Archive for the ‘Norway’ Category

Algeria & Norway Work Together to Compete with Big Oil

For some time, we have looked at the trend of state-owned energy giants to increasingly join forces to expand internationally, a worrying sign for Western oil companies already besieged by the global stampede to find new reserves. As the Wall Street journal reported today, a prime example how state-backed national giants are competing more aggressively […]

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Petrobras – No Longer a Petrosaurus

An excellent article in today’s WSJ on Petrobras, one of the New Seven Sisters. I highly recommend a complete read, but of particular note was the following: “…Today, Petrobras boasts more crude reserves than Chevron Corp., lower costs of finding oil than Exxon Mobil Corp., and a listing on the New York Stock Exchange — […]

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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.