Africa, Investment Benchmarking, Upstream Fiscal Attractiveness, July 2010 18
Table 6: West Africa, Investment Benchmarking, Gas Sector Performance, July 2010 20
Table 7: West Africa, Investment Benchmarking, Economic Performance, July 2010 24
Table 8: West Africa, Country Standings, Economic Performance, July 2010 24
Table 9: West Africa, Investment Benchmarking, Socio-Political Performance, July 2010 26
Table 10: West Africa, Country Standings, Socio-Political Performance, July 2010 26
Table 11: Equatorial Guinea, Natural Gas Key Statistics, 2009 28
Table 12: Equatorial Guinea, Total Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf), 2002-2009 29
Table 13: Equatorial Guinea, Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf) by Type, 2002- 2009 30
Table 14: Equatorial Guinea, Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf), by Assets, 2002- 2009 30
Table 15: Equatorial Guinea, Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production by Company (MMcf), 2002- 2009 31
Table 16: Equatorial Guinea, Market Share (%) based on Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production, 2002-2009 32
Table 17: Equatorial Guinea, Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf), Forecast by Assets, 2010- 2015 33
Table 18: Equatorial Guinea, Active Gas Field Asset Details 33
Table 19: Equatorial Guinea, Number of Gas Discoveries, 2004-2009 33
Table 20: Equatorial Guinea, Gas Discovery Details, 2004-2009 34
Table 21: Equatorial Guinea FPSO Industry, FPSO Gas Production Capacities, 2009 35
Table 22: Equatorial Guinea FPSO Industry, FPSO Vessel Specifications, 2009 35
Table 23: Equatorial Guinea, Pipeline Key Statistics, 2009 36
Table 24: Equatorial Guinea, Natural Gas Pipeline Length by Company (Km), 2009 36
Table 25: Equatorial Guinea, Natural Gas Pipelines, 2009 37
Table 26: Equatorial Guinea, LNG Key Statistics, 2009 38
Table 27: Equatorial Guinea, Total Liquefaction Capacity (Million Tonnes), 2000-2015 38
Table 28: Equatorial Guinea, Liquefaction Capacity by Company (Million Tonnes), 2000-2015 39
Table 29: Equatorial Guinea, Liquefaction Capacity (Million Tonnes), 2000-2015 40
Table 30: Exxon Mobil Corporation, Key Facts 41
Table 31: Exxon Mobil Corporation, SWOT Analysis 46
Table 32: Devon Energy Corporation, Key Facts 52
Table 33: Devon Energy Corporation, SWOT Analysis 55
Table 34: Marathon Oil Corporation, Key Facts 60
Table 35: Marathon Oil Corporation, SWOT Analysis 65
Table 36: Gasol To Form A Joint Venture With Sonagas 70
Table 37: Gas Development Corp Signs Joint Venture Agreement Wth Sociedad Nacional de Gas 71
Table 38: Marathon Oil Forms Joint Venture With GEPetrol 72
Table 39: Devon Energy Sells Its Oil And Gas Business In Equatorial Guinea To GEPetrol 73

List of Chart


Figure 1: Equatorial Guinea, Natural Gas Production And Consumption (Billion Cubic Feet), 1996-2020 11
Figure 2: Equatorial Guinea , Historic and Forecast Exports of Natural Gas, 1996-2020 13
Figure 3: Equatorial Guinea, Natural Gas Reserves (Billion Cubic Feet), 1996-2009 15
Figure 4: West Africa, Country Standings, Upstream Fiscal Attractiveness, July 2010 19
Figure 5: West Africa, Country Standings, Gas Sector Performance, by Reserves-Exploration & Production, July 2010 20
Figure 6: West Africa, Country Standings, Gas Sector Performance, by Production & Consumption, July 2010 22
Figure 7: West Africa, Country Standings, Exploration Blocks Awarded, July 2010 23
Figure 8: West Africa, Country Standings, Economic Performance, July 2010 25
Figure 9: West Africa, Country Standings, Socio-Political Performance, July 2010 27
Figure 10: Equatorial Guinea, Natural Gas Assets Map, 2009 28
Figure 11: Equatorial Guinea, Total Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf), 2002-2009 29
Figure 12: Equatorial Guinea, Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf) by Type, 2002-2009 30
Figure 13: Equatorial Guinea, Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production (MMcf) by Company, 2002-2009 31
Figure 14: Equatorial Guinea Market Share (%) based on Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production, 2009 32
Figure 15: Equatorial Guinea, Number of Gas Discoveries, 2004- 2009 34
Figure 16: Equatorial Guinea, Natural Gas Pipeline Length by Company (Km), 2009 37
Figure 17: Equatorial Guinea, Total Liquefaction Capacity (Million Tonnes), 2000-2015 38
Figure 18: Equatorial Guinea, Liquefaction Capacity by Company (Million Tonnes), 2000-2015 39

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