Energy

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Energy Transition: COP & Industry Impact

The 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP27) brings together countries to address global climate change issues.

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Scaling up the energy transition

Our new report examines how corporates and capital providers are setting priorities, staying competitive and managing risk.

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Pivot potential: A deep dive into offshore wind in the Gulf of Mexico

After years of blunted growth and false starts, the US is finally scaling up offshore wind, with the Gulf of Mexico as the potential new setting.

Africa Focus: Summer 2022
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Africa Focus: Summer 2022

Sustainably powering Africa’s development

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From trash to treasure: Green metals from recycling

The global drive towards a low-carbon circular economy and increased focus on ESG are creating many new opportunities for metal recycling projects. But is scrap the answer to the growing demand for green metals?

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Building the new: Creative solutions for procuring major energy projects
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Mining & metals 2022: ESG and energy transition – the sector's biggest opportunity

Against a backdrop of record commodity prices and the pressure for miners to boost their ESG credentials, the sector is seeking to position itself as a trusted partner in fighting climate change.

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Recovering prices stabilize oil and gas credits

Recovering oil prices brought much needed stability to the balance sheets of oil and gas borrowers that were on the brink of foreclosure through lockdowns, but the transition away from hydrocarbons poses an ongoing challenge for issuers.

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Africa Focus: Autumn 2021

Transitioning to new priorities in a post-pandemic era

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Latin America Focus: Fall 2021

Opportunities and challenges in post-COVID-19 Latin America

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US infrastructure 2021 – 22: The path to growth

Our survey shows investment in infrastructure assets looks set to accelerate with an anticipated boost from the US infrastructure bill and a growing focus on sustainability and technology

Fast forward for US offshore wind
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Fast forward for US offshore wind

Changing regulatory, project finance and transmission dynamics are fueling rapid growth in US offshore wind

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Offshore wind fuels European M&A wave

A string of deals took place in the first quarter as energy firms look to capitalize on offshore wind's potential  

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Africa Focus: Spring 2021

Navigating a changing business landscape in Africa and beyond

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Asia-Pacific oil & gas infrastructure: New opportunities for the nontraditional investor

Without being part of the full hydrocarbon value chain, pension and super funds are now claiming stakes in the Asia-Pacific oil & gas market, bringing into play nontraditional sources of funding for processing infrastructure assets in the region.

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Climate change disputes: Sustainability demands fuelling legal risk

Businesses must be prepared for legal challenges to their activities and proactively take steps to limit their exposure to climate change-related claims

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Carbon capture and storage: The legal and regulatory context

In addition to regulating how CO2 is stored and transported, governments increasingly provide incentives to accelerate adoption of carbon capture and storage

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Mining & Metals 2021: ESG momentum reaching a crescendo in a resilient market

Miners spent 2020 navigating the unprecedented challenge of COVID-19, and their resilience shone through. ESG was a dominant force but what should we expect as we head into 2021? 

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Funding Europe's broadband ambitions

Europe's recognition of the importance of fast and reliable connectivity predates the pandemic but as the demand for broadband connectivity has soared due to lockdown measures, how are countries across Europe placed for funding this high-speed provision?

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Renewables M&A offers hope for hard-hit energy sector

Deal activity within the renewables sector has been a bright spot for energy M&A in 2020

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Chemicals and materials deals down from 2019 highs but recovery is on the way

While COVID shut the window on deals in H1 2020, Q3 saw a revival that augurs well for the rest of the year and beyond

Africa Focus: Autumn 2020
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Africa Focus: Autumn 2020

Africa in the coronavirus era

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Mining & metals in the COVID-19 world: Underlying resilience masks ESG concerns

The global mining & metals industry began the new decade on a positive note. But as the global economy is struck by the unprecedented force of the coronavirus pandemic, how is the sector positioned for life post-COVID-19?

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Oil & gas industry feels financing squeeze

Low prices and excess supply have pushed oil & gas balance sheets to the brink, which means raising traditional debt will remain difficult and restructurings are expected

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Renewables sector drives M&A in energy industry

Last year saw a slew of notable transactions in the sector despite reduced appetite overall for energy industry M&A

Mining & Metals 2020: ESG front and center as trade tensions linger
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Mining & Metals 2020: ESG front and center

The global mining & metals sector is facing one of its most challenging transitions yet, as the industry is considering how it can best position itself to regain and maintain stakeholder confidence on ESG matters

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Battery Supply Chain

The market is buzzing with speculation and activity across the battery supply chain

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Global opportunities for Taiwanese companies and investors

Managing your international business risks in 2019

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Electric storage: From idea to action

Electric storage has been around for decades in the form of pumped hydro storage. But recent advances in battery and cutting-edge storage technologies have generated renewed interest in the benefits of storage.

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Rise of digital finance: Tokenising mining & metals assets

Can tokenised mining royalties and metal streams unlock a new investor base?

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Japan

Despite strong government support and growing capacity, a lengthy approval process may slow progress

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Offshore wind projects: Assessing the environmental impact

An overview of rules and developments in Australia, Germany, Japan, Mexico, the UK and the US

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Africa Focus: Spring 2019

Easing challenges, seizing opportunities

World Bank report highlights successes in Africa
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World Bank report highlights successes in Africa

Countries make strides by streamlining regulations across 11 key areas

Sustainability in Africa's maritime industry
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Sustainability in Africa's maritime industry

Africa has an opportunity to lead on environmental and social global best practices

Protecting energy sector investors in West Africa
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Protecting energy sector investors in West Africa

The Energy Protocol of the Economic Community of West African States seeks to attract power-sector investment

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Climate change litigation: A new class of action

As the number and type of climate-related claims against companies, governments and individuals increase worldwide, pressure is mounting on businesses to ramp up action.

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Energy storage: Opportunities, key trends and market drivers

Deployment of battery storage technology is gaining pace, but it may struggle to reach its full potential until energy regulation and financing solutions adapt

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Africa Focus: Autumn 2018

Sustained, fair, inclusive growth

Digitalising the mining & metals global supply chain
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Digitalising the mining & metals global supply chain: Blockchain brings sustainability to the forefront

What will future minerals supply chains look like? Will sustainability attributes drive purchasing decisions?