Arab Petroleum Investment Corporation
Arab Petroleum Investment Corporation (APICORP)
The Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (APICORP) is an investment company established to foster the development of the Arab world’s oil and gas industries. The organisation was created by the ten Member States of the Organisation of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (OAPEC) in September 1974. APICORP’s vision is to transform the Arab energy industry into a powerful force for the region’s economic progress. Driven by this vision, APICORP seeks to make equity investments and provide project loans, trade finance, advisory and research to the energy industry.
APICORP is one of the five organisations established by OAPEC to promote cooperation and economic integration in the Arab hydrocarbon and petrochemical industry. Since its founding, APICORP has made significant contributions to the evolution of the region’s energy industry. It has made equity investments in 22 oil and gas joint venture projects worth over US $13 billion and participated in direct and syndicated energy finance transactions worth over US $126 billion. APICORP’s aggregate commitments in these transactions, including both in equity and debt, are valued in excess of US $11 billion. Apart from this, it has provided advisory and treasury services related to financing and project development; and published highly regarded macro-economic research. These areas continue to define APICORP in today’s marketplace.