Corporate and markets©2014 Petroleum Economist60Corporate and marketsIt’s time to get seriousThe energy sector must take a leading role in tackling carbon emissions – and it needs to act now, 22 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMTLibyan port deal puts pressure on crude prices, 22 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMTOil Search trumps majors in PNG, 22 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMTBoom-times for US refinersOver the past five years, US crude oil production has increased by more than the entire output of Nigeria. Refiners are benefiting, Martin Quinlan writes, 22 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMTJapan casts net wide for LNG suppliesJapan’s government would like to reduce the country’s dependence on LNG imports for power by bringing the country’s nuclear plants back into operation. But public opposition and policy delays mean securing LNG from all points of the globe will remain a priority for some time yet, writes Justin Jacobs, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMTReforms could spur India’s LNG importsMoves to close the gap between domestic gas prices and those of internationally traded gas could boost activity in India’s under-utilised regasification plants. James Gavin reports, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMTLNG’s giant braces for competitionQatar is looking to strike export deals with new customers and extend existing contracts, as it adjusts to the influx of new supply to the global market from rival exporters. James Gavin reports, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMTBeyond a buyers’ marketFactors affecting the future of global LNG supply are numerous and unpredictable, encompassing infrastructure development, financing, political risk and pricing. But, one way or another, it all comes back to what happens in the US, writes Nikos Tsafos, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMTOpec oil output falls to five-month lows, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMTHome looks best for Lukoil, 15 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMTThe end of the road for UK Coal, 14 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMTIraq’s draft electricity law: what’s right, what’s wrong?The government wants to expand power generation capacity rapidly, but proposed new legislation is inadequate for the task, say Luay Al-Khatteeb and Harry Istepanian, 14 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMTHigher energy bills for an independent Scotland, 12 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMTIndustry sitting on 'cyber-attack timebomb', 09 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMTUncertainties over stark climate warnings, 08 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMTFading hopes for UK's Milford Haven refinery, 08 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMTBuyers' uncertainty crimps LNG supply, 03 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMTLicensing round-upThe latest news on bids, offers and awards from Deloitte's Petroleum Services Group, 01 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMTUK energy output hits new low as net imports soar, 28 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMTUK freezes carbon tax to cut energy costs, 24 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMTGas shortage dents Australia's CBM-to-LNG exports, 21 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMTDroughts, World Cup drive Brazilian LNG demand, 21 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMTEfficiency and innovation could slash energy demand growthRising costs and improving technology will be the driving forces behind future energy, 20 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMTSolar emerges from the shadowsSun comes into its own as power generation sector looks for viable alternatives to fossil fuels, 20 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMTAsia and Australasia NIBS, 20 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMTMiddle East NIBS, 20 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMTLatin America NIBS, 20 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMTNorth America NIBS, 20 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMTAfrica NIBS, 20 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMTEastern Europe and CIS NIBS, 20 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMT