Petroleum Economist Statoil's ray of North Sea sunshine The Verbier discovery is undoubtedly a welcome boost for the UK oil industry, but plenty more like it will be needed to arrest the region’s decline Russia's LNG threat boosts export liberalisation prospects Don't expect the market to be freed up anytime soon, but Russia is at least thinking about busting Gazprom's monopoly on pipeline gas supply Transneft under fire The pipeline company's leaders are used to doing things their way, but a new shareholder, who has Kremlin-backing, sees things differently and wants changes Oil prices—is the worst over? Supply-demand balances are tightening and sentiment is turning, but the next two quarters will be decisive 10 lessons from a decade of exploration Finding oil and gas in frontier plays has become harder. An industry veteran has some advice Trump's Iran move and oil The market should not ignore the geopolitical risks if the nuclear deal now unravels Brazil beckons with new oil auction The first bid round in two years will test investor interest after a tumultuous period for the country Vaca Muerta making moves Argentina's unconventional oil and gas play is gaining momentum, and drawing more international interest Help at hand in India Conservation, EVs and renewables can play their part. But India wants much more yield from its own oil and gas resources too Latest licensing rounds The industry's most comprehensive list of current and recent rounds for onshore and offshore licenses India—demand dynamo India's economic success will make it a decisive player in global energy for decades Nafta 2.0: Dealing with the Devil Despite being such a prominent component of the trade relationship, energy has hardly come up in Nafta talks. That could change Harvey's aftermath The Gulf Coast is now a force on global oil and gas markets, making the hurricanes that regularly ravage the region a greater threat to supply Solar PV growth outpaces all other fuels — and will continue to grow 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) New Zealand: Progress in the Pacific Ambitious targets on emissions must be met alongside economic growth Reflections on the Gulf Based on personal memories, Gerald Butt evokes the atmosphere in the Gulf at the dawn of the oil boom era Repsol tuning up The Spanish major has tightened its belt, lifted its profitability and positioned itself to capitalise on an evolving market A new role for NOCs To cope with an era of lower oil prices, state-owned firms must put value above volume and focus less on production, more on their commercial position Nord Stream 2: Pay your money, take your choice The pipeline faces a tough financing climate and continued opposition Europe—ready to dock European passenger boats are looking to LNG for fuel