• New rise of the Middle East refiners

    Exports from the new super-refineries of the Middle East – now the world’s fastest-growing refining region – will speed the pace of closures in Europe, Martin Quinlan writes


  • Climbing up the chemicals cycle

    The chemicals business cycle edged upwards in 2013 and there are hopes for more progress this year, Martin Quinlan writes


  • Uneven progress for chemicals

    The worldwide chemicals business is strengthening but Europe is lagging, Martin Quinlan writes


  • China's refining boom fades

    Slowing oil demand growth, a changing economy and stricter environmental standards are ushering in a new era for refiners, writes Justin Jacobs


  • Ireland’s gas to flow next year

    The Corrib field is due on stream in mid-2015 and will cover nearly three-quarters of the Irish republic’s gas consumption -but Corrib’s troubled development history has done nothing to encourage other explorers. Martin Quinlan reports


  • Singapore bolsters its LNG arsenal


  • InterOil's renaissance

    Having beefed up its balance sheet, InterOil is moving ahead under new management with Papua New Guinea's biggest ever drilling campaign to develop its vast frontier acreage as it eyes liquefied natural gas exports to Asian markets. Damon Evans reports


  • Go-ahead hopes for Namibia's Kudu

    Exactly 40 years after it was discovered, the Kudu gasfield is moving towards a development decision, Martin Quinlan writes



 

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Geopolitics on the back burner

Rosier-than-expected fundamentals are easing oil prices – for now


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