Business Restructuring in International Oil Companies (IOCs)


Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh -- (SBWIRE) -- 06/17/2012 -- ""Business Restructuring in International Oil Companies (IOCs) - Increasing Focus on Upstream Business With Spin-Offs and Divestitures in Downstream Operationsā€, is the latest report from ReportReserve analyzing the recent divestments and spin-offs by integrated oil companies in the oil and gas industry. The report provides information about the key divestments in the downstream sector undertaken by integrated companies in order to raise the capital needed to focus on upstream activities. The report gives details about the spinoff of Marathon Oil Corporation, which formed an upstream pure play company with the same name and Marathon Petroleum Corporation, a downstream pure play company. It also provides information regarding the planned spinoff of ConocoPhillips to form a separate downstream company, Phillips 66 in May 2012. Information about divestments of downstream assets and plans for growth in the upstream sector by major integrated oil companies also features in the report, which is built using data and information sourced from company reports, primary and secondary research and in-house analysis by ReportReserveā€™s team of industry experts.


This report provides detailed analysis of the recent divestments and spinoffs by integrated oil companies in the oil and gas industry and their plans to increase investments in the upstream sector to ensure future growth. The report primarily focuses on -
- Key challenges faced by integrated oil companies in the global oil and gas industry
- Steps taken by major IOCs to increase profitability and shareholder value
- Key objectives of divestments or spin-offs of major IOCs
- Increased focus on upstream activities to improve production levels and reserve life
- Divestment strategies adopted by major IOCs to improve cash flows

Reasons to buy

The report will enhance your decision-making capability by allowing you to -
- Develop business strategies with the help of specific insights into the oil and gas E&P market
- Identify opportunities and challenges in the oil and gas industry leading to divestments and spinoffs by major IOCs
- Plan your strategies based on expected developments in the oil and gas exploration activities by major IOCs and newly formed upstream pure play companies
- Understand the competitive landscape of the emerging market in the upstream and downstream sector

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