Policy and Politicshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2157©2014 Petroleum Economist60Policy and PoliticsEquatorial Guinea's floating LNG edges closerhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3381510/Equatorial-Guineas-floating-LNG-edges-closer.htmlThu, 18 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTRosneft denies Bashneft talks as Sistema boss held over 2009 dealhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3381213/Rosneft-denies-Bashneft-talks-as-Sistema-boss-held-over-2009-deal.htmlWed, 17 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTFossil fuel divestment: the $5tn question http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3380206/Fossil-fuel-divestment-the-5tn-question.htmlMon, 15 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTSinopec's $17.4bn retail stake sale disappointshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3380088/Sinopecs-174bn-retail-stake-sale-disappoints.htmlMon, 15 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTGlobal climate deal push as CO2 levels soarhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3379626/Global-climate-deal-push-as-CO2-levels-soar.htmlFri, 12 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTVenezuela oil shake-uphttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3379381/Venezuela-oil-shake-up.htmlThu, 11 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTEIA sees US oil boom fading after 2019http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3378875/EIA-sees-US-oil-boom-fading-after-2019.htmlWed, 10 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTBP 'grossly negligent' over Macondo spillhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3377385/BP-grossly-negligent-over-Macondo-spill.htmlFri, 05 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTThe rise of renewables http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3376070/The-rise-of-renewables.htmlTue, 02 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTReforms reshape Sinopechttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3374036/Reforms-reshape-Sinopec.htmlTue, 26 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTGrowing pains for China’s LNG producershttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3373963/Growing-pains-for-Chinas-LNG-producers.htmlTue, 26 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTComrades in oilA proposed crude deal between Russia and China will complicate their relations with the West, argues Anthony Woolich, a partner at law firm Holman Fenwick Willan http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3372328/Comrades-in-oil.htmlThu, 21 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTGeopolitics on the back burnerhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3372706/Geopolitics-on-the-back-burner.htmlWed, 20 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTThe fracturing of IraqVast swathes of Iraqi territory are under Islamist insurgent control, the chasm between the Kurds and Baghdad has widened again, and the country's divisive prime minister has stepped down. Kirk Sowell explains how Iraq has reached the brinkhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3371513/The-fracturing-of-Iraq.htmlWed, 20 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTMexico’s energy reforms race aheadhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3371900/Mexicos-energy-reforms-race-ahead.htmlMon, 18 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTChina pushes natural gas price reformshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3371045/China-pushes-natural-gas-price-reforms.htmlThu, 14 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTEgypt gives IOCs pause for thought http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3368042/Egypt-gives-IOCs-pause-for-thought.htmlWed, 06 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTNigeria's Oando jumps up a leaguehttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3368356/Nigerias-Oando-jumps-up-a-league.htmlTue, 05 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTMOL sees INA slip from its grasphttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3368346/MOL-sees-INA-slip-from-its-grasp.htmlTue, 05 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTWoodside loses Shell vote for $2.5bn buybackhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3367746/Woodside-loses-Shell-vote-for-25bn-buyback.htmlMon, 04 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTEnd of Libyan oil blockade comes with risksAn agreement to resume exports has reassured oil markets. But several hurdles remain, Chris Stephen reports from Tripolihttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3364904/End-of-Libyan-oil-blockade-comes-with-risks.htmlFri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTNew leader a boon for Indonesian energyhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3364824/New-leader-a-boon-for-Indonesian-energy.htmlThu, 24 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTUK's cities the key to green growth http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3362746/UKs-cities-the-key-to-green-growth.htmlThu, 17 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTONGC sell off forces action on gas-price reform http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3361548/ONGC-sell-off-forces-action-on-gas-price-reform.htmlTue, 15 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTIndustry welcomes North Sea tax review http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3361268/Industry-welcomes-North-Sea-tax-review.htmlMon, 14 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTAustralia ready to reap rewardsDespite high development costs the country will soon be the world’s biggest LNG exporter – and offers plenty more in the upstream toohttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3359267/Australia-ready-to-reap-rewards.htmlTue, 08 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTAustralia's obstacle course Australia, primed to be the world’s largest LNG producer, will need to overcome soaring development costs and tempt new buyers in India and Southeast Asia to keep momentum going, writes Tony Reganhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3359264/Australias-obstacle-course.htmlTue, 08 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTFLNG: Charting a new course Offshore liquefaction facilities can make Australia’s LNG sector competitivehttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3359263/FLNG-Charting-a-new-course.htmlTue, 08 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTQueensland, the CBM-to-LNG powerhouseThe state is taking advantage of its vast coal resources to carve out a new nichehttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3359261/Queensland-the-CBM-to-LNG-powerhouse.htmlTue, 08 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTCollaboration on cards for LNGSurging development costs have put the next wave of projects on ice, but gas players are finally teaming up to help trim costshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3359262/Collaboration-on-cards-for-LNG.htmlTue, 08 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT