Spotlight on Natural Resources,
Utilities and Chemicals

Tracking the trends and topics across Oil and Gas, Chemicals, Metals and Mining, Power and Utilities sectors

Navigating global financial markets has never been more demanding – shifting economic powers, rise of new technology, greater volatility, tighter and increasingly fragmented regulatory regimes. While this environment affects companies in all sectors, the Natural Resources and Utilities sector is confronting additional pressures. After a challenging period of lower prices, Oil and Gas and Metals and Mining companies are slowly coming out of the down cycle as much leaner organisations where treasuries are now focused on supporting expected growth following a sluggish couple of years. Chemical companies have gone through (re)organisational demands of surging M&A activity and treasuries are focused on integration activities. The need to operate economically and efficiently, comply with new and existing regulations and standards, meet competitive pressures, and take advantage of opportunities to grow are all exerting considerable pressure on treasurers.

The need to operate economically and efficiently, comply with new and existing regulations and standards, meet competitive pressures, and take advantage of opportunities to grow are all exerting considerable pressure on treasurers.

Effective liquidity and cash management is critical for companies to stay afloat in today’s turbulent times.

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