http://www.petroleum-economist.com Petroleum Economist NLNG strikes while the iron’s hot http://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/politics-economics/africa/2018/nlng-strikes-while-the-iron-s-hot Plans are finally in motion to expand Nigeria’s LNG export capacity Myanmar faces energy crossroads http://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/politics-economics/asia-pacific/2018/myanmar-faces-energy-crossroads Huge potential in the country’s energy sector faces equally sizeable challenges Latest licensing rounds http://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/upstream/licensing-rounds/2017/latest-licensing-rounds The industry's most comprehensive list of current and recent rounds for onshore and offshore licenses IOCs face choppy South China Sea conditions http://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/politics-economics/asia-pacific/2018/iocs-face-choppy-south-china-sea-conditions Beijing's determination to exert its influence in the South China Sea is causing problems for oil companies active in the region Interview: Energean's Mathios Rigas targets East Med success http://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/politics-economics/middle-east/2018/interview-energeans-mathios-rigas-targets-east-med-success Energean’s boss reveals the secrets of his small company’s big success in the Eastern Mediterranean Targeting frontier areas in the North Sea http://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/upstream/licensing-rounds/2018/targeting-frontier-areas-in-the-north-sea Latest license round set to unlock stranded reserves Extending the life of the North Sea http://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/upstream/exploration-production/2018/extending-the-life-of-the-north-sea Oil and gas production is likely to sag in the coming years, but the industry won’t go without a fight Rosneft makeover 'on the way' http://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/corporate/company-profiles/2018/rosneft-makeover-on-the-way Chief executive Igor Sechin has outlined bold reforms for Russia's largest oil company, but will they be put into practice? Czech Republic seeks a new path http://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/low-carbon-energy/nuclear/2018/czech-republic-seeks-a-new-path Political turmoil and divisions over how to reform the state-controlled utility ČEZ is creating a headache for the nuclear envoy China's teapots are filling up http://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/midstream-downstream/refining-marketing/2018/chinas-teapots-are-filling-up Chinese authorities are giving independent refiners greater freedom to source their own supplies of crude oil Opec and IEA diverge on world’s capacity cushion http://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/markets/trends/2018/opec-and-iea-diverge-on-world-s-capacity-cushion As trade tensions and disruptions ripple through the market, Opec and the IEA disagree on the risks to supply Serica sanguine on Iran sanctions http://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/politics-economics/europe-eurasia/2018/serica-sanguine-on-iran-sanctions The firm's historic links to Iran are in the spotlight as US sanctions resume The return of cautious optimism in the North Sea http://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/politics-economics/europe-eurasia/2018/the-return-of-cautious-optimism-in-the-north-sea The UK’s North Sea hub, braced for production declines, has received a boost from new investments and revived interest from the supermajors China loans make Venezuela’s outlook more precarious http://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/politics-economics/south-central-america/2018/china-loans-make-venezuela-s-outlook-more-precarious Patience is wearing thin among both China and other trading partners Iran wants Caspian 'release valve' opened http://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/politics-economics/middle-east/2018/iran-wants-caspian-release-valve-opened Sanctions-hit Iran and its neighbours are seeking to resolve boundary uncertainties to unlock further oil and gas reserves in the Caspian Sea Oil markets on the rise http://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/markets/trends/2018/oil-markets-on-the-rise The oil-price recovery has helped to improve the outlook for oil and gas capital markets Colombia hopes for a revival http://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/politics-economics/south-central-america/2018/colombia-hopes-for-a-revival Duque’s victory in June’s elections is likely to open the way for new upstream investment opportunities Amlo and the realities of Mexico's oil reform http://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/politics-economics/south-central-america/2018/amlo-and-the-realities-of-mexicos-oil-reform The Mexican president-elect needs a strong oil and gas sector to fund a promised social transformation India embraces gas and renewables http://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/politics-economics/asia-pacific/2018/india-embraces-gas-and-renewables With prime minister Narendra Modi now less than a year away from a general election, his energy successes and failures will be in the spotlight Strategy v market dynamics http://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/markets/outlook/2018/strategy-v-market-dynamics Members must consider a host of complex issues as they wrestle with the problem of managing oil supply