Corporate and markets©2016 Petroleum Economist60Corporate and marketsHow much would 5% of Saudi Aramco be worth?Saudi Arabia may sell a stake in its crown jewel, but raise much less money than its deputy crown prince thinks, 27 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMTThe Doha collapseSaudi-Iranian rivalry has thwarted an oil-supply deal, just as the price recovery was gathering momentum, 18 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMTLNG producers waking up to flexibilityIn a buyer’s market, exporters will need to scrap destination clauses and make other concessions to importers, 13 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMTEuropean gas prices on the slide A gas glut is hitting prices, and the continent’s buyers are benefiting, 06 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMTCorporate adapter ConocoPhillips has reinvented itself again, exiting deep-water exploration and betting on flexible US production, 06 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMTFive things to bear in mind about the Doha freeze talksQatar will host another oil-producer meeting on 17 April. But its success is in the balance, 06 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMTMissing barrels and data revisions The International Energy Agency has changed its view of the oil market. What’s going on?, 06 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMTDoha delusionsUnless the freeze becomes cuts its significance is minimal and efforts to keep talking up the market could backfire, 30 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMTWhen crude sneezes, the economy catches coldThe benefits of diversification have long been preached by financiers and economists. Those countries too reliant on one industry naturally feel the pain of a limited portfolio. Canada is learning a stern lesson in overdependence, 23 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMTRise of the slashersLatin America’s oil majors are turning to bankers to cut fat and mend desperate finances / JUSTIN JACOBS, 23 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMTPatience neededChevron’s bet on big-ticket projects will pay off, eventually, 15 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMTFor the majors, Middle East oil loses some lustrePoor investment terms, political risk and the weak oil price have made the majors less keen on the Middle East, 15 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMTRussian oil ministry sees a collapse in outputRussia has repeatedly defied outsiders’ forecasts of imminent oil decline. Now the energy ministry is the one preaching doom, 15 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMTA bit of A and not much MWhy hasn’t this oil-price crash brought a wave of corporate deals?, 15 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMTOil prices and Naimi chill the Houston airThe great and the good of the industry gathered in Texas for IHS Ceraweek. It wasn’t a happy affair, 09 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMTAmerican spiritA controversial genius, consummate risk-taker and pioneer of the US shale patch, Aubrey McClendon, died on 2 March, 07 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMTIraq: Fighting against all oddsIraq’s myriad troubles will not stop its crude output from growing again in 2016, says oil minister Adil Abdul al-Mahdi, 03 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMTYemen’s collapse as an energy producerConflict and unrest has hit the country’s oil output by more than 90% in just six years, 02 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMTTime to shake up and share outCooperate to survive, 26 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMTDiesel demand heading eastAs Europeans are falling out of love with diesel, market share elsewhere will keep rising, 25 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMTThe next glut for refinersMargins will suffer, with refiners about to add even more distillation capacity that the world probably won’t need, 25 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMTFalling margins, rising maintenanceA busy season of refinery turnarounds is about to weaken crude demand, again, 25 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMTOil-market forecasting: A thankless taskSupply and demand are behaving in ways the IEA did not previously expect, 24 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMTIs this the bottom?The Doha deal and some changing sentiment are giving hope to a struggling market, 22 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMTThe next China?Strong GDP growth, coupled with some reforms at home, could make India a new engine of global energy demand, 22 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMTThe big shale capital crunchUS tight oil producers are pulling out all the stops to get through the sector’s first major test, 19 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMTColombia’s oil bustThe Latin American heavy oil producer has had a stellar few years but will see output fall this year, 19 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMTSlower than thoughtPolitics, uncertainties over contract terms and physical constraints will cap the speed of Iranian oil’s revival, 19 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMTHistory not on the side of any Opec-Russia dealWhy Saudi Arabia can’t really trust the Kremlin to cut supply, 16 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMTFreezing output does nothing for the oil marketIf the best Opec can muster is a weak deal not to lift already high production this will add little strength to prices. But the Doha deal may be just the first step, 16 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT