Watershed year in Asia
22 January 2018
Nuclear sabre-rattling shook Asia's security foundations, but 2017 heralded breakthroughs for EVs and LNG
Trump's America
22 January 2018
A new president brought change on the regulatory front while tight oil rose again
Venezuela going for broke
16 January 2018
The Maduro government wants a new deal on its debt. Things are going to get messy
Iraqi Kurdistan sinking fast
11 January 2018
The future of the KRI's oil sector is uncertain, with the federal government determined to bring all the country's production and exports back under its wing
Iraqi Kurdistan's wrong turn
11 January 2018
Burdened by political and economic crises at home, the autonomous region faces difficult talks with a newly confident federal government in Baghdad
Latest licensing rounds
19 January 2018
The industry's most comprehensive list of current and recent rounds for onshore and offshore licenses
Guyana—at the frontier
19 January 2018
ExxonMobil and its partner are racing ahead with their major Liza discovery in Guyana, at Latin America's exploration frontier. Others are struggling to replicate the success
Majors come calling for Brazil's pre-salt
16 January 2018
Shell and Petrobras were the big winners in Brazil's latest upstream bid round, along with backers of Brazil's oil reforms
Kenya's oil: trucking along
16 January 2018
With the country's contentious elections out of the way, Tullow hopes that development of its oil reserves will now progress
Côte d’Ivoire's exploration drive rebooted
12 January 2018
Can an overhaul of concessions lure companies to the country's frontier acreage?
North Sea oil's rock hoppers
19 January 2018
Shell is happy to give the Penguins project a helping hand
Gaza gas stranded at sea
16 January 2018
Palestinians' hopes that a gas discovery made offshore 18 years ago can be developed are unlikely to be realised soon
Kuwait goes for gas
16 January 2018
Despite the perennial shadow of political turbulence, upstream gas and LNG import projects are progressing
Energy Web Atlas Releases New Features for Real-Time LNG Intelligence Service
16 January 2018
Energy Web Atlas leads the market with expanded LNG and pipeline data and improved import and annotation functions
Egypt's gas transmission strategy
10 January 2018
With natural gas from the super-giant Zohr field now flowing ashore, plans are in place to make distribution of the fuel more efficient and to expand wind power
Forties crude flows again, but safety concerns linger
9 January 2018
Continuing investigations by UK authorities into the temporary closure of a key North Sea pipeline network could signal further safety worries
Fading Canadian pipeline ambition
5 January 2018
The revival of Keystone XL and Canada's tricky pipeline politics doomed Energy East
Big oil buying into green
16 January 2018
2018 looks set to be another big year in renewables deal-making for the oil majors
Australia plays safe
2 January 2018
The Australian government has opted for reliability over renewables in the power sector
Climate change's devilish detail
19 December 2017
In the absence of the US, developing countries stepped forward at COP23, as progress on the “Paris rulebook” inched ahead
Trump's fight for coal
18 December 2017
A proposed grid resiliency rule would subsidise coal plants, at the cost of gas and renewables
Germany's pick and mix
12 December 2017
The country’s political parties are vying to see what aspects of their various energy policies they can squeeze into a coalition package
New crisis and old
22 January 2018
Subdued oil prices and intractable wars cast a shadow over the year
Oil through the worse?
22 January 2018
Opec cut, shale grew, stocks fell, demand soared, prices rose and balance—the oil market's magic word—drew near
Peak demand and oil's long-term trap
19 January 2018
Fixating on the timing of a peak in oil demand is misplaced. Rather, the peak's significance is in shifting the paradigm, from perceived scarcity to perceived abundance. And it poses a problem for low-cost producers
The end is nigh for oil
12 January 2018
Fossil fuel merchants including oil companies are living on borrowed time, argues a new book
US energy: what to watch in 2018
3 January 2018
Oil production, trade, renewables and technology top our list of major questions facing America's energy industry heading into the new year
The IEA is now much more bearish on 2018 than Opec
15 December 2017
The latest forecasts from the IEA and Opec offer very different pictures of the oil market next year
Saudi Aramco mixes it up
18 January 2018
While keeping oil at the core of its operations, Saudi Aramco is looking to a greener future and preparing to import gas for the first time
Long to-do list in Nigeria
18 January 2018
NNPC has expansion plans for its lucrative upstream, and hopes to stem losses in the downstream, as the company awaits major restructuring
Sowing the seeds in Africa
9 January 2018
The AFC is committed to providing financial support for energy infrastructure development across the continent in a difficult investment climate
Oil companies dig deep
5 January 2018
With an eye on shareholders' returns, oil companies are reining in costs and increasing internally generated cash flows
Oil firms back in the black
5 January 2018
Investors want to see oil companies striving for value rather than volume in the year ahead
NAPEC Conference 2018
15 January 2018
25-28 March, Oran Algeria
International Petroleum Week 2018
4 January 2018
20-22 February 2018, InterContinental Park Lane, London
GTR Mena Trade & Export Finance Week 2018
8 December 2017
19-22 February 2018, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
GCC Energy Strategy Forum
2 October 2017
Join 300 like-minded peers to discuss and debate issues of vital importance in the future of the GCC’s energy sector. Over a morning of keynote addresses, interview and panels, hear from industry experts and key decision makers about the issues that really matter for this part of the world, and beyond.
WGC 2018 - The 27th World Gas Conference
4 May 2017
25-29 June 2018, Washington DC, US
The Petroleum Economist Awards, 2017
9 February 2017
Petroleum Economist’s annual awards ceremony returns on 21 November 2017