Corporate and markets©2015 Petroleum Economist60Corporate and marketsFinding more value with less cost Hugh Ebbutt, Richard Forrest, Vance Scott and Jim Pearce, of A T Kearney, highlight the opportunity offered by lower prices to reset portfolios and get costs down – and to come out leaner and stronger, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMTTime to bring Iranian oil back to the marketTHE obsession among oil analysts with the weekly rotary rig count in the US and what it might mean for marginal supply from North America has let a bigger, longer-term obstacle to price recovery emerge almost unseen., 25 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 GMTIEA says global carbon emissions stall, 20 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMTOil service companies bear brunt of downturn, 20 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMTDemand recovery eyed as supplies edge up, 20 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMTOil price dented as US stocks swell, 20 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 GMTUK producers offered tax help, 18 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMTUganda refinery decision raises hopes for oil in 2018, 17 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMTPuma moves into UK storage, 17 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMTExxonMobil bets big on Russia, 13 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMTBP goes ahead with Egypt gas development, 11 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMTUK North Sea threatened by cost escalationThe oil price fall points a spotlight on the UK’s out-of-control operating costs, Martin Quinlan writes, 11 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMTRumbles in the jungle, 09 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMTDissecting Naimi’s speech, 06 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMTYemen disintegratesThe seizure of power by Houthi fighters leaves the country and its energy sector close to collapse, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMTCaught in the crossfireNon-Opec Oman is struggling under the wilting oil price, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMTUAE ploughs ahead with new upstream concessionsThe emirate is at last moving ahead with the award of new upstream contracts. They will be critical to upstream expansion plans, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMTGulf apartThe possibility of an Iranian nuclear deal looms over the Gulf’s Arab states. It needn’t be feared, writes Robin Mills*, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMTKuwait exudes confidenceFalling oil prices have not yet persuaded the country to abandon its aggressive capacity growth plans, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMTSalman freshens up the kingdomSaudi Arabia’s new king has moved swiftly, putting new faces in power and retiring older ones. Ali Naimi remains oil minister, but his future is less clear, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMTDownstream projects suffer as Gulf spending tightenedSeveral new developments are about to come on stream. New proposed ones will be delayed by the weak oil price, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMTPowering the GulfThe region has managed – just – to keep on top of rapidly rising demand for electricity. But new solutions will be needed soon, says Robin Mills*, 26 Feb 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 GMTSaudis play the long gameRiyadh is sticking with its new oil marketing strategy, 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 GMT