Study examines return-investment balance

08/04/2014
Europe and Africa are the regions under greatest scrutiny by major oil and gas companies trying to tighten capital discipline in response to pressure to improve shareholder returns, concludes a new report by Wood Mackenzie. An analysis by the consultancy of individual projects identified $1 trillion of discretionary capital expenditure planned worldwide during 2014-18. The total excludes spending on unintegrated LNG projects. "Finding the right balance between maximizing returns in the short run with the strategic need for continued investment to sustain the business will be the key," WoodMac writes. If major companies cancelled projects now at stages before final investment dec...
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