Communicating in a low oil price environment

When the oil price crashes as it has this year, it is often tempting for oil and gas companies to batten down the hatches and withdraw into themselves in order to weather the storm, coming out the other side when...

7th Apr 2020

Tavistock through CV-19

As many of our clients and friends will know, Tavistock was founded three decades ago. During this time, our partners and staff have operated through some astonishing economic shocks that have redefined financial markets and economies, bringing us valuable insight....

26th Mar 2020

Breakfast with the Financial Times “Behind the scenes of its award winning FT Investigations”

With thanks to the FT’s Paul Murphy who together with Tavistock’s David Cracknell, hosted a highly interesting breakfast discussing the FT Investigations desk and the increasing profile of short sellers in Europe. Paul is the FT’s Investigations Editor and co-founder...

25th Feb 2020

Trusting Bernard to deliver BP’s zero carbon future

BP’s new Chief Executive, Bernard Looney, set out his vision to reduce the Company’s carbon footprint to zero by 2050 heralding a new era for the company that pumped 2.7 billion barrels of oil and gas per day last year....

14th Feb 2020

Day Two

Some slow starts to the day today as the first official night of networking events took place on Monday. Speaking of which, thank you to all those that were able to attend our own event at the new venue yesterday...

4th Feb 2020

Day one

The picturesque Silo Hotel on the waterfront, with its beautiful rooftop views, played host to Tavistock’s first event of the week, which we held with Peel Hunt. About 30 women, involved in various parts of the mining sector, attended the...

3rd Feb 2020

Cape Town Calling

So, here we are again, Africa’s mining fraternity heads down to Cape Town for its annual road trip including ‘site’ seeing, important face-to-face meetings, panel discussions, networking and sentiment gauging on what the year ahead may hold for this important...

31st Jan 2020

Africa Oil Week

The first week of November sees the annual pilgrimage of Africa focussed E&P companies, representatives from the majors, advisers and ministerial delegates to Cape Town  - as well as the Tavistock team - to not only gain some November sun,...

19th Nov 2019

Expo Real: Glass half full or half empty?

‘Ask me what I want you [The UK] to do,’ says a Dutch property agent over a beer in one of Munich’s famous beer halls. ‘Go on,’ I say reluctantly, bracing myself for another broadside, indicative of the change in...

9th Oct 2019

Mining 2019: Taking stock at the Half Year

As we have now passed the halfway point of the year, it is a good time to look back at the six months to end-June to see where we lie as we head into H2 post the summer let up....

5th Aug 2019