Policy and Politicshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2157©2015 Petroleum Economist60Policy and PoliticsShould 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 GMTBP faces clearer futurehttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3475409/BP-faces-clearer-future.htmlWed, 29 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 GMTVenezuela ends gas imports after Perla startuphttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3475120/Venezuela-ends-gas-imports-after-Perla-startup.htmlTue, 28 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTLow oil prices force Eagle Ford salehttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3475119/Low-oil-prices-force-Eagle-Ford-sale.htmlTue, 28 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTCrude goes lower for longerhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3473577/Crude-goes-lower-for-longer.htmlThu, 23 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTVienna deal brings Iran’s oil back to markethttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3471532/Vienna-deal-brings-Irans-oil-back-to-market.htmlThu, 16 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 GMTNetherlands lowers Groningen outputhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3471572/Netherlands-lowers-Groningen-output.htmlThu, 16 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTGazprom cancels Saipem contracthttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3469503/Gazprom-cancels-Saipem-contract.htmlThu, 09 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTPetrobras cuts deepThe state oil company faces a difficult future and has been forced to rein in its ambitions, shelving field plans and cutting output forecasts, writes Justin Jacobshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3469362/Petrobras-cuts-deep.htmlThu, 09 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTIran deal would help domestic firms toohttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3469360/Iran-deal-would-help-domestic-firms-too.htmlThu, 09 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTReserves of strength Cheaper energy prices will slow but not stop the American oil and gas revolutionhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3467596/Reserves-of-strength.htmlThu, 02 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTLifting the banOutdated rules stop US producers from exporting crude oil to most countries. A change is overduehttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3467591/Lifting-the-ban.htmlThu, 02 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 GMTWestern fields may lead modest Libyan output revivalhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3466436/Western-fields-may-lead-modest-Libyan-output-revival.htmlMon, 29 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTRivalry or renewalhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3466279/Rivalry-or-renewal.htmlMon, 29 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTThe hydrocarbon caliphateIS may have established a rudimentary oil and gas system, but it needs to find fresh production if it is to support itself, reports James Gavinhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3465881/The-hydrocarbon-caliphate.htmlFri, 26 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTQIA bullish on Shell-BG proposalQatar's state investment vehicle QIA has hedged its bets with the Shell-BG proposed takeover, writes David Evans of PE sister publication Sovereign Wealth Centerhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3465209/QIA-bullish-on-Shell-BG-proposal.htmlWed, 24 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTPertamina gets lion’s share of Mahakamhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3465198/Pertamina-gets-lions-share-of-Mahakam.htmlWed, 24 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTGazprom revives Nord Stream boosthttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3464024/Gazprom-revives-Nord-Stream-boost.htmlFri, 19 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTChina’s natural gas demand sputtershttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3463739/Chinas-natural-gas-demand-sputters.htmlThu, 18 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTOpec primes the pumpThe latest target rollover means more crude is on the way.http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3463696/Opec-primes-the-pump.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 GMTIntegrated model proves its worthhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3461505/Integrated-model-proves-its-worth.htmlThu, 11 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTIs China the market’s wild card?After a decade of rampant growth, the Chinese economy is cooling. The way the country uses energy is changing toohttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3457485/Is-China-the-markets-wild-card.htmlThu, 28 May 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 hedges its betsThe country is poised to be a pivotal player in global gas markets as demand surgeshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3457487/China-hedges-its-bets.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 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 GMT