Libya: A ceaseless campaign
19 September 2016
Our report on the country’s energy infrastructure is the definitive guide to Libyan oil, politics, and civil unrest
How an Opec deal could work
28 September 2016
Iran’s demands can be accommodated with some adjustments of the numbers
Ready to deal, Saudi Arabia waits on Iran
28 September 2016
The kingdom is ready to ditch its laissez-fair market strategy and cut production. Iran needs to come on board, but an agreement is close
Taxation, not privatisation ahead for Russia
28 September 2016
The collapse of the Bashneft sale means Russia's government will wring more cash from producers instead
Oil crescent endgame
19 September 2016
The political disintegration since 2014 has led inexorably towards a final battle for control of Libya's commanding heights
Libya's oil war starts
14 September 2016
The east's capture of four ports gives it a huge victory in the battle for the country. Oil exports may rise and the conflict could deepen
Decommissioning - the elephant in the room
27 September 2016
Platform operators have for too long ignored their decommissioning plans. But the inevitable is nigh—and to thrive, they must innovate
The oil world's most difficult job
19 September 2016
NOC’s chairman fears a disaster if his company is dragged into the war for Libya’s oil
China’s confusing new stockpiling rules
29 September 2016
The government has told companies they must put aside 10% of their reserves for a supply emergency. Details are vague
Latest licensing rounds
21 September 2016
The industry's most comprehensive list of current and recent rounds for onshore and offshore licenses
Iranian oil-output is surging, for now
20 September 2016
The scale of Iran's oil-output growth this year has been startling. Without IOCs, longer-term plans will prove more difficult
Is Nord Stream 2 really needed?
28 September 2016
Rising liquefied natural gas supplies to Europe and better gas interconnection raise more doubts about the project
The end of producer power
29 September 2016
The wave of LNG supply hitting the market is putting buyers in control
Gazprom's commitments strain the budget
28 September 2016
The revival of a project to ship gas to Turkey puts more pressure on a company already struggling
Australian LNG sours for the locals
23 September 2016
Exporters have prioritised foreign markets and the domestic price has spiked, angering consumers back home
Expect record global refinery throughput in Q3
21 September 2016
Runs may surge but they won’t match demand growth
Exxon forces consolidation on Papua New Guinea’s LNG
6 September 2016
The US firm’s deal for a stake in a second gas-export project looks like a defeat for rival operator Total. But the synergies make sense
Latin America’s NOCs fall from grace
28 June 2016
The state’s heavy hand will slow recovery for the region’s state firms, hurting production and new exploration for years to come
Nuclear power in the EU has fallen out of fashion
25 May 2016
Nuclear is more prone to popularity peaks and troughs than many other energy sources, and it’s not looking good at the moment
Dirty fuels a health crisis time bomb
26 September 2016
Air pollution from burning fossil fuels is killing too many people. Asia and sub-Saharan Africa will suffer the most
Hydropower resurgence boosts renewables in US power mix
31 August 2016
After years of drought hydropower production rebounded in H1 2016
The greening of Latin America
28 June 2016
Climate pledges are suddenly turning into real investment in the continent’s renewable-energy sector
The end is nigh
21 September 2016
US power sector demand for natural gas is soaring. The glut could be about to end
The elusive oil market balance
21 September 2016
Slow demand growth, bloated stocks and managed money are impeding the price recovery
Asia's looming fuel oil supply crunch
21 September 2016
Higher demand and declining imports will tighten supplies
Swing states
20 September 2016
Is American tight oil really now the world’s swing supplier?
The party's over
6 September 2016
Chinese purchasing of crude for storage will slow sharply in September, knocking out another prop in global oil demand
Opec’s oil export revenue to plunge 34% lower in 2016
1 September 2016
Low crude prices and production outages have caused the group’s earnings to plummet
2016 Petroleum Economist Award winners
16 September 2016
In a ceremony at Banking Hall in London on 15 September, we announced this year's award winners. Here's the list in full
New technologies create challenges for policy-makers
23 September 2016
As the world embraces technological change, so too must policy-makers
Energy transitions and power sector unbundling 2.0
18 August 2016
Decommoditising the electricity sector may be the next step in the transition to a lower carbon future
How can energy support the growth of urbanisation?
15 August 2016
A transformative approach is needed, argues a forthcoming Arup report for the World Energy Council
Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW 2016)
15 August 2016
24-28 October 2016, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
Sustainable retreat
8 August 2016
The industrial revolution is over and the sustainability revolution has begun. Sustainable development is out and sustainable retreat is in. This changes the game for everyone. Jason Drew, CEO of AgriProtein, explains
Looking ahead to the WEC 2016 World Energy Congress
1 August 2016
Explore the 2016 leading congress destination