Natural Gas and LNG©2015 Petroleum Economist60Natural Gas and LNGNew oil frontier beckons offshore Latin America, 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, 27 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTIndustry must hold its nerveTHESE are nervous times for the energy industry. The sector has yet to fully find its feet following the collapse of oil’s latest bull run., 26 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTWhy is the MENA region importing so much gas?The Middle East and North Africa is a gas-rich region, yet many countries there are becoming increasingly reliant on gas imports from elsewhere in the world. Robin Mills explains how this state of affairs has arisen and looks at what needs to be done, if the trend is to be reversed, 22 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTChina’s Russian deal ‘a wake-up call’ for LNG sector, 15 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTPlay-opening gas discovery for Mauritania, 13 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTGazprom – a bump in the road or a pothole?, 08 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTThe new sheriffs in town Mexico’s newly empowered energy regulators will be critical to the success of the opening. They have their work cut out, 24 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMTNew laws open opportunities in MexicoA raft of legislation has liberalised the energy sector. Elisabeth Eljuri, partner and head of Latin America at Norton Rose Fulbright, and Leonie Timmers, trainee solicitor currently based in the firm’s Paris office, give an overview, 24 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMTMexico’s moment arrivesThe long-overdue opening of the country’s energy sector promises much – for Mexicans and the world, 24 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMTOpec supply soars, 22 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMTChina chases new energy ‘superhighway’, 21 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMTIs bullish Indian gas demand just a mirage? A pivot towards coal in the absence of concrete plans for gas price reform could see bullish projections for Indian gas demand growth evaporate. Damon Evans reports, 20 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMTEni still needs to woo investors, 20 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMTShell's BG move is big on Asian gas, 16 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMTNorway’s Aasta Hansteen grows by a quarter, 15 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMTShell buys BG to challenge ExxonMobil, 15 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMTPlenty of options for LNGAs the US is poised to become a major gas exporter, operators are seeing a broader range of finance options, writes Inosi Nyatta*, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMTLNG price swings shift market dynamics, 23 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMTNorth Sea rocked by price fallLower oil prices are re-shaping oil and gas operations in the North Sea — with UK waters seeing the most drastic changes, Martin Quinlan writes, 21 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMTTime ticking for Timor-Leste as Sunrise shelved, 19 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMTCroatia and Montenegro to tap into TAP, 19 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMTUganda refinery decision raises hopes for oil in 2018, 17 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMTBP goes ahead with Egypt gas development, 11 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMTRumbles in the jungle, 09 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMTDrillers return to the Falklands, 06 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMTGulf states turn to LNGA region rich in gas is yet to figure out how to make the most of it, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMTOil’s indispensable regionFor the world’s essential energy-producing region, weak oil prices are an opportunity, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMTTime for a leaner, greener ChinaThe country’s shift to cleaner fuels will sharply reduce its appetite for fossil fuels, says Kate Chrisman*, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMTMajors batten down the hatches, 20 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT