Upstream©2015 Petroleum Economist60UpstreamShould we worry about spare capacity?, 30 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTAngola calls for onshore licence bids, 28 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTSchlumberger pins hopes on up-turn, 22 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTMexico oil auctions stumble out of the block, 16 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTTough times for services industries, 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 Paris, 01 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTRivalry or renewal, 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 Windham, 26 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTLundin's Alta lifts hopes for Norway's southwestern Barents, 18 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTIEA draws up climate plan, 18 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTMore gas for Norway’s Aasta Hansteen, 11 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTIOCs eye Petronas' 'plug and play' FLNG, 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 end, 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 elsewhere, 28 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTNew oil frontier beckons offshore Latin America, 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, 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., 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 Sowell, 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 reports, 21 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTGlobal supply holding steady, 21 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTPlay-opening gas discovery for Mauritania, 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, 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*, 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 out, 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 overview, 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 work, 24 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMTOpen for business, 24 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMTReforms look to upgrade creaky infrastructure, 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 world, 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 business, 22 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT