Downstreamhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2158©2014 Petroleum Economist60DownstreamMideast 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 GMTIt's time for Opec to sweat it out Weak demand and rising supplies are putting pressure on Opec - but not for the first time. Robin Mills* puts the latest crisis in contexthttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3393096/Its-time-for-Opec-to-sweat-it-out.htmlThu, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTThe sick man of OpecRenewed war in northern Iraq leaves Baghdad desperate to expand exports in the south. It may also lead to a deal with the Kurdish Regional Government – but rejoining Opec’s quota system is not on the cards, writes Gerald Butt*http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3393094/The-sick-man-of-Opec.htmlThu, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTPanic stationsVenezuela's oil industry, like its economy, is still in a mess. Falling oil prices could not have come at a worse timehttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3393090/Panic-stations.htmlThu, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTAngola and Nigeria: caught in the middle Tight oil production in the US is hurting West Africa’s Opec members, even as their own output riseshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3393085/Angola-and-Nigeria-caught-in-the-middle.htmlThu, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTNorth Africa buffeted by politics and marketsLibya's oil output is recovering. But both it and neighbour Algeria are struggling to market their barrelshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3393083/North-Africa-buffeted-by-politics-and-markets.htmlThu, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTEnergy access key to Africa’s economic growth http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3392562/Energy-access-key-to-Africas-economic-growth.htmlWed, 22 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTUkraine at the crossroadsThere is great potential still in the country’s gas sector, but Kiev must be bold if it wants to attract the investment – and players – it so desperately needs, argues Philip Vorobyov*http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3391968/Ukraine-at-the-crossroads.htmlMon, 20 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTIndonesia weighs up its LNG options http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3391798/Indonesia-weighs-up-its-LNG-options.htmlMon, 20 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTLukoil’s Romanian operations under threathttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3391792/Lukoils-Romanian-operations-under-threat.htmlMon, 20 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTManaging risk key to unlocking Mexico's richesForeign investors are eager to enter the country's newly liberalized energy sector - but they should be wary of red tape, holes in the supply chain for unconventional extraction and short-term shortages in skilled staff, writes Raul Camba*http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3391396/Managing-risk-key-to-unlocking-Mexicos-riches.htmlFri, 17 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTLNG set to fuel transport http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3390966/LNG-set-to-fuel-transport.htmlThu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTDoing the maths, corporate pay and Lego: what the PE team is reading todayhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3391062/Doing-the-maths-corporate-pay-and-Lego-what-the-PE-team-is-reading-today.htmlThu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTKuwait's Rotterdam refinery for sale or shut-downhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3389185/Kuwaits-Rotterdam-refinery-for-sale-or-shut-down.htmlFri, 10 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTRound and about the energy trapshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3388848/Round-and-about-the-energy-traps.htmlThu, 09 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTJapan opens maiden LNG trading hubhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3386412/Japan-opens-maiden-LNG-trading-hub.htmlWed, 08 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTWhat's happening todayhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3388391/Whats-happening-today.htmlWed, 08 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTColombia courts upstream investment to sustain oil outputhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3385570/Colombia-courts-upstream-investment-to-sustain-oil-output.htmlTue, 30 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTNew leader brings pragmatism to Venezuela’s PdV http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3385225/New-leader-brings-pragmatism-to-Venezuelas-PdV.htmlMon, 29 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTPutin opens RusVinyl planthttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3382556/Putin-opens-RusVinyl-plant.htmlMon, 22 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTMarine fuel drives second European refinery investment for ExxonMobilhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3381040/Marine-fuel-drives-second-European-refinery-investment-for-ExxonMobil.htmlThu, 18 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 GMTMalaysia primed to rival Qatar in LNG market shake-up http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3374814/Malaysia-primed-to-rival-Qatar-in-LNG-market-shake-up.htmlFri, 05 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTSingapore bolsters its LNG arsenal http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3376209/Singapore-bolsters-its-LNG-arsenal.htmlTue, 02 Sep 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 GMT