Trends
Stormy weather
1 October 2004
Another Saudi surge
1 October 2004
Another record-breaking run
1 September 2004
Records for crude futures prices were broken day after day in mid-August, with the Nymex front month contract breaching $47/b and IPE Brent topping $44/b
Iraqi production recovers
1 September 2004
A fragmented market
1 September 2004
The details of the European Union's (EU) Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) are gradually crystallising, as the 1 January 2005 start-up approaches. Forward trading is under way, but three sets of legal instrument are being traded, threatening to split liquidity in a fragmented market, writes Liz Bossley.
Middle East survey
1 September 2004
The powerhouse moves abroad
1 July 2004
With economic growth running at about 8% a year India cannot afford any disruption to the flow of oil into the country. It is spending heavily on buying equity participation in overseas production to secure supplies. Other countries in South Asia are forced to rely heavily on indigenous supplies, reports Derek Bamber
Between extremes
1 July 2004
More oil from Opec
1 July 2004
Markets
1 April 2004
13-year highs unlucky for some
World oil and gas production
1 April 2004
Venezuela threatens further supply disruptions