Upstreamhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2155©2015 Petroleum Economist60UpstreamShould we worry about spare capacity?http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3475723/Should-we-worry-about-spare-capacity.htmlThu, 30 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTAngola calls for onshore licence bidshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3475121/Angola-calls-for-onshore-licence-bids.htmlTue, 28 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTSchlumberger pins hopes on up-turnhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3473377/Schlumberger-pins-hopes-on-up-turn.htmlWed, 22 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTMexico oil auctions stumble out of the blockhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3471603/Mexico-oil-auctions-stumble-out-of-the-block.htmlThu, 16 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTTough times for services industrieshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3471576/Tough-times-for-services-industries.htmlThu, 16 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTGearing up for ParisJune was a busy month for governments and the energy industry the world over. The run-up has started to the year-end climate-change boondoggle in Parishttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3467187/Gearing-up-for-Paris.htmlWed, 01 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTRivalry or renewalhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3466279/Rivalry-or-renewal.htmlMon, 29 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTUganda launches long-awaited bid round Uganda is finally launching its bid round, ending an eight-year freeze on the licensing of new acreage in its energy sector, writes Jacinta Windhamhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3465202/Uganda-launches-long-awaited-bid-round.htmlFri, 26 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTLundin's Alta lifts hopes for Norway's southwestern Barentshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3463808/Lundins-Alta-lifts-hopes-for-Norways-southwestern-Barents.htmlThu, 18 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTIEA draws up climate planhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3463644/IEA-draws-up-climate-plan.htmlThu, 18 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTMore gas for Norway’s Aasta Hansteenhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3461506/More-gas-for-Norways-Aasta-Hansteen.htmlThu, 11 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTIOCs eye Petronas' 'plug and play' FLNGhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3458692/IOCs-eye-Petronas-plug-and-play-FLNG.htmlMon, 08 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTChina's oil demand enters new eraShifts in the China’s economy mean the days of fast-paced consumption growth are nearing an endhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3457486/Chinas-oil-demand-enters-new-era.htmlThu, 28 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTChina's NOCs start to feel the pinchThe country’s oil giants aren’t in the rosiest financial health, but remain ready to scoop up assets elsewherehttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3457490/Chinas-NOCs-start-to-feel-the-pinch.htmlThu, 28 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTNew oil frontier beckons offshore Latin Americahttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3457492/New-oil-frontier-beckons-offshore-Latin-America.htmlThu, 28 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTPdV starts its recovery in the OrinocoVenezuela’s economy is cratering. But the state firm has a new development strategy for its heavy oil play. Justin Jacobs, in the Orinoco Belt, reports http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3451921/PdV-starts-its-recovery-in-the-Orinoco.htmlWed, 27 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTIndustry must hold its nerveTHESE are nervous times for the energy industry. The sector has yet to fully find its feet following the collapse of oil’s latest bull run. http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3456578/Industry-must-hold-its-nerve.htmlTue, 26 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTBaghdad-KRG deal gradually coming on lineThe oil-export deal between the Kurds and the rest of Iraq is working, in part, but complexities and differences still bedevil it, writes Kirk Sowellhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3454624/Baghdad-KRG-deal-gradually-coming-on-line.htmlFri, 22 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTA view from AsiaPessimism over the oil price reigned at this year’s Asia Oil and Gas conference, in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur, but some argued that the downturn could yield benefits for the industry. Justin Jacobs reportshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3455799/A-view-from-Asia.htmlThu, 21 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTGlobal supply holding steady http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3455775/Global-supply-holding-steady.htmlThu, 21 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTPlay-opening gas discovery for Mauritaniahttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3453284/Play-opening-gas-discovery-for-Mauritania.htmlWed, 13 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTNigeria sets out on oil reformNigeria’s new president promises reform in oil policy and a war against corruption, Martin Quinlan writes http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3451481/Nigeria-sets-out-on-oil-reform.htmlFri, 08 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTCharting a new course in Mexico's offshore Reform offers opportunities and challenges for maritime operators, write Benjami­n Torres-Barron and Hector Medina, of Baker & McKenzie*http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3447706/Charting-a-new-course-in-Mexicos-offshore.htmlFri, 24 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMTThe new sheriffs in town Mexico’s newly empowered energy regulators will be critical to the success of the opening. They have their work cut outhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3447705/The-new-sheriffs-in-town.htmlFri, 24 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMTNew laws open opportunities in MexicoA raft of legislation has liberalised the energy sector. Elisabeth Eljuri, partner and head of Latin America at Norton Rose Fulbright, and Leonie Timmers, trainee solicitor currently based in the firm’s Paris office, give an overviewhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3447704/New-laws-open-opportunities-in-Mexico.htmlFri, 24 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMTRemaking PemexThe state company, long a symbol of Mexican energy independence, must reverse years of decline if the country’s reforms are to workhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3447703/Remaking-Pemex.htmlFri, 24 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMTOpen for businesshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3447702/Open-for-business.htmlFri, 24 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMTReforms look to upgrade creaky infrastructurehttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3447701/Reforms-look-to-upgrade-creaky-infrastructure.htmlFri, 24 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMTMexico’s moment arrivesThe long-overdue opening of the country’s energy sector promises much – for Mexicans and the worldhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3447700/Mexicos-moment-arrives.htmlFri, 24 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMTRoom for improvementDamon Evans talks to Matthias Bichsel, former director of projects and technology at Anglo-Dutch supermajor Shell about the prospects for innovation and collaboration in the oil and gas businesshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3446898/Room-for-improvement.htmlWed, 22 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT