Upstreamhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2155©2015 Petroleum Economist60UpstreamMexico’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 GMTOil’s indispensable regionFor the world’s essential energy-producing region, weak oil prices are an opportunityhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3431077/Oils-indispensable-region.htmlThu, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMTTime for a leaner, greener ChinaThe country’s shift to cleaner fuels will sharply reduce its appetite for fossil fuels, says Kate Chrisman* http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3431066/Time-for-a-leaner-greener-China.htmlThu, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMTWill IOCs turn their backs on fossil fuels?http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3431065/Will-IOCs-turn-their-backs-on-fossil-fuels.htmlThu, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMTGas and renewables: partners or adversarieshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3431064/Gas-and-renewables-partners-or-adversaries.htmlThu, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMTPower of the futureNew technologies are emerging that will transform the way we make and consume energyhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3431062/Power-of-the-future.htmlThu, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMTTaking over the gridRenewables’ relentless march on grid power is just getting started and there will be no stopping it, says Chris Nelderhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3431059/Taking-over-the-grid.htmlThu, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMTOil price plunge challenges green energy advancehttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3431056/Oil-price-plunge-challenges-green-energy-advance.htmlThu, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMTA new energy paradigm readies for take-off http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3431055/A-new-energy-paradigm-readies-for-take-off.htmlThu, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMTShell seeks exploration momentum despite oil price plunge http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3429357/Shell-seeks-exploration-momentum-despite-oil-price-plunge.htmlFri, 20 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMTNorway's Johan Sverdrup plan sparks licence disputeParticipants in the vast Johan Sverdrup oilfield have submitted a development plan - but are in dispute over ownership interests, Martin Quinlan writeshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3428835/Norways-Johan-Sverdrup-plan-sparks-licence-dispute.htmlWed, 18 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT