The March issue of OGFJ includes a special Energy Banking Section.
In this issue, we talk to the experts at Macquarie who tell us about the opportunities that are available to prudent operators and investors in a down market. They tell us that low-price environments can create compelling possibilities for well-positioned players with strong balance sheets, ample liquidity, and hedged production.
We also hear from Eran Chvika of Norton Rose Fulbright, who discusses reserve-based lending as a flexible method of financing that is attractive to both lenders and borrowers because the availability of funds is based on the value of oil and gas assets.
Finally, Muhammad Waqas looks at project finance, a type of long-term infrastructure financing whereby the loan is repaid from the cash flows generated by the project. It's a lot more complicated than that, but read Muhammad's article starting on page 42 to learn more.Energy bankers have your back