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Oil, Gas & Mining

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This year IFC made a $50 million equity investment in Kuwait Energy to develop oil and gas projects in Egypt, Yemen, and several other countries.
Peru LNG is the largest foreign direct investment in Peru’s history and is expected to turn the country into a net hydrocarbon exporter when operations begin in 2010.
Over the last 20 years, Pan American Energy LLL (PAE), a joint venture between BP plc and Bridas Corporation, has grown to become the second largest oil and gas producer in Argentina and IFC has been there every step of the way.

Oil & Gas


IFC’s Oil & Gas team provides equity and loan financing to small and midsize independents and larger players in the oil and gas sector. Our mission is to help companies reach their full potential in emerging markets and benefit the countries and communities in which they operate.


We support clients in all areas and stages of operations, including:


Investment Areas

Financial Products

Advisory Services

  • Exploration
  • Appraisal & Development
  • Oil & Gas Pipelines
  • Oilfield Services
  • Liquefied Natural Gas
  • Liquefied Petroleum Gas
  • Floating Production, Storage, Offloading
  • Acquisition Financing
  • Rehabilitation
  • Debt Refinancing
  • Equity
  • Quasi-equity
  • Loans
  • Capital markets access & mobilization
  • Supplier Development
  • Community Development
  • Municipal Capacity Building
  • Environmental and Social Advice
  • Resettlement and Indigenous Peoples


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