Europe's gas security conundrum
23 November 2017
Central Asian countries are eager to pick up the slack, if sanctions hit Russian pipeline supply to Europe
Venezuelan crunch time
17 November 2017
Venezuela faces steep bond payments before the end of the year. It is looking to Russia to help keep it from default
Taking a chance in Kurdish Iraq
16 November 2017
The KRG referendum result and subsequent Iraqi army offensive against the Kurds underline how risky it is for companies involved in the export and sale of Kurdish crude
Iraq—the end of the beginning
16 November 2017
Iraq's army has retaken Kurdish-controlled areas around Kirkuk in the north, while neighbouring states are considering their long-term response to the independence referendum
Venezuela's debt crisis deepens
15 November 2017
It's crunch time in Caracas after the country defaulted on two bond payments and oil output continued its freefall
Latest licensing rounds
22 November 2017
The industry's most comprehensive list of current and recent rounds for onshore and offshore licenses
Bullish or bearish on Canada's oil sands?
21 November 2017
International oil companies are fleeing the oil sands, but the Canadian producers that have plugged the gap have reason to be optimistic
Iran to lead Middle East gas expansion
15 November 2017
With a focus on developing the South Pars field, Iran is set for a major expansion of natural gas production
Iraq's crazy goings on
14 November 2017
Shell's dissatisfaction with its Iraq operations exposes flaws in the country's contract model for IOCs
Mexico—zero to hero
9 November 2017
A string of successful auctions has set the stage for an exploration boom in Mexican waters
Investors still feel the lure of North Sea
23 November 2017
Two major M&A deals and a boost from the Autumn 2017 budget may breathe new life into the UKCS
Novatek’s Yamal LNG fast-track wins plaudits
24 November 2017
Once regarded as an unlikely addition to global liquefied natural gas capacity, the Yamal project is ready to roll and Novatek has even bigger plans
Door still open for East Med-Egypt gas
24 November 2017
Despite the country's natural gas sector booming, it could eventually need to import the fuel again
Oman LNG back in top gear
22 November 2017
The start of production from a giant onshore gasfield in September has given a boost to the country's liquefied natural gas sector
TransCanada gets Keystone XL approval—but there’s a catch
21 November 2017
Nebraska regulators rejected the pipeline builders preferred route, but ok’d an alternative, handing the company a complicated victory
LNG: Churning it out
16 November 2017
Producers face a further period of low prices as more production comes online
Total shores up LNG market share with Engie asset grab
14 November 2017
The French supermajor's acquisition gives it access to 10% of the global LNG market, second only to Shell
India's sunny uplands
3 November 2017
To avoid the huge run-up in fossil-fuel demand forecasters expect, India will deploy more renewables and hope to electrify its passenger-transport sector
Wind in the US' sails
26 October 2017
Offshore wind is taking off in America, offering growth opportunities for the usual renewable operators and a potential entry point for offshore oil specialists
Brazil goes green
24 October 2017
Despite having vast oil reserves and only slowly emerging from recession, the country is focusing on growth in its energy sector and renewables are key to its strategy
Morocco's renewables revolution
19 October 2017
The kingdom is expanding its use of solar and wind power rapidly through research and innovation, say Badr Ikken General Director of the Research Institute for Solar Energy and New Energies of Morocco (IRESEN) and Zakaria Naimi, its Director of Photovoltaic and Electric Systems
Solar PV growth outpaces all other fuels — and will continue to grow
11 October 2017
Renewables broke new records in 2016, largely as a result of booming solar photovoltaics (PV) deployed in the People’s Republic of China, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA)
US tight oil: Too light, too sweet
24 November 2017
International buyers’ appetite may start to wane in 2018
Tight oil: Pumping the brakes
24 November 2017
Output will rise again in 2018, but less drilling and greater capital discipline will slow growth
Carbon permits: The burning issue
23 November 2017
Carbon floor price or free market? Europe's debate shows no signs of calming
Now what for the Opec deal?
20 November 2017
Opec has brought global crude stocks to heel. But its job is far from over
Oil: The price is not right
20 November 2017
The market wants to trade a demand slow-down of the future, while ignoring the fundamentals of the present
Another heave for Opec
17 November 2017
Opec must extend its deal or face another sell-off. Then it needs to find an exit strategy
Is it all about the gas?
24 November 2017
CEFC’s investment in Rosneft should bring badly needed financing to Russia’s largest oil company
Executive of the year
23 November 2017
Maria Sferruzza, Baker Hughes, a GE Company
Future Leader
23 November 2017
Ahmed Almaghaslah, Saudi Aramco
Chief Executive of the Year
23 November 2017
Mustafa Sanallah, NOC Libya
2017 Petroleum Economist Award winners
22 November 2017
In a ceremony at One Great George Street in London on 21 November, we announced this year's award winners. Here's the list in full
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
Better by design?
18 October 2016
Europe’s evolving energy market needs to focus on effective mapping
Energy gets brighter
18 October 2016
As the world’s population increases its energy consumption will grow, but much more efficiently
Ecuador taps into water
18 October 2016
Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy explains ambitious plan to develop hydro resources