Upstream

Small players drive a revival in the North Sea
17 December 2018
Norway and the UK showed increasing appeal for E&P firms in 2018, with M&A moves propelling investment into the North Sea—but Brexit was a concern for some in the UK side of the play
African deep-water makes progress
14 December 2018
Drillers began to renew their interest in African projects that were once deemed too costly and risky
Moscow calling the shots
14 December 2018
Russia ramped up production in 2018, with Arctic developments playing a major role
East Med rides the waves
13 December 2018
Egypt, Israel and Cyprus all saw progress in their ambitions to develop the prodigious East Med basin in 2018
North American capacity boost
13 December 2018
The region experienced decisive additions to oil and gas capacity in 2018, with soaring natural gas production in the Marcellus and Utica basins outpacing the infrastructure required to move it to market
Fragile oil price recovery
17 December 2018
The upstream benefited from higher spending in 2018, thanks to higher prices; but this increase was tentative, and signs of lower prices towards year-end forced a downturn in rig counts
Fragile oil price recovery
17 December 2018
The upstream benefited from higher spending in 2018, thanks to higher prices; but this increase was tentative, and signs of lower prices towards year-end forced a downturn in rig counts
Small players drive a revival in the North Sea
17 December 2018
Norway and the UK showed increasing appeal for E&P firms in 2018, with M&A moves propelling investment into the North Sea—but Brexit was a concern for some in the UK side of the play
African deep-water makes progress
14 December 2018
Drillers began to renew their interest in African projects that were once deemed too costly and risky
Moscow calling the shots
14 December 2018
Russia ramped up production in 2018, with Arctic developments playing a major role
East Med rides the waves
13 December 2018
Egypt, Israel and Cyprus all saw progress in their ambitions to develop the prodigious East Med basin in 2018
North American capacity boost
13 December 2018
The region experienced decisive additions to oil and gas capacity in 2018, with soaring natural gas production in the Marcellus and Utica basins outpacing the infrastructure required to move it to market
Latest licensing rounds
13 December 2018
The industry's most comprehensive list of current and recent rounds for onshore and offshore licenses
Targeting frontier areas in the North Sea
19 July 2018
Latest license round set to unlock stranded reserves
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
Robots redraw the energy workforce
27 September 2018
If autonomous machines take control over more aspects of the energy business, will there be an industry at all in the future?
Technology fuels energy trading gains
13 September 2018
AI-based trading platforms can drive transparency in LNG, commodities trading
Robots redraw energy supply chain
13 September 2018
Market participants are turning to artificial intelligence for cost and efficiency gains
FLNG enters new age
31 August 2018
Floating LNG developers are seeking to build on the momentum created by successful deployments
Gulf states eye enhanced future
26 July 2018
Oman is leading the way in Gulf EOR development, and its neighbours are fast realising its advantages
Methane rises on investors’ risk radar
20 June 2018
Methane emissions are forming an important part of investors' broader climate change strategy