Company profiles
Venezuela living on the edge
2 August 2017
Venezuela's national oil company is under pressure from low prices, plummeting output and several self-inflicted wounds
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24 July 2017
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“Lower for longer is the new normal”
11 July 2017
Baker Hughes, a GE Company head Lorenzo Simonelli says newly merged firm is already adapting to the industry’s leaner environment
Suncor's long-term value
28 June 2017
Suncor is Canada's oil sands champion. It celebrates its hundredth anniversary this year
Pemex showing signs of life
14 June 2017
Austerity and higher prices have helped put the state firm back in the black. Deeper reforms are still needed
ExxonMobil back to basics
31 May 2017
The world's biggest oil firm is relying on science, technology and, increasingly, its domestic base to insulate it from weaker oil prices
PCG—growing into a dynamic future
12 May 2017
PCG charts future growth through petrochemical projects in PIC
Saudi Aramco's shifting strategy
11 May 2017
Saudi Aramco has big plans for expanding its refining capacity and it won’t let oil-price volatility stand in the way, Abdulaziz Judaimi, the company's downstream vice president, says
All options open on Canadian LNG, says Petronas CEO
9 May 2017
Malaysia's flagship energy firm has its sights set on China's import market
Adapting to oil's new reality
9 May 2017
The industry has been battered by price volatility over the past two years. For ConocoPhillips, adaptation is the key to not just surviving, but thriving
Gulf Publishing Company Acquires 109-Year-Old Oildom Publishing
2 May 2017
Gulf Publishing Company creates largest energy media company serving upstream, midstream, downstream sectors
Rosneft: scaling the heights of power
19 April 2017
High-wire deal-making has become the hallmark of Russia's national oil champion. But are expansion plans risking too much?
Tatneft edges towards the precipice
5 April 2017
The company's finances are under severe strain, as its resources are drained off to prop up an ailing local economy
Trying to right the Petrobras ship
8 March 2017
Brazil's oil major is on the course of recovery, but has a long way to go
Sinopec - putting the house in order
25 January 2017
The Chinese giant is shifting priorities to make the most of weaker crude prices
What is New Baker Hughes worth?
6 December 2016
The service industry’s favourite target has finally found a new home— and gets a new financial outlook to boot
Glencore - debt demons
5 December 2016
The dark days of 2015 may well be over, but Glencore still has a lot of work to do
ONGC's lucky mascot
16 November 2016
India's multinational oil and gas firm bought its first offshore rig in 1973. Since then, the Sagar Samrat has become a stalwart for the country's oil output
ExxonMobil - the oil world's champion
8 November 2016
ExxonMobil hasn't exactly sailed through the downturn. But it remains convinced by oil's long future and undeterred by commodity cycles
Petronas - an unusual NOC
13 October 2016
Low oil prices have hurt, but Petronas is adapting
Enbridge's new pipeline behemoth
5 October 2016
Enbridge's takeover of Spectra looks like a smart move at a time of shrinking opportunities for pipeline builders
Cairn India: Private oil dynamo
26 August 2016
Cairn India is deploying technology and human capital across the upstream, strengthening its place as the country’s leading private oil and gas firm
Lukoil: Russia's sleeping giant
8 July 2016
Lukoil’s move for Bashneft suggests the company is at last ready to use its cash pile and challenge Rosneft
Saudi Aramco's light in the desert
8 June 2016
A partial sale of the state-owned firm is just part of the plan for a world-beating company that also wants to find more gas, refine more oil and produce even more crude
Chopping up Saudi Aramco
3 June 2016
Selling part of the state-owned firm will be just the start of a broad divestment project that turns the firm into a huge holding company
Gazprom's clipped wings abroad
3 June 2016
New competitors are hurting Gazprom’s export strategy, which is also suffering from the Kremlin’s foreign adventurism