Upstream

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
Pre-salt buoys Petrobras
23 October 2020
Booming crude production in the region is helping to offset financial shock caused by Covid-19
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
Keeping US shale afloat
9 October 2020
Improving drilling and completion efficiency is crucial for the industry to accelerate cashflow and remain economically viable
Local firms take Iranian field reins
9 October 2020
Iran has succeeded in expanding its oil and gas production capacity without the help of foreign partners. But at what future cost?
Latest licensing rounds
22 October 2020
The industry's most comprehensive list of current and recent rounds for onshore and offshore licences
Licensing round October update
2 October 2020
The industry's most comprehensive list of current and recent rounds for onshore and offshore licences
OGA awards 115 licences in 32nd round
3 September 2020
UKCS continues to see strong appetite from operators
Somali regulator plots course through political quagmire
3 September 2020
The establishment of the Somali Petroleum Authority and launch of a licensing round may be undermined if the replacement of the ousted prime minister is not seen as legitimate
Somalia announces regulator leadership
2 August 2020
Somali Petroleum Authority board has been approved by the Mogadishu government ahead of licensing round
Global announcements and developments July
16 July 2020
The industry's most comprehensive list of current and recent rounds for onshore and offshore licences
Digitalisation powers value creation
13 October 2020
Upstream producers are lagging behind other sectors in leveraging the technological revolution
Applying AI knowledge management
12 October 2020
Technology has long been at the heart of capturing and storing knowledge and making it accessible. AI solutions now allow delivery of knowledge to be highly targeted and personalised
AspenTech enters hybrid modelling era
3 March 2020
CEO Antonio Pietri discusses his lighthouse pilot for hybrid modelling capabilities
Trading braces for digital transformation
27 February 2020
The age of big data is transforming not just the upstream but energy’s spot markets
Firms embracing digitalisation set to thrive
26 February 2020
Climate change and regulatory intervention are combining to create unprecedented opportunities across the energy sector
Demystifying digitisation
13 February 2020
Designing a digital transformation strategy can be easy, if firms choose the right partner and take a pragmatic approach