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Mixed fortunes in Mauritania—Senegal
19 April 2018
Drilling for the gas export project between the two countries has been disappointing
Latest licensing rounds
18 April 2018
The industry's most comprehensive list of current and recent rounds for onshore and offshore licenses
The Petrobras-government tussle
17 April 2018
A deal between the state-run firm and the Brazilian government could lead to a mega bidding round
Energy looks to blockchain for efficiency gains
9 April 2018
Distributed ledger technology is key to the next stage in energy management
Fracks and facts
3 April 2018
Daniel Raimi's book sifts through the bluster and rhetoric. The result will please and annoy both sides
Cyprus: long wait for celebration
19 April 2018
The rising prospect of East Med natural gas sales is lifting Cyprus' hopes of finding a market, despite Turkish threats
Mixed fortunes in Mauritania—Senegal
19 April 2018
Drilling for the gas export project between the two countries has been disappointing
Cyprus: long wait for celebration
19 April 2018
The rising prospect of East Med natural gas sales is lifting Cyprus' hopes of finding a market, despite Turkish threats
Fracks and facts
3 April 2018
Daniel Raimi's book sifts through the bluster and rhetoric. The result will please and annoy both sides
Venezuela's unprecedented supply collapse
29 March 2018
Production is likely to flirt with 1m barrels a day as the country's problems mount
Libya's oil output restrained
28 March 2018
Investment is needed to boost production capacity
Papua New Guinea fails to step on the gas
28 March 2018
Despite promising resources, disputes over payment terms are stalling progress
Latest licensing rounds
18 April 2018
The industry's most comprehensive list of current and recent rounds for onshore and offshore licenses
The Petrobras-government tussle
17 April 2018
A deal between the state-run firm and the Brazilian government could lead to a mega bidding round
Latin America lines up bid rounds
26 March 2018
Attractive auctions will see the region compete for international investors
Nigeria targets local upstream players with marginal field round
7 March 2018
Reinvigorating production on acreage abandoned by the majors could be a tough task
Majors come calling for Brazil's pre-salt
16 January 2018
Shell and Petrobras were the big winners in Brazil's latest upstream bid round, along with backers of Brazil's oil reforms
Bumpy start for Brazil's auction
1 December 2017
ExxonMobil bet big in the Campos Basin, but foreign interest was tepid and just 13% of blocks drew winning bids
Energy looks to blockchain for efficiency gains
9 April 2018
Distributed ledger technology is key to the next stage in energy management
Here comes the droids
1 February 2018
Automated and autonomous vehicles are coming, but robot roughnecks are further out
Ones and zeroes
31 January 2018
Oil executives will have to invest in their digital futures in 2018 to keep up
FLNG—a quiet revolution
19 October 2017
Shell and Petronas pushed the technology first, but African developers are poised to transform the continent into an FLNG production hub
Technology and the oil industry
13 April 2017
Automation, machine learning, artificial intelligence and other new technologies could transform the oil industry
Oman's greenhouses to grow oil
27 February 2017
Oman is a leader in EOR and will soon bring in a powerful friend to help pump more oil—the sun