News analysishttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2186©2015 Petroleum Economist60News analysisUK OGA approves major gas fieldhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3484737/UK-OGA-approves-major-gas-field.htmlTue, 01 Sep 2015 00:00:00 GMTGazprom exports less but earns morehttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3484605/Gazprom-exports-less-but-earns-more.htmlTue, 01 Sep 2015 00:00:00 GMTEni to fast-track Egyptian discoveryhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3484530/Eni-to-fast-track-Egyptian-discovery.htmlTue, 01 Sep 2015 00:00:00 GMTKRG promises September paymentshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3483988/KRG-promises-September-payments.htmlFri, 28 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMTTotal sells UK midstream assetshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3483500/Total-sells-UK-midstream-assets.htmlThu, 27 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMTSantos faces the chophttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3482236/Santos-faces-the-chop.htmlMon, 24 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMTGhana’s reality checkGhana is seeking to boost investment in its oil and gas industry, as misjudged government spending, infrastructure delays and low prices dull the optimistic mood http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3483446/Ghanas-reality-check.htmlSat, 22 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMTBack in the fray in IranTehran’s mid-July nuclear agreement provides space for its re-entry into the global oil market, and for international oil companies to plant their flags back in the Islamic Republic, says James Gavinhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3483445/Back-in-the-fray-in-Iran.htmlSat, 22 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMTDemand is rising fast, but prices won’t follow just yethttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3483438/Demand-is-rising-fast-but-prices-wont-follow-just-yet.htmlSat, 22 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMTDemand is rising fast, but prices won’t follow just yethttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3479633/Demand-is-rising-fast-but-prices-wont-follow-just-yet.htmlThu, 20 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMTUS shale drillers feel the financial crunchThe financial pain from lower oil prices is taking its toll on shale producers and sending production lower, writes Justin Jacobshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3480048/US-shale-drillers-feel-the-financial-crunch.htmlThu, 20 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMTInterOil, Total agree PNG sitehttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3480776/InterOil-Total-agree-PNG-site.htmlTue, 18 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMTBunkering for the Baltichttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3480775/Bunkering-for-the-Baltic.htmlTue, 18 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMTCheniere kicks off work on Train 5http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3480774/Cheniere-kicks-off-work-on-Train-5.htmlTue, 18 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMTMexico oil auctions stumble out of the blockhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3480772/Mexico-oil-auctions-stumble-out-of-the-block.htmlTue, 18 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMTUK to offer 27 onshore blockshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3480934/UK-to-offer-27-onshore-blocks.htmlTue, 18 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMTGhana’s reality checkGhana is seeking to boost investment in its oil and gas industry, as misjudged government spending, infrastructure delays and low prices dull the optimistic mood http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3480875/Ghanas-reality-check.htmlTue, 18 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMTBack in the fray in IranTehran’s mid-July nuclear agreement provides space for its re-entry into the global oil market, and for international oil companies to plant their flags back in the Islamic Republic, says James Gavinhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3480867/Back-in-the-fray-in-Iran.htmlTue, 18 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMTRussia’s oil: squeezed at both endshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3480382/Russias-oil-squeezed-at-both-ends.htmlMon, 17 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMTNorth Sea: life in the old dog yetThe UK Continental Shelf still has its attractions for the producer, sky-high costs notwithstanding. This year might even see a year-on-year rise in output, with regulatory enhancments still to comehttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3479393/North-Sea-life-in-the-old-dog-yet.htmlMon, 17 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMTCompanies focus on efficiencieshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3480162/Companies-focus-on-efficiencies.htmlFri, 14 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMTTackling corruption risk in M&A transactionsEnergy companies often conduct business in emerging markets, some of which may have a historically poor record of dealing with corruption. In this article, law firm Norton Rose Fulbright considers the risks of entering such markets; and how companies can protect the value of the dealhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3480161/Tackling-corruption-risk-in-M-A-transactions.htmlFri, 14 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMTGuyana oil find raises big hopeshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3479985/Guyana-oil-find-raises-big-hopes.htmlFri, 14 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMTConocoPhillips puts Indonesian assets up for salehttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3479399/ConocoPhillips-puts-Indonesian-assets-up-for-sale.htmlFri, 14 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMTNigeria’s fresh startNigeria’s president has made good on his promise to reform the energy sector with key appointments already announced, but the legislative workload ahead is dauntinghttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3479628/Nigerias-fresh-start.htmlThu, 13 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMTNuclear restart hangs over JapanJapan has brought back the first of its nuclear plants which were closed in the wake of the Fukushima disaster. However, analysts doubt if this will affect LNG importshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3479212/Nuclear-restart-hangs-over-Japan.htmlWed, 12 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMTMajors show early interest in Mozambique’s 5th round http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3478873/Majors-show-early-interest-in-Mozambiques-5th-round.htmlTue, 11 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMTOil and gas investors need to weigh investment options carefully http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3478881/Oil-and-gas-investors-need-to-weigh-investment-options-carefully.htmlTue, 11 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMTUkraine tenders for summer gashttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3478614/Ukraine-tenders-for-summer-gas.htmlMon, 10 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMTBuyers of Russian gas bide their timehttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3478526/Buyers-of-Russian-gas-bide-their-time.htmlMon, 10 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT