Corporate and marketshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2165©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 thinkshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3549052/How-much-would-5-of-Saudi-Aramco-be-worth.htmlWed, 27 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMTThe Doha collapseSaudi-Iranian rivalry has thwarted an oil-supply deal, just as the price recovery was gathering momentumhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3546376/The-Doha-collapse.htmlMon, 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 importershttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3545299/LNG-producers-waking-up-to-flexibility.htmlWed, 13 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMTEuropean gas prices on the slide A gas glut is hitting prices, and the continent’s buyers are benefitinghttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3543355/European-gas-prices-on-the-slide.htmlWed, 06 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMTCorporate adapter ConocoPhillips has reinvented itself again, exiting deep-water exploration and betting on flexible US productionhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3543366/Corporate-adapter.htmlWed, 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 balancehttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3543600/Five-things-to-bear-in-mind-about-the-Doha-freeze-talks.htmlWed, 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?http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3543362/Missing-barrels-and-data-revisions.htmlWed, 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 backfirehttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3541436/Doha-delusions.htmlWed, 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 overdependencehttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3539920/When-crude-sneezes-the-economy-catches-cold.htmlWed, 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 JACOBShttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3539914/Rise-of-the-slashers.htmlWed, 23 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMTPatience neededChevron’s bet on big-ticket projects will pay off, eventuallyhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3537820/Patience-needed.htmlTue, 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 Easthttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3537816/For-the-majors-Middle-East-oil-loses-some-lustre.htmlTue, 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 http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3537815/Russian-oil-ministry-sees-a-collapse-in-output.htmlTue, 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?http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3537819/A-bit-of-A-and-not-much-M.htmlTue, 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 affairhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3536055/Oil-prices-and-Naimi-chill-the-Houston-air.htmlWed, 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 Marchhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3535462/American-spirit.htmlMon, 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-Mahdihttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3536050/Iraq-Fighting-against-all-odds.htmlThu, 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 yearshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3536048/Yemens-collapse-as-an-energy-producer.htmlWed, 02 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMTTime to shake up and share outCooperate to survivehttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3530795/Time-to-shake-up-and-share-out.htmlFri, 26 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMTDiesel demand heading eastAs Europeans are falling out of love with diesel, market share elsewhere will keep risinghttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3531199/Diesel-demand-heading-east.htmlThu, 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 needhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3531207/The-next-glut-for-refiners.htmlThu, 25 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMTFalling margins, rising maintenanceA busy season of refinery turnarounds is about to weaken crude demand, again http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3531200/Falling-margins-rising-maintenance.htmlThu, 25 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMTOil-market forecasting: A thankless taskSupply and demand are behaving in ways the IEA did not previously expect http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3531890/Oil-market-forecasting-A-thankless-task.htmlWed, 24 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMTIs this the bottom?The Doha deal and some changing sentiment are giving hope to a struggling market http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3531524/Is-this-the-bottom.htmlMon, 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 demandhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3531105/The-next-China.htmlMon, 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 http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3530847/The-big-shale-capital-crunch.htmlFri, 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 yearhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3530808/Colombias-oil-bust.htmlFri, 19 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMTSlower than thoughtPolitics, uncertainties over contract terms and physical constraints will cap the speed of Iranian oil’s revivalhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3530792/Slower-than-thought.htmlFri, 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 supplyhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3529712/History-not-on-the-side-of-anyOpec-Russia-deal.htmlTue, 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 stephttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3529835/Freezing-output-does-nothing-for-the-oil-market.htmlTue, 16 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT