Analyst views: How important is this deal for BP?

first_img Tags: NULL Analyst views: How important is this deal for BP? KCS-content Monday 17 January 2011 9:20 pm Show Comments ▼ whatsapp PETER HITCHENS | PANMURE GORDON This is an exciting move. With this deal , BP will bring the expertise that it has developed in Alaska, the Beaufort Sea and Northern Siberia. By getting into bed with Rosneft, the group obtains first mover advantage.KEITH MORRIS | EVOLUTION SECURITIESThe deal looks like a typically bold BP move accessing a new region considered highly prospective. But this is an exploration opportunity so while it may be a good long-term strategic investment, delivery is years away.JONATHAN JACKSON | KILLIK & COIt looks as if BP has taken a view that the chances of it being able to access resources in the US may be beyond the company for a generation and believes it needs to look elsewhere for growth options. More From Our Partners Native American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgUK teen died on school trip after teachers allegedly refused her pleasnypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.com980-foot skyscraper sways in China, prompting panic and evacuationsnypost.comFeds seized 18 devices from Rudy Giuliani and his employees in April raidnypost.comI blew off Adam Sandler 22 years ago — and it’s my biggest regretnypost.comWhy people are finding dryer sheets in their mailboxesnypost.comKamala Harris keeps list of reporters who don’t ‘understand’ her: reportnypost.comPuffer fish snaps a selfie with lucky divernypost.comBill Gates reportedly hoped Jeffrey Epstein would help him win a Nobelnypost.comSupermodel Anne Vyalitsyna claims income drop, pushes for child supportnypost.comKiller drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.comMatt Gaetz swindled by ‘malicious actors’ in $155K boat sale boondogglenypost.com Share whatsapplast_img read more