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MENA upstream: 5 things to look for in 2019

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10 January 2019

MENA upstream: 5 things to look for in 2019

Report summary

In the MENA region, 2019 has continued where 2018 left off. All eyes remain on OPEC as it plays a crucial role in balancing the market. Yet investment continues unabated as the OPEC nations look to meet long-term capacity targets. Across the region the top projects to watch are gas developments. Not least Qatar's New Megatrains LNG project. Egypt's gas production continues to rise as its deepwater projects ramp up. Exploration remains muted but there are some exciting opportunities around the corner as a number of frontier plays come to the fore. As 2019 takes off, we highlight five things to look for over the next 12 months.

Table of contents

  • Middle East investment offsets North Africa declines
  • Five projects will drive gas production growth
  • Qatar's Megatrains will attract mega-interest
  • OPEC will continue its balancing act
  • Frontier exploration plays will pique IOC interest

Tables and charts

This report includes 5 images and tables including:

  • Capex by region and hydrocarbon type
  • Capex by country
  • Qatar's LNG capacity
  • Planned exploration wells and licencing rounds*
  • How did we do in 2018?

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