Helping you make informed decisions about major hydrocarbon investments and M&A opportunities
The upstream oil and gas industry is in the midst of one of its largest transitions. Sustained low oil prices continue to challenge existing business models, forcing companies to reexamine their value propositions, portfolios and strategies. At the same time, the low oil price environment has opened up attractive possibilities for acquiring energy assets.
S&P Global can help you evaluate major hydrocarbon investments and screen upstream M&A opportunities with our independent, quantitative due diligence analysis that focuses especially on underlying energy value drivers and risks. Our services are underpinned by our extensive in-house data, analytics and tools, ranging from global E&P data and asset valuation to transactions data and research.
- Technical and commercial due diligence – Evaluation of resources, development plans, costs, regulatory landscape and the underlying markets
- Asset and corporate valuations – Bottom-up valuations for oil and gas assets worldwide, upstream energy company valuations using trading multiples, asset valuations based on precedent transaction metrics, leveraging our database of 40,000+ M&A transactions over the past 20 years
- Support through M&A cycle – Support for screening, origination, executing and negotiating deals to a close, including bid support and post-acquisition integration