Tagged With Covid-19
PE Live: Societal attitudes key to energy transition
23 November 2020
Energy companies are increasingly engaged in decarbonisation—but this must be underpinned by behavioural change and action by elected representatives
Letter from Norway: Tax stimulus medicine gets to work
23 November 2020
New legislation aids the country in reaching peak hydrocarbon production. But increased interest in renewables still poses stranded resources risk
China’s refining recovery looks set to stall
19 November 2020
Crude oil throughput at refineries broke records in October, but the market will not fully get back on track until next year
Alberta shelves crude curtailments
12 November 2020
The province’s decision to unwind restrictions hopes for better days ahead. But economics may be against it
Cleantech to play limited role in determining Asian demand
5 November 2020
Oil and gas requirements in the region are unlikely to hinge on wind and solar build-out or a move to electric vehicles, at least in the near-term
PE Live: Shipping is taking decarbonisation ‘very, very seriously’
29 October 2020
Shell and Deloitte’s influential new report found that lowering emissions was a key consideration for the vast majority of leading shipping companies
Letter from Brussels: National realpolitik may water down EU climate policy
27 October 2020
The EU is staking out a clear path towards climate neutrality, pursuant to its green deal. But national implementation in the decade ahead may fall short
Covid delays raise fears over project delivery
13 October 2020
Impact of virus-related restrictions on work schedules appears to be increasing
Letter from Houston: OFSE gears up for the challenge
7 October 2020
The sector is transforming towards a more digital, lower-carbon energy future
Allowing LNG to boost liquidity
6 October 2020
New European terminals can play a vital role in an era of pipeline gas decline, but only if they provide genuine flexibility for all
Iraq faces crude marketing challenges
6 October 2020
The Mid-East Gulf producer may need to take lessons from its peers to achieve best value in a crowded market
Letter from London: UK thermal generation economics in a spin
5 October 2020
The country’s move away from market-based to subsidy-driven mechanisms is undermining both existing and new conventional generation
Desperation fuels Canadian M&A activity
1 October 2020
Offloadings accelerate as many domestic oil firms struggle to stave off bankruptcy
Letter from Australia: Downstream rescue package may be wishful thinking
28 September 2020
The Canberra government has tried to throw the country’s refineries a financial lifeline in an existential struggle
Latin American supply and demand trends diverge
25 September 2020
The region’s appetite for LNG has been hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, but exports have proved more robust
Covid-19 to have lasting impact on gas
24 September 2020
The global gas and LNG market will continue to recover barring a second spike. But the pandemic’s impact will be measured in years
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
LNG contract volumes see sharp rise
3 September 2020
Covid disruptions prove no barrier to major year-on-year jump in H1 2020
Green bond issuance set for record despite Covid-19
28 August 2020
High investor demand, especially for energy transition bonds, set to be further boosted by introduction of German 'twin bunds'
Danger ahead for offshore services sector
28 August 2020
Unmanageable debt and a shortage of work is wreaking havoc on company finances. Bruising maturities starting from next year could signal even more pain
Middle East expansion further clouds global refining picture
27 August 2020
Challenges to refiners are myriad. Another boost in Mid-East Gulf capacity brings more complexity
US domestic M&A sent reeling
28 July 2020
Deal-making across the oil and gas patch has slowed to a crawl despite a swathe of potential devalued assets and strained companies eager to divest
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
PE Live: Hydrogen policies must evolve with ‘ecosystems’
22 July 2020
Governments should adapt their strategies as the hydrogen economy develops, gradually moving from direct financial support to an oversight role
Piling the pressure on US LTO
21 July 2020
The country’s production may struggle to return even to its pre-pandemic levels, while growing to new heights seems a distant prospect
NPD warns on Norwegian development delays
17 July 2020
Industry watchdog fears that Covid-19 will impact schedules