MENA Region’s Oilfield Services –

Posted on February 14, 2011 by


Written by Nawaf Marafi, Ali Rampurwala and Rajiv Bishnoi from Kuwait Financial Centre “Markaz”

In our view, 2011 and the near-future, represent exciting times for the oilfield services (OFS) segment, both globally as well as in the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region. As a result of the changing stance of National Oil Companies (NOCs), increasingly favorable policies of local governments, reopening of the financial markets, and growth in regional entrepreneurial talent, opportunistic regional OFS companies stand to benefit significantly in the near-future. We also believe that the opportunity to build indigenous regional OFS companies is fundamentally underexploited. Link to PDF