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MiFID II final technical standards: Biggest change to Europe’s energy markets since 90s

James Maycock, risk consulting director at KPMG, comments in response to ESMA’s publication of its final technical standards for the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II):
Modified date: 28/09/2015
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Exploration and Production companies must take action now to avoid oil price pressure on deals

Emma Wild, head of upstream advisory at KPMG, comments on how the oil price decline is impacting deals in the Exploration and Production sector, and the options open to companies under pressure
Modified date: 24/08/2015
Press release

Severe blow for oil market, as Iran strikes nuclear deal

George Johnson comments on the impact Iran’s nuclear agreement will have on the oil market.
Modified date: 14/07/2015
Press release

Summer Budget: UK energy sector needs more clarity from Government to secure international investment

Simon Virley says, “The latest forecasts from the Office of Budget Responsibility (OBR) show a significant overspend on low carbon subsidies under the Levy Control Framework (LCF)."
Modified date: 08/07/2015
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Budget 2015: Chancellor pulls rabbit out of the hat for North Sea

Budget 2015. Claire Angell, Energy Tax Director at KPMG comments on today’s budget announcements.
Modified date: 18/03/2015
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Budget 2015: Overall it’s grey but with some notable shades, says KPMG

Budget 2015: Overall it’s grey but with some notable shades, says KPMG Head of Tax Policy in the UK Chris Morgan
Modified date: 18/03/2015
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Oil prices may come under pressure as storage limits begin to hit

George Johnson, Oil & Gas Executive Advisor at KPMG comments on the recent oil price movements
Modified date: 24/02/2015
Press release

Low oil prices will hit oil service companies hard, says KPMG

Fergus Woodward, energy partner at KPMG, comments on the impact of the low oil price on the wider Oil & Gas industry
Modified date: 23/01/2015
Press release

Traders and tanker-owners set to cash-in on falling oil prices, as market enters contango

Oil traders and tanker-owners are set to cash-in on falling oil prices as tumbling oil prices has caused the market to move into a steep “contango”
Modified date: 09/01/2015
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Only way is up for oil and gas industry in 2015, says KPMG

Anthony Lobo, UK Head of Oil & Gas at KPMG, comments on the trends in oil and gas share prices over the last year
Modified date: 19/12/2014
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Oil price volatility presents acquisition opportunities for industry Majors, says KPMG

Anthony Lobo, UK Head of Oil & Gas at KPMG, comments on the latest report from the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).
Modified date: 11/12/2014
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Autumn Statement 2014: Chancellor’s two per cent reduction delivers drop in the North Sea

The industry welcomes today’s rate reduction, but many will question whether it is has gone far enough.
Modified date: 03/12/2014
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Autumn Statement 2013: Uncertain prospects for shale gas

Emma Wild, oil & gas director at KPMG comments on the Autumn Statement 2013
Modified date: 03/10/2014
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Autumn Statement 2013: £140m added to costs for oil companies

Andrew Lister, Energy Tax Partner at KPMG, comments on the Autumn Statement 2013
Modified date: 02/10/2014
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