Project Finance for the International Petroleum Industry provides an overview of project finance in the oil and gas industry, covering financial markets, sources and providers of finance, financial structures, and capital raising processes. With about US $300 billion of project finance debt raised annually across several capital intensive sectors-including oil and gas, energy, infrastructure, and mining-the oil and gas industry represents 30% of the global project finance market.
Author Robert Clews, EMEA Head of Oil, Gas, and Petrochemicals Project Finance for Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, explores project finance techniques and their effectiveness in the international petroleum industry. His case studies highlight petroleum industry players, risks, economics, and commercial and legal arrangements. With petroleum industry projects among the largest industrial activities in the world, this book ties together concepts and tools through real examples. It ensures that project finance will continue to play a central role in bringing together investors and lenders to finance these types of ventures.