News analysis©2015 Petroleum Economist60News analysisBP faces clearer future, 29 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTVenezuela ends gas imports after Perla startup, 28 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTLow oil prices force Eagle Ford sale, 28 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTThe struggle for Ukrnafta, 23 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTCrude goes lower for longer, 23 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTSchlumberger pins hopes on up-turn, 22 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTGas overtakes coal in the US power sector, 22 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTVienna deal brings Iran’s oil back to market, 16 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTMexico oil auctions stumble out of the block, 16 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTNetherlands lowers Groningen output, 16 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTTough times for services industries, 16 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTGazprom cancels Saipem contract, 09 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTGasunie, Gazprom look at new ventures, 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 Jacobs, 09 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTIran deal would help domestic firms too, 09 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTReserves of strength Cheaper energy prices will slow but not stop the American oil and gas revolution, 02 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTLifting the banOutdated rules stop US producers from exporting crude oil to most countries. A change is overdue, 02 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTOil demand on the riseDrivers, builders and refiners are gorging on cheap oil, 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 Chin, 02 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTOMV’s new boss takes the helm, 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 Sherman, 30 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTCanada’s definite maybe, 30 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTWestern fields may lead modest Libyan output revival, 29 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTRivalry or renewal, 29 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTFreewheelingThe chemicals business cycle free-wheeled last year as capacity grew by more than demand, 26 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTChemical changeA rapid swing in chemicals feedstock use is set to upturn refinery operations worldwide, 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 Gavin, 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 Windham, 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 Center, 24 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTPertamina gets lion’s share of Mahakam, 24 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT