Upstreamhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2155©2014 Petroleum Economist60UpstreamPowering upGas-to-power projects offer an opportunity for nations in sub-Saharan Africa to provide cheap electricity from domestic resources. But there are difficulties as well, say Paolo Curiel and Ismail Tazi* http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3410781/Powering-up.htmlTue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTRedefining winning in E&PChanging investor demands means upstream units need to take a new approach to portfolio management, writes Neal Kissel* http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3410779/Redefining-winning-in-E-P.htmlTue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTAfghanistan’s exploration ambitions Security problems will keep hampering Afghan upstream plans. Pipeline transit fees offer the best hope for energy incomehttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3409504/Afghanistans-exploration-ambitions.htmlThu, 11 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTPipeline puts Tajikistan on energy mapChinese and other investors may be about to open up the country’s upstreamhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3409502/Pipeline-puts-Tajikistan-on-energy-map.htmlThu, 11 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTFinding a new price bandThe market is at last adjusting to the fundamentals of weak demand growth and burgeoning supply, writes Derek Browerhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3408903/Finding-a-new-price-band.htmlWed, 10 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTThe Last hurrah?http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3408642/The-Last-hurrah.htmlTue, 09 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTDiscovery lifts Colombia’s deep-water hopeshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3408187/Discovery-lifts-Colombias-deep-water-hopes.htmlMon, 08 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTStatoil wins Johan Sverdrup lifetime operatorshiphttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3406299/Statoil-wins-Johan-Sverdrup-lifetime-operatorship.htmlTue, 02 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTSaudi Arabia’s big gambleThe kingdom’s shift in strategy is as risky as it was abrupthttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3405561/Saudi-Arabias-big-gamble.htmlSat, 29 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTWhat next for the industry’s LNG dreams?http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3404151/What-next-for-the-industrys-LNG-dreams.htmlWed, 26 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTEquatorial Guinea floating LNG set for 2019http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3404149/Equatorial-Guinea-floating-LNG-set-for-2019.htmlWed, 26 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTAsia will be the tipping point for energy transitionhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3404148/Asia-will-be-the-tipping-point-for-energy-transition.htmlWed, 26 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTHigh interest but low commitments in new UK roundhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3403626/High-interest-but-low-commitments-in-new-UK-round.htmlTue, 25 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTShell and Petronas fire industry salvohttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3401391/Shell-and-Petronas-fire-industry-salvo.htmlTue, 18 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTMideast oil investments key to global supply security http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3400650/Mideast-oil-investments-key-to-global-supply-security.htmlFri, 14 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTSolar puts LNG in the shade for Thailandhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3400228/Solar-puts-LNG-in-the-shade-for-Thailand.htmlThu, 13 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTStatoil stays the coursehttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3398527/Statoil-stays-the-course.htmlFri, 07 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTAsia’s energy conundrum http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3398011/Asias-energy-conundrum.htmlThu, 06 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTMajors join race for Croatia blockshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3397269/Majors-join-race-for-Croatia-blocks.htmlTue, 04 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTSatorp refinery ‘is the future’Total lauds the economic strengths of its new Saudi Arabian complex while troubles in Europe mount, Anthea Pitt and Martin Quinlan writehttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3396343/Satorp-refinery-is-the-future.htmlFri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTEurope sets 40% emissions reduction target http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3396308/Europe-sets-40-emissions-reduction-target.htmlFri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTStrategic reserve filling lifts Chinese oil demandhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3396117/Strategic-reserve-filling-lifts-Chinese-oil-demand.htmlFri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTOpec versus tight oilhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3395797/Opec-versus-tight-oil.htmlThu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTCrunch timeThe legacy of Opec’s high oil-price strategy is now plain: rising supply and weakening demand growth. The group must decide whether to rescue its market share or the oil pricehttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3393098/Crunch-time.htmlThu, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTSaudi Arabia hangs tough in bear marketOpec’s heavyweight is no longer prepared to bear the brunt of the group’s cuts. Losing on price and volume share is to be avoided at all costs, writes Bill Farren-Price*http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3393097/Saudi-Arabia-hangs-tough-in-bear-market.htmlThu, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTIt's time for Opec to sweat it out Weak demand and rising supplies are putting pressure on Opec - but not for the first time. Robin Mills* puts the latest crisis in contexthttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3393096/Its-time-for-Opec-to-sweat-it-out.htmlThu, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTThe sick man of OpecRenewed war in northern Iraq leaves Baghdad desperate to expand exports in the south. It may also lead to a deal with the Kurdish Regional Government – but rejoining Opec’s quota system is not on the cards, writes Gerald Butt*http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3393094/The-sick-man-of-Opec.htmlThu, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTGCC producers ponder future in uncertain marketThe main Gulf Opec players are wary of ceding market share to rival producers, but also wish to keep prices in the comfort zonehttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3393091/GCC-producers-ponder-future-in-uncertain-market.htmlThu, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTPanic stationsVenezuela's oil industry, like its economy, is still in a mess. Falling oil prices could not have come at a worse timehttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3393090/Panic-stations.htmlThu, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTNorth Africa buffeted by politics and marketsLibya's oil output is recovering. But both it and neighbour Algeria are struggling to market their barrelshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3393083/North-Africa-buffeted-by-politics-and-markets.htmlThu, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT