Downstreamhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2158©2015 Petroleum Economist60DownstreamLibya at breaking pointThe West must stop ignoring the collapse of a country it helped break but forgot to help fixhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3429622/Libya-at-breaking-point.htmlMon, 23 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMTEast Africa's oil explorers under pressure, but ploughing onhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3427353/East-Africas-oil-explorers-under-pressure-but-ploughing-on.htmlFri, 13 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMTAnxiety grips LNG industry as oil prices fallhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3422823/Anxiety-grips-LNG-industry-as-oil-prices-fall.htmlTue, 10 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMTChina-Myanmar oil pipeline starts flowinghttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3425550/China-Myanmar-oil-pipeline-starts-flowing.htmlMon, 09 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMTRefiners await surge of Middle East exportsThe start-up of new super-refineries in the Middle East is set to flood Europe's markets with middle distillates, Martin Quinlan writeshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3421858/Refiners-await-surge-of-Middle-East-exports.htmlWed, 04 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMTChina's oil majors feel the pinchhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3421372/Chinas-oil-majors-feel-the-pinch.htmlTue, 27 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTOil markets seeing redhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3419275/Oil-markets-seeing-red.htmlWed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTFrom boom to bust for Latin AmericaThe region's largest oil producers will struggle to cope in an era of lower oil prices, writes Justin Jacobshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3418541/From-boom-to-bust-for-Latin-America.htmlMon, 19 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTSurvival of the fittestOil prices could take some time to recover - and the rout is not over yet, writes Derek Browerhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3418681/Survival-of-the-fittest.htmlMon, 19 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTShell to exit from Malaysia refineryhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3416723/Shell-to-exit-from-Malaysia-refinery.htmlTue, 13 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTRedefining winning in E&PChanging investor demands means upstream units need to take a new approach to portfolio management, writes Neal Kissel* http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3410779/Redefining-winning-in-E-P.htmlTue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTBaghdad's oil deal with the KRGThe agreement reached in early December still faces many obstacles, writes Kirk Sowell*http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3410772/Baghdads-oil-deal-with-the-KRG.htmlTue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTMeeting potentialCentral Asia’s oil and gas are crucial to global energy balances, but the region is facing some lean yearshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3409544/Meeting-potential.htmlThu, 11 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTUkraine crisis threatens Moscow's relations with AstanaWith its own sizeable ethnic Russian minority, Kazakhstan has watched the Kremlin's meddling in east Ukraine with a growing sense of dreadhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3409542/Ukraine-crisis-threatens-Moscows-relations-with-Astana.htmlThu, 11 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTKasha-gone wrongKazakhstan’s biggest field has been an expensive flop. It is a problem for the country. Can Kashagan recover?http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3409523/Kasha-gone-wrong.htmlThu, 11 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTKazakhstan tries to revive its flagging upstreamSlower economic growth and an array of problems in the oil sector are prompting the government to make changeshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3409524/Kazakhstan-tries-to-revive-its-flagging-upstream.htmlThu, 11 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTPolitics weigh on regional pipeline projectsCentral Asia is not yet the solution for Europe’s energy diversification needs, especially as connections to China expandhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3409517/Politics-weigh-on-regional-pipeline-projects.htmlThu, 11 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTAzerbaijan fights to maintain momentum As oil output falls, the country wants its gas sector to play a bigger part in the economyhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3409513/Azerbaijan-fights-to-maintain-momentum.htmlThu, 11 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTPipelines bind China and Central AsiaRising gas supplies are at the centre of a burgeoning new regional relationshiphttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3409510/Pipelines-bind-China-and-Central-Asia.htmlThu, 11 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTThe Last hurrah?http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3408642/The-Last-hurrah.htmlTue, 09 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTUS strong on Gulf coastRefinery and product export trends are good for Gulf coast storage operators, Martin Quinlan writeshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3408178/US-strong-on-Gulf-coast.htmlMon, 08 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTRotterdam takes a diveIndependent oil storage operators in Rotterdam are facing adverse trends while Antwerp volumes are up, Martin Quinlan writeshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3408176/Rotterdam-takes-a-dive.htmlMon, 08 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTOverseas growth for Singapore oil hubGreater Singapore – Singapore together with new terminals in Malaysia and Indonesia – could emerge as the world’s largest oil storage hub, Martin Quinlan writeshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3408175/Overseas-growth-for-Singapore-oil-hub.htmlMon, 08 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTIndependent storage under pressureCapacity expansions, coming at a time of trimmed volumes, have raised competition in the worldwide oil storage business, Martin Quinlan writeshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3408172/Independent-storage-under-pressure.htmlMon, 08 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTMideast oil investments key to global supply security http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3400650/Mideast-oil-investments-key-to-global-supply-security.htmlFri, 14 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTUS West Coast LNG projects try to win over Asian buyershttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3400227/US-West-Coast-LNG-projects-try-to-win-over-Asian-buyers.htmlThu, 13 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTWithout further price reform, China’s appetite for LNG under threathttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3396626/Without-further-price-reform-Chinas-appetite-for-LNG-under-threat.htmlFri, 07 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTSatorp refinery ‘is the future’Total lauds the economic strengths of its new Saudi Arabian complex while troubles in Europe mount, Anthea Pitt and Martin Quinlan writehttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3396343/Satorp-refinery-is-the-future.htmlFri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTCrunch timeThe legacy of Opec’s high oil-price strategy is now plain: rising supply and weakening demand growth. The group must decide whether to rescue its market share or the oil pricehttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3393098/Crunch-time.htmlThu, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTSaudi Arabia hangs tough in bear marketOpec’s heavyweight is no longer prepared to bear the brunt of the group’s cuts. Losing on price and volume share is to be avoided at all costs, writes Bill Farren-Price*http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3393097/Saudi-Arabia-hangs-tough-in-bear-market.htmlThu, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT