Downstreamhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2158©2014 Petroleum Economist60DownstreamSatorp 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 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 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 GMTNew rise of the Middle East refinersExports from the new super-refineries of the Middle East – now the world’s fastest-growing refining region – will speed the pace of closures in Europe, Martin Quinlan writeshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3367860/New-rise-of-the-Middle-East-refiners.htmlWed, 13 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTTraders place bets on Singapore hubhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3367866/Traders-place-bets-on-Singapore-hub.htmlFri, 08 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTNew downstream specialist Varo eyes Europe growthhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3366852/New-downstream-specialist-Varo-eyes-Europe-growth.htmlThu, 31 Jul 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 GMTTesting times for Australia’s big gas players The country’s major energy firms are looking further afield for growthhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3359252/Testing-times-for-Australias-big-gas-players.htmlTue, 08 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTRefinery troubles lead to rising import dependence But Australia will benefit from proximity to Asia’s new facilitieshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3359250/Refinery-troubles-lead-to-rising-import-dependence.htmlTue, 08 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTWhat now for Iraqi oil? The Islamist-led Sunni surge leaves Iraq on the brink of collapse. Derek Brower assesses what it means for the country’s oil industryhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3358613/What-now-for-Iraqi-oil.htmlMon, 07 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT