Markets

Gulf members try to shore up Opec's credibility
26 July 2017
But a pathway out of the cuts is still not clear
Companies are deciding to invest again, but can the other projects compete with US tight oil?
25 July 2017
Despite an increase in new projects sanctioned this year, shale still poses a threat
What will Russia do?
24 July 2017
The country's big producers have met most of the terms of the deal with Opec. But patience with the cuts is wearing thin
What can Opec do?
24 July 2017
The supply deal is stuck in limbo—the cutters have complied but stocks remain high and prices weak. What now?
Can Opec get its mojo back in St Petersburg?
19 July 2017
Ecuador is doing what other members wish to—ditching a supply deal that has become more painful than gainful. Saudi Arabia needs to revive momentum
Energy technologies mapped out
13 July 2017
Much bolder policy decisions are needed if technology is to help us reach our climate goals, says the IEA
Gulf members try to shore up Opec's credibility
26 July 2017
But a pathway out of the cuts is still not clear
Can Opec get its mojo back in St Petersburg?
19 July 2017
Ecuador is doing what other members wish to—ditching a supply deal that has become more painful than gainful. Saudi Arabia needs to revive momentum
Energy technologies mapped out
13 July 2017
Much bolder policy decisions are needed if technology is to help us reach our climate goals, says the IEA
US shale producers under oil-price pressure
28 June 2017
US tight oil companies staged a comeback at the first sign of a price recovery last year. Now, as surging US shale activity undercuts the oil price, markets want them to start putting on the brakes.
The blockchain technology challenging the energy world
8 June 2017
As companies queue up to lend their financial support, the rise of this new innovation is unstoppable
Opec: more of the same
26 May 2017
Extending the cuts for nine months is designed to kill off the stock glut, but the pledge to keep going will buoy tight oil
Companies are deciding to invest again, but can the other projects compete with US tight oil?
25 July 2017
Despite an increase in new projects sanctioned this year, shale still poses a threat
What will Russia do?
24 July 2017
The country's big producers have met most of the terms of the deal with Opec. But patience with the cuts is wearing thin
What can Opec do?
24 July 2017
The supply deal is stuck in limbo—the cutters have complied but stocks remain high and prices weak. What now?
EIA cuts 2018 production outlook
12 July 2017
It could be bad news for Opec's attempts to lift the oil price
Volvo and the allure of EVs
6 July 2017
Times are changing for drivers
Don't rely on trucking to prop up future oil demand
6 July 2017
By 2050, oil demand could fall by the combined current production of Russia and Canada, if the world gets serious about cutting emissions from the trucking industry