Friday, September 30, 2011


MACHADO André, CAMPOS FILHO Luiz Alberto, CASANOVA Lourdes
The Global Oil Industry and Latin America - BN

© 2011 INSEAD Case Study

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. 

Pedagogical 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 Quimica' case.