The increasing need for new and creative types of partnerships between national oil companies (NOCs) and other operators and service companies has created a difficult task for their management.
National oil companies (NOCs) are becoming ever more influential in today’s oil and gas environment, dominating production output and expanding their footprints beyond their local boundaries.
In 2011 the tragic events at Fukushima called the nuclear industry to a sudden halt. In the months after the accident, several nuclear programmes for example in Switzerland, Thailand, The Netherlands and to some extent also in the U.S., were put on hold or stopped entirely.
In an investment-driven industry such as telecommunications, optimizing investment decisions has always represented a key competitive advantage for operators.