Asia-Pacific upstream: What to watch out for in 2014
Australia will lead the way on unconventionals, but a number of other countries will also see increased activity. M&A activity should increase from 2013 with companies divesting non-core assets across the region. Two landmark LNG projects will come onstream in Australia and PNG, however others will be delayed. Key fiscal changes could occur in Australia and India and look out for the release of Myanmar's first blocks since the lifting of US and European sanctions.
Table of contents
Australia leads the way on unconventionals
South-Eastern Asia to dominate M&A as investors look elsewhere for value
New wave of Australasian LNG hits the market, Indonesia to stall on project sanctions
Budgetary pressures remain a threat to Australian LNG, despite slowing cost inflation
Fiscal changes – India and Australia to move forward, while Indonesia stands still