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Market Conditions Forge Focus on Diversification, Reliability

Market Conditions Forge Focus on Diversification, Reliability

Market Conditions Forge Focus on Diversification, Reliability

Diversification through mergers and acquisitions, as well as physical expansion into downstream markets such as natural gas conversion products, have emerged as tactics helping upstream and midstream organizations through the current price-challenged environment. Others, hoping to take advantage of expanding production capacity, are looking inward and rewriting capital investment plans, redirecting focus to efficiency and reliability to produce as much revenue as possible from a supply-heavy market.

Market Conditions Forge Focus on DiversificationHistorically low crude oil prices and the subsequent oversupply of natural gas means that the heightened reliance on natural gas as a power generation source -- often at the expense of coal – isn’t expected to abate any time soon. These market pressures are forcing new focus on strategies for maintaining stable earnings and dividend growth as evidenced by respondents to this year’s Black & Veatch Strategic Directions: Natural Gas Industry Report survey.

Download the full report to learn how natural gas industry sectors are diversifying and ensuring reliability in the current market.

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