OPINION: These are good times for investment bankers as oil and gas companies seek buyers for a large range of assets around the world.

Financial advisers are in demand as the oil majors respond to low oil prices and growing pressure to decarbonise.

This activity is bringing plenty of business to the merger and acquisition professionals who can help seek out buyers.

It is a period of upheaval, but could put assets into the hands of those who have a narrower and potentially more intense focus.