Plastics ban hits Alberta’s gas strategy
16 October 2020
Federal measures to limit plastics pollution could frustrate the province’s petchems plans
Libyan barrels’ return may be temporary
29 September 2020
Production could ramp up quickly, but the countdown is already ticking on another round of shutdowns
Russia looks to streamline oil taxation
24 September 2020
The Kremlin has made a surprise move to reform its complex system
Letter from Canada: Alberta waits for a boom that may not come
17 September 2020
The Edmonton administration assumes that there will be another oil bull cycle. It may be wrong
Fukushima still looms over energy decisions
11 September 2020
Japan ignores strategic low-carbon energy options and risks muddling through by adding more coal
Latest licensing rounds
22 October 2020
The industry's most comprehensive list of current and recent rounds for onshore and offshore licences
Tullow seeks state agreement on Turkana costs
19 October 2020
The project has resumed after a five-month halt, but doubts are growing over its future
Covid delays raise fears over project delivery
13 October 2020
Impact of virus-related restrictions on work schedules appears to be increasing
Uganda oil start date in doubt despite crucial agreements
13 October 2020
Pipeline deal with Tanzania and agreement with Total raise hopes of FID—but go-ahead could be delayed until 2022
Digitalisation powers value creation
13 October 2020
Upstream producers are lagging behind other sectors in leveraging the technological revolution
Pre-salt buoys Petrobras
23 October 2020
Booming crude production in the region is helping to offset financial shock caused by Covid-19
Chinese independents set to take major role in gas
21 October 2020
Liberalisation of energy supply infrastructure is accelerating and attracting investment beyond the state giants
Liberian Registry hits out at proposed EU ETS shipping extension
15 October 2020
The world’s second-largest vessel registering service opposes what it sees as European overreach
Regulation to play a key role in India’s gas ambitions
15 October 2020
The US experience suggests building pipelines is not enough. An effective regulatory regime is also required
Apicorp sees more woes for Egyptian and Algerian LNG
13 October 2020
The multilateral lender flags risks of ongoing shut-ins and difficult contract negotiations
Data is king, integration is queen
13 October 2020
Harnessing the power of data science and real-time intelligence offers a powerful single view of the market
Revolutionising the downstream
12 October 2020
Industrial AI will allow plants to reach their autonomous potential
Romania struggles to match gas supply and demand
23 October 2020
The country may have to import additional gas to meet rising demand as domestic resource development fails to keep pace
Letter from London: Johnson brings transactional approach to offshore wind
23 October 2020
The UK’s Conservative administration tries to offer something to everyone in the country’s energy future
Pivot to renewables opens up opportunities in oil and gas
22 October 2020
Renewables are attracting investors and delivering spectacular returns—but private equity funds still see opportunities in oil
H2 shipping approaches viability in ‘niche’ circumstances
21 October 2020
Short-haul, scheduled shipping routes will likely be first to switch to hydrogen-powered vessels
Export routes key for Mid-East hydrogen
20 October 2020
Gulf countries are making bold strides into the hydrogen sector but appear likely to target exports over domestic markets
India builds momentum in gas usage
24 October 2020
Steadily rising demand for natural gas is bringing environmental benefits but also concern about import dependence
Cautious optimism for winter gas demand
13 October 2020
Two forecasters predict that requirements for the fuel could be higher going forward, albeit with caveats
Covid-19 a ‘dress rehearsal for peak oil and gas’ – Shell
14 September 2020
The impacts of the coronavirus on energy consumption and prices hold crucial lessons for when oil and gas demand peak, says Maarten Wetselaar
Banging the drum for gas
27 July 2020
The Gas Exporting Countries Forum is backing the fuel to shake off its current malaise and enjoy future growth
Urals premium hurts Russian integrateds
17 July 2020
Russia’s Opec+ compliance has pushed its benchmark grade to a premium over Brent. But this is not good news for the country’s large integrated oil firms
Oil market mulls demand risks
14 July 2020
Crude price comes under pressure from concerns over a second coronavirus wave just as Opec+ considers loosening the supply taps. But are the worries overdone?
US shale deal-making stirs to life
22 October 2020
Domestic acquisitions gain momentum after woeful performance across the first three quarters of the year
No golden age for North Sea M&A—Westwood
16 October 2020
Chrysaor-Premier deal could see copycats, says consultancy, but deals will need to meet strict criteria
US shale patch dealmaking stays sluggish
16 October 2020
Several prominent deals have helped partially salvage M&A activity, but conditions still look gloomy
Chrysaor gets listing with Premier deal
8 October 2020
The private equity-backed producer accesses London market without having to attempt an IPO
Buyer’s market for UKCS sell-offs
1 October 2020
Majors may want to accelerate their North Sea divestments. But they may also need to dance to acquirers’ tunes