News analysishttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2186©2015 Petroleum Economist60News analysisBP faces clearer futurehttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3475409/BP-faces-clearer-future.htmlWed, 29 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTVenezuela ends gas imports after Perla startuphttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3475120/Venezuela-ends-gas-imports-after-Perla-startup.htmlTue, 28 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTLow oil prices force Eagle Ford salehttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3475119/Low-oil-prices-force-Eagle-Ford-sale.htmlTue, 28 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTThe struggle for Ukrnafta http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3473593/The-struggle-for-Ukrnafta.htmlThu, 23 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTCrude goes lower for longerhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3473577/Crude-goes-lower-for-longer.htmlThu, 23 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTSchlumberger pins hopes on up-turnhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3473377/Schlumberger-pins-hopes-on-up-turn.htmlWed, 22 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTGas overtakes coal in the US power sectorhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3473141/Gas-overtakes-coal-in-the-US-power-sector.htmlWed, 22 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTVienna deal brings Iran’s oil back to markethttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3471532/Vienna-deal-brings-Irans-oil-back-to-market.htmlThu, 16 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTMexico oil auctions stumble out of the blockhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3471603/Mexico-oil-auctions-stumble-out-of-the-block.htmlThu, 16 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTNetherlands lowers Groningen outputhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3471572/Netherlands-lowers-Groningen-output.htmlThu, 16 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTTough times for services industrieshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3471576/Tough-times-for-services-industries.htmlThu, 16 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTGazprom cancels Saipem contracthttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3469503/Gazprom-cancels-Saipem-contract.htmlThu, 09 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTGasunie, Gazprom look at new ventureshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3469500/Gasunie-Gazprom-look-at-new-ventures.htmlThu, 09 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTPetrobras cuts deepThe state oil company faces a difficult future and has been forced to rein in its ambitions, shelving field plans and cutting output forecasts, writes Justin Jacobshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3469362/Petrobras-cuts-deep.htmlThu, 09 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTIran deal would help domestic firms toohttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3469360/Iran-deal-would-help-domestic-firms-too.htmlThu, 09 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTReserves of strength Cheaper energy prices will slow but not stop the American oil and gas revolutionhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3467596/Reserves-of-strength.htmlThu, 02 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTLifting the banOutdated rules stop US producers from exporting crude oil to most countries. A change is overduehttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3467591/Lifting-the-ban.htmlThu, 02 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTOil demand on the riseDrivers, builders and refiners are gorging on cheap oilhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3467588/Oil-demand-on-the-rise.htmlThu, 02 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTNew financing, new risksThe tolling model used by the US’ new LNG exporters means buyers must be careful with their due diligence, say Anne Hung and Chew Chinhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3467586/New-financing-new-risks.htmlThu, 02 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTOMV’s new boss takes the helmhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3467167/OMVs-new-boss-takes-the-helm.htmlWed, 01 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTThe new reality for Central Asian gasCentral Asian gas exports are challenged by reduced Russian demand and a growing reliance on the Chinese market - just as the latter’s demand growth begins to falter, writes Ashley Shermanhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3466690/The-new-reality-for-Central-Asian-gas.htmlTue, 30 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTCanada’s definite maybehttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3466841/Canadas-definite-maybe.htmlTue, 30 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTWestern fields may lead modest Libyan output revivalhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3466436/Western-fields-may-lead-modest-Libyan-output-revival.htmlMon, 29 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTRivalry or renewalhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3466279/Rivalry-or-renewal.htmlMon, 29 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTFreewheelingThe chemicals business cycle free-wheeled last year as capacity grew by more than demandhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3464037/Freewheeling.htmlFri, 26 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTChemical changeA rapid swing in chemicals feedstock use is set to upturn refinery operations worldwidehttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3464036/Chemical-change.htmlFri, 26 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTThe hydrocarbon caliphateIS may have established a rudimentary oil and gas system, but it needs to find fresh production if it is to support itself, reports James Gavinhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3465881/The-hydrocarbon-caliphate.htmlFri, 26 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTUganda launches long-awaited bid round Uganda is finally launching its bid round, ending an eight-year freeze on the licensing of new acreage in its energy sector, writes Jacinta Windhamhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3465202/Uganda-launches-long-awaited-bid-round.htmlFri, 26 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTQIA bullish on Shell-BG proposalQatar's state investment vehicle QIA has hedged its bets with the Shell-BG proposed takeover, writes David Evans of PE sister publication Sovereign Wealth Centerhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3465209/QIA-bullish-on-Shell-BG-proposal.htmlWed, 24 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTPertamina gets lion’s share of Mahakamhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3465198/Pertamina-gets-lions-share-of-Mahakam.htmlWed, 24 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT