Upstreamhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2155©2016 Petroleum Economist60UpstreamLooking to oil's vanishing pointHard-to-quantify shifts may be underway in global energy and the oil industry will ignore them at its perilhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3549090/Looking-to-oils-vanishing-point.htmlWed, 27 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMTTechnology holds the key for LNGIn the second of four surveys conducted by Petroleum Economist in partnership with Petronas at LNG18, we uncovered the most pressing requirements for today’s liquefied natural gas producers, and how Australia’s market is shaping uphttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3545233/Technology-holds-the-key-for-LNG.htmlWed, 13 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMTThe future of LNG is in AsiaIn the first of four surveys conducted by Petroleum Economist in partnership with Petronas, we looked at the main challenges currently facing the liquefied natural gas market, and how Asia remains well ahead in terms of opportunitieshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3544900/The-future-of-LNG-is-in-Asia.htmlTue, 12 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMTPain in the PermianWest Texas is the beating heart of US oil. Can it survive the price bust?http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3541440/Pain-in-the-Permian.htmlWed, 30 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMTGame-changing FLNG to set energy markets alightIn the final survey conducted by Petroleum Economist in partnership with Petronas at OTC Asia, we learnt that FLNG is going to reshape a growing industry as opportunities aboundhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3540271/Game-changing-FLNG-to-set-energy-markets-alight.htmlFri, 25 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMTData drives upstream potentialIn the third of four surveys conducted by Petroleum Economist in partnership with Petronas, we discover the importance of Big Data, and how emissions concerns could soon be a thing of the pasthttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3540267/Data-drives-upstream-potential.htmlThu, 24 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMTWhat’s in store for offshore technology?With oil markets changing, a new paradigm is being established. Tell us what you think, with the chance of winning a Floating LNG Maphttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3539256/Whats-in-store-for-offshore-technology.htmlMon, 21 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMTExplorers still chasing wildcats offshore Latin AmericaOil prices offer little encouragement, but unexplored areas around the continent are still drawing investmenthttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3537817/Explorers-still-chasing-wildcats-offshore-Latin-America.htmlTue, 15 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMTThe big shale capital crunchUS tight oil producers are pulling out all the stops to get through the sector’s first major test http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3530847/The-big-shale-capital-crunch.htmlFri, 19 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMTTime to comply with emissions-trading systemsEmissions-trading systems are here to stay. Oil and gas firms will need to start budgeting for themhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3529802/Time-to-comply-with-emissions-trading-systems.htmlTue, 16 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMTBottoming out: the fragile recovery of the oil marketThe good news is that the fundamentals should start to improve. But speculation abounds that oil could get caught in the wider market downdrafthttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3528572/Bottoming-out-the-fragile-recovery-of-the-oil-market.htmlWed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMTCanada's oil sands get a tax reprieveThe slump in crude prices has nixed Alberta's plans to raise royalties. The province retains its generous investment regimehttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3527670/Canadas-oil-sands-get-a-tax-reprieve.htmlMon, 08 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMTShell and BG: 1 + 1 = 5LNG and Brazil will create immense long-term value for Shell and BG Group http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3527672/Shell-and-BG-1-+-1-=-5.htmlMon, 08 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMTUKCS: Still got it at 50Despite low oil prices and extensive job losses, UK North Sea production isn't going into meltdownhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3522083/UKCS-Still-got-it-at-50.htmlThu, 21 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMTQuestions surround oilfield services M&A activity Difficult trading conditions bring uncertainty to M&A activity in a tense oilfield services sectorhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3521923/Questions-surround-oilfield-services-M-A-activity.htmlTue, 19 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMTWill Iran's opening be slower than expected?Sanctions are about to be lifted but Iran is finding it difficult to convince foreign oil companies to invest in its ambitious oil and gas programmehttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3521110/Will-Irans-opening-be-slower-than-expected.htmlThu, 14 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMTThe deepening crisis at Sete BrasilThe Brazilian rig builder once had a bright future. Now the Carwash scandal and mounting debts have left it on the brink of bankruptcy http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3520188/The-deepening-crisis-at-Sete-Brasil.htmlTue, 12 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMTCan the EU cope without Groningen?Output from the Netherlands’ giant gasfield, a stalwart of European gas supplies for decades, is falling sharply, increasing the continent’s need for importshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3519290/Can-the-EU-cope-without-Groningen.htmlThu, 07 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMTUsing LNG as shipping fuel is a "game changer"Emission controls in European and North American waters mean more shipowners are ordering vessels that run on cleaner LNG, but it may remain a marginal fuel in global shipping without further instruction from the UN’s International Maritime Organisationhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3515082/Using-LNG-as-shipping-fuel-is-a-game-changer.htmlThu, 17 Dec 2015 00:00:00 GMTChoppy waters ahead for Equatorial Guinea as production declinesMinister of mines, industry and energy, Gabriel Obiang Lima, is taking a hard line with investors amid low oil prices and falling outputhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3513073/Choppy-waters-ahead-for-Equatorial-Guinea-as-production-declines.htmlWed, 09 Dec 2015 00:00:00 GMTStatoil drops leases in the US Arctic Norway’s state-controlled oil producer has followed Shell out of the high-cost, high-risk Arctic, but downplays the extent of the costs it has incurred therehttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3507405/Statoil-drops-leases-in-the-US-Arctic.htmlWed, 18 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMTIraq’s Ali al-Saady postpones flaring rule Economic recovery has been predicated in part on the growth of gas-fired power generation, but the lack of infrastructure in Iraq means flaring is inevitablehttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3507401/Iraqs-Ali-al-Saady-postpones-flaring-rule.htmlWed, 18 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMTUK Premier sells Norwegian business for $120mPremier has quit Norway, selling assets to Det norske oljeselskap in a cash deal worth $120mhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3506657/UK-Premier-sells-Norwegian-business-for-120m.htmlMon, 16 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMTMarathon Oil sells Gulf of Mexico fields in $205m deal An anonymous buyer secured most of Marathon Oil's GoM fields in a major restructuring by the US companyhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3505406/Marathon-Oil-sells-Gulf-of-Mexico-fields-in-205m-deal.htmlWed, 11 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMTShell launches Canadian carbon capture plant QuestThe company has officially launched its Quest CCS project in Alberta, designed to store more than 1m mt of carbon dioxide annuallyhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3505227/Shell-launches-Canadian-carbon-capture-plant-Quest.htmlTue, 10 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMTRosneft and ExxonMobil team up in MozambiqueRussian and US majors win rights to explore in three blocks in Mozambique licensing roundhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3502656/Rosneft-and-ExxonMobil-team-up-in-Mozambique.htmlMon, 02 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMTTullow Oil to increase West African production by 50%The company said the increase is a result of Ghana's operated Tweneboa Enyenra Ntomme (TEN) development http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3501261/Tullow-Oil-to-increase-West-African-production-by-50.htmlWed, 28 Oct 2015 00:00:00 GMTGabon launches new oil bidding round Gabon officially launched a 2016 offshore bid round, offering five deep fields targeting a reversal on production slowdown, the country’s petroleum and hydrocarbons minister saidhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3501267/Gabon-launches-new-oil-bidding-round.htmlWed, 28 Oct 2015 00:00:00 GMTTwo major fields reopen in Libya as disputes are settled, says NOCState firm NOC says it can recover output quickly and add to capacity, but some believe the country’s political disintegration makes this unlikelyhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3500040/Two-major-fields-reopen-in-Libya-as-disputes-are-settled-says-NOC.htmlFri, 23 Oct 2015 00:00:00 GMTMOL spreads exploration and production riskThe Hungarian MOL Group is spreading its upstream risk more evenly, balancing growth in the relatively stable North Seahttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3500039/MOL-spreads-exploration-and-production-risk.htmlFri, 23 Oct 2015 00:00:00 GMT