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Flagler Expro Argentina
Requests New Capital

A Case Study in Parent vs. Affiliate Project Economics in a Risky Location
By Stephen V. Arbogast

Economics for international energy projects differ from those developed for home country projects. For one thing, international projects ...
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Kemica’s Ethane Conversion Project

A Case Study in Petrochemical Joint Venture Investment within a Divestment Scenario
By Stephen V. Arbogast

Smaller, aging petrochemical operations often become “defensive,” meaning they become competitively challenged by larger plants. This can make it difficult...
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Kemica’s Foreign Exchange
(FX) Hedge Strategy

A Case Study in FX/Commodity Price Hedging of a Petrochemical Joint Venture
By Stephen V. Arbogast

Financial theory has struggled for years to provide clear guidance on foreign exchange hedging. Much uncertainty derives from the fact ...
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Palm Springs Petroleum
(PSP) Negotiating Game

A Case Study in Valuation & Negotiation for Unconventional Onshore Oil Reserves
By Christopher Ross

Proven oil reserves and growing production are critical factors in oil company valuation. Faced with existing field ...
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Featured Research
The Economics of Commodity Trading Firms

The trading of the basic commodities that are transformed into the foods we eat, the energy that fuels our transportation and heats and lights our homes, and the metals that are present in the myriad objects we employ in our daily lives is one of the oldest forms of economic activity. Yet, even though this activity traces its origins into prehistory, commodity trading is often widely misunderstood, and, as a consequence, it is often the subject of controversy. So too are the firms that engage in it. Read more

Value Creation by Independent Oil & Gas Companies
The Independents: Value Creation 2001- 1Q 2013

The purpose of this research project undertaken by students in the C. T. Bauer College of Business MBA program was to understand how Independent upstream oil and gas companies have created value for the shareholders and other stakeholders in the past, and the strategic lessons that can be learned from their successes and failures. Read more

The National Oil Companies: Value Creation 2001-2011

The purpose of the research project undertaken by students in the C. T. Bauer School of Business MBA program was to understand how National Oil Companies have created value for the shareholders and other stakeholders in the past, and how they intend to create value in the future. Read more

The Super-Majors: Shareholder Value Creation 2001-2011

The purpose of the research project undertaken by students in the C. T. Bauer School of Business MBA program was to understand how Super-Majors have created value for the shareholders and other stakeholders in the past, and how they intend to create value in the future. Read more

Value Creation by Independent Refiners
The Refiners: Value Creation 2001- 3Q 2013

The purpose of the research project undertaken by students in the C. T. Bauer College of Business MBA program was to understand how Independent Refiners have created value for their shareholders and other stakeholders in the past, and the strategic lessons that can be learned from their successes and failures. Read more

Recent Devlopments in Texas, United States, and International Energy Law

The Recent Developments in Texas, United States, and International Energy Law section consists of selected cases and discussions of legislation and regulation related to energy law. Part II focuses on developments in Texas energy law ... Read more

Project Financing & Political Risk
Mitigation: The Singular Case of
the Chad-Cameroon Pipeline

Since the great nationalizations of the 1970s, international oil companies have faced a daunting problem. The most prospective oil and gas reserves lie in developing countries with unreliable legal frameworks ... Read more

 

 

 

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