Market value is set by investor behaviour ....but objective methods of valuation are vital for accurate predictions of market behaviour. What are the key issues facing the industry - and the main points the analyst needs to look for when interpreting oil industry accounts? Do the best prospects necessarily lie with the larger and better-financed companies? How best can an investment strategy be managed in the refining industry, with its conflicting pressures of environmental controls and inadequate returns?
This unique and authoritative book has the answers to these and many other questions, offering a series of benchmarks and performance indicators with which to evaluate oil company shares. An updated edition of a respected and established title, it remains the only comprehensive handbook of its kind available, and will be eagerly welcomed by corporate planners as well as investors and analysts.
An essential and practical guide for investors, analysers and corporate planners
The only book which shows how to actually value oil and gas companies
International in outlook
Investors, analyzers, and corporate planners
Table of Contents
The development of the oil industry; Economic assumptions; Oil industry accounts; Exploration and production companies; Integrated oil companies; Oil industry corporate finance; The future.