Extracting Value


Understanding the Market Impact of Oil & Gas Industry Turbulence & the Path Forward

Date March 2016

For some time now, it’s been more bad news coming from the North American oil & gas sector. The industry continues to reconcile with global oversupply, depressed pricing and unprofitable production in many once thriving oil fields. Investors to the sector have held their breath, amending and extending in anticipation of a market rebound. But the hope of a reversal remains elusive. Despite some pricing recovery, oil prices remain at a fraction of what they were even a year ago, let alone from their prior peaks. Below we detail the impacts to the industry and recent trends in asset values, leveraging Gordon Brothers-AccuVal’s proprietary database and our Commercial & Industrial Division’s firsthand knowledge, having acquired and disposed of energy assets over the past two years.