Upstream©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*, 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*, 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 income, 11 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTPipeline puts Tajikistan on energy mapChinese and other investors may be about to open up the country’s upstream, 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 Brower, 10 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTThe Last hurrah?, 09 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTDiscovery lifts Colombia’s deep-water hopes, 08 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTStatoil wins Johan Sverdrup lifetime operatorship, 02 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTSaudi Arabia’s big gambleThe kingdom’s shift in strategy is as risky as it was abrupt, 29 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTWhat next for the industry’s LNG dreams?, 26 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTEquatorial Guinea floating LNG set for 2019, 26 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTAsia will be the tipping point for energy transition, 26 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTHigh interest but low commitments in new UK round, 25 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTShell and Petronas fire industry salvo, 18 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTMideast oil investments key to global supply security, 14 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTSolar puts LNG in the shade for Thailand, 13 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTStatoil stays the course, 07 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTAsia’s energy conundrum, 06 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTMajors join race for Croatia blocks, 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 write, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTEurope sets 40% emissions reduction target, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTStrategic reserve filling lifts Chinese oil demand, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTOpec versus tight oil, 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 price, 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*, 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 context, 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*, 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 zone, 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 time, 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 barrels, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT