News analysishttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2186©2015 Petroleum Economist60News analysisFrom boom to bust for Latin AmericaThe region's largest oil producers will struggle to cope in an era of lower oil prices, writes Justin Jacobshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3418541/From-boom-to-bust-for-Latin-America.htmlMon, 19 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTSurvival of the fittestOil prices could take some time to recover - and the rout is not over yet, writes Derek Browerhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3418681/Survival-of-the-fittest.htmlMon, 19 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTCashing in on innovationhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3418539/Cashing-in-on-innovation.htmlMon, 19 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTOil rout set to drive dealsHugh Ebbutt, Richard Forrest, Vance Scott and Alvin See, of consultancy AT Kearney, weigh up where the action will be as the price plunge shakes up the sectorhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3418035/Oil-rout-set-to-drive-deals.htmlFri, 16 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTNorth Sea industry’s future in the balancehttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3418274/North-Sea-industrys-future-in-the-balance.htmlFri, 16 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTStruggle to raise production capacityAngola will see only small increases in oil production capacity for the next few years – or perhaps none, if the decline in output from the older deep-water fields cannot be checked, Martin Quinlan writes http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3414627/Struggle-to-raise-production-capacity.htmlFri, 16 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTAngola under pressureThe oil revenue squeeze is presenting the government with its greatest challenge since the civil war, Martin Quinlan writeshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3414626/Angola-under-pressure.htmlFri, 16 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTGulf Keystone achieves key milestoneshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3418099/Gulf-Keystone-achieves-key-milestones.htmlFri, 16 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTLNG's maturing - but there are growing pains ahead http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3417811/LNGs-maturing-but-there-are-growing-pains-ahead.htmlThu, 15 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTCitigroup’s oil-market guruEd Morse has made a habit of calling turns in the market. Derek Brower sat down with him in New York Cityhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3417586/Citigroups-oil-market-guru.htmlThu, 15 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTTime to changeUpstream developments are often troubled by cost inflation and over-runs. SBC’s Eric Janvier* argues that as discoveries become more marginal and oil prices continue to fall, oil and gas companies must take a closer look at project management – and change the way they select and execute projecthttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3417248/Time-to-change.htmlWed, 14 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTLibya nears the abyss The attack at Es Sider has plunged the country's oil industry into its ever-deepening civil warhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3417155/Libya-nears-the-abyss.htmlWed, 14 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTArgentina’s price controls shield producershttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3416751/Argentinas-price-controls-shield-producers.htmlTue, 13 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTShell to exit from Malaysia refineryhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3416723/Shell-to-exit-from-Malaysia-refinery.htmlTue, 13 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTShell sets Nigeria compensation precedenthttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3415257/Shell-sets-Nigeria-compensation-precedent.htmlWed, 07 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT'Once in a generation' opportunity seen for China's oil dealmakershttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3414640/Once-in-a-generation-opportunity-seen-for-Chinas-oil-dealmakers.htmlTue, 06 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTTough Paris climate change agreement still possible after Lima talkshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3414624/Tough-Paris-climate-change-agreement-still-possible-after-Lima-talks.htmlTue, 06 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTTime to get serious on climate change?http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3414622/Time-to-get-serious-on-climate-change.htmlTue, 06 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTPowering up in AfricaGas-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* http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3410781/Powering-up-in-Africa.htmlTue, 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* http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3410779/Redefining-winning-in-E-P.htmlTue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTWoodside snaps up Apache LNG stakeshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3410773/Woodside-snaps-up-Apache-LNG-stakes.htmlTue, 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*http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3410772/Baghdads-oil-deal-with-the-KRG.htmlTue, 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 notehttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3410400/Birth-of-a-new-exporter.htmlMon, 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 Beijinghttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3410404/More-in-the-pipeline-for-China-and-Russia.htmlMon, 15 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTUzbekistan bets on China as prime export marketA difficult investment and political climate has held back Western investors http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3409506/Uzbekistan-bets-on-China-as-prime-export-market.htmlFri, 12 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 Spainhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3409346/Man-with-a-plan.htmlThu, 11 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTMeeting potentialCentral Asia’s oil and gas are crucial to global energy balances, but the region is facing some lean yearshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3409544/Meeting-potential.htmlThu, 11 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTUkraine crisis threatens Moscow's relations with AstanaWith its own sizeable ethnic Russian minority, Kazakhstan has watched the Kremlin's meddling in east Ukraine with a growing sense of dreadhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3409542/Ukraine-crisis-threatens-Moscows-relations-with-Astana.htmlThu, 11 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTKasha-gone wrongKazakhstan’s biggest field has been an expensive flop. It is a problem for the country. Can Kashagan recover?http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3409523/Kasha-gone-wrong.htmlThu, 11 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTKazakhstan tries to revive its flagging upstreamSlower economic growth and an array of problems in the oil sector are prompting the government to make changeshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3409524/Kazakhstan-tries-to-revive-its-flagging-upstream.htmlThu, 11 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT