News analysis©2014 Petroleum Economist60News analysisPowering upGas-to-power projects offer an opportunity for nations in sub-Saharan Africa to provide cheap electricity from domestic resources. But there are difficulties as well, say Paolo Curiel and Ismail Tazi*, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTRedefining winning in E&PChanging investor demands means upstream units need to take a new approach to portfolio management, writes Neal Kissel*, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTWoodside snaps up Apache LNG stakes, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTBaghdad’s oil deal with the KRGThe agreement reached in early December still faces many obstacles, writes Kirk Sowell*, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTBirth of a new exporterDespite trouble on its borders, Iraq's Kurdistan region is emerging as an oil producer of note, 15 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTMore in the pipeline for China and Russia?A second export deal is in the works. It would be a geopolitical coup for the Kremlin and a commercial one for Beijing, 15 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTMan with a planTrinidad and Tobago’s energy minister, Kevin Ramnarine, is revitalising his country’s gas sector. Anthea Pitt interviewed him in Port of Spain, 11 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTAfghanistan’s exploration ambitions Security problems will keep hampering Afghan upstream plans. Pipeline transit fees offer the best hope for energy income, 11 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTPipeline puts Tajikistan on energy mapChinese and other investors may be about to open up the country’s upstream, 11 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTFinding a new price bandThe market is at last adjusting to the fundamentals of weak demand growth and burgeoning supply, writes Derek Brower, 10 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTBirth of a new exporterDespite trouble on its borders, Iraq's Kurdistan region is emerging as an oil producer of note, 09 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTThe Last hurrah?, 09 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTDiscovery lifts Colombia’s deep-water hopes, 08 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTUS strong on Gulf coastRefinery and product export trends are good for Gulf coast storage operators, Martin Quinlan writes, 08 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTRotterdam takes a diveIndependent oil storage operators in Rotterdam are facing adverse trends while Antwerp volumes are up, Martin Quinlan writes, 08 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTOverseas growth for Singapore oil hubGreater Singapore – Singapore together with new terminals in Malaysia and Indonesia – could emerge as the world’s largest oil storage hub, Martin Quinlan writes, 08 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTIndependent storage under pressureCapacity expansions, coming at a time of trimmed volumes, have raised competition in the worldwide oil storage business, Martin Quinlan writes, 08 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTPetronas slams brakes on Canadian LNG, 04 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTSouth Stream halt throws focus back on Ukraine, 03 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTSaudi Arabia’s big gambleThe kingdom’s shift in strategy is as risky as it was abrupt, 29 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTWhat next for the industry’s LNG dreams?, 26 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTAsia will be the tipping point for energy transition, 26 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTHigh interest but low commitments in new UK round, 25 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTPetrobras stung by corruption scandal, 25 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTMideast oil investments key to global supply security, 14 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTSolar puts LNG in the shade for Thailand, 13 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTFalling oil prices cast shadow over global gas business, 13 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTThailand's upstream future at risk, 12 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTStatoil stays the course, 07 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTWithout further price reform, China’s appetite for LNG under threat, 07 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT