Articles & Reports

Powering Up

December 2014
An article about the opportunity for gas-to-power projects in Sub-Saharan Africa, by TDJ’s Paolo Curiel and Ismail Tazi, appeared in the December/January issue of Petroleum Economist.

Monetizing Natural Gas Reserves – The GTL Option

September 2014
TDJ’s report on GTL has been published as part of The Oil Council’s Expert’s Insight series. The article discussed the fact that as a result of the significantly higher prices of crude oil as compared to natural gas in the US, the conversion of gas into value-added middle distillates through the Gas-to-Liquids (“GTL”) process may be commercially viable under the right circumstances.

On the Frontier – Texas Pursuing PPPs

December 2013
The PFI Yearbook 2014 includes this case study on the North Tarrant Express (NTE) project in Texas.

Mobilising Finance for Energy Development in Africa

December 2013
This article, by CEO Terry Newendorp and Analyst Shannon Thomas, is in the December issue of Drillers & Dealers.

Sukuk as a Funding Source for Reserve Based Lending

September 2013
Infrastructure Journal featured this article by Christopher Smith, Stephen Dimon and Ismail Tazi in the Fourth Plinth on September 20, 2013.

Operating Assets: A New Class of Assets for Islamic Financial Offerings

September 2013
Islamic Finance News included Ibrahim Mardam-Bey’s article on Operating Assets in the September 18 issues.

The Future of P3s in the US: Financing the Funding Gap for Infrastructure

July 2013
This article, by Jennifer Hara, Jase Cabrera and Beatriz Ariza, appears in Financier Worldwide‘s Special Report: Infrastructure and Project Finance. Read the article here.

Kings of Egypt

June 2013
Drake Lawhead of the Oil Council talks to Said Arrata, executive chairman of Egypt specialist Sea Dragon Energy, and Terry Newendorp, chairman and CEO of its backer, Taylor-DeJongh, for the June 2013 issue of Drillers & Dealers. Read the interview here.

Sukuk: Bridging the Gap

April/May 2013
TDJ’s “Sukuk: Bridging the Gap” appears in the April/May issue of EMEA Finance.

North American LNG

April 2013
Project Finance International‘s Global Energy Report includes the article “North American LNG—Prime Export” by TDJ’s Terry Newendorp, Paolo Curiel and Peter Maldonado.

Structural Options for US Infrastructure: Alternative Sources of Financing

April 2013
Jennifer Hara examines financing options for US infrastructure in the April issue of Financier Worldwide.

Sukuk: An Alternative Capital Structure for Some

March 2013
Paolo Curiel and Ibrahim Mardam-Bey discuss Sukuk as a capital tool for oil & gas companies in their article for Oil & Gas Financial Journal.

“Cash is King” for International Oil & Gas Companies in 2013

December 2012
Director John Sachs examines international oil & gas companies for a Sector Spotlight in the December issue of Acquisition International.

East Africa M&A

November 2012
Stephen Dimon’s article on mergers and acquisitions in the East Africa’s gas sector appears in the November issue of Acquisition International.

Natural Gas in China – Potential for Long-term Oversupply?

July 2012
This article by Zarko Arsov and Yi-Chun (Lydia) Liu appeared in the Oil Council’s Drillers and Dealers. Click here to read the article.

Rich in Resources, Lacking in Capital

July 2012
EMEA Finance published Paolo Curiel’s article on the opportunities and funding challenges for renewable energy in Sub-Saharan Africa in the June/July issue.

The Role and Impact of Export Credit Agencies in Project Finance

May 2012
This chapter, by Terry Newendorp, John Sachs and Jennifer Hara, is in Gower Publishing’s The Principles of Project Finance (edited by Rod Morrison). To read more about the book or to order it, click here.

U.S. Natural Gas: A Buyers’ Market For How Much Longer?

February 2012
This special guest article by Terry Newendorp appeared in the Oil Council’s Drillers and Dealers. Click here to read the article.