Upstreamhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2155©2015 Petroleum Economist60UpstreamA 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 GMTOpec supply soarshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3446840/Opec-supply-soars.htmlWed, 22 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMTNorway’s Aasta Hansteen grows by a quarterhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3445103/Norways-Aasta-Hansteen-grows-by-a-quarter.htmlWed, 15 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMTNigeria’s Buhari: Oil companies see optimism and riskshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3444898/Nigerias-Buhari-Oil-companies-see-optimism-and-risks.htmlWed, 15 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMTThe green-energy effect Investments in clean energy are snowballing with better and cheaper finance options availablehttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3439995/The-green-energy-effect.htmlTue, 07 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMTNorth Sea rocked by price fallLower oil prices are re-shaping oil and gas operations in the North Sea — with UK waters seeing the most drastic changes, Martin Quinlan writeshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3434822/North-Sea-rocked-by-price-fall.htmlSat, 21 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMTIEA says global carbon emissions stallhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3438076/IEA-says-global-carbon-emissions-stall.htmlFri, 20 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMTOil service companies bear brunt of downturnhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3437317/Oil-service-companies-bear-brunt-of-downturn.htmlFri, 20 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT'There was screaming and shouting - It was chaos'As Islamic State militia establish a foothold in Libya's Sirte basin, a soldier from the country's Petroleum Facilities Guard speaks out about the gunmen's murderous raid on the Ghani oilfieldhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3436810/There-was-screaming-and-shouting-It-was-chaos.htmlFri, 20 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMTUK producers offered tax helphttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3437315/UK-producers-offered-tax-help.htmlWed, 18 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMTExxonMobil bets big on Russiahttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3435896/ExxonMobil-bets-big-on-Russia.htmlFri, 13 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMTBP goes ahead with Egypt gas developmenthttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3435270/BP-goes-ahead-with-Egypt-gas-development.htmlWed, 11 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMTUK North Sea threatened by cost escalationThe oil price fall points a spotlight on the UK’s out-of-control operating costs, Martin Quinlan writeshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3435038/UK-North-Sea-threatened-by-cost-escalation.htmlWed, 11 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMTDrillers return to the Falklandshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3433821/Drillers-return-to-the-Falklands.htmlFri, 06 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMTYemen disintegratesThe seizure of power by Houthi fighters leaves the country and its energy sector close to collapsehttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3431092/Yemen-disintegrates.htmlThu, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMTUAE ploughs ahead with new upstream concessionsThe emirate is at last moving ahead with the award of new upstream contracts. They will be critical to upstream expansion planshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3431090/UAE-ploughs-ahead-with-new-upstream-concessions.htmlThu, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMTGulf apartThe possibility of an Iranian nuclear deal looms over the Gulf’s Arab states. It needn’t be feared, writes Robin Mills*http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3431089/Gulf-apart.htmlThu, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMTKuwait exudes confidenceFalling oil prices have not yet persuaded the country to abandon its aggressive capacity growth planshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3431087/Kuwait-exudes-confidence.htmlThu, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMTSalman freshens up the kingdomSaudi Arabia’s new king has moved swiftly, putting new faces in power and retiring older ones. Ali Naimi remains oil minister, but his future is less clearhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3431085/Salman-freshens-up-the-kingdom.htmlThu, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT