Archive for the ‘OMV’ Category

More Pipe(line) Dreams? Nabucco’s Future

Via Energy Daily, an excellent review of the proposed Nabucco natural gas pipeline, a 2,050-mile-long, $7.3 billion project connecting the Caspian region, Middle East and Egypt via Turkey, Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary with Austria and further on with the Central and Western European gas markets.  As the analysis concludes, the success of the pipeline project rests […]

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OMV, Iran, and Yemen

An interesting WSJ article on Austrian oil-and-gas company OMV AG which, after several acquisitions in recent years, is now the biggest oil-and-gas player in Central and Eastern Europe, with sales of €19 billion ($26.16 billion) last year. Clearly, OMV is not discouraged by challenging markets or threats of sanctions: “…The company, which is drilling for […]

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Wildcats & Black Sheep is a personal interest blog dedicated to the identification and evaluation of maverick investment opportunities arising in frontier - and, what some may consider to be, “rogue” or “black sheep” - markets around the world.

Focusing primarily on The New Seven Sisters - the largely state owned petroleum companies from the emerging world that have become key players in the oil & gas industry as identified by Carola Hoyos, Chief Energy Correspondent for The Financial Times - but spanning other nascent opportunities around the globe that may hold potential in the years ahead, Wildcats & Black Sheep is a place for the adventurous to contemplate & evaluate the emerging markets of tomorrow.