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Latest licensing rounds
18 June 2018
The industry's most comprehensive list of current and recent rounds for onshore and offshore licenses
Tech firms jostle for a slice of the FLNG pie
12 June 2018
BHGE, Black and Veatch, TechnipFMC and a host of other firms are honing their FLNG products
FLNG takes centre stage
11 June 2018
Floating LNG is soon likely to provide virtually all new export capacity in West Africa
Growing pains for the Permian
7 June 2018
The Permian is primed for years of booming production—if a range of infrastructure problems can be solved
Uganda's oil dreams move closer to realisation
29 May 2018
Production, pipeline and refinery projects are moving forward
Methane rises on investors’ risk radar
20 June 2018
Methane emissions are forming an important part of investors' broader climate change strategy
Growing pains for the Permian
7 June 2018
The Permian is primed for years of booming production—if a range of infrastructure problems can be solved
Uganda's oil dreams move closer to realisation
29 May 2018
Production, pipeline and refinery projects are moving forward
Further finds needed in Ghana's offshore
29 May 2018
Exploration and production projects are being fast-tracked
Kazakhstan & Azerbaijan: Caspian output set to rebound
29 May 2018
Both countries signed up to the Opec deal in 2016. Neither seems destined to stick to the terms
New rigs from old
25 May 2018
Ades chief executive Mohamed Farouk reveals his firm’s formula for offering oil companies rigs at lower-than-market rates
An East Med gas renaissance
17 May 2018
After years of inertia, the prospects for the region's gas finally moving towards markets are improving
Latest licensing rounds
18 June 2018
The industry's most comprehensive list of current and recent rounds for onshore and offshore licenses
Colombian oil revival hopes face electoral test
17 May 2018
An upcoming election and auction round will help determine the country's oil fortunes
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
Methane rises on investors’ risk radar
20 June 2018
Methane emissions are forming an important part of investors' broader climate change strategy
Tech firms jostle for a slice of the FLNG pie
12 June 2018
BHGE, Black and Veatch, TechnipFMC and a host of other firms are honing their FLNG products
FLNG takes centre stage
11 June 2018
Floating LNG is soon likely to provide virtually all new export capacity in West Africa
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