Corporate and marketshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2165©2014 Petroleum Economist60Corporate and marketsReforms 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 GMTTime to take a new approach to manage cost marginsAs upstream margins grow tighter, energy firms are taking a much closer look at their spending. Rather than fighting a rearguard action against spiralling costs, taking on a new suite of cost management tools may very well be the right approach, say Jerome Sevin and Pierre-Antoine Fliche from Schlumberger Business Consulting (SBC)*http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3371366/Time-to-take-a-new-approach-to-manage-cost-margins.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 insurgents’ 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 GMTCrude prices fall to 13-month lows despite Iraq turmoil http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3372352/Crude-prices-fall-to-13-month-lows-despite-Iraq-turmoil.htmlTue, 19 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTPhoenix South find tipped as Australia’s biggest in 30 yearshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3372173/Phoenix-South-find-tipped-as-Australias-biggest-in-30-years.htmlTue, 19 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTAngola development and US threat for Cobalthttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3372172/Angola-development-and-US-threat-for-Cobalt.htmlTue, 19 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTGlobal production stable as Opec oil output hits five-month highhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3371890/Global-production-stable-as-Opec-oil-output-hits-five-month-high.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 GMTNigeria’s Bonga Northwest starts flowing for Shellhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3370283/Nigerias-Bonga-Northwest-starts-flowing-for-Shell.htmlTue, 12 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTHigh hopes for Gabon’s pre-salt A discovery for Eni, a commercial field for Harvest and new licence awards raise the outlook for Gabon’s pre-salt play, Martin Quinlan writeshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3370015/High-hopes-for-Gabons-pre-salt.htmlMon, 11 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTEx-BG Group chief bolsters InterOilhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3369894/Ex-BG-Group-chief-bolsters-InterOil.htmlMon, 11 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 GMTAsian investors circle Aussie playersMore undervalued Australian energy companies with Asian assets could be snapped up as investors prepare to swoop. Damon Evans reportshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3368705/Asian-investors-circle-Aussie-players.htmlWed, 06 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 GMTBrazil's gas prospects dimFacing an increasingly costly import dependence its time the country re-thinks its strategyhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3364000/Brazils-gas-prospects-dim.htmlTue, 22 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 GMTGlobal oil demand to rise on non-OECD growthhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3361160/Global-oil-demand-to-rise-on-non-OECD-growth.htmlMon, 14 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