The state of New York in March announced both that it was awarding 26 large-scale renewables projects worth $1.4 billion, and that it had requested to be excluded from the federal offshore oil and gas drilling programme. The state was making it priorities clear
This is the type of transaction that made everyone involved happy. IJGlobal understands that the only frustration on this deal came from the banks – they wanted more. Cheniere Energy awarded only 14% of what each bank had offered on the first new liquefied natural gas development in the US to move forward since 2015
If high speed rail is going to get successfully financed anywhere in the US, the flat empty expanse of Texas seems as good as place as any. But despite its developer’s bullish attitude, the Texas Central project has significant hurdles to overcome
In a volte-face that’s enough to make a North Korean dictator blush, the oil majors are continuing to trip over their feet in a bid to reinvent themselves as good guys, having spent the last century-plus playing the black-hat cowboy
A couple of (hopefully) amusing anecdotes, a preview of our league tables which will be published in a couple of weeks' time and mulling the awards for which we shall hosting judging sessions over the course of this month
In the same week that IJGlobal goes live with our infrastructure funds database – IJInvestor – it feels appropriate to turn the focus on an interesting trend in the equity space: the rise of technical advisers as investors.
Investing in US LNG export projects looks increasingly risky, as a flooded market forces sponsors to accept more flexible and shorter-term sales contracts. This is quite a change of direction for a market more or less still in its infancy.
It’s the biggest infrastructure deal in the market, the one everyone’s talking about – two giants of the European infra community slugging it out to acquire Spanish toll road operator Abertis… but it’s a deal that has more than a few wondering what the hell’s going on
In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man may indeed be king… but in the land of the free, it’s balance sheet that a monarch doth make. With limited greenfield activity, the US is gainfully employed doing what so many markets have been doing for a good long while – not an awful lot, and turning a buck where they can
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