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Gas Market Outlook in Tunisia, 2010

Published By :

GlobalData

Published Date : Sep 2010

Category :

Natural Gas

No. of Pages : 94 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 Tunisia. 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 Tunisia. The report compares the investment environment in Tunisia with other countries in the region. The profiles of the major companies operating in the natural gas sector in Tunisia 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 Tunisia for the period 2000-2013.
  • Operator and equity details for major natural gas assets in Tunisia.
  • Key information relating to market regulations, key energy assets and the key companies operating in the Tunisias energy industry.
  • Information on the top companies in the Tunisia 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 8

2 Tunisia Energy Sector 9
2.1 Tunisia Energy Sector, Market Overview 9
2.2 Tunisia Energy Sector, Natural Gas 10
2.2.1 Tunisia Natural Gas, Overview 10
2.2.2 Tunisia Natural Gas, Supply and Demand Balance 10
2.2.3 Tunisia Natural Gas, Regulatory Structure 16
2.2.4 Tunisia Natural Gas, Infrastructure 16

3 Tunisia Gas Upstream Investment Environment Benchmarking 18
3.1 Introduction 18
3.2 The Overall Ranking 18
3.3 Upstream Fiscal Attractiveness 18
3.3.1 Maximum Government Take Index 20
3.3.2 Fiscal Flexibility 20
3.3.3 Maximum State Participation 20
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 26
3.6 Socio-Political Performance 26
3.6.1 Democracy Index 27
3.6.2 Governance Index 27

4 Tunisia Exploration and Production Sector 28
4.1 Tunisia Exploration and Production Sector, Country Snapshot 28
4.1.1 Tunisia Exploration and Production Sector, Key Data 28
4.1.2 Tunisia Exploration and Production Sector, Natural Gas Assets Map 28
4.2 Tunisia Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas Production 29
4.2.1 Tunisia Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas-Historical Production 29
4.2.2 Tunisia, Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas-Historical Production by Type 30
4.2.3 Tunisia Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas Production by Assets 31
4.2.4 Tunisia Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production by Company 31
4.2.5 Tunisia Exploration and Production Sector, Market Share based on Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production 32
4.3 Tunisia Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas Forecasts 33
4.3.1 Tunisia Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas Forecasted Production 33
4.4 Tunisia Exploration And Production Sector, Natural Gas Asset Details 34
4.4.1 Tunisia Exploration And Production Sector, Active Natural Gas Asset Details 34
4.5 Tunisia Exploration And Production Sector, Major Gas Discoveries 35
4.5.1 Tunisia Exploration And Production Sector, Number of Gas Discoveries, 2004- 2009 35
4.5.2 Tunisia Exploration And Production Sector, Gas Discovery Details 36
4.6 Tunisia Exploration And Production Sector, Recent Discoveries 36
4.6.1 Sep 07, 2010: ADX Energy Encounters Hydrocarbon Bearing Zones At Lambouka-1 Well, Offshore Tunisia 36
4.6.2 Aug 19, 2010: PA Resources Announces Oil Discovery At Jenein Center In Tunisia 37
4.6.3 Jun 16, 2010: OMV Announces Gas Discovery At Ritma-1 Exploration Well In Southern Tunisia 38
4.6.4 Jun 11, 2010: Cooper Energy Strikes Gas At Fuchsia-1 Well In Gulf Of Hammamet, Tunisia 38
4.7 Tunisia Exploration And Production Sector, Drilling and Production Updates 39
4.7.1 Sep 08, 2010: ADX Energy To Suspend Lambouka-1 Well, Offshore Tunisia 39
4.7.2 Aug 31, 2010: ADX Energy Updates On Lambouka-1 Well, Offshore Tunisia 39
4.7.3 Aug 30, 2010: ADX Energy Updates On Lambouka-1 Well, Offshore Tunisia 40
4.7.4 Aug 27, 2010: ADX Energy Updates On Lambouka-1 Well, Offshore Tunisia 40
4.7.5 Aug 24, 2010: ADX Energy Updates On Lambouka-1 Well, Offshore Tunisia 40
4.7.6 Aug 19, 2010: ADX Energy Updates On Lambouka-1 Well, Offshore Tunisia 41

5 Tunisia FPSO Industry 42
5.1 Tunisia FPSO Industry, FPSO Capacity Details by Vessel 42
5.2 Tunisia FPSO Industry, FPSO Vessel Specifications 42

6 Tunisia Pipeline Sector 43
6.1 Tunisia Pipeline Sector, Key Data 43
6.2 Tunisia Pipeline Sector, An Overview 43
6.3 Tunisia Pipeline Sector, Comparision of Key Natural Gas Pipeline Companies 43
6.4 Tunisia Pipeline Sector, Natural Gas Pipelines 44

7 Profile of Eni S.p.A. 46
7.1 Eni S.p.A., Key Information 46
7.2 Eni S.p.A., Company Overview 46
7.3 Eni S.p.A., Business Description 46
7.3.1 Business Overview 46
7.3.2 Engineering and Construction 47
7.3.3 Exploration & Production 48
7.3.4 Gas & Power 49
7.3.5 Others 51
7.3.6 Petrochemicals 51
7.3.7 Refining and Marketing 52
7.4 Eni S.p.A., SWOT Analysis 53
7.4.1 Overview 53
7.4.2 Eni S.p.A. Strengths 54
7.4.3 Eni S.p.A. Weaknesses 56
7.4.4 Eni S.p.A. Opportunities 56
7.4.5 Eni S.p.A. Threats 57

8 Profile of BG Group plc 59
8.1 BG Group plc, Key Information 59
8.2 BG Group plc, Company Overview 59
8.3 BG Group plc, Business Description 59
8.3.1 Business Overview 59
8.3.2 Exploration and Production 60
8.3.3 Exploration and Production 62
8.3.4 Liquefied Natural Gas 64
8.3.5 Power Generation 65
8.3.6 Transmission and Distribution 66
8.4 BG Group plc, SWOT Analysis 67
8.4.1 Overview 67
8.4.2 BG Group plc Strengths 68
8.4.3 BG Group plc Weaknesses 69
8.4.4 BG Group plc Opportunities 69
8.4.5 BG Group plc Threats 70

9 Profile of China National Petroleum Corporation 72
9.1 China National Petroleum Corporation, Key Information 72
9.2 China National Petroleum Corporation, Company Overview 72
9.3 China National Petroleum Corporation, Business Description 73
9.3.1 Business Overview 73
9.4 China National Petroleum Corporation, SWOT Analysis 75
9.4.1 Overview 75
9.4.2 China National Petroleum Corporation Strengths 75
9.4.3 China National Petroleum Corporation Weaknesses 76
9.4.4 China National Petroleum Corporation Opportunities 77
9.4.5 China National Petroleum Corporation Threats 78

10 Financial Deals Landscape 79
10.1 Detailed Deal Summary 79
10.1.1 Equity Offerings 79
10.1.2 Asset Transactions 80

11 Recent Developments 82
11.1.1 Apr 09, 2010: Shell Secures Two Offshore Licenses In Tunisia 82
11.1.2 Oct 05, 2009: Storm Exploration Wins New Oil And Gas Permit In Tunisia 82
11.1.3 Sep 25, 2009: AuDAX Resources Signs PSC With Tunisia Government For Chorbane Onshore Permit 82
11.1.4 Sep 14, 2009: DualEx Energy Signs Bouhajla PSC In Tunisia 83
11.2 Other Significant Developments 83
11.2.1 Aug 27, 2010: Cygam Energy Updates On Tunisian And Italian Permits 83
11.2.2 Aug 26, 2010: Independent Resources Announces Spudding Of ST-4 Well In Tunisia 85
11.2.3 Aug 19, 2010: Candax Energy Updates On El Bibane Operations 85
11.2.4 Aug 18, 2010: PA Resources To Develop Didon North Field In Tunisia 85
11.2.5 Aug 03, 2010: Candax Energy Provides Operations Update 86
11.2.6 Jul 28, 2010: Winstar Resources Provides Update On Tunisian Operations 86
11.2.7 Jul 08, 2010: AfDB Signs $150 Million Loan Agreements With ETAP 87
11.2.8 Jun 21, 2010: Circle Oil Provides Operations Update 88
11.2.9 Jun 17, 2010: ADX Energy Commences Rig Mobilization For Lambouka-1 Well, Offshore Tunisia 89
11.2.10 Jun 15, 2010: Candax Energy Provides Chaal Permit Update 90
11.2.11 Jun 14, 2010: Candax Energy Commences Work-Over Program At Ezzaouia Field In Tunisia 90

12 Appendix 91
12.1 Methodology 91
12.1.1 Coverage 91
12.1.2 Secondary Research 92
12.1.3 Primary Research 92
12.1.4 Midstream Forecasts 92
12.1.5 Expert Panel Validation 93
12.2 Contact Us 93
12.3 About GlobalData 93
12.4 Disclaimer 93

List of Table


Table 1: Tunisia, Historic and Forecast Production and Consumption of Natural Gas, 1996-2020 11
Table 2: Tunisia, Historic and Forecast Imports of Natural Gas, 1996-2020 13
Table 3: Tunisia, Historic Reserves of Natural Gas, 1996-2009 15
Table 4: North Africa, Investment Benchmarking, Overall Country Rankings, July 2010 18
Table 5: North Africa, Investment Benchmarking, Upstream Fiscal Attractiveness, July 2010 19
Table 6: North Africa, Investment Benchmarking, Gas Sector Performance, July 2010 20
Table 7: North Africa, Investment Benchmarking, Economic Performance, July 2010 24
Table 8: North Africa, Country Standings, Economic Performance, July 2010 24
Table 9: North Africa, Investment Benchmarking, Socio-Political Performance, July 2010 26
Table 10: North Africa, Country Standings, Socio-Political Performance, July 2010 26
Table 11: Tunisia, Natural Gas Key Statistics, 2009 28
Table 12: Tunisia, Total Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf), 2002-2009 29
Table 13: Tunisia, Marketed Natural Gas Production by Type (MMcf), 2002- 2009 30
Table 14: Tunisia, Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf), by Assets, 2002- 2009 31
Table 15: Tunisia, Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production by Company (MMcf), 2002- 2009 31
Table 16: Tunisia, Market Share (%) based on Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production, 2002-2009 32
Table 17: Tunisia, Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf), Forecast by Major Assets, 2010- 2015 33
Table 18: Tunisia, Active Gas Field Asset Details 34
Table 19: Tunisia, Number of Gas Discoveries, 2004-2009 35
Table 20: Tunisia, Gas Discovery Details, 2004-2009 36
Table 21: Tunisia FPSO Industry, FPSO Gas Production Capacities, 2009 42
Table 22: Tunisia FPSO Industry, FPSO Vessel Specifications, 2009 42
Table 23: Tunisia, Pipeline Key Statistics, 2009 43
Table 24: Tunisia, Natural Gas Pipeline Length by Company (Km), 2009 43
Table 25: Tunisia, Natural Gas Pipelines, 2009 44
Table 26: Tunisia, Natural Gas Pipelines, 2009 (Contd.1) 45
Table 27: Eni S.p.A., Key Facts 46
Table 28: Eni S.p.A., SWOT Analysis 54
Table 29: BG Group plc, Key Facts 59
Table 30: BG Group plc, SWOT Analysis 68
Table 31: China National Petroleum Corporation, Key Facts 72
Table 32: Sotrapil Announces Rights Offering Of $0.48 Million 79
Table 33: RAK Petroleum To Acquire 30% Stake In Hammamet License From Strom Ventures 80
Table 34: Ventures To Sell Its Stake In Remada Sud Permit In Tunisia 81

List of Chart


Figure 1: Tunisia, Energy Sector Split By Fuel Type, 2009 9
Figure 2: Tunisia, Natural Gas Production And Consumption (Billion Cubic Feet), 1996-2020 12
Figure 3: Tunisia, Natural Gas Imports (Billion Cubic Feet), 1996-2020 14
Figure 4: Tunisia, Natural Gas Reserves (Billion Cubic Feet), 1996-2009 16
Figure 5: North Africa, Country Standings, Upstream Fiscal Attractiveness, July 2010 19
Figure 6: North Africa, Country Standings, Gas Sector Performance, by Reserves-Exploration & Production, July 2010 21
Figure 7: North Africa, Country Standings, Gas Sector Performance, by Production & Consumption, July 2010 22
Figure 8: North Africa, Country Standings, Exploration Blocks Awarded, July 2010 23
Figure 9: North Africa, Country Standings, Economic Performance, July 2010 25
Figure 10: North Africa, Country Standings, Socio-Political Performance, July 2010 27
Figure 11: Tunisia, Natural Gas Assets Map, 2009 28
Figure 12: Tunisia, Total Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf), 2002-2009 29
Figure 13: Tunisia, Marketed Natural Gas Production by Type (MMcf), 2002- 2009 30
Figure 14: Tunisia, Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production, by Company (MMcf), 2002-2009 32
Figure 15: Tunisia, Market Share (%) based on Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production, 2009 33
Figure 16: Tunisia, Number of Gas Discoveries, 2004- 2009 35
Figure 17: Tunisia, Natural Gas Pipeline Length by Company (Km), 2009 44

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