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Gas Market Outlook in Morocco, 2010

Published By :

GlobalData

Published Date : Sep 2010

Category :

Natural Gas

No. of Pages : 77 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 Morocco. 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 Morocco. The report compares the investment environment in Morocco with other countries in the region. The profiles of the major companies operating in the natural gas sector in Morocco 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 Morocco for the period 2000-2013.
  • Operator and equity details for major natural gas assets in Morocco.
  • Key information relating to market regulations, key energy assets and the key companies operating in the Moroccos energy industry.
  • Information on the top companies in the Morocco 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 6
1.2 List of Figures 7

2 Morocco Energy Sector 8
2.1 Morocco Energy Sector, Market Overview 8
2.2 Morocco Energy Sector, Natural Gas 9
2.2.1 Morocco Natural Gas, Overview 9
2.2.2 Morocco Natural Gas, Supply and Demand Balance 9
2.2.3 Morocco Natural Gas, Regulatory Structure 15
2.2.4 Morocco Natural Gas, Infrastructure 15

3 Morocco Exploration and Production Sector 16
3.1 Morocco Exploration and Production Sector, Country Snapshot 16
3.1.1 Morocco Exploration and Production Sector, Key Data 16
3.1.2 Morocco Exploration and Production Sector, Natural Gas Assets Map 16
3.2 Morocco Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas Production 17
3.2.1 Morocco Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas-Historical Production 17
3.2.2 Morocco, Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas-Historical Production by Type 18
3.2.3 Morocco Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas Production by Assets 19
3.2.4 Morocco Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production by Company 19
3.2.5 Morocco Exploration and Production Sector, Market Share based on Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production 20
3.3 Morocco Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas Forecasts 21
3.3.1 Morocco Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas Forecasted Production 21
3.4 Morocco Exploration And Production Sector, Natural Gas Asset Details 22
3.4.1 Morocco Exploration And Production Sector, Active Natural Gas Asset Details 22
3.5 Morocco Exploration And Production Sector, Major Gas Discoveries 22
3.5.1 Morocco Exploration And Production Sector, Number of Gas Discoveries, 2004- 2009 22
3.5.2 Morocco Exploration And Production Sector, Gas Discovery Details 23
3.6 Morocco Exploration And Production Sector, Drilling and Production Updates 24
3.6.1 Aug 04, 2010: Serica Energy Provides Q2 2010 Exploration Update 24

4 Profile of Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS) 27
4.1 Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS), Key Information 27
4.2 Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS), Company Overview 27
4.3 Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS), Business Description 27
4.3.1 Business Overview 27
4.3.2 Exploration and Production Segment 28
4.3.3 Gas Business Segment 30
4.3.4 Logistics and Maritime Segment 31
4.3.5 Oil Business Segment 32
4.3.6 Petrochemicals Segment 33
4.4 Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS), SWOT Analysis 34
4.4.1 Overview 34
4.4.2 Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS) Strengths 34
4.4.3 Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS) Weaknesses 35
4.4.4 Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS) Opportunities 36
4.4.5 Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS) Threats 37

5 Profile of CNOOC Limited 38
5.1 CNOOC Limited, Key Information 38
5.2 CNOOC Limited, Company Overview 38
5.3 CNOOC Limited, Business Description 38
5.3.1 Business Overview 38
5.3.2 Independent Operations 39
5.3.3 Production Sharing Contracts 40
5.3.4 Trading 41
5.4 CNOOC Limited, SWOT Analysis 41
5.4.1 Overview 41
5.4.2 CNOOC Limited Strengths 42
5.4.3 CNOOC Limited Weaknesses 43
5.4.4 CNOOC Limited Opportunities 43
5.4.5 CNOOC Limited Threats 44

6 Profile of Repsol YPF, S.A. 46
6.1 Repsol YPF, S.A., Key Information 46
6.2 Repsol YPF, S.A., Company Overview 46
6.3 Repsol YPF, S.A., Business Description 46
6.3.1 Business Overview 46
6.3.2 Downstream 47
6.3.3 Gas Natural SDG 48
6.3.4 LNG 49
6.3.5 Upstream 50
6.3.6 YPF 51
6.4 Repsol YPF, S.A., SWOT Analysis 52
6.4.1 Overview 52
6.4.2 Repsol YPF, S.A. Strengths 53
6.4.3 Repsol YPF, S.A. Weaknesses 55
6.4.4 Repsol YPF, S.A. Opportunities 55
6.4.5 Repsol YPF, S.A. Threats 56

7 Financial Deals Landscape 58
7.1 Detailed Deal Summary 58
7.1.1 Asset Transactions 58

8 Recent Developments 63
8.1 License Awards 63
8.1.1 Feb 01, 2010: COML Signs Agreement For Two New Licenses In Morocco's Rharb Basin 63
8.1.2 Dec 02, 2009: DVM International Signs Petroleum Agreement With ONHYM 63
8.1.3 Nov 13, 2009: MPE Signs Two Petroleum Agreements With ONHYM 64
8.1.4 Nov 09, 2009: Caithness Petroleum Wins Two New Blocks In Morocco And UK 64
8.1.5 Oct 12, 2009: MPE Signs Reconnaissance Contract With ONHYM 64
8.2 Other Significant Developments 64
8.2.1 Jul 16, 2010: Dana Petroleum Provides Operations Update 64
8.2.2 Jun 21, 2010: Circle Oil Provides Operations Update 66
8.2.3 Mar 22, 2010: Circle Oil Provides Operational Update 68
8.2.4 Feb 17, 2010: TransAtlantic Petroleum Provides Operations Update 69
8.2.5 Jan 15, 2010: Circle Oil Begins Extended Test Production At KSR-8 Well In Sebou Permit, Morocco 71
8.2.6 Dec 10, 2009: Circle Oil Provides Operations Update 71

9 Appendix 74
9.1 Methodology 74
9.1.1 Coverage 74
9.1.2 Secondary Research 75
9.1.3 Primary Research 75
9.1.4 Midstream Forecasts 75
9.1.5 Expert Panel Validation 76
9.2 Contact Us 76
9.3 About GlobalData 76
9.4 Disclaimer 76


List of Table


Table 1: Morocco, Historic and Forecast Production and Consumption of Natural Gas, 1996-2020 10
Table 2: Morocco, Historic and Forecast Imports of Natural Gas, 1996-2020 12
Table 3: Morocco, Historic Reserves of Natural Gas, 1996-2009 14
Table 4: Morocco, Natural Gas Key Statistics, 2009 16
Table 5: Morocco, Total Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf), 2002-2009 17
Table 6: Morocco, Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf) by Type, 2002- 2009 18
Table 7: Morocco, Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf), by Assets, 2002-2009 19
Table 8: Morocco, Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production by Company (MMcf), 2002- 2009 19
Table 9: Morocco, Market Share (%) based on Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production, 2002-2009 20
Table 10: Morocco, Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf), Forecast by Major Assets, 2010-2015 21
Table 11: Morocco, Active Gas Field Asset Details 22
Table 12: Morocco, Number of Gas Discoveries, 2004-2009 22
Table 13: Morocco, Gas Discovery Details, 2004-2009 23
Table 14: Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS), Key Facts 27
Table 15: CNOOC Limited, Key Facts 38
Table 16: CNOOC Limited, SWOT Analysis 42
Table 17: Repsol YPF, S.A., Key Facts 46
Table 18: Repsol YPF, S.A., SWOT Analysis 53
Table 19: DVM International To Acquire 75% Interest In Tarfaya Offshore Block, Morocco 58
Table 20: Circle Oil Acquires 60% Interest In Oulad N'Zala Permit In Morocco 59
Table 21: TransAtlantic Petroleum And Longe Energy Enters Into An Agreement With Direct Petroleum 60
Table 22: Sphere Withdraws From Farm-In Agreement With TransAtlantic Petroleum 61
Table 23: Longe Energy Acquires 100% Interests In Guercif And Tselfat Permits 62


List of Chart


Figure 1: Morocco, Energy Sector Split By Fuel Type, 2009 8
Figure 2: Morocco, Natural Gas Production And Consumption (Billion Cubic Feet), 1996-2020 11
Figure 3: Morocco, Natural Gas Imports (Billion Cubic Feet), 1996-2020 13
Figure 4: Morocco, Natural Gas Reserves (Billion Cubic Feet), 1996-2009 15
Figure 5: Morocco, Natural Gas Assets Map, 2009 16
Figure 6: Morocco, Total Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf), 2002-2009 17
Figure 7: Morocco, Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf) by Type, 2002-2009 18
Figure 8: Morocco, Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production (MMcf), by Company, 2002-2009 20
Figure 9: Morocco, Market Share (%) based on Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production, 2009 21
Figure 10: Morocco, Number of Gas Discoveries, 2004- 2009 23

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