Caspian contagion risks
17 August 2017
A banking crisis is a short-term risk in a region bursting with energy developments
Nervy times in Kenya's elections
11 August 2017
Oil companies will be hoping that the relatively calm passing of the country's presidential elections will pave the way for faster progress towards pipeline exports
Rosneft vs Sistema brings echoes of Yukos affair
8 August 2017
For long-term investors in Russia, the nightmare unfolding for the privately held conglomerate Sistema gives them a distinct sense of déjà-vu
Burisma and the case for Ukrainian energy independence
8 August 2017
The reserves are there, but the government needs to help out, says the head of the country's largest independent gas producer
Algerian change—again
8 August 2017
A lack of leadership continuity in Algeria's energy sector is a product of the FLN's struggle to retain political power
Latest licensing rounds
15 August 2017
The industry's most comprehensive list of current and recent rounds for onshore and offshore licenses
Kuwait: oil on troubled waters
14 August 2017
An offshore oil spill in the Neutral Zone could complicate efforts to restart Kuwaiti-Saudi production
Egypt's IOU time
8 August 2017
Reducing Egypt's debts to foreign oil companies is part of petroleum minister Molla's strategy to attract further energy investment
More work to do for Algeria
4 August 2017
A new energy minister and a new Sonatrach investment plan are still not enough to make Algeria attractive to IOCs
Investors needed in Cambodia and Vietnam
31 July 2017
Both countries need investment to arrest declining domestic output and plug an impending supply gap—opportunities for China and LNG
Equatorial Guinea rebuilding bridges
17 August 2017
Relations between Malabo and international oil companies seem to be warming up again
The future is supercharged
11 August 2017
Electric vehicles are increasingly central to government policy and car manufacturers' plans alike. What does their uptake mean for the energy sector?
Uganda-Tanzanian pipe dream
10 August 2017
The Uganda-Tanzania oil pipeline route is close to becoming a reality. Kenya will have to go it alone
Maputo takes the plunge, Dar looks on
10 August 2017
Mozambique and Tanzania both have gas reserves likely to support extensive LNG exports, but only one of them is truly committed to exploiting them—at least for now
Egypt lays gas-hub foundations
10 August 2017
President Sisi has signed into law new gas-sector regulations expanding the role of the private sector
Israel's role in Turkey's gas hub
1 August 2017
Turkey needs more gas and wants to diversify the sources. LNG and a pipeline from Israel are the answer
Petronas—made for the sea
31 July 2017
Petronas's new floating LNG platform is up and running—and hopes to take a slice of the burgeoning maritime-fuel market
Energy in future cities
11 August 2017
Populations are increasingly concentrated in urban settings, but metropolises don’t have to be planet polluters
Record-breaking clean energy investment overtakes fossil fuel spending
11 August 2017
As capital spending across the fossil fuel industry continues to fall, investment in low carbon energy is thriving, helping to push electricity sector capex to record levels, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA)
China—the green dragon
8 August 2017
Coal is on its way out as Beijing oversees a shift towards clean energy
Good winds ahead
13 July 2017
World Energy Focus talks to Michael Hannibal, chief executive of offshore operations Siemens Gamesa, the company's renewables division, about what has driven its development and how the industry plans to continue to drive down the cost of renewable energy
Green light for Egypt’s renewables
3 July 2017
After several quiet years, the sector is expanding to help meet power needs
Cracks in the US shale recovery?
27 July 2017
Oil bulls shouldn't get too excited about those capex cuts yet
Gulf members try to shore up Opec's credibility
26 July 2017
But a pathway out of the cuts is still not clear
Companies are deciding to invest again, but can the other projects compete with US tight oil?
25 July 2017
Despite an increase in new projects sanctioned this year, shale still poses a threat
What will Russia do?
24 July 2017
The country's big producers have met most of the terms of the deal with Opec. But patience with the cuts is wearing thin
What can Opec do?
24 July 2017
The supply deal is stuck in limbo—the cutters have complied but stocks remain high and prices weak. What now?
Can Opec get its mojo back in St Petersburg?
19 July 2017
Ecuador is doing what other members wish to—ditching a supply deal that has become more painful than gainful. Saudi Arabia needs to revive momentum
PdV’s cash concerns
15 August 2017
The Venezuelan company's plunging revenues show it is still struggling with lower prices and falling output
Venezuela living on the edge
2 August 2017
Venezuela's national oil company is under pressure from low prices, plummeting output and several self-inflicted wounds
Indian battleground
2 August 2017
Rosneft is expanding its reach in Asia, competing against Middle Eastern exporters
Petroleum Economist new look newsletter
24 July 2017
Our email newsletter has had a redesign, and will now be going out three times a week
Another Yukos?
19 July 2017
Rosneft acquired prized oil producer Bashneft, but now it's taking the previous owner to court. The case will have ramifications for capital markets
Gas Asia Summit & Exhibition (GAS) 2017
26 July 2017
25-17 October 2017, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
Mexico Energy Strategy Forum
3 July 2017
5 October, Four Seasons Hotel, Mexico City
Power Week
18 May 2017
13-17 November 2017, Singapore
24th Africa Oil Week
10 May 2017
23-27 October 2017, Cape Town, South Africa
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