The Global Oil Industry and Latin America

Published 28 Sep 2011
Reference 5835
Region South America
Summary

This industry note analyzes the global oil and gas industry with a particular focus on Brazil and Latin America. It analyzes the expansion of this industry between 1997 and 2010, when oil prices and production expanded tremendously. It also looks at the petroleum industry value chain as well as the market for chemical treatment products and services for the industry.

Teaching objectives

The industry note provides background information on: 1) The oil and gas industry with a particular focus on Brazil and Latin America. 2) Operators: the so called 'majors', the national oil companies and the independents as well as service and product and equipment firms. 3) The market for chemical treatment products and services The note can be used as background information for the 'Poland Qu�mica' case.

Keywords
  • Oil and Gas Industry
  • Petroleum Industry Value Chain
  • Brazil
  • Chemical treatment products and services
  • National oil companies
  • Oil Exploration
  • Oil Production
  • Oil Prices
  • RD0911
  • AR2011
  • AR1112
  • Q11112