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Pipeline politics
Pipeline politics
Sean Keating
29 March 2019

As the trans-Atlantic political debate over Nord Stream 2 gets nasty, those involved could not do better than take a lesson in commercial viability from the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline project.

Plus ca short change for French offshore wind?
Plus ca short change for French offshore wind?
Ross Crear
28 March 2019

Bids are in for France's third round offshore wind tender – the 600MW Dunkirk project which will be the first under the new CfD regime. Will lenders feel comfortable with the much more tightly priced CfD-style tariffs expected on future French schemes? And does the tender pipeline contain enough volume to keep developers and lenders interested?

The strange death of UK PFI
The strange death of UK PFI
Jamie Bullen
25 March 2019

The UK government’s decision in late 2018 to abolish PFI was not unexpected. But lack of detailed government guidance on a viable alternative is already impacting projects. Should it have been abolished at all and what can replace it?

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SPDC and NNPC to raise $700m for gas project
17 April 2019

Seplat Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) and Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) are to raise $700 million for a joint gas project, to b...

Lima Airport lender line-up takes shape
17 April 2019

The $1.8 billion Lima Airport in Peru is expected to close in Q3 2019 to finance the expansion of a second runway and passenger terminal.The concessio...

Carbon Holdings faces new TPC project delays
17 April 2019

Carbon Holdings’ $10.9 billion ECA/DFI-backed Tahrir Petrochemicals Corp (TPC) has progressed more slowly than expected after another delay to t...

Lorraine launches Moselle river ports PPP tender
15 April 2019

Local municipalities in Lorraine – along with the Grand Est region and national navigation agency VNF – have launched the tender for a PPP...

TAPI progresses with bank mandates expected Q3 2019
15 April 2019

Sponsors of the $7 billion Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) 1635km gas pipeline – Turkmengaz, Afghan Gas Enterprise, Inter State G...

TXF Data

Commodity Trade Finance MLA Full year 2018

Bank USDm No %
1 Natixis 12131m 41 8.4%
2 ING Bank 11151m 84 7.7%
3 BNP Paribas 7651m 44 5.3%
4 Société Générale 6015m 51 4.2%
5 MUFG Bank 5552m 32 3.8%
6 ABN AMRO 4979m 42 3.5%
7 Deutsche Bank 4304m 25 3%
8 Rabobank 4286m 36 3%
9 Standard Chartered 4197m 24 2.9%
10 UniCredit 4069m 34 2.8%

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